Tampa is just a short distance from our villa so we often spend a day there – it is near enough to drive down and back in one day, and not only has some lovely malls, but one of our favourite attractions is the Florida Aquarium. We like to get... Viewed 7644 times.
Probably the brightest place on the US192, Old Town at night is lit with the most wonderful display of coloured lights and fluorescent lights. The Sling Shot can be seems from miles around with its brightly coloured fluorescent lights making it easy ... Viewed 5527 times.
In my opinion Gatorland is one of Orlando’s best half-day attractions. It is an ideal place to visit on your last day, if you have a late flight home, and need a gap filler. Located on Orange Blossom Trail, its easy to get to and not far from Orlando... Viewed 3381 times.
Come on now, how many of you would like to ride western style just like a cowboy for the day? Well at Florida Eco Safaris you can. You can do everything from an hours ride to a full city slickers weekend. Whether you’re an experienced rider or not, ... Viewed 4842 times.
If you are looking for a great day out why not take a visit to the Kennedy space Centre. The area which is now known as the ‘SPACE COAST’ lies on the east coat of Florida, around 1 hour from Orlando. Driving there could not be easier with most of the... Viewed 7475 times.
Florida’s Space Coast, comprises primarily of such cities as Titusville, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne and Palm Bay. Located just 35 miles east of the Orlando theme park attractions, you'll find 72 miles of pristine sandy Atlantic beaches known as Florida's... Viewed 3655 times.
Lake Kissimmee State Park was once used by Native Americans because of the abundance of fish and game in the area, making it an ideal place to live for thousands of years. The park is named for Lake Kissimmee, the third largest lake in the ... Viewed 4710 times.
Being the mother of 2 skater dudes I ( and the boys ) was very happy to come across the Vans Skate Park when I was on a shopping trip with the family. The Skate Park is located in the Festival Bay indoor shopping Mall at the top of Internation... Viewed 5394 times.
In addition to the theme parks, shopping, golf, restaurants and other attractions in the Orlando and Kissimmee area, there is much more to see outside of the main attractions area.
One attraction that we have visited a couple of times ... Viewed 4277 times.
When we feel like a break from the parks and just want to relax, we head for Cocoa beach and in about an hour we are on one of the most beautiful stretches of beach, absolutely lovely. We normally spend the day relaxing totally winding down and nearl... Viewed 4536 times.
If you fancy visiting a different sort of attraction, away form the hustle and bustle of the theme parks - why not try Silver Springs, a natural park covering many acres around the Silver River. This makes for an excellent day out and will be an expe... Viewed 5633 times.
If you are planning a Florida trip to Orlando and would like that extra few days to recover from the various parks and other activities that you have undertaken in your busy schedule, then why not take look at Key Largo. Key Largo has much to ... Viewed 3375 times.
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 in... Viewed 5950 times.
When holidaying in Orlando most people will naturally think of visiting the theme parks or Kennedy Space Centre, they will take in a show or maybe do some shopping. However if you have a few hours spare amidst all the hubbub, then we would str... Viewed 4786 times.
Not everyone who visits the Orlando area likes to go to the Theme Parks…. some are interested in looking for a much more relaxing way to spend their valuable holiday time. The area around Orlando, with all its lakes and acres of forest, offers an abu... Viewed 4298 times.
No matter how much everyone loves the non-stop action and thrills and spills of the theme parks, sometimes these can seem relentless and it is nice to take time out and catch breath. Those seeking something a little bit different can comb... Viewed 5055 times.
We had a purpose in travelling away from Orlando in 2004, my daughter is a keen swimmer (though no Michael Phelps), and had read about the Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale. As she was keen to go, and we were keen to do something a little d... Viewed 4476 times.
OK, so perhaps you've been to Florida before, done the theme parks, so what else is there? A surprising amount that you probably never even heard of before! If you like wildlife, there's a whole heap of it in Florida. Probably some of it is ri... Viewed 3194 times.
This is our 6th year on a ‘trot’ visiting Orlando and we thought we would like to try some alternative days out. We have never been horse trekking before and the stables website - made it look interesting – none of us are really horse riders ( ap... Viewed 7017 times.
Of Course, Florida is the place to go for theme parks and high tech attractions but sometimes it’s nice to see what else Florida has to offer. With this in mind we took the trip out to Southern Kissimmee to Boggy Creek Airboat rides, located on South... Viewed 4896 times.
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