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Florida Trips Guide - Days Out - Page 3

Sarasota-4
When planning your visit to Florida do not forget the coast along the Gulf of Mexico. Many places of interest are easily reached from Orlando and perhaps an overnight stop will give you more time to enjoy the slower, laid-back lifestyle. Sara...
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AMELIA ISLAND STATE PARK
If I told you that there was a place you couldd go with a 200 acre natural reserve, a spectacular beach, forests and wildlife and then told you it would cost only one dollar, would you believe me? Well, it it is perfectly true! Amelia Island...
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Visiting Key West
President Truman, who loved to visit Key West and relax in his winter White House, once wrote, ‘I have a notion to move the capital to Key West and just stay.’ He was not alone in his love of this tropical paradise. It has been home to many famous li...
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St. Petersburg
One of my favorite places in Florida apart from Orlando is St. Petersburg. In just under two hours you can be on one of the most beautiful beaches around, the sand is white and fine and the beaches seem to go on forever, a truly idyllic place to r...
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Winter Park
We have been visiting the Orlando area for the last 12 years and although we love the theme parks and shopping malls sometimes we just like to do something a little different. For the last few years we have tried to fit a visit to the beautiful c...
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Flamingo Gardens, Fort Lauderdale
If you happen to be visiting the Miami area, there are many interesting places to see, and if you would like a tranquil day out after the excitement of the Orlando parks, then Flamingo Gardens, in Fort Lauderdale, is just such a venue. Flamin...
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Jungle Queen Riverboat Tour, Fort Lauderdale
Just north of Miami is the fascinating city of Fort Lauderdale. and it is here that you can take a very special cruise, through the intercoastal waterways and down to Miami. No, not on one of the giant cruise liners, but on the beautiful, traditional...
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Airboat Adventures
Florida is famous for it’s thrill rides at Disney, Universal, Sea World and Busch Gardens, but there are other ways to get your pulse racing, whilst getting a taste for the real Florida away from the theme parks and the madding crowds. We’r...
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World of Orchids
We didn’t even know this existed until we stayed on Briar Grove and had to drive up Old Lake Wilson Road to get to the 192. It was a fairly cool day and it looked like a rain so we decided to pop in after breakfast. We were very glad we did. <...
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A Day At The Space Coast
Cocoa Beach calls itself the East Coasts surfing capital. The famous Ron Jon Surf shop with its neon lights and beach bum sports figure sculptures dominates the motels restaurants and surf shops along its main street. This surf palace has a...
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St Augustine - Florida Palm Coast
As an aside to the Joys of Orlando and its theme parks take a trip back to colonial times into Americas recent history. St Augustine is a short distance along Florida's Palm coast about a 3 hour drive from Orlando. The USA's oldest colonia...
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A Day At The Gulf Coast
What do you come to Orlando, Florida for? Is it the whole Disney experience? Is it to visit other critically acclaimed theme parks such as Universal Studios and Sea World? Is it the weather – probably not if you were there in August/September 04?...
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Sarasota (3)
Sarasota is located on the south west coast of Florida on the Gulf of Mexico. It is approximately a 2 hour drive from Orlando, 131 miles in total. Having visited the Gulf Coast on many occasions, Sarasota was one of the places we had alwa...
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Mount Dora
Mount Dora is a charming little town about 35 miles north of Orlando and is a true Mecca for antique collectors. There are probably more interesting and varied antique dealers per square foot than any other place in Florida. To top that off, nearb...
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