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Florida Trips Guide - Places to Visit - Page 2

Verona: An overview - Part 1

Verona means one thing to most people and that is Romeo and Juliet, but there is so much more to this city. The urban setting for William Shakespeare’s tragic star crossed lovers, Vstar-crossedng been a place of pilgrimage for couples...
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The Maine Event

Which is exploring mountains and sea in this marvellous state Just recently to mark the centenary of the National Park Service, the service has been offering extra guided tours of some of its most breathtaking scenery in the wilds of M...
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Trip to St Augustine Florida

An easy 100 min drive from Orlando, use the coastal road via Daytona and you can stop off at some gorgeous secluded unspoilt beaches, plus on the journey see some awesome high-end properties perched high above the beach on stilts for protection from ...
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Niagara Falls - Voyage to the Falls

When viewing Niagara Falls from either side of the US/Canadian border you cannot fail to notice the seemingly tiny boats sailing relentlessly up and down the Niagara River to the base of Horseshoe Falls and for many this is an absolute must when visi...
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Niagara Falls - An overview

Niagara Falls straddles the border between the USA and Canada and covers part of the province of Ontario in Canada and New York State in the USA. When tourists refer to Niagara Falls they are often referring to Horseshoe Falls which i...
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Niagara-on-the-Lake Fort George

Having spent a busy half day visiting Niagara-on-the-lake tourists could be excused for passing the entrance to Fort George en route to Niagara Falls, but those who do, miss a piece of US, British and Canadian history and a chance for a further few h...
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A visit to Alcatraz in the bay of San Francisco

If you are in San Francisco with half a day to spare then this is a trip that is well worth your time. Just remember to put on something warm as the wind chill factor is quite high even in summer. Regular Alcatraz tours including the ferry trip and a...
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Alpine Trail Cedar Breaks Utah

On a day visit to Cedar Breaks National Monument we were looking for a short hike, not too challenging or strenuous, just something that would take us away from the main hub of visitor overlooks and give us an opportunity to see more of the park. The...
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Cedar Breaks National Monument Utah - Part 2

Continued from part 1 The most sensible point to start your exploration of the park is the rim visitor center at Pointe Supreme. The visitor center opens daily 9 AM until 6 PM from around mid-May until around mid October. The winter ra...
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Cedar Breaks National Monument Utah - Part 1

Cedar Breaks National Monument is situated in the state of Utah on US 89 about 30 to 40 minutes drive from the moderately sized town of Cedar city. If you are combining a trip to Cedar Breaks with other National Parks in the area it is 45 miles from ...
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Fort Christmas Review

Fort Christmas If you have got all ‘theme parked out’ and you are ready for something quiet and off the beaten track, then take a ride along State Road 50 and visit the Pioneer Homes and Fort Christmas. This piece of Pioneer History can be...
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Circle B Bar Reserve Part 2 Heron Hideout and Marsh Rabbit Run

Circle B Bar Reserve Part 2 Heron Hideout and Marsh Rabbit Run Before reading this article, you would be well advised to read part 1 and also the article on Polk’s Nature Discovery Centre. On my second day visit to Circle B Bar...
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Circle B bar Reserve Part 1 Alligator Alley and Lake Hancock

Circle B bar Reserve Part 1 Alligator Alley and Lake Hancock Circle B Bar Reserve was once a cattle ranch on the shores of Lake Hancock in Polk County. The importance of water management in this area is such that the land was purchased in ...
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Lake Wales Art Centre

The Lake Wales Arts Center was, for 60 years , actually a working Catholic Church but is now a cultural centre that offers everything from live musical performances and art exhibits to summer programmes for children. When the building becam...
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From Gizmo City to the gift shop.

And so on to the second part of an on depth look at The Museum of Discovery and Science. Today we are going to look at Gizmo City, The Great Gravity Clock, Living in the Everglades and Florida Ecoscapes. Gizmo Gity is devoted ...
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A Leisurely Day in the Cocoa Beach Area Part 2

Having spent a few hours on Melbourne Beach it was now late afternoon and we headed towards Cocoa Beach for a meal. We were travelling along the coast road and there did not seem many dining facilities around so we stopped at a garage to ask and they...
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A Leisurely Day in the Cocoa Beach Area Part 1

When we visited our villa in March 2011 we were delighted to experience great weather particularly hot for that time of year. Having been to various Theme parks during the first week of our stay we decided Orlando was getting very warm and we decided...
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Our Stay at Treasure Island Part 3

Directly in front of the Tiki Bar area at the Thunderebird is a walkway where people stroll or ride bikes during the day and this gets particularly busy in the late afternoon as the heat of the day dies down a little. We often just sit here in the ea...
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Our Stay at Treasure Island Part 2

The Thunderbird motel is ideal for families although when they holiday on their own in the quieter months my parents still stay here. All the rooms have 2 Queen Beds which is ideal for young families with children. You can either stay on ...
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Our Stay at Treasure Island Part 1

We have always loved the Gulf Coast and over the years had stayed at Naples, Anna Marie Island Sarasota and Clearwater. About 10 years ago when they were staying at our villa on their own my parents went in search of somewhere we could all stay toget...
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