Florida Trips Guide - Travelling - Page 7
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...
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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 1751 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 2360 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 2152 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...
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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 2454 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 1744 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 2044 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 2444 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 1717 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 2601 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 1958 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 2665 times since 23 April 2013.
Olde Winter Park
Situated about 2 miles off the I4, U. S President Chester Alan Arthur (1881–85) described Olde Winter Park as the prettiest place in Florida, and if he visited today he may still be of that opinion. Develop rapidly from 1880, when the railroad track ...
Viewed 2559 times since 24 March 2013.
Hollywood Beach: an overview.
Once you have been to the wonderful Orlando area a few times, your thoughts may turn to taking a side trip during your visit.
And if you do, may I recomend Hollywood Beach on the Atlantic Coast of Florida, just south of Fort Lauderdale.
Viewed 1945 times since 24 March 2013.
A Gold medal winning park.
Florida is literally bursting at the seams with glorious State Parks and if you are visiting the East Coast of the Sunshine State I want to tell you about one you should not miss.
This park is called Fort Pierce Inlet and it is located in...
Viewed 2067 times since 19 March 2013.
What to see in Pinellas County
What to see in and around Pinellas County.
Clearwater: Visitors will soon understand Clearwater’s nickname - The Sparkling City. The waters from the Gulf sparkle in the daily sunshine, and water sports are around in abundance. It is a gro...
Viewed 1875 times since 18 March 2013.
A day out to Clearwater
When you talk about Florida the first thing that comes into everyone’s mind is Disney and surrounding area. Little do people know Florida is famous for not only its great parks, but also its great beaches. Around 1 hour 30 min from Kissimmee is one o...
Viewed 2751 times since 16 February 2013.
Packing for Florida
With airlines restricting how much weight you can take on long haul flights, being able to pack the right stuff without increasing your weight has become very important. Many people take far too much stuff when they go away (probably half of it never...
Viewed 2224 times since 13 February 2013.
Your trip to Orlando
Orlando – Florida is the ideal place for a fun family holiday, no matter your age. Whatever you are into, there is something to suit your taste. You’ll certainly never go hungry with hundreds of different restaurants to choose from. With a Dennys, Lo...
Viewed 2161 times since 3 February 2013.
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