Saturday, June 26, 2010

Welcome to Florida!

For the convenience of visitors the State of Florida provides six Information Stations, near the State Line, at the following locations: U.S. 17, near Yulee - U.S. 19 near Monticello - U.S. 301, near Hilliard - Hwy 231, near Campbellton - U.S. 41, near Jennings - U.S. 90, near Pensacola.

Famous Cypress Gardens, Florida: Cavalcade of sxcellent water skiers led by Esther Williams, famous star of Metro Goldwyn Mayer, is shown in one of the great water shows of Cypress Gardens, in preparation of one of the newest movies taken in this beautiful attraction of Florida.

"The World's Most Famous Beach" at Colorful Daytona Beach, Florida - Postcard dated October 27, 1961.

Beauty on Parade: The Aquamaids of Cypress Gardens ski four daily water ski shows and really exemplify the youthful spirit of Florida as they skim over the water in formation.

Florida's Silver Springs - Home of World Famous Glass Bottom Boats. Entrance to Silver Springs showing Cafeteria and Restaurant.

MGM's famous Bounty, Florida's first marine historical attraction, is on exhibit at the Municipal Pier in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Jungle Queen III - Under U.S. Coast Guard Inspection. 185 passenger all steel, Cummins diesel powered, triple screw, luxurious, sight-seeing boat, with retractable canopy for low bridges. 3 hour circular jungle and Everglades cruise, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. Millionaire's Estates, Seminole Indian Village and alligator wrestling. Leaving from the Jungle Queen Docks, Bahia Mar Yacht Basin, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida. Phone JA 4-5596.

1 comment:

Major Pepperidge said...

Neat stuff! When you look through vintage boxes of slides, it is amazing how many people made Florida their destination. That and the Grand Canyon!