Boggy Creek airboat rides ranks very high on my family’s list of things to do for both 14 year and 8 year old. There is a choice of two lakes, The East lake Fish camp that is only 15 minutes from the airport and also the quieter Southport sit... Viewed 6900 times.
Most of the theme parks have some form of playground area. Theses are not run of the mill swings and slide type parks , more of an adventure playground for a good romp around. They are ideal for the children to work off their excess energy when yours... Viewed 4076 times.
Have you ever wanted to feel like a bird gently gliding through the skies? It’s an amazing feeling words cannot express. Today more and more people take part in a hot air balloon rides, looking down on nature’s beauty and Florida’s many lakes and par... Viewed 5880 times.
During one of our visits to Orlando Florida, we decided that the ultimate holiday experience would be to go on a week’s cruise, yet stay in our own villa in Orlando. Although you will find cruise and stay options with travel agents and on the Interne... Viewed 5581 times.
This mini-golf course is a great place to visit for young and old alike; somewhere for the whole family to spend an exciting couple of hours or so. It is an ideal activity to fill the gap between having your evening meal and the children’s bed time. ... Viewed 5070 times.
Ever since we started visiting Florida in 1993 we have been planning a ride on an airboat. Somehow we never seemed to find time to fit one in but this year we were determined. In February we finally managed a visit to Boggy Creek Airboats and we can ... Viewed 4761 times.
Although we love Orlando and visiting our villa, sometimes we like to combine it with a Caribbean cruise. If you, too, have decided to combine a trip to Orlando, with a cruise that departs from Fort Lauderdale, then you will need to make your way to ... Viewed 5656 times.
The Titanic experience is located at The Mercado, International Drive and is open from 10.00 am daily. On arriving tickets are obtained from the booking office (across from the Titanic) and are issued individually with the name of an ... Viewed 4535 times.
If you want something to do for half a day whilst visiting Central Florida that’s a bit different from the large commercial theme parks, visit Boggy Creek and take an airboat ride. It’s about 30 minutes drive out into the local Florida co... Viewed 6213 times.
When the children are getting restless, and you are wondering how to entertain them for a couple of hours, or before you head off to the airport at the end of your holiday why not head out for a round of Mini-golf, great fun for all the family, an... Viewed 5873 times.
Sometimes even in Florida, the weather is not ideal for an outdoor activity, so with two boys (aged 6 and 10) we looked for something a little different to do indoors with them. Our friend suggested the Science Center, so we duly set off for the p... Viewed 4568 times.
Every Friday night, except in December, at the Kissimmee Sports Arena on South Hoagland Blvd there is a Rodeo. The Rodeo has a local feel rather than a staged theme park show as it’s a competition between riders rather than a show. After ... Viewed 4484 times.
Florida is the place for a dream wedding. Not only do you get the chance to get married in style in sumptuous tropical surroundings, but the cost is a fraction of what you would pay in the UK. You can fulfil every whim on your wedding day in the s... Viewed 4552 times.
On our last trip to Orlando, somebody had a great idea of taking a helicopter ride, sadly I thought that person was me, but what a thrill my first time ever up in helicopter. Our chosen tour was from a company on International Drive called ... Viewed 6080 times.
Anyone interested in Drag racing, or any car related sport, of any kind, even NASCAR type stock car racing. Will really need to visit Orlando Speed World, for a fantastic afternoon / evenings entertainment. They don’t see many Brits there, and are... Viewed 5172 times.
The Cape Canaveral Then and Now tour may well be the last option you consider on a trip to Kennedy Space Center but it has some hidden gems. It goes deeper into the Space Center than any other current tour and gives a fantastic opportunity to full... Viewed 5489 times.
If you are travelling with younger (or indeed not so young) members of your family/group, boys or girls, a visit to the Build-a-Bear-Workshop in the Florida Mall is an absolute must! Although already franchised in the UK I must admit I had never h... Viewed 7975 times.
Florida offers a whole host of opportunities for the adventure seeker, but none so exhilarating as skydiving. Skydive Space Center in Titusville offers skydivers tandem jumps as well as lessons for those who wish to jump solo. Proclaimed as... Viewed 4814 times.
The “Ice” spectacular at Gaylord Palms features a real Winter Wonderland for all ages. Everything has been created out of ice (two million pounds of it, if you read the literature provided). So, if you thought that Florida was just sunshine, palm ... Viewed 3990 times.
Lake Kissimmee State Park This lovely State Park is definitely worth a visit if you fancy a quiet day out with just Florida’s wildlife for company. Lake Kissimmee State Park covers more than 6000 acres and has 4 trails that cover 15.... Viewed 3966 times.
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