"The Sunshine State", Florida is the 4th most populous state. Florida has an exceedingly diverse geographic range encompassing coastal beach areas, tropical islands, the everglades, farming, and the panhandle. Florida was originally a Spanish colony, and was the first part of the continental United States to be visited by Spanish explorers. Florida is known for among other things, its amusement parks, space center, and oranges. Find out more about Florida here: www.visitflorida.com/