Before the giant mouse ate Orlando and Interstate Highways were built to cattle chute tourists directly into International Drive, there was another Florida.
Fast forward from the age of the roadside attraction to closed tourist sights and roadside theme parks that wiltered in the Florida sunshine.
Tourist attractions have a way of springing up on the Florida roadside like wildflowers - or litter: bright, shiny and full of hope to begin with, only to wither and die when they just can't quite sustain the magic.
This site is dedicated to the history of past Florida attractions like Circus World, Pirates World, and more.
Robert H. Brown created this site as an homage to the diversity that was Florida tourism; delving into the details of those forgotten places and updating his site with a record of this largely uncharted chunk of the state's history.
Who, What, Where, When, Why, And How
Website: Lost Parks.
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