Walt Disney World opened for business near Orlando in October 1971.
The crowds that have since made it the world's most popular tourist attraction have driven tremendous development in Central Florida and created a network of new highways to handle the traffic.
On a historic note, there were quite a few smaller attractions in Florida that were here before Disney.
Here are some of them that have survived and still entertain visitors in more quiet regions of Central Florida.
Sep 24, 18 02:25 PM
Florida end of road towns seem to attract the nonconformist. After all, there is nothing beyond these towns but the ocean.
Sep 24, 18 10:32 AM
A current Florida road map will help keep you up to date on the state's constantly expanding highway system. Don't get lost!
Sep 24, 18 10:24 AM
Florida has been one of the fastest growing states in America since World War Two. It is interesting to track this growth by looking at old road maps from earlier era.