Florida Car Rental Guide

The Sunshine State better known as Florida is the 4th largest state in the USA and is home to some of the most beautiful and scenic roads in all of America. The total area of the state of Florida is 58,560 square miles so I recommend a convertible or a car with great air conditioning because it can get hot during those road trips!

Since Florida is so spread out with an almost unlimited number of destinations to see, a car rental is the most viable option for transportation in the “Sunshine State”. The beaches are one of the most popular attractions, along with some of the world’s best known theme parks, including Disney World, Universal Studios, and


Depending on the time of year I would recommend booking in advance due to events such as Spring Break, or the Florida Key festivals which can be booked solid a year in advance. If you’re coming into a larger city such as Miami then you have less to worry about as the amount of rental cars rarely gets fully booked, but it is still best to check in advance.

One drive you cannot miss is the Apalachicola National Forest which is home to amazing forests, swamps and the creatures that dwell in them. Once you make the drive out here you can park the car and enjoy some of the top hiking trails within the park. I have personally walked two of the trails in here, the first being the 6 mile Trail of Lakes which takes you on a journey of you guessed it, many lakes. The sec