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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 3643 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 3831 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 3343 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 5338 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 3415 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 3223 times since 19 January 2010.

Florida Beaches

Florida is blessed with many excellent beaches and visiting one can be inexpensive and make a pleasant change from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks. The sun kissed sands are an excellent place to top up your tan or just recharge your batterie...
Viewed 3636 times since 13 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 3082 times since 12 January 2010.

Interesting places to visit in South Florida with kids-part 1

After spending several days visiting the various Theme Parks and Water Parks, we decided to head South and visit Miami. As we had our 2 grandchildren with us, we made several diversions on the way to keep them from getting bored with the driving. Luc...
Viewed 3145 times since 10 January 2010.

Walking Tour of St. Augustine Part 1

If you wish to take a walking tour around The Old City at St. Augustine, they leave regularly and take about 1-2 hours depending on your pace as well as the number of sites you visit and plaques you stop to read along the way. Even if you decide not ...
Viewed 3093 times since 9 January 2010.

St Johns Pass

One day we decided to head for the beach as it was a beautiful warm and sunny typical Florida day. On the east coast a few miles south of Clearwater is a place called Madeira beach that was recommended to us so we decided to give it a try as ...
Viewed 4181 times since 23 October 2009.

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 3249 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 3714 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 3879 times since 1 August 2009.

The Orlando Experience - not just theme parks

Apart from the most amazing theme parks in the world, what else does Orlando have to offer? Well of course further afield there are the everglades in Miami, Miami itself, The Kennedy Space Center, fabulous beaches on both the East and West coast and ...
Viewed 3393 times since 29 July 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 3569 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 4316 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 3857 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 6386 times since 31 December 2008.

A day trip to St Augustine

While everyone around you makes their way en masse to visit good old Mickey Mouse, why not take a day off to see the oldest city in America, St. Augustine, a well worth the effort two and a half hour drive away on Florida’ s Atlantic coast just...
Viewed 4071 times since 31 December 2008.

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