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Top 10 things to do in Orlando for free!…….Part I

Everybody knows that you generally “get what you pay for” but this is not always the case, especially in Orlando. If you are like me, then you will love a bargain and if the bargain is not going to cost you a single dime………. well that’s even better! ...
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The Wine Room at Park Avenue

There are a number of excellent wineries dotted around Central Florida most notably San Sebastian in St Augustine and Lakeridge in the rolling hills just outside Clermont near Orlando. However, in Winter Garden there is something very differe...
Viewed 2459 times since 30 July 2009.

Winter Park - Culture Capital

Winter Park is generally regarded as Central Florida’s culture capital with its quaint brick streets and European like town center, luscious gardens, sparkling lakes and wonderful estates. However it’s the museums, cultural events, shops and restaura...
Viewed 2428 times since 26 July 2009.

Vera Bradley

Vera who? is the response I expect most Brits to come out with-unless of course you are an afficionado like I am in which case I am preaching to the converted. However for those of you non-americans who have yet to sample the delights of a 'V...
Viewed 7597 times since 1 September 2008.

Orlando Museum of Art

If you’re looking for a change of pace from the usual Florida attractions, the Orlando Museum of Art will offer you a culturally stimulating experience! The museum is made up of 7 galleries with temporary exhibits as well as permanent collections. Viewed 3210 times since 1 September 2008.

Historic Bok Sanctuary

Historic Bok Sanctuary is described in their leaflet as “A Remarkable Experience that Will Elevate Your Mind and Spirit” and I think that this sums it up perfectly. Situated in Lake Wales, easily reached from the theme parks and attractions of Orland...
Viewed 2929 times since 1 September 2008.

Visit Celebration

One of our most favourite places to visit whilst in Florida and always at the top of our list is the magical small dreamy town of Celebration. Conceived as an ideal small town by Walt Disney and completed in 1996 it is a real fairytale come true kind...
Viewed 3379 times since 1 September 2008.

General Van Fleet Trail

This trail is on the bed of an old railway line, which was closed in the 1980s. It is 29. 2 miles long and is paved, which makes it suitable for bicycling as well as walking. It runs from Mabel in the north to Polk City in the south. There is car par...
Viewed 6428 times since 1 September 2008.

Life’s a Beach – Melbourne / Cocoa

Most people love the beach, even though Orlando and Kissimmee don’t have a beach it doesn’t mean you can’t find one. Probably the easiest and quickest beaches to get to are the ones on the east coast. The Atlantic Ocean is to the east of Orlando and ...
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Horse World Riding Stables

If you have children or even adults that enjoy horse riding do try and spend some time at Horse World Riding Stables. These can be found just south of the Disney World Resort area situated at 3705 Poinciana Blvd, Kissimmee that is 12 miles south of t...
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"Cassadaga " somewhere different

A Brief History As a young man from New York, George Colby was told during a séance that he would someday be instrumental in founding a Spiritualist community in the South. This prophecy was fulfilled in 1875, when Colby was led throug...
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Catamaran Trip - Ft. Lauderdale

The Atlantic coastline is one of the most attractive in Florida, with long stretches of sandy beaches, with silvery sand, and blue seas that can be ideal for surfing, superb for sunbathing, or great for just paddling. However, if you want to ...
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Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, Fort Lauderdale

BUTTERFLY WORLD, COCONUT CREEK If, like me, you are fascinated by beautiful butterflies, then you won’t want to miss a trip to Butterfly World, just 10 miles north of Fort Lauderdale, and north of Miami, on the East coast. Whilst having...
Viewed 3722 times since 1 September 2008.

MONKEY JUNGLE, MIAMI

If you like monkeys then you will love Monkey Jungle! Advertised as the place where ‘Humans are Caged and Monkeys Run Wild’ it is certainly one not to miss if you are in the Miami area. It is located just off US Highway 1, south of Miami at 14805 Sou...
Viewed 4926 times since 1 September 2008.

MIAMI METROZOO

If you happen to be spending some time in Miami, and want something different to do, then a trip to a zoo is always an interesting day out, and Miami’s ‘Metrozoo’ is no exception. It was ranked top in the ‘Top 10 Zoos in the Country’, according to ‘T...
Viewed 2959 times since 1 September 2008.

Things To Do In Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay is approximately a one hour drive from Orlando. There are many things to do on a day trip or indeed a weekend visit. Here are just some of the more interesting attractions to keep you occupied. Busch Gardens: Probabl...
Viewed 3671 times since 1 September 2008.

Vero Beach - A Great Day Out

In Vero Beach, among the elegant subdivisions and hotels that have arisen over the years you can still find traces of the old Florida. Most obvious of these are the two beachfront buildings erected by Vero Beach resident Waldo Sexton. Whe...
Viewed 3532 times since 1 September 2008.

Anna Maria Island, Florida

Whether you want to go for a day trip or to relax for a few days and and re-charge your batteries after the Theme Parks Anna Maria Island which is 20 miles southwest of Tampa is an ideal place to do this. Anna Maria is a narrow scrape of la...
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Crandon Park

Visit to Crandon Park, Key Biscayne Crandon Park is located on Key Biscayne to the East of Miami and is connected to the mainland via the Rickenbacker Causeway which passes through Virginia Key.  The road onto the islands has a $1...
Viewed 2895 times since 1 September 2008.

Silver Springs, Ocala

p>Silver Springs is best described as nature’s own theme park, and is certainly recommended as a great alternative day out for all the family. Whether you choose to sail along Spring River in their famous glass bottom boats to mar...
Viewed 6485 times since 1 September 2008.

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