These interesting facts about Florida for kids include the only living barrier reef in the United States, Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, and spaceship launches from Cape Canaveral.

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Fact One: The only living coral barrier reef in the United States

Florida is home to the only living coral reef which is almost 350 miles long. It’s the third-largest coral barrier reef in the world.

Fact Two: The Walt Disney World Resort

Walt Disney World Resort is in Orlando, Florida, and was built in 1971. It’s spread out over 30,000 acres and sees more than 40 million visitors each year.

Fact Three: The Saturn V launched from Cape Canaveral

The Saturn V was created for people to explore the moon.

It was first launched on 11/9/1967 and was the most powerful rocket that has ever successfully flown into space. It was used to launch the Skylab space station in the 1970s.

Fact Four: St. Augustine is the oldest city in the United States

St. Augustine was founded by Spanish settlers in 1565 and is the oldest city still standing in the United States.

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