The public has spoken and Everglades Holiday Park in Greater Fort Lauderdale rounded out the top three Best Florida Attractions in the Readers' Choice Award as determined by the readers of USA TODAY and

Each visit to Everglades Holiday Park provides visitors with a journey on an airboat through the "River of Grass." This popular attraction is also home to the "Gator Boys," stars of Animal Planet's reality TV show. Visitors may even see an episode of the show taping and meet this cast of characters in person on a trip to the park.  

The real star of this park is the Florida Everglades, one of the most diverse and unique environments in the world with an ecosystem unlike any other. These untouched and protected wetlands are home to magnificent wildlife, flora and fauna.  

The knowledgeable and dedicated staff at Everglades Holiday Park has been educating visitors about this unspoiled natural habitat, while entertaining them, for more than 30 years. Fans can even watch the operation in action on a live webcam at and

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