With summer in our rearview mirror, travelers across the country are getting ready for the Fall season. While most of the country deals with cooler weather and leaves changing colors, Florida is just heating up! The fall season in Florida brings an average temperature of 84 degrees. If you can’t get enough of sunshine and beaches, now is the time to book a trip to the sunshine state.

Fall in Florida is also known as the off-season. Traveling throughout the state at that time can be very rewarding due to lower temperatures, fewer people, and lower cost to travel. Therefore, this is the perfect time of year to get your group together on a Martz charter. One thing to keep in mind is hurricane season lasts until November, so plan your trips accordingly.

  • With the impact of Hurricane Irma, some of the best locations and events are subject to change due to recovery efforts.


With so many attractions in Florida, it may be hard to decide what to do and when. Florida is a very popular state for tourism. With the major cities and attractions bringing in millions of people each year. With limited time, the last thing you want to do is pick a place that has long lines, high costs, and exposure to extreme heat. Here are some fun events to plan your trips around.

Siesta Key Beach Season – Sarasota, FL

Named one of the best beaches in America for several years running, this beach is a white sand paradise. Siesta Key is in Sarasota, Florida and is one of many great beaches in the area. With some of the best sand you’ll find anywhere in the world, this beach offers a great chance to escape chilly fall weather.


2017 World Rowing Championships – Sarasota/Bradenton, FL

The Rowing Championship will take place at Nathan Benderson park in Sarasota, FL from September 22nd- October 1st. This massive event will be the first time it is held in Sarasota. There will be teams from all over the world competing for the championship. There will also be concerts, fireworks, food, games, and a ton of entertainment for the whole family.

Art Basel – Miami, FL

Art Basel is one of the premier art exhibits in the world. With three art fairs around the world, Miami is the only location to view the modern and contemporary art that the show exhibits. The show runs from December 7-10th and includes over 200 galleries from over 4,000 artists.

Epcot Food & Wine Festival – Orlando, FL

This massive festival runs from August 31st to November 13th. That is a record 75 days long. This event is celebrating its 22nd year and is bigger than ever! With hundreds of different international dishes and wines, you’ll find something for the whole family to enjoy.  While you are there you can also enjoy the numerous rides and attractions at the park.

Florida Sports Season

Fall in Florida brings back many exciting sporting events. Everything from college football to the NFL to NBA to the NHL and everything in between. Football season is king in Florida with college teams like Florida State, Florida, and Miami among the top college teams. In the NFL you have the Buccaneers, Jaguars, and Dolphins. Basketball season bring the Magic and Heat. Sporting events are a great way to do group travel.

These are just a small sample of the many events that take place throughout the state during the fall. When you are ready to start your group travel, look no further than the Martz Group.  Don’t forget to follow us on social media and stay tuned for upcoming blogs!