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.
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The Florida Backroads Travel site map shows all of the website pages so you can find your way around.
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These quirky Florida festivals will entertain you and teach you something new about Florida culture.
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Jupiter is the northernmost town in Palm Beach County.