Fun in Florida - Rides and Attractions.
Islands of Adventure is part of Universal studios which is also packed full with amazing rides and attractions to keep the whole family entertained.
Marvel Super Hero Island is jam packed with spectacular rides to suit all ages. The I...
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Discovery Cove - Best Ever Park Visit
Discovery CoveWe have just returned from Orlando where we visited Discovery Cove. This was a must do of ours for many years and we finally were able to do it this time around. For us it turned out to be our best ever park visit. The park is a...
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2012 at Silver Springs.
Silver Springs have some news about what they have planned for 2012.
If you have not been to Silver Springs before I will first give you the bad news; it is not that close to your holiday villa. If you are used to getting to your chosen t...
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Busch Gardens......a history.
The sometimes overlooked theme park called Busch Gardens is in the Tampa area, about an hour or so from your vacation villa.
Busch had very simple beginnings as a place people could go to sample the brewery beers and watch a bird sho...
Viewed 2298 times since 20 March 2011.
Vsiting Sebastion Park.
Sebastion Inlet Park is located at Melbourne Beach on the A1A.
This park is a huge attraction for anglers because you can catch a spectacular amount of fish. There is also a stunning 3 mile shoreline to enjoy.
The beach is div...
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Coconut Creek Family Fun Park
The beach area around Panama City, with its clear emerald water, sugar white sand and warm gulf breezes continues to be an extremely popular summer destination for holidaymakers and Coconut Creek which is located just across the Hathaway Bridge on US...
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Baby Anteaters at Discovery Cove
There was great excitement at Discovery Cove, Orlando, Florida, earlier this year, when a baby lesser anteater, or tamandua, was born. For the first few months of his life he will cling to his mother’s back, until he is able to walk and find food on ...
Viewed 2946 times since 30 September 2010.
Kissimmee Lakefront Park
Kissimmee Lakefront Park is a great place for families to visit for recreation and to enjoy the many popular events, festivals and concerts that are held there throughout the year. Kissimmee Lakefront Park is situated on Lake Toho which is th...
Viewed 3201 times since 20 June 2010.
Shingle Creek Nature Park
This is a new Park opened recently by Osceola County after they bought the land from the Babb family who owned it for many years. The County –with the help of other agencies acquired 100 acres of land that is so close to the urban areas of Kissimmee ...
Viewed 2978 times since 4 February 2010.
Visiting the water parks
There are four water parks in Orlando, Florida. Disney has two water parks, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach, both of which are wonderfully themed. Seaworld’s new water park is called Aquatica, and although smaller than either of the Disney parks it...
Viewed 3054 times since 4 January 2010.
On our last visit to our villa in Florida, Orlando, we (my husband and I, my two teenage sons along with their girlfriends) visited the new Universal Water Part – Aquatica and had a great day! The park is large and is situated on Internationa...
Viewed 3257 times since 2 February 2009.
An interesting and local attraction for all ages.
It' s a place you drive past and comment on very much like it' s nearest neighbour Tupperware HQ on the way to Costco or the Florida Mall. The time we arranged to go our plans were tha...
Viewed 2998 times since 1 September 2008.
A day at Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens is approximately an hour’s drive from Orlando down the I-4 at Tampa and is well signposted. We left the villa at 8. 30 to get there early for the park opening. A small ride on a ‘train bus’ takes you from the car park to the entrance. <...
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Universal Studios Orlando
When you are in Orlando, you must visit Universal. Be sure to buy a multi day multi entry ticket as you will wish to go back lots of times. The ticket also allows you to enter Universal’s sister park Islands of Adventure, this park has some b...
Viewed 3431 times since 1 September 2008.
New for 2009 – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
At last it’s on its way in true Orlando Style – Harry Potter “A Theme Park within a Theme Park”! ! Scheduled to be unveiled late 2009 or early 2010 in what is currently the Lost Continent at Island of Adventure, Universal Studios, Florida the...
Viewed 3013 times since 1 September 2008.
Why I hate the Hulk!
My wife (Sue) makes me go on all the roller coasters and I hate it! She absolutely loves it and gets a massive rush; smile from ear to ear. Why do I hate them? well I guess I am not designed to go upside down at 3 g 60mph! ! !Viewed 3120 times since 1 September 2008.
Best Park for Teenagers – Islands of Adventure!
Having just recently returned from Orlando with my 14 year old step son I have seen the parks through his eyes. As he has not been before we let him pick where he wanted to go and which parks to do. First on the list was Islands of adventure....
Viewed 2927 times since 1 September 2008.
Pay a visit to the park, you will not be dissappointed! We have been visiting Florida now for over 14 years and we have returned every year and some times twice in the same year.Our two children are jake 14 and hannah 10 so they are well travelled ch...
Viewed 3009 times since 1 September 2008.
If you would like a break from the Disney Parks, Seaworld has got to be the place to go.You will find Seaworld on International Drive right next to its associate Park Discovery Cove. Another way of getting to the Park is by using Interstate 4...
Viewed 3423 times since 1 September 2008.
The old ones can sometimes be the best ones!!
During a recent visit to our villa on the SR27, we decided to head off South, down the SR27 to see what we came across. About 15 minutes South of the I4 interchange, but still on the SR27 we saw a sign for Cypress Gardens. We followed this and very q...
Viewed 2837 times since 1 September 2008.
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