How to cope with a Hurricane when staying in a Villa
If you are staying in a villa during the months June to November, there is a chance that you will have to cope with a Hurricane. September is the most likely month, but it could happen anytime during the Hurricane Season. Firstly, do ...
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Orlando Tree Trek-updated
Want a change from the Mouse? Then head to Orlando Tree Trek. The adventure park is located just off the 545, down Sinclair Road in Kissimmee. It has been opened since November 2014 and caters for adventurers of all ages with a tree t...
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Disney Quest..
Disney Quest in an inside attraction which is perfect for rainy days. It can be enjoyed during the day or the evening and has 5 floors, all packed with interactive games, rides and amusements. Disney Quest is located in Downtown Disney, behind Planet...
Viewed 1937 times since 18 August 2014.

Wonder Works
One place that never fails to impress is Wonder Works interactive fun house. This spectacular venue appears to be an upside down mansion, which is worth a look at alone! This also makes a very good, albeit confusing, family photo spot. ...
Viewed 1775 times since 16 August 2014.

When should you book a villa?
We get many questions from potential guests wanting to know when is the best time to book a property in Orlando? The answer to this question is not as simple as you might think, but hopefully I will put your mind at rest, using not only my own experi...
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Circle B Bar Reserve
Although Polk County actually purchased the reserve in 2000 it wasn' t until several years later that it really began to become the great natural resource for the county that it is today when the Polk Nature Discovery Centre was opened in 2008. Viewed 1866 times since 3 March 2012.

Making the Most of Your Villa Part 4
One of the great advantages of staying in a villa is the flexibility to eat when and whatever you like. We love getting up early that first morning (early can be 5. 00am! ) and going to Shoneys for an all you eat breakfast. After that we ...
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“Gramping” is the new big thing
“Gramping” is the new big thing and if you consider the advantages it' s no surprise! ' Gramping ' is where three generations of an extended family decide to holiday together and it’s got some great advantages over holidaying alone. Viewed 5116 times since 22 May 2011.

Choosing a villa - Hints
Thinking of traveling to the sunshine state and meeting that very famous mouse? Wow! what a fantastic holiday you will have, but lots of planning is needed to make sure you enjoy your trip. What ever ages you are traveling with, be it wit...
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The Advantages of Staying in a Villa
This is a question I am asked many times by potential guests. The first time we went to Florida we stayed in a hotel and although we thoroughly enjoyed it at the end of holiday we were beginning to feel a bit cramped up. During the next few years we ...
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Old Town
Old town is located in Kissimmee at mile marker 9 on highway 192. It is a very unusual place and is supposed to represent Florida as it was in its old days. The shops are all set out as they would have been back then. The shops do however sel...
Viewed 2494 times since 27 October 2010.

highgrove
Hi im new to the site and just recently returned from our new villa we purchased in April at High Grove Resort and i must say how pleasently surprised we were of the location, only 8 mins from Disney with many restaurants bars near by. We really like...
Viewed 2307 times since 9 September 2010.

Fantasy of Flight (6)
Fancy a day out away from the mouse! Then head down the I4 in the direction of Tampa and have a great day out at Fantasy of Flight. This park is an aviation themed attraction which shows the many achievements in flight that we have made over the year...
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Orlando premium Outlets (6)
Orlando Premium Outlets is a really great shopping mall. They have some fantastic bargains to take back home. This is a great place for you girls to shop whilst the kids are perhaps enjoying the thrills of a theme park. This oudoor mall is in...
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Good places to eat
We are great fans of the Longhorn Steakhouse Restuarants. They provide excellent food at a commonsense price. They are part of the Darden Group who also own Olive Garden which is another good restaurant. We love their Onion Starter, which com...
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Live Music Orlando
Live Music OrlandoIf you are like me and a regular on the concert circuit in the UK it is always nice when on holiday to find a venue that provides live quality music and surroundings. Let' s face it Orlando is quite rightly known for ...
Viewed 2267 times since 12 October 2009.

Spend the day at Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens is a fantastic family day out. It is a 300 acre African themed park that has something for all ages, including thrill rides, live entertainment, animal shows and exhibits, shops, restaurants and games. There are over 3000 animals in sev...
Viewed 2461 times since 10 July 2009.

Other things to do in Orlando besides theme parks
Theme parks are what holidays in Orlando are all about. However, some who visit regularly may be a little tired of theme parks. So what else is there to do. Plenty! There is a place quite near to the Disney area called Winter Garden and this ...
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Choosing a villa for your holiday
When you are faced with a website with hundreds of choices of villas, how on earth do you choose one. First, think of your party dynamics. How many people and their ages. How many beds do you need in total, how many bedrooms and then how many...
Viewed 2734 times since 18 April 2009.

Tips on self catering at your rental villa
You will probably need to think about what you will want to buy if you are not planning on eating out too often and for breakfasts. The two best supermarkets are Publix and Walmart and are very comparably priced. American food is often packed in boxe...
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