Daytona Beach is located on Florida’s Central East Coast, just an hour’s drive from Orlando, and is accessible from Interstates 4 and 95. This is a reasonable distance for a day trip although some families like to stay overnight to enjoy everythin... Viewed 3606 times.
Every year we come to Florida , and stay in our house ‘Seventh Heaven’ in Emerald Island, Kissimmee. This year we planned to do some different activities, one being Western Horse back riding. My Nan, my Brother (aged 6), my Sister (aged 9),... Viewed 5502 times.
The Orlando Science Centre This is a must see. It is definitely worth visiting the Orlando Science Centre, a reality-based science experience. This place is huge with 42,000 square feet, be sure you pick up a map in case you get lost... Viewed 3728 times.
One of my favourite things to do on a rainy day in Florida and lets face it there aren’t very many of those, is a trip to one of the many Flee markets. There are several about two on the US192 one a little way further down called the Farmers Marke... Viewed 5599 times.
I first went to Daytona Beach, with the wife, about 3 years ago in September 2001. It lies about 65 miles north east of Orlando, which you can cover in just over an hour. The route there is easy - just go east on the I-4 until you hit the end and... Viewed 4919 times.
Miami is approximately 240 miles from Orlando and it is about a 5 ½ hour drive. You can fly direct to Miami (the airport is situated 6 miles to the west of Miami) from the UK and I know of Brits who fly in here and then drive up to Orlando spendi... Viewed 4731 times.
Key West is situated at the southern most point in the Continental United States, only 90 miles form Cuba. It is 4 ½ miles long and only 1 ½ miles wide. It is approximately an 8-hour drive from Orlando. We did it in one go which I would n... Viewed 5159 times.
It is exactly as it sounds……in Orlando!! The Petting Farm is situated in South Poinciana Blvd, away from the main attraction area. This is a lovely, cheap half day out for little ones – if your kids (and/or yourselves!) are “Disneyed out” and you ... Viewed 5145 times.
The beaches in Florida vary greatly, those on the ‘Gold‘ coast, Cocoa for example, known as the Surf capital, famous for the surf shop called RON JONS and where professional surfers can be seen riding the waves. Although it is a great favourite wi... Viewed 5595 times.
Whilst on our holiday to Orlando we tend to take a break away from the the hustle and bustle of the Orlando Parks and take a couple of days on the West Coast of Florida in New Port Richey.
This is not a bad drive taking about 2 hours ... Viewed 4876 times.
Having been to Florida every year since 1989 we decided that we needed to do something different, we had done all the parks several times over and although there was always something different every time you went we wanted to see more of what Flor... Viewed 5302 times.
We wanted to visit Busch Gardens for the
first time (we’ve been holidaying in Florida for 15 years but have
never had the time) so we decided to stay close to the Park for a couple
of days and stumbled across Treasure Is... Viewed 10967 times.
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