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Florida Trips Guide - Other Activities - Page 1

San Francisco Segway Tour

On our fourth trip to San Francisco we were looking for something a little bit different to do when we came across The Segway Tour run by the San Francisco Electric Tour Company. We have ridden segways on holiday before and this really appealed to us...
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The Shuttle Atlantis Exhibit (spoiler free)

The Atlantis exhibit at the Kennedy Space Centre opened in July 2013 and I was lucky enough to pay a visit a couple of weeks after it opened. Before seeing it in person, I had read lots on the internet about the engineering required t...
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Cycle Tours at Hollywood Beach.

If you are planning an overnight side to trip to Hollywood Beach then you will be looking for nice things to do during your stay. There are many ways to get around the area in Hollywood, trolley, water bus and by foot to name a few. Howev...
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Flea & Farmers Markets...

For those that love meandering round the brick and brack, new and old of flea markets or shop for locally grown and homemade foods in the Farmers Markets not to mention the good ole USA garage sale Florida has so many to offer. On Saturda...
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The Florida Museum of Natural History

Florida Museum of Natural History is located at The University of Florida campus in Gainseville. This museum is run by University staff and volunteers. The bulk of the museum is artefacts and collections from Florida and The Caribbean but...
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Going on a dolphin cruise

Whenever we visit our beautiful villa in Orlando we try to make time to visit the Gulf Coast beaches. These wonderful golden sandy beaches are just an hour and a half from our home, so after an energetic time at the parks we love to chill out and spl...
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A Cruise on the St John's River

If you enjoy exploring more natural parts of the world and fancy a change from the theme parks the I would recommend a day out to the north of Orlando taking in the Blue Heron river cruise from Hontoon Landing. The cruise takes 2 hours and leaves at ...
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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

I would like to tell you about our visit to Cirque Du Soleil. We decided to go to Down Town Diney one evening and on the spur of the moment we decided to buy tickets there and then and go and see the show. We had been many times to Downtown...
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New section at Museum of Discovery and Science.

The Discovery Center at The Museum of Discovery and Science is a new feature at this marvellous museum. The museum is located in South West Street in Fort Lauderdale. If we start on the first floor you will come across Otters at Play. The...
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Boat Tours on St John River.

Central Florida Airboat Tours is primarily located in Jolly Gators Fish Camp which is on the 46, East of Sanford at the Geneva Bridge. Want to get up close to an alligator in its natural habitat or see a bald eagle soaring in the sky? wel...
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Try Boggy Creek Airboat Rides

One of the most exciting things to do in Orlando is visit the Boggy Creek Airboat Rides. For those of you who have never tried it, it is a bit like a very small hovercraft. It is based in Southport Road, Kissimmee and is just a short driv...
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Kissimmee Ghost Tours

Our girls have been talking to friends who holidayed in Kissimmee recently and they now inform us we MUST go on the Kissimmee Ghost Tour next time we visit our villa. Apparently their friends loved it and said it was really scary. Apparently ...
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Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens is located in Sanford on North West Highway. This will be about an hour from your holiday villa in The Parks area. This zoo has been in existence in one form or another since 1923 and it started with ...
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Silver Spurs Rodeo

Did you enjoy watching cowboy films or remember TV programmes like the Bonanza and Rawhide? I’m sure many a boy wished they could have had a go at being one of those cowboys! Or maybe you just wanted to see a rodeo with professional cowboys in action...
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Rodeos and Bull-riding - Arcadia

Arcadia is a small town of some 6, 000 residents which has had a tradition of raising money for local charities through rodeos since 1928. Arcadia, an hour’s drive from the Gulf Coast can be reached from several junctions on the I-75. The Rodeo Stadi...
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Edison & Ford Museum of Fort Myers

When we visited, the 'Holiday Nights' programme was on. Access from 530pm with the homes and gardnes decorated for Christmas. An awesome sight. Overally, not much for young children but for anyone interested in history and inventions, a great...
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Manatees in Florida

Manatees are sometimes known as ‘sea cows; and they are one of the most delightful creatures to be found in Florida. They are gentle sea creatures, which are mainly herbivorous, and which graze in the shallow waters off the coast of Florida, or in th...
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Culture in St. Pete’s

If visitors to Florida have heard of St Pete’s, or to give the city it full title ‘St Petersburg’, then the majority of them will probably associate the city with wonderful sandy beaches which are located about 10 miles southwest of ‘downtown’ at the...
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Swimming with the dolphins in The Florida Keys

For as long as I can remember dolphins have fascinated me. Maybe it was stories of dolphins helping humans in distress or television programmes showing the intelligence and communication skills possessed by them – I really don’t know. However, while ...
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Bull Riding on South Gulf Coast

Bull Riding at Charlotte County Fairground – South Gulf Coast, Florida If you want to try something different then why not go to a Bull Riding Meeting. The Southern States Bull Riding Series competition is held every Saturday at the Ch...
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