LOST FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS � The Changing Face of Tourism

Todaym huge theme parks complete with hotels and nightlife feature the Florida tourist scene replacing the family attractions.Eco-tourism has replaced alligator farms.A few gator farms exist (Orlando, St Augustine) but the ostrich farms and pure gardens are gone or turned into parks. Silver Springs, eeki Wachee, and Wakulla Springs are last of underwater.Planet Ocean (Miami) and Pirates World (Dania) sank.At US27 and I-4 Boardwalk and Baseball and Circus World failed.Xanadu the House of the Future (US192) became obsolete. For MORE LOST ATTRACTIONS visit LOST PARKS


Dxieland Park
Jacksonville


Gator Farm in
Jacksonnville Beach


Aquatarium
St Pete Beach


Rainbow Springs
in Dunnellon.


Tragedy Museum
St. Augustine


Tiki Gardens

Indian Rocks Food


Circus World
Davenport I-4


Floridaland

Osprey by Venice


McKee Jungle
Vero Beach


Great Masterpiece

In Lake Wales


Black Hills Passion Play
Lake Wales


Webb City Drugs
St Petersburg

PHOTOGRAPHS by Bob Leonard, Florida History Internet Center. Teachers may use the photographs but please give credit to FHIC.