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Water Parks

A return to Busch Gardens

It’s been almost ten years since we visited Busch Gardens even though we have been to our villa in Florida every year. Somehow there always seems to have been something new at Universal or Disney and we always run out of time but this year we made a ...
Viewed 1377 times since 31 October 2016.

Busch Gardens for Ride Lovers

It’s been almost ten years since we last visited Busch Gardens and although we remembered enjoying the park, the children were young then. Now they’re young adults and more interested in rides; would there be enough serious rides to engage them?
Viewed 1331 times since 29 October 2016.

Fun in Florida - Rides and Attractions.

Islands of Adventure is part of Universal studios which is also packed full with amazing rides and attractions to keep the whole family entertained. Marvel Super Hero Island is jam packed with spectacular rides to suit all ages. The I...
Viewed 2643 times since 16 August 2014.

The Kumba - Busch Gardens

For many people the attraction of visiting Florida falls into the following categories (great weather, great theme parks, great accommodation, great restaurants and great rides). Florida is constantly evolving and as such new rides are always designe...
Viewed 2219 times since 24 June 2014.

Discovery Cove - Best Ever Park Visit

Discovery Cove We have just returned from Orlando where we visited Discovery Cove. This was a must do of ours for many years and we finally were able to do it this time around. For us it turned out to be our best ever park visit. The park is a...
Viewed 2656 times since 24 February 2014.

LEGOLAND FLORIDA

Bright, colourful and family friendly. Ideal for children ten and under this is an exciting place – especially in the sparkling Florida sunshine. And if you are fortunate to have visited any other Legoland Park (England, Germany or Californ...
Viewed 2953 times since 20 June 2012.

Blastaway Beach.

We first visited Florida over 30 years ago and at that time the only water park to visit was Wet and Wild. So visit we did; many times. And everybody loved it. I do not think there was anything in the world at that time like it. <...
Viewed 2268 times since 13 June 2012.

2012 at Silver Springs.

Silver Springs have some news about what they have planned for 2012. If you have not been to Silver Springs before I will first give you the bad news; it is not that close to your holiday villa. If you are used to getting to your chosen t...
Viewed 2872 times since 27 February 2012.

Busch Gardens......a history.

The sometimes overlooked theme park called Busch Gardens is in the Tampa area, about an hour or so from your vacation villa. Busch had very simple beginnings as a place people could go to sample the brewery beers and watch a bird sho...
Viewed 3036 times since 20 March 2011.

Vsiting Sebastion Park.

Sebastion Inlet Park is located at Melbourne Beach on the A1A. This park is a huge attraction for anglers because you can catch a spectacular amount of fish. There is also a stunning 3 mile shoreline to enjoy. The beach is div...
Viewed 2942 times since 29 January 2011.

Coconut Creek Family Fun Park

The beach area around Panama City, with its clear emerald water, sugar white sand and warm gulf breezes continues to be an extremely popular summer destination for holidaymakers and Coconut Creek which is located just across the Hathaway Bridge on US...
Viewed 3581 times since 16 October 2010.

Baby Anteaters at Discovery Cove

There was great excitement at Discovery Cove, Orlando, Florida, earlier this year, when a baby lesser anteater, or tamandua, was born. For the first few months of his life he will cling to his mother’s back, until he is able to walk and find food on ...
Viewed 3850 times since 30 September 2010.

Baby Rhino at Busch Gardens

It is always good news when a new baby is born, but the birth of a little white rhino calf at Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay, Florida, was greeted with great celebration, as the white rhino is a threatened species. This baby girl rhino was born to Mlaleni ...
Viewed 3306 times since 20 September 2010.

Kissimmee Lakefront Park

Kissimmee Lakefront Park is a great place for families to visit for recreation and to enjoy the many popular events, festivals and concerts that are held there throughout the year. Kissimmee Lakefront Park is situated on Lake Toho which is th...
Viewed 4020 times since 20 June 2010.

Gwazi Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens at Tampa Bay with its many different styles of roller coaster has one quite unusual offering – Gwazi. As you enter Busch Garden, bear left through some of its prettiest gardens with beautiful flowers and plants, towards Stanleyv...
Viewed 3497 times since 14 February 2010.

Montu – Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens, Tampa has some wonderful rollercoaster rides – Sheikra being the most well known. However as you park your car and take the tram ride to the entrance, looming 150 high above into the sky is Montu’s towering cream coloured track. Turnin...
Viewed 4336 times since 14 February 2010.

Busch Gardens In Tampa

If you enjoy thrill rides, Busch Gardens Theme Park, is a great choice. From our house west of Orlando it takes just over an hour to drive down the I4 to the nearest outskirts of Tampa to enjoy a family fun day out! As the name sugges...
Viewed 3681 times since 7 February 2010.

Shingle Creek Nature Park

This is a new Park opened recently by Osceola County after they bought the land from the Babb family who owned it for many years. The County –with the help of other agencies acquired 100 acres of land that is so close to the urban areas of Kissimmee ...
Viewed 3730 times since 4 February 2010.

Winter Park 3

Once out of the museum take a look round the town itself. You will find somewhere which is completely different from the Disney area. Walk back along the sidewalk toward Central Park. Notice the lovely gardens, plantings, fountains and seats provided...
Viewed 2812 times since 7 January 2010.

Winter Park 2

You have now seen the Morse Museum and had a look round the town, the next thing to do is what Winter Park is renowned for. Drive or walk up Park Avenue and turn left down Morse Blvd. Keep going down Morse until you reach the end and park in one of t...
Viewed 3404 times since 7 January 2010.

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