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Coquina Beach – Anna Maria Island

We had just spent the most idyllic couple of hours strolling along the beach at the northern tip of Anna Maria Island. There were fine views across Tampa Bay to the Gulf resorts of Clearwater and Saint Petersburg, and over to our right the ex...
Viewed 3554 times since 16 October 2010.

East Coast Beaches of Florida

Cocoa Beach In between those wonderful, full days at the theme parks, although fabulous as they are, and they are, you might be tempted to take a day off and have a great day and just chill. A great way to do this is to escape to Cocoa Beach. ...
Viewed 2986 times since 13 October 2010.

St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum

We went to the Lighthouse and Museum on the recommendation of some other guests at our hotel when we visited St Augustine. They told us to allow at least an hour to tour the site and climb the tower, as the latter was one hundred and sixty feet high ...
Viewed 2900 times since 11 October 2010.

Cruising – Jamaica, Part 1 Martha Brae River Rafting

Jamaica is one of our favourite islands in the Caribbean, perhaps because it was one of the islands we visited on our very first cruise with the children, so it has a certain magic about it. Although we love Florida, and Orlando in particular, we enj...
Viewed 2662 times since 11 October 2010.

An Introduction to Bradenton

We were waiting for the Illuminations firework display to begin in Epcot when we engaged in conversation with an middle aged American couple who had driven up for the day from their home in Bradenton, Florida. We had skirted close to their ho...
Viewed 2916 times since 23 September 2010.

Anastasia State Park and Fort Mose Historic State Park

While the State of Florida has three National Parks, the best known being The Everglades National Park, plus the Biscayne National Park and the Dry Tortugas National Park it has no less than 160 State Parks which spread over 700, 000 acres of land. <...
Viewed 2817 times since 19 September 2010.

The Ormond Art Gallery and Gardens.

The Ormond Art Museum and gardens have the double benefit of an interesting gallery to look at and a beautiful garden to view. For 64 years this museum has been dedicated to the work of artists connected to the two World Wars. It all ...
Viewed 2597 times since 23 July 2010.

The Museum of Science and Industry

The Museum of Science and Industry is located in East Fowler Avenue in North Tampa. Tampa is on Florida' s Gulf Coast. As well as being the largest science center in America you can also enjoy a planetarium a butterfly garden a 3. D. theatre ...
Viewed 3268 times since 19 June 2010.

Beaches of Florida

Cocoa Beach In between those wonderful, full days at the theme parks, although fabulous as they are, and they are, you might be tempted to take a day off and have a great day and just chill. A great way to do this is to escape to Cocoa Beach. ...
Viewed 3052 times since 1 May 2010.

5 Days in the Florida Keys

On our most recent visit to the villa we decided to take a trip down to the Keys. We wanted to share with you some of the interesting things we did and the best places we ate in. You may wish to take a visit too. . . . . . We drove do...
Viewed 3524 times since 27 April 2010.

Menello Museum

The Mennello Museum of Modern Art is situated in Orlando in a truly stunning location on a lake in Lock Haven Park. THe cornerstone of this museum is works by Earl Cunningham. Earl was born in 1893 in Booth Bay Harbour. At the pitifully age o...
Viewed 2917 times since 12 April 2010.

The Salvadore Dali Museum.

The Salvadore Dali museum is located on third street in St Petersburg. Quite soon, the location will close but more of that later. Dali was born in 1904 in the Spanish town of Figueres. He was born into a well to do family who had a second ho...
Viewed 3753 times since 4 April 2010.

The Selby Memorial Gardens

The Selby Memorial Gardens are situated in Sarasota on the Gulf Coast of Florida. The story of these stunning gardens starts with the marriage of Bill and Marie Selby. Bill had long ago fallen in love with Sarasota and fortunately his bride s...
Viewed 2897 times since 4 April 2010.

Ice at Gaylord Palms

Every Christmas time for the last few years there has been a spectacular event held at Gaylord Palms, called Ice. This features spectacular ice sculptures and lasts around 7 weeks; this year (2010) it runs from november to after Christmas. Viewed 3068 times since 26 February 2010.

Gatorland in Florida

Gatorland, on South Orange Blossom Trail, is ideal for a half day outing, although you can take longer and stay all day. It makes a great break from the busy, big theme parks. The huge, gaping gator jaws with big white teeth make an unmistakable entr...
Viewed 3239 times since 16 February 2010.

A wonderful city by the Sea called St Augustine

Somewhere very different in Florida when you’re staying in Orlando and just over 1. 5 hours drive is a place called St Augustine. I can fully recommend visiting St Augustine. This city is the The Nation' s Oldest City was founded in 1565. St. Augusti...
Viewed 2961 times since 7 February 2010.

ICE 2010

Each year Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Centre hosts “ICE” as part of their Christmas programme and it is really worth seeing. This is the second time that we have been and most of the display was completely new to us so it was well worth it. Viewed 3328 times since 17 January 2010.

Sloppy Joes - Treasue Island

One cloudy day we decided to go to Treasure Island to see the “Bands on the Sands” festival they were having followed by a meal at Sloppy Joes which is on the beach. There a path along the beach that we strolled along stopping first at the Ti...
Viewed 3517 times since 16 January 2010.

Showcase of Citrus

On US-27, four and a half miles North of 192, is Showcase of Citrus. This is a family owned citrus grove and so much more. With over 2, 500 acres of working citrus groves and cattle ranch, it is an amazing place to explore and so much more from what ...
Viewed 3628 times since 16 January 2010.

Mallory Square - Key West

Several years ago we decided to go down the Florida Keys and stay at Key West for a couple of nights. There is a fabulous laid back atmosphere here and fun to be had in Mallory Square day or night, spring, summer, autumn or winter you will find there...
Viewed 3815 times since 12 January 2010.

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