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Florida Trips Guide - Days Out - Page 2

A poice museum and Botanical Gardens.
American Police Hall of Fame and Museum is situated in Titusville on Florida' s Atlantic coast. If you have been to see a rocket launch you may well have been to Titusville since there is an ideal viewing site on Titusville Beach. Here yo...
Viewed 2169 times since 3 October 2011.

A Driving Experience at Revolution.
Revolution Off Road Driving Experience is located in Clermont; an easy drive from your vacation villa (especially if you are staying in the environs of the 27) This is an adventure centre where you can drive dune buggies, A. T. V. S, water...
Viewed 2213 times since 3 October 2011.

The Singing Tower
The Singing Tower is the wonderful Carillon Tower at the equally lovely Bok Gardens. Bok Tower sits on the highest point of Florida and is over 60 metres high and is 16 square metres at the foundation level. The views from the far side of...
Viewed 2187 times since 2 September 2011.

The Sea Screamer Trip
If you are planning to spend a day at the Gulf coast, why not head for Clearwater, which is easily accessible from the Orlando area via the Interstate 4. The journey takes about an hour and a half and is an easy drive through Tampa and then on to Cle...
Viewed 2224 times since 27 October 2010.

A Day at the Beach
Florida is blessed with many excellent beaches and visiting one can be inexpensive and make a pleasant change from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks. The sun kissed sands are an excellent place to top up your tan or just recharge your batterie...
Viewed 2550 times since 13 October 2010.

Passe a Grille and St Pete Beach
One of our favourite day trips when we are in Orlando is to Passe a Grille beach beside St Pete Beach on the Gulf Coast. We pack a picnic, load up the car and head for St Pete Beach. Once you leave the causeway over to St Pete beach take a left at th...
Viewed 2605 times since 5 April 2010.

Canoe Escape
Canoe Escape is located in Thonotasassa Florida approximately 1 hour from the Theme Parks area or Sarasota. The canoe adventure lasts for anything from 2 to 8 hours and allows you to paddle down the Hillsborough River. The headwaters ...
Viewed 2509 times since 4 April 2010.

Shelling in Florida
There are numerous beaches in Florida that are just great for shelling and here is some advice to net you the best haul. First of all you need to choose the right place; the best beaches for shelling are in Lee County on the south west coast ...
Viewed 2853 times since 30 March 2010.

Johns Pass
Johns pass lies on the Gulf of Mexico South of Tampa on a strip of Land right on the Oceanfront West of St Petersburg. This quaint turn-of-the-century fishing village hosts a wonderful beach and a waterfront boardwalk of 1100ft along the pict...
Viewed 2598 times since 7 February 2010.

Orlando Museum of art
If you fancy a little culture to balance out ' The Mouse' then head for the Orlando Museum of Art. This is located on North Mills Avenue (about an hour from your holiday villa) This museum was founded in 1924 and it has been a cornerstone of t...
Viewed 2328 times since 5 February 2010.

Manatees at Tampa Power Station
For anyone who wants to see Manatees in the wild then a trip to the Tampa Electic Manatee Viewing Centre is highly recommended. It is situated at Apollo Beach close to Tampa and opposite the outlet of the Big Bend Power Station. The warm water surrou...
Viewed 2967 times since 4 February 2010.

Fantasy of Flight
For an alternative day out head approximately 15 miles from Disney World, heading west on I4 towards Tampa take exit 44 and head towards Fantasy of Flight. This air museum has a collection of over 40 aircraft from various periods in history, plenty o...
Viewed 2583 times since 19 January 2010.

Trolley Stop 5 - St Augustine
On our first day of exploring St Augustine our first stop had been to see the Old Jail and St Augustine History Museum. We then hopped back on the trolley bus to get off again at Stop 5. A fabulous site to see here are the Old City Gates at t...
Viewed 3684 times since 17 January 2010.

Alligator Farm - St Augustine
On our last day in St Augustine before we headed back to Orlando and Disney we decided to pay a visit to the Alligator Farm as other guests staying at our hotel had visited it the previous day and recommended that we go. The St. Augustine All...
Viewed 2487 times since 12 January 2010.

A Day at Dunedin
Theme parks and sunshine are possibly the two most important ingredients to encourage holidaymakers to come to the Orlando/Kissimmee area of Florida. And long may it continue. However, there is an amazing wealth of alternate locations and pastimes vi...
Viewed 2693 times since 9 January 2010.

Clearwater Beach - Florida
When visiting Florida no trip would be complete without taking a trip over to Clearwater Beach. Located around 1 ½ hours from Orlando, Clearwater Beach is one of the nicest beaches in the whole of Florida with white coloured sand and excellent weathe...
Viewed 4290 times since 5 November 2009.

Daytona Beach Day Trip
Florida offers many good days out and if you are staying in Orlando you are not far from many of them. Being only 1 hour from both coasts offers you plenty of opportunities to go and explore. One of the best places to visit is Daytona Beach on the Ea...
Viewed 3043 times since 4 November 2009.

Weeki Wachi as a State Park.
Weeki Wachee is situated in Springhill at the junction of the State Route 19 and Highway 19. Weeki Wachee became a State Park in november 2008 and since then a fellowship between Park staff and volunteers is striving to restore this park to i...
Viewed 2347 times since 13 October 2009.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium (3)
If you are staying near Clearwater or visiting for the day – and enjoy or want to learn more about Floridian sea life take a visit to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium which is open daily to visitors. It’s not large or commercialised like the more well ...
Viewed 3656 times since 1 September 2008.

Clearwater in a Day
As we were staying here for longer than usual this time, we thought we would spread our wings a bit and head for Clearwater for the day. With this is mind, we said we would leave our villa at 9. 30 latest and head for the beach. Finally at 11...
Viewed 3399 times since 1 September 2008.

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