Is it best to book a villa in advance or to leave it a little nearer the time? With many people planning well in advance it has become more and more harder to get something cheaper the longer you leave booking something. I would always advice ... Viewed 5710 times.
Just to the west of Disney, roughly halfway between the Gulf and Atlantic coasts lies the attractive, unspoilt area of Lake County. Recently it has become a popular location for residents and vacationers to enjoy with its many lakes - hence the name ... Viewed 5603 times.
The US 27 has changed so much over the past few years , it is hardly recognizable. when we first visited in 1989 it was just a stretch of road that we used to go to Cyprus Gardens or Tampa, there was absolutely nothing along it apart from the odd ... Viewed 9207 times.
Indian Ridge is located in the 192/Disney area of Kissimmee. It is one of the closest communities to the wonderful Walt Disney World – within 5 minutes (if the traffic lights are with you!) and 3 miles south of the main gate. There are ... Viewed 5545 times.
Why book a villa when there is so many hotels and choice in the Orlando and Kissimmee area? Well in years gone by when I used to visit Florida (Disney area) I did not know about the fact that people rented out their own properties to people wanting t... Viewed 5923 times.
The Central Florida attractions are often the reason many visitors choose to spend their vacation in Florida. The Orlando area is known as the vacation capital of the world for good reason, and the theme parks attract millions of visitors each year.<... Viewed 9096 times.
One of the real advantages of renting your own vacation home is that you have the choice to cook your own meals, if preferred. For a family that can be a real money saver - although the array of restaurants in and around the theme parks offer great c... Viewed 9508 times.
The Boardwalk, close to Epcot, and signposted from within Disney World is a wonderful relaxing place to visit, particularly in the evening. It is themed on an Atlantic seaside resort from a bygone era. You can almost see the ladies in their long dres... Viewed 3985 times.
Macy’s Holiday Parade comes direct from New York Ciry after Thanksgiving. To be honest, this is the very first time we have seen it in action, and we now realise what we have been missing. Everyone’s seen “Miracle on 34th Street” with the Christma... Viewed 5824 times.
Blizzard Beach is cool. For those of you who have never experience Blizzard Beach then you’re in for a real treat. This water park is probably my favorite water park of all the ones in Orlando. Disney Legend has it that after a frea... Viewed 5097 times.
Oak Point, situated on the County Road 54, is a small, quiet and largely owner occupied residential community. It is predominantly surrounded by conservation and pastureland, hence the wide variety of wildlife that can be seen around and ab... Viewed 5543 times.
We were excited, but quite concerned about taking my 85 year old mother to share our Florida home, but now we know what is possible we will do it again with confidence. We are therefore happy to share our information with others. To start it i... Viewed 4669 times.
Well for years I used to be the person who left things to the very last minute and to be honest did very well at booking holidays or flights (normally at a good rate). Since then booking holidays and especially holiday villas or appartments last minu... Viewed 5690 times.
Let’s talk about destinations outside Disney, first non-Park ones. There’s the usual assortment of chain restaurants. Actually, more than the usual assortment. Orlando is considered a “test-market” for many restaurants because they get customers from... Viewed 5557 times.
If you are undecided about whether to stay in a hotel or a villa or if it’s your first time in Florida and you have only considered a hotel then read on. When visiting Florida for our first time in 1996 and for a number of years after w... Viewed 3717 times.
This is Part II of a guide just for Americans. Let’s tackle getting the Disney tickets. You have several choices, some of which are much better than others. You can buy the tickets from the Disney or other Park websites, saving a wait in line... Viewed 5352 times.
If you are just about to plan your next holiday and are considering where your destination should be then why not consider Florida. Florida has something for everybody. If you want to keep both children and yourself entertained then there i... Viewed 4501 times.
ANSWER, because it is THE most perfect destination. WHY, is it the most perfect destination? ANSWER.................. where else has to offer the wealth of choice that is available in this glorious sunshine state of Florida?
I am in a minority, I am an American vacation home owner. Most vacation homes near Disney are owned by British families. This is mostly due to their love of Florida and their established acceptance of what they call “self-catering holidays”. In fact ... Viewed 5277 times.
The Guest House is situated in the International departure lounge of Terminal A at Sanford Airport, and the access and signs for it are adjacent to Chadwick’s Pub. It opens four hours before the first international flight of the day and is specially ... Viewed 4851 times.
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