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Water, Water…every where!!!

As fabulous as going to the theme parks in Florida are, for my family certainly, we found that the water parks offered by Disney are just a MUST on your Florida trip, just as soon as you enter this haven, you feel as if you have escaped to a true par...
Viewed 2971 times since 1 September 2008.

TITANIC EXHIBITION

After two holidays of nagging we decided to visit the Titanic exhibition as one of the girls had studied this at school and been recommended a visit to it should the opportunity occur. We decided to leave the younger members of the family at home wit...
Viewed 4925 times since 1 September 2008.

The Holyland Experience

If you want a break from the Theme Parks and some informative entertainment visit the Holyland Experience, which is open Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm and is situated at: 4655 Vineland Road, Orlando – this is on the corner of Vineland Roa...
Viewed 3675 times since 1 September 2008.

Pirate Cove Adventure Golf

Ahoy there!! Yo ho me hearties!! Shiver me timbers!! Visit the Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf on International Drive or at Lake Buena Vista for a fun filled activity, in swashbuckling surroundings. It is an excellent way for the whole family to spend a...
Viewed 2646 times since 1 September 2008.

A visit to Celebration

Something that we do on most of our visits to the Disney area is to spend a half day visiting the Disney Celebration community. If you are in the general area of the Disney Main Entrance on Route 192 then you are only a short distance away from this ...
Viewed 2492 times since 1 September 2008.

ICE! - How they do it

This article is the third in a series and should be read in conjunction with the others which give details of the location and the scenes you will see inside. First let’s look at the raw figures to see what it takes to create this display. It ...
Viewed 3598 times since 1 September 2008.

ICE! 2005

This article is the second in a series and should be read in conjunction with the others which give details of the location and how this amazing attraction is constructed. This year, ICE! will feature several new or updated scenes these will i...
Viewed 3610 times since 1 September 2008.

ICE! in Florida :- A general overview

This article is the first in a series and should be read in conjunction with the others which give details of the actual scenes and how this amazing attraction is constructed. If you are in Florida any time around Christmas then this is the pl...
Viewed 2784 times since 1 September 2008.

Spa Treatments

So you have spent a week or two at the theme parks and now you are feeling slightly weary after the constant walking and standing in line. Your muscles are stiff, your feet ache and you would definitely feel the benefit from a bit of pampering. There...
Viewed 3611 times since 1 September 2008.

Choose your Cruise…… Magic or Wonder?

Do you love Disney, but you want a different type of vacation, maybe one a bit more relaxing than the hustle and bustle of the theme parks? Have you ever considered a cruise or have you been put off by the fear that it might be too formal or even too...
Viewed 3022 times since 1 September 2008.

Florida Sailing

If you think that Florida has nothing more to offer than theme parks and Mickey Mouse, you could not be more wrong! Florida offers a return to nature in many ways, none more so than using the lakes, rivers and coastline for a wide variety of boating ...
Viewed 3553 times since 1 September 2008.

Review on Pleasure Flight - A Unique Experience

Earlier this year whilst vacationing in Florida my Niece came to stay with us for a few weeks, and offered to take my friend and me on a pleasure flight to Venice Beach. My niece is a qualified pilot and had been itching to take us on a flight. Viewed 3288 times since 1 September 2008.

Balloon Ride over Orlando

I must admit, I was quite apprehensive about flying in a hot air balloon, with no parachute and nothing between the balloon and land but a big drop! It took a lot of convincing from my family that I’d enjoy the ride and had nothing to worry about. Viewed 6826 times since 1 September 2008.

Gatorland-2

When we first drove by the entrance to Gatorland, we weren’t impressed! There is a huge green plaster alligator’s mouth surrounding the entrance to the attraction that you walk through to gain access to the store and ticket booths. But the kids wante...
Viewed 1677 times since 1 September 2008.

Boggy Creek

Boggy Creek - it’s not a very inspiring name is it? But don’t be put off by this! It is actually one of our favourite places to visit when we are in Orlando. You’d think we’d be fed up with it by now, but we keep coming back for more and a visit to O...
Viewed 3781 times since 1 September 2008.

Florida Strawberry Festival

If you are in Florida in early March and feel the need to get away from the parks for a day, while at the same time sampling a slice of pure Americana that owes much to rural UK life, then why not visit the Florida Strawberry Festival. It does what i...
Viewed 3839 times since 1 September 2008.

HOT AIR BALLOON RIDES IN FLORIDA

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 3984 times since 1 September 2008.

Combining a Cruise and Villa Stay in Florida

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 4298 times since 1 September 2008.

Boggy Creek Airboat Rides

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 3487 times since 1 September 2008.

Picking up a cruise in Fort Lauderale

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 4027 times since 1 September 2008.

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