I know that we go to Florida for sunshine but it is sometimes a pleasure to get really cold. Every year Gaylord Palms produce ICE, which is a spectacular celebration of ice sculpture on a large scale. The temperature is maintained at 9 degree... Viewed 4719 times.
When it was suggested that we go and see an American football match - our first thoughts were 'where, who and how' and then 'will we understand the game?' The 'where' was the Citrus Bowl close to the junction of the Orange Blossom Trail and Highway 4... Viewed 5153 times.
If you are looking to spend a few hours doing something a little bit different, then you may want to consider a visit to Wonderworks which can be found along I-Drive and is easily spotted due to the fact that it is the only large upside-down building... Viewed 5999 times.
Have you heard of the book with the title along the lines of “1000 things to do before you die”? I have to confess I haven’t read it but if watching an American football match isn’t on that list then it should be. Doing this was a vague idea o... Viewed 5579 times.
Its something that we’ve dreamed of doing for the longest time. So on our last trip to Orlando we decided this was the time. We booked our trip before we left the UK so we knew we were guaranteed a place on the day we wanted it. We spoke to th... Viewed 3430 times.
Spaceship Earth at Epcot is one of the most recognisable structures of Walt Disney World. It looks like a giant golf ball, but have you ever wondered exactly how it is constructed? Geometrically, it is a pentakis dodecahedron , which is constr... Viewed 6293 times.
Do not let the rain keep you from the water parks! During one holiday the day in a very busy schedule we were to go to Typhoon Lagoon we awoke to cloudy skies and rain. We checked with the park and they said that the park was to be open. When we arri... Viewed 5026 times.
Interested in snakes? This is the place for you! There's an Australian taipan, considered by some to be the world’s deadliest snake, as well as a splendid 18-foot king cobra. There are six species of cobra and 11 kinds of rattlesnakes. Viewed 5634 times.
Ok, so you have tried all the thrill rides, in all the Parks in and around Orlando. Prepare to experience the ultimate thrill ride at Old Town on Highway 192. For miles around you cannot miss the sight of the two huge struts that make up part ... Viewed 5225 times.
Next time you are over in Orlando why not use the opportunity to learn a new skill and have a great family day out at the same time – have a go at Surfing. You will need to get yourself over to the East Coast where the bigger waves are which i... Viewed 4511 times.
Many people see Florida as a place for just theme parks and attractions, drive around 2- 3 hours in either direction from Orlando and you can experience some of the best scuba diving sites in the world. For all year round warm see temperatures you ca... Viewed 5243 times.
If you want to experience the “real” Florida do not miss a visit to Historic Downtown Kissimmee and the most spectacular lake front Situated on the Orange Blossom Trail it is easy to see its cattle rustling beginnings from the many bright mura... Viewed 5009 times.
A Florida Fishing License may be required to fish in Orlando's lakes. For more information contact Fish Orlando! at 1601 Scotty's Road Kissimmee, Florida, 34744; call 407-846-5300 Licences are also available from most Walmarts or any store selling sp... Viewed 7365 times.
Lake Tohopekaliga (Boggy Creek) An airboat ride in Orlando is not like an airboat ride in the Everglades but it is on the doorstep and not a 3 hour drive away! There are at least two companies that provide these rides that last anythin... Viewed 5908 times.
There’s a new addition to Boggy Creek Airboat Rides – buggy rides! Boggy Creek have two locations at East Lake Fish Camp and Southport – the buggy ride is only available from the Southport location which is on Poinciana Boulevard. The buggy ride i... Viewed 4756 times.
If you want to try somewhere different then you must try Webster Flea and Farmers Market only on a Monday and it gets finished about 1pm so you need to be there early. To get there you go onto hwy 27 head north until you get to Clermont th... Viewed 5059 times.
Situated east of Kissimmee heading towards St Cloud on the US192, it is open on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If you love a flea market then this is the place to go. With over 900 stalls all covered, this is the place to get those vegetables and fru... Viewed 6122 times.
Is a great day out if you’re looking for something different to do after enjoying all the theme parks. Located on Orange Blossom Trail Gatorland is only a short distance from most communities on Highway 192, you enter this park through the mou... Viewed 4723 times.
The Bonanza miniature golf course is a great family experience in the Orlando area which you may enjoy. It’s situated on the 192, close to the Formosa area. It is built over a steak and seafood restaurant but from the road does not look much. I had... Viewed 5726 times.
Orlando introduces Wet'n Wild’s ‘Disco H20’, a new multi-million dollar attraction, which showcases the 1970’s disco nightlife. Voted by Amusement Business Magazine as America's number one water park, Wet n’ Wild features a full-day of fun for the en... Viewed 4705 times.
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