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MIami

There are some amazing places to visit in Florida. Most people head for the hustle and bustle of Disney and Orlando area, but around 4 hours drive from Orlando is Miami and its amazing art deco area and World famous beaches. If flying...
Viewed 1029 times since 8 July 2015.

Highlights of our Florida holidays.

A Florida holiday is always wonderful. Every minute filled with joy and pleasure. However, some moments stand out for us and for you also. I am sure. Of course, the first time is always dusted with a little extra magic; we were awe struck with the ri...
Viewed 1061 times since 3 May 2013.

Old Town - Kissimmee

Old Town Kissimmee is a rather an unusual place. It used to be a celebration of all that was good about the USA in the past. It now is just a place for people to browse, eat and shop. It is laid out as a couple of cobbled streets but is not accessibl...
Viewed 3231 times since 25 November 2012.

Tours of Gasparilla Inn, Boca Grande.

While staying on the Gulf Coast you may like to visit the old historic Gasparilla Inn, Boca Grande (‘The Inn’ as it is known by locals) which celebrates 100 years in 2013. It is only a short drive from Rotonda West and midway between Fort Myers and S...
Viewed 2273 times since 14 November 2012.

The New Dali Museum

The New Dali Museum The new Dali museum in St Petersburg opened at the beginning of 2011 so when we visited during the Christmas holidays that same year we should have expected exactly what we encountered…. lines longer than those for Soar...
Viewed 2034 times since 15 March 2012.

The Aquatic Preserves of Charlotte Harbour

In 1975 Florida decided to protect the coastal and inland waters for all future generations to enjoy and also to preserve a unique biological and scientific area. The Aquatic Preserves Act of 1975 came into being and this ensured submerged lands whic...
Viewed 1754 times since 19 February 2012.

Chalet Suzanne - Lake Wales

Driving south along the U. S. Highway 27 in the Lake Wales area, I noticed a sign at the side of the road advertising Chalet Suzanne. Having nothing better to do and out of curiosity, we decided to investigate. Leaving Hwy 27, we drove down...
Viewed 2066 times since 30 January 2012.

The Museum of Discovery and Science.

Fort Lauderdale is about 3 hours away from your vacation villa and is well worth a visit. If you have children, then you should definitely make time to visit is The Museum of Discovery and Science. This museum is divided into ...
Viewed 1626 times since 7 January 2012.

K'nex display in Fort Lauderdale

Are you in Florida before the 6th of may 2012? you are? that is great, I have a wonderful temporary display to tell you about. This is a K' nex exhibition (you know what they are, those pesky bits of building pieces that you pull out of t...
Viewed 1558 times since 7 January 2012.

Market Place Downtown Disney - Part 3

Having told you about the wonderful, shopping and dining in Market Place Downtown Disney, I will now tell you about the attractions there. There is the cutest little miniature train for the tiny people up to the age of about 8 called, Rio...
Viewed 2162 times since 4 November 2011.

Market Place Downtown Disney - Part 2

When you have exhausted the shopping, it may be time for lunch. There are many novelty restaurants in Market Place. One I mentioned in Part 1 of this article is the Earl of Sandwich. As the name suggests they sell sandwiches (and salads) but these ar...
Viewed 1818 times since 4 November 2011.

Market Place Downtown Disney - Part 1

When you wake up on your first morning in Orlando, a good way to immerse yourself gently into the spirit of Disney is with a visit to Market Place in Downtown Disney. Here you will get the feel of what you are about to experience when you do your fir...
Viewed 1929 times since 4 November 2011.

Snook Haven, Venice

For visitors to the Gulf Coast, something really unique is a visit to Snook Haven which really is a trip back into ‘old’ Florida. Although the official address is Venice, it is only a few minutes from junction 191 on the I-75 and only 20 minutes driv...
Viewed 3079 times since 4 June 2011.

Christmas at Christmas

Christmas at Christmas Some of the family were at the villa in Florida; Christmas was looming and we wanted to contact friends and family back home . We decided that we would visit the small township of Christmas in order to secure its uni...
Viewed 2960 times since 18 March 2011.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota.

If you are planning a trip to Sarasota, there is far more than shops and beaches for you to see. You need to make time and include a trip to the beautiful Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a respected world c...
Viewed 2197 times since 5 March 2011.

Sanibel/Captiva Beaches

If you want a really relaxing time on the beach and a few days away form Orlando head to Sanibel and Captive Islands. Here you can enjoy 5 miles of unspoiled beaches, 22 miles of bike paths, good fishing, many types of birds and of course its famous ...
Viewed 2529 times since 8 February 2011.

Vero Beach

The first year we went to Florida we stayed for one week at Palm Beach. Whilst there we went to the Vero Beach area for the day as it was not too far away. My parents were quite tired this day so they decided just to stay on the beach whilst we explo...
Viewed 2253 times since 6 February 2011.

Enjoying Key West

You can travel to Key West by Road, Sea or Air and when you get there you will find it a city of fascinating contrasts. In fact after a few days there you may find yourself wanting to stay far away from the hassles of everyday life forever! <...
Viewed 2131 times since 3 February 2011.

A day out in Daytona Beach.

Daytona Beach is about an hour and a half from your holiday villa and so makes a good choice for a day at the seaside. Apart from lolling around the beach (doesn' t float my boat for long) what else can you do? Well, I have put together a...
Viewed 2478 times since 29 January 2011.

Key Largo

Key Largo is the island at the top of the Florida Keys and visitors often stop off here on their way to or from Key West. When we first visited there about twenty years ago there had been a lot of devastation in the surrounding area due to hurricanes...
Viewed 2253 times since 15 January 2011.

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