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Water Parks

Airboat Charters

Many visitors will at some time probably take an airboat ride during their trip to Florida. The majority of holidaymakers will take one of the many ‘standard’ boat rides – e. g. turn up and share a trip with six to ten strangers, on a predetermined r...
Viewed 4283 times since 1 September 2008.

Hot Air Balloon Ride (2)

We booked a balloon ride through the Orlando Villas site (Park Tickets) – and what a fabulous time we had! We decided to do it on our first day in Florida, partly because it was our friend’s birthday, but also because on the first morning we ...
Viewed 3304 times since 1 September 2008.

The Screamer

We have been to Florida many times and have seen most of the sites more than once. Every time we visit a Theme park they have added something new so you never get fed up with them. However, one thing that never seems to change is the Screamer in Clea...
Viewed 4395 times since 1 September 2008.

Airboats at Boggy Creek

Florida is well known for the Everglades, an area which fascinates a lot of visitors. However, if you are staying in the Disney area, a trip to the Everglades will eat a chunk of your holiday. The next best thing is to sample an air boat ride at Bogg...
Viewed 4680 times since 1 September 2008.

Crazy Golf

During every holiday we have ever had – from Bridlington to Florida (oh excluding Hong Kong) we have always played crazy golf with the kids. It has always been a fun way for all of the family to participate, although I have to say hubby does take it ...
Viewed 4023 times since 1 September 2008.

Water Sports in Central Florida

If you enjoy sport, are looking for some fun or have a special occasion whilst on vacation in Orlando, why not have a go at some water sports. Sammy Duvall runs a Water Sport Centre from a ‘beach hut’ close by the Disney Contemporary Hotel, a...
Viewed 3824 times since 1 September 2008.

Disney's Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Courses

If you love Christmas, then you’ll love these two crazy golf courses! Set close to the snow themed Blizzard Beach Water Park, Disney has designed these two courses to be great fun. They are the newest courses from Disney and we find them to b...
Viewed 4115 times since 1 September 2008.

A Day at the Beach (Sometimes you need a break from Mickey!!)

Florida boasts 663 miles of beaches and our favourite is Anna Maria Island on the Gulf coast. It takes about 2 hours to drive there from Orlando so we usually leave about 8am and set off home when the sun goes down (spectacular sunsets! ). Th...
Viewed 3402 times since 1 September 2008.

Hot air Balloon Ride

Why not try a hot air balloon ride next time you are in Orlando It is a thrill of a life time and you need to experience it to believe how wonderful it actually is. Last Christmas our Daughters gave us a balloon ride to take on our visit to O...
Viewed 3229 times since 1 September 2008.

Sea Screamer at Clearwater

We drove to Clearwater on our last visit to Florida as I saw advertised on the Forum for a boat called the sea screamer. I called first to make a reservation but was told that the quay office opened at 10. 00 am and it was first come first serve. ...
Viewed 3508 times since 1 September 2008.

Swimming with Dolphins at Marineland Conservation, Florida

Marineland is situated on Oceanshore Blvd, St Augustine, Florida and promises to be an exciting adventure well worth a trip for all the family. We were a Family of six, but only four wanted to swim with the Dolphins, next it was the big decis...
Viewed 3889 times since 1 September 2008.

Up, up and away in a beautiful balloon!

A balloon flight is something that we’ve been saying for years we wanted to do but never got around to it. When it was announced we could purchase tickets through this site, we had every reason to book a trip on our recent visit to Florida. E...
Viewed 3789 times since 1 September 2008.

Cruising - The Private Islands Part 4

Coco Cay – Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises If you are lucky enough to be able to combine a trip to Orlando or Florida with a cruise from Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa or Port Canaveral, you may well enjoy a day at one of th...
Viewed 3526 times since 1 September 2008.

Lakeridge Winery

On our last trip we fancied doing something different one afternoon so had a drive to the Lakeridge Winery near Clermont. It is about a 25 minute drive up H27 from its junction with the 192 and although you are still on a main highway you go through ...
Viewed 3729 times since 1 September 2008.

Green Meadows Petting Farm

The Green Meadows Petting Farm is an ideal place to go when you have a few hours to spare and is also a great place to go to wind down after the hectic pace of the parks. You will find Green Meadows about 10 minutes fro Highway 192 on Poincia...
Viewed 2306 times since 1 September 2008.

Fantasy of Flight

We have often passed by the sign on I4 for Flight of Fantasy its about half way between Tampa and Orlando in Polk City and really never gone in but last time in Florida we decided to give it a go and what a success. We did think that it would...
Viewed 4522 times since 1 September 2008.

Farmers' Market at Celebration

We have only just discovered the Farmers’ Market held at Celebration each Sunday morning. It is now going to be a regular visit for us the first Sunday we visit. It operates October though May from 9 am to 3 pm. The main road down to the lake...
Viewed 4420 times since 1 September 2008.

Silver Spurs Rodeo (2)

Billed as the biggest rodeo east of the Mississippi this rodeo is just one attraction you just will not want to miss. It first started way back in 1941 with very humble beginnings as the Silver Spurs Riding club but gradually over the years it’s popu...
Viewed 4194 times since 1 September 2008.

ICE 1st January 2007

We had pre booked tickets for this years ICE at Gaylord Palms. ICE is an amazing display of sculptures of many varying shapes and sizes plus two huge ice slides, which are really great fun. The first sculptures to greet us this year were a 7-...
Viewed 4300 times since 1 September 2008.

Orlando Magic v Philadelphia 76ers

During our annual family holiday to Florida last year we decided to go to a basket ball game. Our son Daniel chose the game and on Saturday 15th April we went to the TD Waterhouse Centre to see Orlando Magic v Philadelphia 76ers. In previous years we...
Viewed 3400 times since 1 September 2008.

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