Daytona Beach, FL (PressExposure) October 25, 2009 -- Vacation Rental Hotspots has seen an increase in tourists that are looking for the less-touristy parts of Florida. Of course, water activities, golf, and theme parks are popular, but these smaller towns have interesting shops, restaurants, and unique things to see.
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About 15 miles north of Clearwater, Tarpon Springs was founded in the 1880's as a resort town that became the sponge capital of the world in the 1900's. On the Anclote River, you can see the old sponge docks, manatees, and streets that are lined with over 100 little shops and restaurants. You can take advantage of deep sea diving, cruises to the Gulf down the river or the monthly themed festivals and wine-tastings at the Tarpon Springs Castle Winery.
At Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach, you can see the birthplace of modern "shrimping" with 80% of Florida's harvest of Atlantic white shrimp being harvested out of the Fernandina Harbor. This 13-mile long island is on Florida's northeastern coast and features white sandy beaches, golf, unique shops, and historic landmarks. With the seaside location, it offers great opportunities for fishing, bird watching and strolling along the streets that are lined with historic buildings and shops.
Vacation Rental Hotspots can help you see some of the best-kept secrets in Florida, and offers you the most affordable accommodations, visit [http://www.vacationrentalhotspots.com] to discover some great small Florida towns.