Florida Trips Guide - Travelling - Page 5
Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 1
Every few years we like to pick a state or region of the U. S. and go on a road trip with only a little planning. What I mean by this is that we pick out some of the places we want to go but do not have a set itinerary apart from the first and last d...
Viewed 1178 times since 8 January 2016.
The Little White House Key West
When visiting Key West Harry Trumans Little White House ( not to be confused with Roosevelts Little White House in Georgia) is well worth a couple of hours of your time.
Situated on Front Street the museum is close to the centre of Ke...
Viewed 886 times since 27 December 2015.
Airlines are really moving the goal posts these days with all their changes to luggage allowances.
First they decided to start charging for extra luggage (if they can take extra luggage if you pay more, then it is not a matter of safe...
Viewed 1158 times since 27 August 2015.
Getting married in Las Vegas part 4
This could be the hardest section to write as when you deal with Las Vegas and weddings defining ‘unusual’ can be quite hard.
Many of the chapels in Las Vegas do try to offer something different or uniq...
Viewed 1077 times since 18 June 2015.
Getting married in Las Vegas part 3
Resort Outdoor Weddings
Despite the fact that the Southern Nevada desert is a long way from any tropical islands this type of themed wedding is one of the most popular in Las Vegas. They usually take place at hotel resorts that have in...
Viewed 1273 times since 18 June 2015.
Getting married in Las Vegas part 2
Resort Indoor Weddings
One of the most elaborate weddings packages in Las Vegas takes place at Bellagio. The resort has two romantic and ornate chapels, these have stained glass windows behind the altar with ornate lamps and amethyst c...
Viewed 1042 times since 15 June 2015.
Getting married in Las Vegas part 1
A few years ago a friend was about to get remarried. After looking at the costs involved in a typical UK wedding he started to think about other options. Knowing that I had a home in Florida he asked me about finding out what was involved. Well to cu...
Viewed 1102 times since 15 June 2015.
A California Wine Valley Tour Part 1
When planning our itinerary for a recent trip to the Californian wine valleys we decided that as well as visiting the popular vineyards of well known wine producers such as Beringer, we would like to visit some of the smaller, more local vineyards in...
Viewed 1160 times since 16 January 2015.
Cape Cod Whale Watching
We are lucky to have been whale watching on several occasions from 3 different locations. We have seen Orcas whilst on a whale watch trip from Vancouver Island and have seen multiple species of whale on trips from various locations off the north east...
Viewed 1384 times since 10 January 2015.
St Augustine - Fountain of Youth and the Cathedral
We seem to have got “the bug” for St Augustine the same as we did for Orlando over 20 years ago. No matter how many times we visit we always find new places to explore in depth as well as new restaurants to eat at.
On a recent visit w...
Viewed 1419 times since 4 November 2014.
Key West and Turtle Point Part 2
Just across from the Face Painting and Tattoo stall you come to the Brush Art stall. This is a great place to buy mementos of your holiday or presents for others for Christmas, Birthdays or other special occasions.
One of the main att...
Viewed 1242 times since 3 November 2014.
Key West and Turtle Point Part 1
I love the leisurely pace of Seaworld and soon after entering the Park we always stand for some time and watch the beautiful flamingos in their little shallow pool. As with many of the attractions at Seaworld there is usually a guide standing alongsi...
Viewed 1286 times since 3 November 2014.
Aviles Street St Augustine
The first time we visited St Augustine we thought if we left Orlando early one morning and had an overnight stay we would have more than enough time to enjoy it. How wrong we were there is so much history there and so much to explore and enjoy when w...
Viewed 1431 times since 15 September 2014.
Seeing a Kennedy Space Center Launch.
Seeing a shuttle launch live, personally, with family is one of the most memorable, unforgettable experiences a Florida vacation can offer. !
The general public were guided, approximately, six miles away from the launch pad due to the...
Viewed 1362 times since 19 August 2014.
Lake George New York
Lake George is situated in in the north east portion of New York State close to the border with Vermont to the east and the Adirondack mountains to the west. The resort of Lake George is a great base for anyone who wants to explore this area or an id...
Viewed 1344 times since 17 June 2014.
The Last Launch of Shuttle Discovery
It took me five attempts to see a shuttle launch. Each time I scheduled a trip, the launch got moved just outside of my time in Florida. Twice I extended my trip to try and catch it but I had no luck… Until now. Ever since I was a young boy, I was fa...
Viewed 1502 times since 3 May 2014.
Helicopter tours over Tampa Busch Gardens and the Alafia River.
I want to tell you about a unique experience I discovered when I was looking at things to do at Busch Gardens in Tampa. I was told about a helicopter tour over the Theme Park, not only that but you also took in other areas of Tampa.
Viewed 1337 times since 26 April 2014.
Key West Attractions
Key West is the southernmost city in the continental USA and one of the most distinctive. As you drive to Key West from Miami which takes approximately 3 hours 15 minutes, 161 miles, passing through Key Largo, Tavernier, Islamorada, Long Key, Cur...
Viewed 1662 times since 30 July 2013.
Chevrolet Equinox - standard SUV
On a very short recent visit to Florida I chose to use Alamo to supply my rental car for our 1 week stay. On this trip I chose a Chevrolet Equinox AWD standard SUV from the parking Lot. With my wife and two teenage daughters luggage capacity is one o...
Viewed 1515 times since 23 April 2013.
Ford Edge ‘Limited’ - Good choice
On my last trip to Florida I chose to use Alamo to supply my rental car for our 2 week stay and was able to select a Ford Edge Limited from the rental parking lot. With my wife and two teenage daughters luggage capacity is one of necessities that has...
Viewed 2086 times since 23 April 2013.
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