Did you know Rabbits could swim ? Cannot say I have given it much thought. You might be interested to know that there are rabbits in Florida that swim. The Marsh Rabbit is just a bit smaller than a “regular” rabbit is reddish brown in... Viewed 6000 times.
So is there truth in the myths and legends of pirates and buried treasure on the Cape Haze peninsular, if it is true will you be the lucky one to find it. Up to the early 1900’s Florida was in the main a wilderness including many parts of the... Viewed 6469 times.
The State Parks Department are encouraging you to visit their parks on less than a tankfull of petrol. This is in keeping with the new environmental awareness that we are experiencing worldwide. If you are visiting Tampa then you are within v... Viewed 6541 times.
If you find yourself staying in Daytona then you will want to investigate the State Parks " One Tankfull Adventures" There is a long list of parks to visit within the departments 100 mile limit and one of the most fascinating is the... Viewed 4832 times.
If you care about the environment at all then you will love The State Parks new idea to do their bit towards the green cause. They have called this new initiative " The One Tankfull Adventure" and it is a guide to finding a park wit... Viewed 4687 times.
Ever wondered how NASA got those tall, thin, towering rockets or the infamous space shuttle up on the launch pad? It’s not quite done like Thunderbirds! There are no sliding floors or vehicles being raised up level with the ground to lift off. NASA a... Viewed 5367 times.
If you have time to spare, away from all the excitement of the parks, and want to experience a relaxing and leisurely day out, then why not visit Mount Dora? This small town, with a population of just 10, 000 is an historic little settlement, which b... Viewed 5642 times.
When you are all out of hustle and bustle of the theme parks, why not see a little of what the real Florida can offer there is so much more if you just look past the theme parks Just a one hour’s drive from Orlando along the Beeline (528) to ... Viewed 4951 times.
If you haven’t visited Kennedy Space Centre you may not realise it is actually a wildlife refuge with over 15, 000 plants and animals – give or take a little disruption every now and again for a Shuttle lifting off. Since 1963 manatees have g... Viewed 4311 times.
Many times we have journeyed along highway US27 just north of the US192 and noticed the Showcase of Citrus. On first impressions it looks nothing more than a roadside stall selling a variety of citrus fruits to passing motorists. But, on closer inspe... Viewed 4870 times.
Well you have had your days out at the theme parks now you would like to see a little more of what Florida has to offer. A few years ago we decided to do a tour down the east coast of Florida from Kissimee and back up the west coast. Our firs... Viewed 4483 times.
No trip to Florida is complete without a trip to Tarpon Springs. Tarpon Springs became an important centre for sponge fishing when Greek divers came to the area in the early 1900s. Although the industry has now diminished, the Greek influence is stil... Viewed 5172 times.
Honeycombed by rivers, bays, inlets and canals, Fort Lauderdale is a city of islands, where the boat rivals the car as a mode of transportation. Once tenth of the city surface is water, 85 miles of navigable waters provide either home or temporary po... Viewed 4388 times.
After waiting several years for the new development at Posner Park, located off the I-4, junction 57, or off Hwy 27, it was with great excitement when I set off for my first visit. It was extremely easy to find and looked so very new. The trees are n... Viewed 9167 times.
One of the intriguing things about visiting Florida is spotting the wildlife it its natural habitat! There are some wonderful examples – animals, birds and even reptiles that for most Brits are a thrill to see! Most people will only ever see some of ... Viewed 5815 times.
In March 2008 my wife and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary. Having had a pretty spectacular 25th anniversary with a 10 day tour of California taking in San Francisco, Yosemite, Las Vegas, the Hoover Dam and Death Valley, we knew we had a har... Viewed 4518 times.
Do you need a rest from Disney if only for a couple of hours? If the answer is yes and you have a couple of hours to spare then head off to the Boggy Creek Airboats Rides.
Located at the bottom of Poinciana Boulevard this is a great w... Viewed 5292 times.
We discovered Madeira Beach in 1988 on our first trip to Florida back in 1988. We stayed in a cheap motel right on the beach and it was lovely to walk out of our room, around the pool and straight onto the white sandy beach. Madeira Beach ... Viewed 5637 times.
I had read a small article about Winter Park; ‘The Venice of America’, and so while out on a shopping trip decided to press on to this small hamlet which is to be found on SR 426 just 5 miles north of downtown Orlando. Arriving at Park Avenue... Viewed 7630 times.
Whilst we were driving up to the new Best Buy store at Winter Garden Village recently, my wife was browsing through a book on Florida when she chanced upon an article about Winter Park, and as we were half way there by the time we had reached Best Bu... Viewed 5664 times.
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