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Sarasota – a grand day out

After all the hurly burly rush of going from theme park to theme park, what could be nicer or more relaxing than a day or two on a sun kissed beach. My recommendation for this delight would be Sarasota. Sarasota is about an hour and a hal...
Viewed 2161 times since 12 February 2011.

Scenic boat tour Winter Park

Close to the attractions is the suburb of Winter Park, a little known town with its own scenic boat tour. Located on Lake Osceola, this is ideal for a quiet, inexpensive day out, or a leisurely alternative for those who want a day of from the thrill ...
Viewed 2789 times since 8 February 2011.

Things to Do at St Petersburg

If you ever get the opportunity do try to visit the town of St. Petersburg which is on the opposite coast to St Petersburg beach. Here you will find a variety of historic buildings, museums, and other sightseeing opportunities. A good way...
Viewed 2349 times since 3 February 2011.

See the alligators – without going all the way to the Everglades

If you would like to see alligators in their own habitat then a trip to the Everglades is well worth while. The trouble is they are about 300 miles away from Orlando. So what is the alternative? Go for a day trip to Gatorland Zoo right in the heart o...
Viewed 2674 times since 2 February 2011.

Passe-a-Grille Beach, St Petes

One of our favourite places to visit in Florida is Passe-a-Grille beach at St Petersburg. We take a drive over and spend the day there where they have being laid back down to an art. It is worth waiting for the spectacular sunset, so make sure you ha...
Viewed 2700 times since 31 December 2010.

A day out in Titusville

American Police Hall of Fame and Museum is situated in Titusville on Florida' s Atlantic coast. If you have ever been to see a rocket launch, you may well have been to Titusville since there is an ideal viewing site on Titusville Beach. Here ...
Viewed 2462 times since 28 October 2010.

Bok Sanctuary

Now, Historic Bok Sanctuary was hardly on our radar for a visit. It had always conjured up thoughts of somewhere serene, with spiritual or religious connotations that didn’t really fit, or appeal as part of a fun holiday around the Orlando metropolit...
Viewed 2835 times since 16 October 2010.

Andretti Thrill Park

The Andretti Thrill Park is a real boys day out and a good opportunity for the girls to go shopping while their menfolk are looking the other way! ! ! Take the credit cards, girls! There are several Go Kart courses to choose from: Supe...
Viewed 3530 times since 23 July 2010.

A days sightseeing in Tarpon Springs

If you fancy a little flavour of Greece during your Florida holiday then head off to Tarpon Springs. Greek people were brought to Tarpon Springs to dive for sponges in the heyday of that industry. Today, Tarpon Springs has more Greek/ American reside...
Viewed 3099 times since 8 July 2010.

Lowery Park

A day at the zoo is always the perfect family day out and Parents magazine has just voted Lowery Park Zoo the number one in America. This zoo is located in Tampa; an easy drive from your holiday villa. They have just completed Ituri Forest an...
Viewed 2571 times since 19 June 2010.

The Mote Aquarium.

The Mote aquarium is loceted in Sarasota on the Gulf Coast of Florida. This is a good place for anyone who really wants to learn about sea life and there are more than 100 different varieties of marine life. Here there are interactive...
Viewed 2537 times since 19 June 2010.

Kennedy Space Centre, Florida

No trip to Florida should end without a visit to the Kennedy Space Center. When you are so close it would be criminal not to visit the most historic place in America – from where all the space missions leave. It is situated about one hours drive from...
Viewed 3112 times since 1 May 2010.

Beaches of Florida - Daytona

Daytona Beach – A great day out Daytona Beach is one of Florida’s most popular east coast beaches and spans approximately 23 miles along the eastern coast of Florida. It is simply a must if you want to experience a totally different style bea...
Viewed 2888 times since 1 May 2010.

Jungle Adventures

Jungle Adventures Nature Park is located 17 miles east of Orlando in East Colonial Drive. This is a zoo that reflects the natural flora and fauna of Florida and makes a lovely day out, partcularly for regular visitors to Florida who are looki...
Viewed 2909 times since 12 April 2010.

Pirate Ship and Wave Runner at Madeira Beach

Madeira Beach is about an hour and a half from your Theme Park area vacation villa and there are 2 fun activities to do here. The pirate ship sails from Madeira Beach on the Gulf Coast side of Florida. This is a fun family outing in a recreat...
Viewed 3186 times since 30 March 2010.

The Wells Built Museum

The Wells Built Museum is in honour of Dr William Monroe Wells. William was a black doctor in the times of strict segregation who did much to improve the lot of the down trodden black American of those times. In those times no white doctor would ever...
Viewed 2635 times since 26 February 2010.

Kissimmee Air Museum.

If you are at all interested in aviation then put Kissimmee Air Museum on your ' to do' list and you can look forward to a treat on your next visit. This museum will not be too far from any villa that you are staying in. Here you can take con...
Viewed 4608 times since 26 February 2010.

Sanford Museum

Sanford Museum is located in East St Ist opposite Fort Mellon Park and is dedicated to Henry Shelton Sanford. Henry was a diplomat, lawyer and businessman whose importance in the Victorian era can not be over played. He was born in Connecticu...
Viewed 2737 times since 26 February 2010.

Cocoa Beach (1)

In between those wonderful, full days at the theme parks, although fabulous as they are, and they are, you might be tempted to take a day off and have a great day and just chill. A great way to do this is to escape to Cocoa Beach. It is the closest b...
Viewed 2467 times since 19 January 2010.

Ghosts and Gravestones Tour

On one of the few cloudy evenings in St Augustine we decided to go on the Ghosts and Gravestones Tour thinking that the weather might add to the atmosphere! The tours take place nightly except of Christmas Eve or Christmas night and lasts abo...
Viewed 2462 times since 12 January 2010.

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