Long hot summers and mild winters make Florida a year-round hit. Each year, thousands of commercial, recreational and pleasure boaters visit Florida to fish, dive, snorkel and enjoy a wealth of activities on the water, including kayaking and paddle board sports. Much of Florida is a peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida. Its geography is notable for a coastline and omnipresent water. Florida has the longest coastline in the contiguous United States, encompassing approximately 1,350 miles (2,170 km), and is the only state that borders both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. While enjoying Florida, Miami is a must-see: world-famous beaches, beautiful people, trendy nightlife and shopping galore – it’s got everything even the most discerning traveller could want and a whole lot more besides. No visit to Miami can be considered complete without a stop at South Beach - the quintenssential Miami hot spot. From shopping to partying, this area of Miami Beach is well-known for being a trendy locale. A necklace of islands that begins just south of Miami, the Florida Keys are connected by the Overseas Highway's 43 bridges - one almost seven miles long - over the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. The area is divided into five regions including Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, Big Pine and the Lower Keys, and Key West. Each region has its own special flavor, attractions including historic museums, flora, fauna, seafood restaurants, fishing, diving, watersports and unique, boutique-type shopping experiences. Landscape of the Keys are dominated by emerald-green lagoons, deep-blue seas, nodding palms, rustling pines and olive-green mangroves. Sharing this eco-paradise are white herons, roseate spoonbills, pelicans, sea gulls, ospreys and countless underwater creatures. Choose your perfect boat and start to explore!