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Last Day at Gatorland

Gatorland is a great place to visit on the last day of your holiday as if you have an evening flight as it is a park you can go around in a few hours. You will find Gatorland on the South Orange Blossom Trail; we usually travel along the 417 ...
Viewed 2535 times since 22 October 2009.

Robbie's Marina - feed the tarpon

During our recent stay in Florida we decided to spend a few days away from our villa and drive down to the Keys. We stayed overnight in Key Largo - at a small community of town homes, overlooking the ocean. It was an ideal break in the journe...
Viewed 2822 times since 29 September 2009.

Top 10 things to do in Orlando for free!…….Part II

…………and following on from our first article, listing ten of the “Top Things to do in Orlando for Free”, here are the final five. Lake Eola Park Situated in Downtown Orlando Lake Eola Park is a popular destination for families. F...
Viewed 3008 times since 1 August 2009.

LAKERIDGE WINERY AND VINEYAR EVENTS JANUARY – JUNE 2009

For those of you who consider yourselves to be wine buffs, and who want a change from visiting parks or shopping, a trip to Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards is an essential day out. Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards is a family business set amongst the ro...
Viewed 2718 times since 2 March 2009.

Mount Dora – A Charming Alternative to visit

Our house, in Lake County, is just half an hour from Mount Dora, a beautiful, historical lakefront town. It’s become renowned for its antiques, craft fairs and festivals. These are held throughout the year bringing thousands of visitors to enjoy its ...
Viewed 3374 times since 2 March 2009.

Tomatoes and Strawberries

Florida is home to a whole host of fairs and shows. Unlike most English fairs, which are generally named after the region in which the show is held, i. e. Cheshire County Show, Royal Lancashire Show, North Yorkshire Show etc. , events in Florida tend...
Viewed 3102 times since 27 February 2009.

A Day at Blue Springs

We love visiting our villa at Christmas, as there is always so much to see and do, but this year we were invited by friends to join them on a day trip to Blue Springs State Park, to see the manatees, and escape the hustle and bustle of the parks. Blu...
Viewed 5659 times since 31 December 2008.

Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards, Clermont, Florida

Most people think of Disney when they visit Orlando, but there are a million and one other things to do if you have time. If you enjoy wine then why not visit the Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards, approximately 25 miles west of Downtown Orlando, in Cle...
Viewed 3410 times since 30 December 2008.

Kennedy Space Centre

Kennedy space centre is a truly awesome place to visit. The visitor complex is the best place to start. Here we have an IMAX theatre were they show 2 different films on stunning screens which are more than 5 storeys high. The first film we saw was Ma...
Viewed 3373 times since 29 December 2008.

Orlando Science Center (1)

If you’re looking for an educational experience during your stay in Orlando, a visit to the Orlando Science Center is just the ticket! Your family will enjoy the many exhibits, the planetarium, and the programs. If you plan to become a frequent visit...
Viewed 1604 times since 1 September 2008.

DAY TRIPS FROM ORANDO

Orlando and the buzz it creates for tourists and locals alike with its heady mix of theme parks, shopping, eating and drinking is a Mecca for millions of tourists every year, but sometimes you have just got to escape from this buzz and relax a little...
Viewed 4199 times since 1 September 2008.

Mount Dora (1)

A really interesting day out, as I found out recently, is a trip to Mount Dora. Mount Dora is located about 25 miles north west of Orlando and is a small pleasant town with a character all of its own. It does not have the ubiquitous U. S. “st...
Viewed 2708 times since 1 September 2008.

Daytona Beach (1)

Daytona Beach may not be renowned as the prettiest beach in Florida, or indeed the United States, but it has to be one of the most fun beaches with so much to do and watch! And it’s legendary throughout the world for being able to drive right onto th...
Viewed 4255 times since 1 September 2008.

The Apollo/Saturn V Visitors Centre - Kennedy Space Centre, Florida

Millions of people held their breath back on the 19th July 1969 as Neil Armstrong searched for a safe place to land the lunar module on the moon. “The Eagle has landed” crackled through the radio to earth. Many back on earth gasped at the sheer thoug...
Viewed 3128 times since 1 September 2008.

Miami - Home of the Rich and Famous

Although we love the fun and excitement of Orlando, and especially being at our villa, we often fly into Miami, and try to fit in a couple of days in this fascinating and diverse city. Like us, many people love Miami – the rich and famous – b...
Viewed 6499 times since 1 September 2008.

Flagler Museum, Palm Beach

If you visit Florida you cannot fail to hear the name, Henry Flagler, as he was one of the state’s most famous entrepreneurs, who built magnificent luxury hotels, and constructed a railroad from St Augustine to Key West, no mean feat. It was he who f...
Viewed 3746 times since 1 September 2008.

The Morse Museum

A visit to a museum is not an activity readily associated with a Florida holiday. But for a different activity (and a bit of culture), a visit to The Morse Museum is a very pleasant addition to a holiday. Winter Park The Morse Museum...
Viewed 3512 times since 1 September 2008.

Disney Boardwalk

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 3782 times since 1 September 2008.

Mount Dora - a quiet haven

If you feel the need for a quiet day away from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks then spend it at Mount Dora – you won’t be disappointed. Easily reached from Orlando in around 45 minutes along the US 441, it’s a town untouched by the fr...
Viewed 3292 times since 1 September 2008.

Celebration - the place to celebrate your trip to Florida!

A visit to the Orlando area of Florida would not be complete without a visit to the town of Celebration, it is one of our favourite places and we are sure you will love it just as much as we do. Situated off Highway 192, close to the I4 junction, you...
Viewed 3577 times since 1 September 2008.

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