Treasure Island is one of the many beaches along the Gulf Coast which has beautiful white sand that stretches for miles. All the beaches along the coast are amazing and so worth a visit, even for a day.
Located not far from St Petersb... Viewed 1218 times.
We discovered Tarpon Springs last year after some friends recommended it, We wanted to discover new places in Florida so we gave it a go and have to say we were not disappointed at all.
The main town you would think you were in Greece... Viewed 1483 times.
If you want a bit of a change from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks, and tourist areas, head for St Cloud, Kissimmee’s quiet, traditional next door neighbour. It is well worth a visit for a half day or so, to enjoy its lakeside charm and faci... Viewed 2089 times.
If you are looking for an interesting half day (or more) out, think about visiting the Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards. Situated at 19239 US27 North (Clermont FL34715), it is about a 20 min drive from where US192 meets the US27.
The pr... Viewed 1798 times.
There are some amazing places to visit in Florida. Most people head for the hustle and bustle of Disney and Orlando area, but around 4 hours drive from Orlando is Miami and its amazing art deco area and World famous beaches.
If flying... Viewed 2551 times.
A Florida holiday is always wonderful. Every minute filled with joy and pleasure. However, some moments stand out for us and for you also. I am sure. Of course, the first time is always dusted with a little extra magic; we were awe struck with the ri... Viewed 2158 times.
For a wonderful day out in a quaint America town, why not head to Winter Park. It is located north of Orlando (about 35 minute drive from Disney area (east on I95)).
Winter Park with its shops, restaurants, parks, lake and museum is now a... Viewed 3718 times.
Old Town Kissimmee is a rather an unusual place. It used to be a celebration of all that was good about the USA in the past. It now is just a place for people to browse, eat and shop. It is laid out as a couple of cobbled streets but is not accessibl... Viewed 5376 times.
While staying on the Gulf Coast you may like to visit the old historic Gasparilla Inn, Boca Grande (‘The Inn’ as it is known by locals) which celebrates 100 years in 2013. It is only a short drive from Rotonda West and midway between Fort Myers and S... Viewed 4017 times.
The New Dali Museum
The new Dali museum in St Petersburg opened at the beginning of 2011 so when we visited during the Christmas holidays that same year we should have expected exactly what we encountered…. lines longer than those for Soar... Viewed 3469 times.
Polk’s Nature Discovery Centre
I could not believe that I had only just discovered this place when I went in January 2012 for the first time. It was only when I read the literature that I realised how recently it was developed and my... Viewed 3108 times.
In 1975 Florida decided to protect the coastal and inland waters for all future generations to enjoy and also to preserve a unique biological and scientific area. The Aquatic Preserves Act of 1975 came into being and this ensured submerged lands whic... Viewed 3054 times.
We were in Florida in January 2012 staying at our villa and decided we would have a break from the usual homeowners holiday – lots of maintenance and replacing items – and get away from it all for a few days and take a ‘proper’ vacation.
Ab... Viewed 3272 times.
Driving south along the U. S. Highway 27 in the Lake Wales area, I noticed a sign at the side of the road advertising Chalet Suzanne. Having nothing better to do and out of curiosity, we decided to investigate.
Leaving Hwy 27, we drove down... Viewed 3419 times.
And so on to the second part of an on depth look at The Museum of Discovery and Science.
Today we are going to look at Gizmo City, The Great Gravity Clock, Living in the Everglades and Florida Ecoscapes.
Gizmo Gity is devoted ... Viewed 3189 times.
Fort Lauderdale is about 3 hours away from your vacation villa and is well worth a visit.
If you have children, then you should definitely make time to visit is The Museum of Discovery and Science.
This museum is divided into ... Viewed 2666 times.
Are you in Florida before the 6th of may 2012? you are? that is great, I have a wonderful temporary display to tell you about.
This is a K' nex exhibition (you know what they are, those pesky bits of building pieces that you pull out of t... Viewed 2644 times.
Sunshine state rentals are exactly that, renting a villa in the Sunshine State, the colloquial name for Florida. Villa rentals are available in Orlando for ease of visiting the Walt Disney parks, a trip to Kennedy or even the beaches on the east coas... Viewed 3796 times.
The town of Celebration (on Highway 192 near the Disney turn off) was built originally as Walt Disney’s ideal of a modern suburb. It is supposed to be kept as litter free and clean as it is possible to get and all the homeowners have strict rules to ... Viewed 3939 times.
Having told you about the wonderful, shopping and dining in Market Place Downtown Disney, I will now tell you about the attractions there.
There is the cutest little miniature train for the tiny people up to the age of about 8 called, Rio... Viewed 3468 times.
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