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Kissimmee Old Town (7)

Kissimmee Old Town is certainly worth a visit, lined with shops and bars there is something here for everyone to enjoy. At the head of the town is a small fun fair that has one of those rides that strap you in a harness, hoist you up to some ridiculo...
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John's Pass

Based on Madeira Beach between Clearwater and St Petersburg, John’s Pass is named after freed slave John Le Veque who went on to be a pirate captain who was all heart and treated his captives with dignity always allowing them their lives and their fr...
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Jet Ski Hire

If you enjoy jet skis, there is a place on the 192 up by the H27 end and tucked away behind a hotel, but clearly sign posted, where you can hire them, cost, around $75. Last year my eldest son and I tried it out. As my son was only sixteen at the tim...
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Halloween in Florida.

If you are lucky enough to be staying in a home in Florida during Halloween, this is my advice; stay home. Just turn on your porch lights and wait. And, if your sub-division is anything like ours, Sunridge Woods, you will enjoy one of the best shows ...
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Sanford Zoo

We had often seen signs for Sanford Zoo and finally last September 2006 we had the chance to visit it. On the day we visited it was an exceptionally hot day which may not have been a good choice as there is not much indoor cover but we found just by ...
Viewed 7208 times since 1 September 2008.

Christmas day in Orlando

We have spent our family Christmas in Orlando and wanted to share our experience with you. First of all we had to decide what we wanted to do. The family were split between having a relaxing day at the villa, cooking our own Christmas dinner a...
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Downtown Kissimmee Lakeside Park

Just under the arch at Main St off the 192 east is the entrance to downtown Kissimmee. Pass all of the quaint historic buildings until you come to the business district and you should see a sign to the left pointing down to the lakeside park. You can...
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NASA

I remember when I was young, the USA started their space program, first of all unmanned space craft working up to putting a man on the moon, I dreamt of visiting, but it was out of my families reach, so on my first trip to Florida, one of the attract...
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Salvador Dali Museum - a different day out

What shall we do today? A drive over to the Gulf Coast is voted as favourite and on the way a stop at St Petersburg. A couple of hours later, there we were strolling along the pier at St Petersburg admiring the stunning view out to sea, breathing in ...
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A Fantastic Sight

The most fantastic sight I have ever seen while holidaying in Florida was a Loggerhead Turtle laying its eggs on Melbourne Beach and it didn’t cost us a penny to see. It was in the aftermath of hurricane Charlie when our flight home had been d...
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Working out Florida style

If you are like me, you’ll go through the usual pre-holiday diet frenzy and exercise kick. I want to be fit and in shape for my holiday. I want to look and feel good. So, I work hard at it right up until I board the plane, and then… As soon as...
Viewed 3300 times since 1 September 2008.

Birthday To Remember

Late last year my self and extended family all went to Florida to celebrate the family unit as we all live apart from each other in this country and find it difficult to get together on a regular basis. We had our own villas and that of a couple of f...
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Champions Gate – One to remember!

If you have been fortunate enough to book one of the many wonderful private villas available to you on the H27, then in the Champions Gate is a useful area to be aware of. The unmistakably impressive iron entrance of Champions Gate at junction 58 off...
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DOWNTOWN ORLANDO

Think of Orlando and in many peoples vision it throws up images of Mickey Mouse and the gang plus the many theme parks and chain restaurants that are on every corner…. almost. But if you choose to venture away from the usual haunts there are many oth...
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Guide Book Reviews

Probably the single most important piece of advice we give our guests, whether first time visitors or those returning to the area, is to invest in a good up to date guidebook. Why is a guidebook so essential? Well although I have to confess to...
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IT'S MUSIC TIME IN CENTRAL FLORIDA!

There are some huge names performing in Orlando between late January and March - so if you are a fan make sure you book your vacation to coincide with the concert you want to attend! SEA WORLD BUD & BBQ FEST For fans of country musi...
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Spanish Moss

Spanish moss - it’s not Spanish and it’s not moss !! You will have seen Spanish Moss hanging from the trees and telephone poles in Florida. It hangs in large, beardlike, silvery-gray masses from trees, telephone poles and other plants and bus...
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Florida At 50 plus !

I have never travelled so much and so far in my life. Now at 50 plus I was "on the move" Last year I was able to take a holiday to Florida, a place I had read about for years and only dreamed of visiting. For me it was not just the Them...
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Nail and Tan Salon - Championsgate

When most people go to Orlando they normally come back more tired than when they left home. Sound familiar! Well now there is a way to freshen up and have a little pamper time. If you are staying near Championsgate why not spend some time at Nail and...
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Historic Bok Sanctuary (1)

Visiting Bok Sanctuary has been on my ‘to do’ list for quite some time. Those of you who are lucky enough to go Florida quite frequently will all have a ‘to do’ list and those of you going for your first visit will just have to resign yourselves to t...
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