Georgia and Alabama both border Florida to the north. Alabama also envelops the northwestern portion of the Florida known as the Panhandle. Otherwise, Florida is surrounded by water.
The southeasternmost state in the United States, Florida is a large peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Gulf of Mexico to the west. Florida’s location and southern latitude enjosy mild weather all year long. Beaches are both beautiful and plentiful, and, together with a vibrant and diverse culture, make Florida a popular tourist destination and one of the most heavily populated states in the country.