If you want a change from the Parks give Winter Park a visit. To find Winter Park take I/4 north beyond downtown Orlando and take the ' Fairbanks Ave. ' exit ramp. Turn right onto Fairbanks Av. , and continue east until you reach the Park Ave. lights... Viewed 4042 times.
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 4848 times.
If you want your child to have their first roller coaster experience Cheetah Chase in the Timbuktu section of Busch Gardens is perfect. You will find this next to Pirates 4D. I am not very keen on coasters but go on this one and the whole family can ... Viewed 3899 times.
The year we bought seven day Busch Garden tickets we went to Busch Gardens five times within the seven day period. This particular day we had a very early start from our villa as we intended to spend a few hours at Busch before heading off to... Viewed 4013 times.
Busch Gardens is one of our favourite theme parks and we try to visit it at least once on each of our trips to Florida. This trip was our first visit for Christmas to Busch so we were excited to see how the park differed from our normal trips. Viewed 4547 times.
Stanleyville at Busch Gardens is a great area to enjoy part of your day; in fact we tend to spend quite some time there. You will enjoy Stanley Falls which is an exciting log flume ride and was the first in a long line of adventure thrill rid... Viewed 4462 times.
If you like roller coasters, animals and getting wet this is the park for you. If you are traveling from Orlando be sure to get to the park early as there is so much to do. You can visit Jungala which is an exotic jungle and here you will fin... Viewed 4691 times.
Are you looking for something different and affordable to do with the kids? Why not combine a trip to Busch Gardens in Tampa with a stop at Dinosaur World. Step back a million years and enter Dinosaur World – a must for Dinosaur fans of all ages. Ent... Viewed 4801 times.
You will find that Busch Garden is an extraordinary African themed park. In one fantastic park it brings together a combination of rides, animals, and shows. The floorless dive coaster, SheiKra takes you 200 feet up, then you come 90 degrees straight... Viewed 13711 times.
Torreya State Park is sitauted 13 miles north of Bristol on the C. R. 1641 (off the S. R. 12) The park is called Torreya after the tree that grows here. You will find thesetrees on the Bluffs overlooking the river. Up to the 1960s this tree was not t... Viewed 3529 times.
It was just after breakfast and we had only two days of our holiday remaining. During the previous two weeks we had sampled the delights of Walt Disney World and Universal Studios as well as venturing further a field with trips to the Kennedy... Viewed 3337 times.
The Orlando suburb of Winter Park is a regular contender amongst the best places to live in Central Florida. It is not difficult to see why, with its wide tree lined thoroughfares, an abundance of high end shops and boutiques as well as some excellen... Viewed 4108 times.
As the name suggests, Islands of Adventure is a little more white knuckle than say the Disney Parks and probably aimed at the teenage bracket and above, although there is plenty of entertainment for the younger child. You would gain entrance ... Viewed 4791 times.
Are you a sucker for new babies? Do you go all ‘gooey’ at the sight of a newborn animal? Well you had better get down to Seaworld, Orlando fast, in order to see the cutest babies ever – four baby otters born in early March, 2009, after a two month ge... Viewed 3924 times.
One of our favourite rides in Busch Gardens over in Tampa is Sheikra. Sheikra is a vertical drop roller coaster located in the Stanleyville section of the park, The name is taken from a Shikra, an African hawk that dives straight down for its prey. T... Viewed 6157 times.
When many people visit Orlando a lot do not realise there is so many great places to visit up to an hour away. From Orlando you can get to either coast (East or West) in around an hour. Located just outside Tampa (around 1 hour) from Kissimmee is Bus... Viewed 12873 times.
The newest park in Orlando at the moment is Aquatica, this as the name suggests is a water park and it is part of the Company that owns Busch Gardens and Sea World, in fact, the entrance is just opposite to the Sea World entrance. When we wer... Viewed 4477 times.
Apparently after the success of Busch Gardens KaTonga the owners of Seaworld tried to duplicate that success with their latest show Blue Horizons and I think they have definitely succeeded. When you enter Seaworld if you go straight to the in... Viewed 5873 times.
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 6043 times.
Within around a 1. 5 hour drive from The Disney area of Orlando, you can find your self in Tampa and a visit to Busch Gardens is a must, it has all the rides and is altogether a more pleasant experience that the better known parks. The planting of tr... Viewed 4480 times.
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