The Orlando Science Center
Like any sizeable city Orlando has attractions that very few visitors would even think about investigating and even its own citizens will probably not have visited, unless they were on a school trip! The Orlando Science Center almost certainl...
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Dolpin Cruise: Spongerama.
DOLPHIN CRUISESpongeramas Cruise Lines are located at The Sponge Docks and here you can pick up a Dolphin Cruise. The boat takes you to Anclote Park on the Gulf of Mexico. Cruising down The Anclote River you will enjoy a view of the A...
Viewed 2894 times since 8 July 2010.

Brevard Zoo.
Brevard Zoo is in Melbourne on North Wickham Road. This charming little zoo was the brain child of one Frank Vega. He enlisted the help of like minded people and locals and together the zoo started to take shape on land donated by a local bus...
Viewed 3034 times since 19 June 2010.

Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Sarasota Jungle Gardens are located on Bay Shore Road in Sarasota which is on the Gulf Coast side of Florida. These gardens have been operating since the 1940s. This makes them one of the oldest atractions in Florida. At one time this area wa...
Viewed 2435 times since 19 June 2010.

Science Museum.
When my boys were young, their absolute favourite outing was to a science museum and there is a cracking one in Orlando. The history of this museum dates back to 1955 when a group of like minded locals created a travelling exhibit that they t...
Viewed 2797 times since 19 June 2010.

St Pete Beach with Difference
One of our favourite day trips when we are in Orlando is to Passe a Grille beach beside St Pete Beach on the Gulf Coast. We pack a picnic, load up the car and head for St Pete Beach. Once you leave the causeway over to St Pete beach take a le...
Viewed 2636 times since 30 May 2010.

Florida Beaches
Florida is blessed with many excellent beaches and visiting one can be inexpensive and make a pleasant change from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks. The sun kissed sands are an excellent place to top up your tan or just recharge your batterie...
Viewed 2748 times since 13 January 2010.

Interesting places to visit in South Florida with kids-part 1
After spending several days visiting the various Theme Parks and Water Parks, we decided to head South and visit Miami. As we had our 2 grandchildren with us, we made several diversions on the way to keep them from getting bored with the driving. Luc...
Viewed 2396 times since 10 January 2010.

Walking Tour of St. Augustine Part 1
If you wish to take a walking tour around The Old City at St. Augustine, they leave regularly and take about 1-2 hours depending on your pace as well as the number of sites you visit and plaques you stop to read along the way. Even if you decide not ...
Viewed 2373 times since 9 January 2010.

St Johns Pass
One day we decided to head for the beach as it was a beautiful warm and sunny typical Florida day. On the east coast a few miles south of Clearwater is a place called Madeira beach that was recommended to us so we decided to give it a try as ...
Viewed 3223 times since 23 October 2009.

The Orlando Experience - not just theme parks
Apart from the most amazing theme parks in the world, what else does Orlando have to offer? Well of course further afield there are the everglades in Miami, Miami itself, The Kennedy Space Center, fabulous beaches on both the East and West coast and ...
Viewed 2672 times since 29 July 2009.

A day trip to St Augustine
While everyone around you makes their way en masse to visit good old Mickey Mouse, why not take a day off to see the oldest city in America, St. Augustine, a well worth the effort two and a half hour drive away on Florida’ s Atlantic coast just...
Viewed 3208 times since 31 December 2008.

A relaxing Sunday in Winter Park
In days gone by, way before Walt Disney even had his dream, tourists had been visiting Central Florida to enjoy the simple beauty, mild climate, natural springs and crystal clear rivers. Wealthy Americans left the cold northern states to enjo...
Viewed 2990 times since 1 September 2008.

CELEBRATION - A Tasteful and Tranquil Retreat
Celebration is close to the Disney Theme Parks but is a world away from the noise and bustle. It was founded by the Walt Disney Co. in 1994 on Disney-owned land and consists of a series of developments, which are made up of homes built in various sty...
Viewed 3042 times since 1 September 2008.

Kennedy Space Center
It takes about an hour to get to Kennedy Space Center from the Davenport villas but it is an easy drive and it is well worth the journey.It would probably take more than a day to do everything justice and you can go on two consecutive days fo...
Viewed 3144 times since 1 September 2008.

Kissimmee Old Town – An Area of Contrasts
Kissimmee Old Town is a part of the holiday area where you can be entertained without spending any money.If you visit late morning you can look at the shops in peace and potter and view the full range from cheap and tatty to quality and beaut...
Viewed 3008 times since 1 September 2008.

A day out at the Gulf Coast
The Gulf Coast is only about an hour and a half from Orlando and has some of the most amazing beaches in Florida. If you fancy a break from the Parks then why not plan a different sort of day which will still appeal to all of the family.Start...
Viewed 3095 times since 1 September 2008.

Lakeridge Winery (6)
Most visitors to Orlando come for the various theme parks – Mickey Mouse has been the major tourist attraction for many years.However – if you want to get away from the crowds and take a break from the standard attractions and theme parks – w...
Viewed 2090 times since 1 September 2008.

St Augustine - a 'must see'
This lovely city with a fantastic mix of old and new is well worth a visit either as a day trip or even longer as you are taken in by St Augustine’s charm..Founded on August 28 1565 by Spaniard Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles, St Augustine is th...
Viewed 3033 times since 1 September 2008.

The Orlando Museum of Art and Orlando Science Centre
The Orlando Science Centre This is a must see. It is definitely worth visiting the Orlando Science Centre, a reality-based science experience. This place is huge with 42,000 square feet, be sure you pick up a map in case you get lost...
Viewed 3176 times since 1 September 2008.

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