The wet, warm climate makes the region ideal year-round for hiking, canoeing, fishing, and other outdoor pastimes at any number of springs, state parks, and wildlife sanctuaries. Eager to tap the tourist dollar, competitors moved in and by the 1990's, Orlando was the worlds most popular destination. Some of the favorite sports are surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, water skiing, sailing, canoeing, and fishing. Roller skating and inline skating are the rage along beachfront side walks and malls. Florida hosts the most college football games in the USA but also has the most art museums. Now a sprawling metropolis of 1.9 million people, it draws millions more to its theme parks and attractions every day.
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Florida is a top spot for year round golfing, with many public golf courses. Florida coasts and Inland waterways are great locations for water sports. Florida also hosts several major golf tournaments every year. It is a winter resort and tourist center, in a region with many lakes. Walt Disney World in Orlando is the biggest entertainment complex in the world. It encompasses four theme parks.Several large theme parks are located nearby, including Walt Disney World with it's four theme parks, (Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, and Magic Kingdom) Universal Studios Florida, Discovery Cove, and Sea World.