Florida is a state situated in the southeastern region of the United States, bordering Alabama to the northwest and Georgia to the north.
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Florida in 2007 was $734.5 billion. Its GDP is the fourth largest economy in the United States. The main contributors to the state’s gross output are general services, financial services, trade, transportation and public utilities, manufacturing and construction respectively.
Tourism makes up the biggest sector of the state economy. Warm weather and hundreds of miles of beaches appeal about 60 million visitors to the state every year. Amusement parks, especially in the Orlando area, make up a substantial portion of tourism. The Walt Disney World Resort is the largest vacation resort in the world, be made up of four theme parks and more than 20 hotels in Lake Buena Vista, Florida; it, and Universal Orlando Resort, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld, and other major parks drive state tourism.