Interesting places to visit in South Florida with kids-part 2
On our second day in Miami we elected to visit the Miami Seaquarium. It shows off the area’s most family friendly assets; sunshine and aquatic life. The Main Reef Aquarium is a 750, 000 gallon saltwater tank filled with plenty of varieties of colourf...
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Walking Tour of St. Augustine Part 2
Continuing on your walking tour go to see the Colonial workers at the reconstructed Colonial Spanish Quarter (the entrance is via the Triay House at 29 St. George St) go about their work as if it’s just another day in the mid 18th century. Clad in pe...
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The Shuttles Retire
On the 24th October 2003 between 4. 01p. m. and 4. 05p. m. three Concorde flights landed to great fanfare at Heathrow Airport in London. These were the final flights of this fantastic aircraft, two being round-trips for VIPs and the third, a schedule...
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Kennedy Space Center IMAX
No trip to Florida should end without a visit to the Kennedy Space Center. When you are so close it would be criminal not to visit the most historic place in America – from where all the space missions leave. It is situated about 60 minutes drive fro...
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Places to Visit - Anna Maria Island
Many of you who do decide to venture away from the theme parks probably head the beaches of Daytona or ClearwaterLet me let you into our little secret - its called Anna Maria Island, Its about 3 hours south of Kissimmee heading towards Tampa....
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Bok Tower Gardens
If you drive from Davenport to Miami on US highway 27, look to the left as you approach the town of Lake Wales. On the distant ridge – the highest hill in the peninsula of Florida - you will see a prominent tower, known as Bok Tower. Surrounding the ...
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Kissimmee Old town - family entertainment
A visit to Kissimmee Old Town is a must. The entertainment and rides are ideal for the whole family especially for the kids. For the very brave the human slingshot that catapults you up to 365 feet into the sky is probably the most scary ride to go o...
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Things to do in Florida
Staying in a villa near to Disney World Orlando and surrounding areas is less expensive than most people think. These days it’s not considered to be a once in a life time holiday, more and more families go there on a regular basis because there is so...
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Venice in Sarasota County
Venice in Sarasota CountyVenice, a city of 21, 000 population, is often a forgotten gem on the Gulf Coast, south of Sarasota and long before you reach the mighty Palm City of Fort Myers. In many ways Venice is more reminiscent of a Br...
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Gatorland
If you love animals and you want somewhere to go for just a half a day, give Gatorland ago located on US 441, South Orange Blossom Trail, near the Orland/Kissimmee border, the entire family found it an amazing place. We arrived at the park ar...
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Places to go and things to do
We have spent the last 8 weeks here in Orlando and have discovered many things do do that most people miss. One of our favourites is Boardwalk its a pleasant place for an evening stroll and we have found that its an ideal place to park up and and str...
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Winter Park (10)
For a totally different experience of Orlando which takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the main tourist attractions, head north and visit the utterly delightful town of Winter Park. It is an easy drive along the I4 and only takes ap...
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Natural Dolphin Swim
If there is something that you should do before life passes you by, it has to be a swim with Dolphins.To get into the water with these fabulous marine animals has to be an experience of a lifetime. There friendly nature and that never changin...
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The Villages
If you would like to go somewhere different from the theme parks why not spend some time at the villages. You go north on the us 27 through Leesburg about 4 miles north of Leesburg you will see a bridge with The Villages written across it. Turn left ...
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Old Town Kissimmee
This is a great place to visit if you want a bit of a rest from the busy theme parks.Located on Highway 192 the small town is surrounded by many restaurants it is very easy to find and very close to many villa communities. Just follow the lig...
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Melbourne Beach
As much as we love our little corner of Kissimmee and the mass of attractions the area has to offer, the kids always enjoy a day at the beach. In the past we have always been to Clearwater or Daytona. This year we thought we would try Melbourne Beach...
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A trip worth doing if you have a few days to spare
If you can drag yourself and the family away from lazing by the pool and visiting the theme parks, shops and activities that Orlando has to offer then taking a few days to travel north of Orlando is well worth the effort.Start by heading nort...
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Blue Springs State Park in Florida
Blue Springs State Park is yet another great State Park, which is often overlooked by the normal holiday maker. It is located on the St John River and is indeed the largest spring on this river The Park covers 2664 acres packed with wonderful thin...
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Blue Springs State Park
Since our first trip to Florida in ’94, when we kept seeing references to ‘Save the Manatee’ on license plates, we had wanted to see this unusual creature in the wild. So, I started digging around on the Internet during the planning stages of our ...
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Daytona International Speedway
The Daytona International Speedway is a must see attraction for all motor-sports fans out there. The complete set-up is absolutely breathtaking! Looking down the Front Straight taking in the huge Grandstand that runs the full length almost ...
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