We recently spent a day exploring Sarasota and the Gulf coast. This is a rough itinerary of our day and should give you an idea of what''s around. Sarasota, situated on the West Coast of Florida, is about a two hour drive from Orlando. Take... Viewed 4955 times.
Spend a day at the beach. It’s well within reach. Just a short hop down the I4 from Orlando, about 1.5 hours drive, is the most amazing stretch of sugar white beaches along the sensational Gulf Coast. Our favourite of them all is... Viewed 5637 times.
Is there really more to Florida than Orlando? Of course there is. We had a week in Fort Lauderdale and this is what we got up to. First of all it’s important to say that this is several hours from Orlando, so it’s not really day trip... Viewed 5015 times.
Ever thought about a trip to Marco Island? We often split our time when we head to Florida and spend some of our time there. Depending on the length of time we are in Florida, we will stay 1 or 2 weeks in the Orlando area and the balance on Marco ... Viewed 5645 times.
What could be a more perfect way to spend a holiday than combining the magic that is Disney with the luxury of a Caribbean cruise? My family and I have been extremely fortunate in that we have experienced the Disney cruise experience on mor... Viewed 5148 times.
As a lover of anything Art Nouveau and in particular Tiffany Glass whenever I’m in Central Florida always high on my must do list is a visit to The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. The museum, usually known simply as the Morse Museum,... Viewed 5299 times.
Since our first trip to South Beach, we have visited Miami 3 times and actually spent a fortnight there 2 years ago so we had the chance to explore it in more depth. We decided to book into one of the chains at the bottom end of South Beach rathe... Viewed 4889 times.
During our last visit to central Florida, we discovered the cutest candy store and factory that sells local products, which are all hand-made with local ingredients. The shop itself is lovely just to walk through and look at all the products avai... Viewed 6332 times.
Naples is located on the Gulf of Mexico coastline edge of Collier County, Florida, lying on the south west side of the sunshine state. There are 10 miles of gorgeous, white sandy beaches, which are amongst the best in the United States. Naples is ... Viewed 3964 times.
Although the numerous parks are a must-see for the first time visitor, there is much more to see in "The other Florida". The Everglades National Park is well worth a visit if you can tear yourself away from the Kissimmee area for 2 or pr... Viewed 5807 times.
If you want a day away from the parks and do not mind an early start then try
the Florida Adventure Tour.
This all day adventure will allow you to see manatees in the river and the
opportunity to snorkel with them PLUS a visit to... Viewed 4680 times.
Combining a cruise with a stay in a privately owned Orlando villa is both easy and cost effective. For visitors staying in Orlando or Gulf Coast, you have the option of flying into Miami (often a cheaper choice) then returning from Tampa or Orl... Viewed 5472 times.
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