Cirque du Soleil La Nouba
After hearing so many good things about this attraction I decide to take the plunge and attend a performance on 3rd January at 6. 00pm ( There are 2 performance nightly , the second one being at 9. 00pm )
I know I am Scottish and we a...
Viewed 656 times since 13 January 2017.
The Orlando Eye
For a unique way to see Orlando and the surrounding area, try the Orlando Eye. Opened in May 2015 the Eye gives visitors a fantastic panoramic view. The 400-foot tall wheel provides breathtaking views of Central Florida in all directions, with sights...
Viewed 1522 times since 3 August 2015.
What a fantastic place to visit, we had always wanted to swim with dolphins and here we were able to do just that.
On arrival at the park, get here as early as you can, parking is free, we were seen by an efficient host and ' checked ...
Viewed 1647 times since 8 March 2015.
An Enjoyable Quiet Morning in Celebration.
An Enjoyable Quiet Morning in Celebration, FL.
After experiencing all the fun of the big rides in the many parks of Orlando. Having early starts and late nights and too many large meals and drinks. ! My family and l look forward to sp...
Viewed 1583 times since 10 September 2014.
Air-boat Adventures in Orlando.
Air Boat Adventures in Orlando.
At the very end of Poinciana Boulevard, a long way past Horse World is The Boggy Creek Airboat rides location.
We arrived to explore the lake on an airboat, having never done this before...
Viewed 1686 times since 4 September 2014.
A Hot Air Balloon Ride in Orlando.
What a fantastic experience!
At about 5. 30am in a Macdonald’s car park in the Champions Gate area we met with Bob Wilamoski, the pilot of our balloon. After checking the wind strength and direction, Bob drove us to a close location t...
Viewed 1624 times since 21 August 2014.
Cruisin'at Old Town
On a Friday and Saturday at Old Town in Kissimmee, vintage motor bikes (on Friday) and vintage cars on Saturday arrive for Cruisin’ through the streets. By vintage, I mean cars and motor bikes from the 50’s and 60’s era. These cars and bikes are kept...
Viewed 2357 times since 25 November 2012.
Florida Crazy Golf
Previous visitors to Orlando are bound to be familiar with the landmark on the 192 which is Bonanza Golf. There is a large ‘mountain’ with cascading fountains, making it hard to miss but even though we have been going to Florida for many years we hav...
Viewed 2426 times since 18 November 2012.
Looking for something different to do during your stay in Orlando? Our daughter recently bought a skydive jump for her boyfriend! It was a nice easy drive out to Chalet Suzanne at Lake Wales. The signing could have been better from the main r...
Viewed 1828 times since 31 July 2012.
Away From Disney - Relaxing Scenic Boat Tour
We were told about an amazing hidden jewel in Winter Park.
Where is Winter Park you say - its just south of Orlando about 30 minute drive from the theme parks and bustle of the 192 and 27
The Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour is easy to get...
Viewed 1824 times since 23 June 2012.
The Imax in Fort Lauderdale
So I promised you that I would cover some sections of this exciting museum in more depth so here goes.
Let us start with the IMAX. This is a separately ticketed event and if you have not been to anything like this before, it will blow you...
Viewed 1790 times since 7 January 2012.
Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge
If you chose which wildlife parks to visit based on how cute the name sounds then Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge would be one of your first stops. However, alliteration is not the only reason to visit Ding Darling; this refuge boasts a spectacular arra...
Viewed 2024 times since 16 December 2011.
Pleasure Island Downtown Disney
Walt Disney World are taking the Downtown Disney experience to the next level.
They are doing this through enhancements to existing Downtown Disney locations. Extraordinary new shopping, dining and other experiences including a completely re-im...
Viewed 2361 times since 4 November 2011.
Try a day at the beach for a change
If you would like to try something different from theme parks while you are in Florida, why not try a day at the coast. There are many areas to choose from and all about one and a half hours drive from Orlando. As someone once said, “There is more to...
Viewed 1898 times since 7 August 2011.
The Reptile Discovery Centre
If you are in the Daytona area and want to visit somewhere slightly different consider going to Reptile Discovery Center which is located just 15 minutes from Daytona Beach. The address for the Center is 2710 Big John Drive (U. S. Hwy 92).
Viewed 2350 times since 12 April 2011.
Exciting news from Gatorland.
If you are visiting Orlando this siummer I have some exciting news for you! Gatorland are opening a zip line experience.
This zip line will carry you soaring over alligators and crocodiles with a truly birds eye view of the whole park.
Viewed 1988 times since 12 April 2011.
Airboat Ride in Sanford.
Central Florida Airboat Tours is primarily located in Jolly Gators Fish Camp which is on the 46, East of Sanford at the Geneva Bridge.
Want to get up close to an alligator in its natural habitat or see a bald eagle soaring in the sky? wel...
Viewed 2811 times since 5 March 2011.
Ice Skating in Kissimmee
If you fancy a day away from the parks, but are not sure what to do, why not visit the Ice Factory and participate in an Ice skating session.
The Ice Factory is an Olympic-class skating and hockey rink located near the Disney Epcot/Universa...
Viewed 2981 times since 21 February 2011.
Apart from the theme parks
Apart from the theme parks, why else would you go to Orlando. One of my favourite reasons is the wide and varied choice of restaurants offering everything from cheap burgers to high class fine dining and everything in between. It is possible to stay ...
Viewed 2527 times since 12 February 2011.
Theme park alternatives
Not many people realise it but just twenty minutes from the tourist area of the theme parks, is Downtown Orlando. It is a vibrant and bustling area which has some of the best bars and restaurants around, plus some beautifu...
Viewed 2142 times since 31 January 2011.
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