Fantasy of flight
Fantasy of Flight located at Polk City off I-4 exit 44 is not just for aviation enthusiasts or for adults. The party of schoolchildren visiting at the same time as us were enthralled. The creation of Kermit Weeks, a former international aerobatics ch...
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American Football game in Orlando
If you would like a taste of ‘real’ American life what better a place than at an American Football game at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando! We took in our first visit in September at a college game with the Orlando Knights against their nearest rivals the...
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Our visit to an Orlando Magic Basketball Game
Our visit to see Orlando Magic Basketball team play the Cleveland Cavaliers, was quite amazing.We arrived later than planned due to very heavy traffic heading into Orlando and then getting very slightly lost, so if you are planning on going, ...
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ICE at Gaylords
I know that we go to Florida for sunshine but it is sometimes a pleasure to get really cold.Every year Gaylord Palms produce ICE, which is a spectacular celebration of ice sculpture on a large scale.The temperature is maintained at 9 degree...
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Spaceship Earth - is it just a giant golf ball?
Spaceship Earth at Epcot is one of the most recognisable structures of Walt Disney World. It looks like a giant golf ball, but have you ever wondered exactly how it is constructed?Geometrically, it is a pentakis dodecahedron , which is constr...
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Surfs Up Dude !
Next time you are over in Orlando why not use the opportunity to learn a new skill and have a great family day out at the same time – have a go at Surfing.You will need to get yourself over to the East Coast where the bigger waves are which i...
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Air Boat Rides
Lake Tohopekaliga (Boggy Creek)An airboat ride in Orlando is not like an airboat ride in the Everglades but it is on the doorstep and not a 3 hour drive away! There are at least two companies that provide these rides that last anythin...
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Non Touristy Flea and Farmers market
If you want to try somewhere different then you must try Webster Flea and Farmers Market only on a Monday and it gets finished about 1pm so you need to be there early.To get there you go onto hwy 27 head north until you get to Clermont th...
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Gatorland (8)
Is a great day out if you’re looking for something different to do after enjoying all the theme parks.Located on Orange Blossom Trail Gatorland is only a short distance from most communities on Highway 192, you enter this park through the mou...
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Wet n Wild
Located just five minutes from Universal Studios, Wet n Wild is quickly becoming Orlando’s best water park. With over thirty rides for all different ages it has something for everyone. The Bomb Bay. Guests enter a bomb like capsule only to fe...
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Bass Fishing in the Orlando Area
We have a guest renting our vacation home in May and he wanted to know if we knew where the nearest place was to do some Bass Fishing. Not being into fishing ourselves we thought we would look up the internet to see what we could find for him and ...
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Wet 'n Wild - Part 3
So now we have established that this is a great water park what else does it have to offer? Well here we go with part 3 of my experiences and other thrills and rides to tell you all about. This time we will concentrate on the kiddie’...
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Wet 'n Wild - Part 2
I thought I would give you my next Installment of this park and what it has to offer. The next rides I want to talk about are put into one category called multi-person, this obviously means that Wet 'n Wild knows that everything is more fun...
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Wet 'n Wild - Part 1
I want to tell you all about this great water park in Orlando. This park is located on International Drive, the easiest way to get to it is to drive down Interstate 4 and then come off at exit 74AB or exit 75AB If you come off at Exit 74 you follo...
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Disney Mini Golf
Done the parks? Been shopping? Visited Kennedy?Don't worry there is still plenty to do and if you want to have some good clean fun, why not try a game of Mini Golf.There are a large number of courses in the Orlando / Disney area to ch...
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Things to do in Orlando other than Theme parks
When you have planned your trip to Orlando and you have you itinerary organized you might want to do something different other than visiting the theme parks, shopping or relaxing by the pool. Why not take a trip across one of the many lakes...
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Winter Park Farmers' Market
If you are looking for some different to do, as a break from the excitement of all the theme parks and attractions of Orlando, then you might like to visit Winter Park’s Farmers’ Market on a Saturday morning. Winter Park is situated about five miles ...
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Space Shuttle Launch
Where and how do you get to see a Space Shuttle or unmanned space launch while on holiday in Florida?Well to get to see a space shuttle launch in Florida you need to have a great deal of luck and be in the right place at the right time, so of...
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Wishes Cruise
As a bit of a surprise for our kids having done most of Disney over the last ten years we decided to try the Wishes cruise. This leaves from the Marina at Contemporary Resort and goes out onto Bay Lake and Seven seas Lagoon which is the large lake yo...
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Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park
Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park is located 3 miles west of Flagler beach. It is a glimpse of life in a 19th century sugar mill and plantation. Although the mill is in ruins it is still atmospheric and you can still see the foundations, ...
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