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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

So far, about 150 million tourists have visited Florida's virtual beaches

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Before you go on vacation, it's probably a good idea to research where you're going to be staying, and it seems Florida's tourists are doing just that.

Visit Florida reports that more than 150 million web browsers have walked on Florida's beaches virtually via Visit Florida's website, according to Miami Today

Called the Florida Beach Finder, the program lets you explore 740 miles of Florida's beach shoreline. Florida has 98.9 million visitors last year and is projected to welcome 129 million visitors by 2020. 

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