Florida Attraction Guide - Other Activities - Page 1

Heritage - Eco River Tour
When visiting Crystal River many people take commercial boat trips to swim with the manatees, but if you are looking for something a little different, why not try a Heritage -Eco River tour? These tours leave The Crystal River Preserv...
Viewed 2302 times since 18 November 2015.

Alligator Encounter - Boggy Creek Air Boat Rides
If you are after an alternative day out from the hustle and bustle of the Disney and Universal Parks, there are other options. Most people who visit Florida have heard of their Alligators and there are plenty of places to see them. You can go to Gato...
Viewed 2709 times since 23 December 2013.

ZIPLINING IN FLORIDA
Something quite unique is Zipline Safari, which can be found in St Cloud, just south of Holopaw, off the US 441. ‘Forever Florida’ is a 4, 700 acre wildlife conservation area which has nine unique and quite distinct ecosystems. Here you will see wetl...
Viewed 2768 times since 1 December 2012.

Star Trek and C.S.I.
There are 2 new exhibitions in town to tempt you away from the frenetic pace of the wonderful theme parks. First, a little about the venue; this is run by E. M. S and is a flexible space that can host all sorts of events and exhibitions. ...
Viewed 2852 times since 20 July 2012.

Westgate Rodeo
3200 River Ranch Blvd, River Ranch, Florida 33867 Never having been to a rodeo we really did not know what to expect. We saw this ranch held a rodeo every Saturday night at 7. 30pm and although about an hour away from the homes on CR54 we d...
Viewed 12483 times since 4 July 2012.

A horse riding experience!
Florida EcoSafaris is located at Forever Florida in St Cloud. It is a cliche to say that here is where you find ' the real Florida' but it is! A good way to explore the 4700 acres of wilderness here is by horseback and you can. Viewed 2660 times since 31 May 2012.

Eco Safaris:the coach tour.
So, we have come to our fourth and final Ecosafari at Forever Florida. And this is the coach safari. First I am going to tell you a little bit about the coach. It is nothing like your up to date charabanc that you have occasional day trip...
Viewed 2908 times since 24 April 2012.

Sammy Duvals Watersport Centre
We had been going to Florida for many years before friends recommended a visit to Sammy Duvall’s Watersport Centre. On a sunny day this comes as a welcome relief from the Parks and it is open every day of the year. Sammy Duvall’s is situated ...
Viewed 3322 times since 18 October 2010.

Swimming with Manatees
I have recently being looking at a Swimming with the Manatees Tour, my niece is longing to do this and as it is her birthday soon I have thought of taking her next time we go to our villa in Orlando. She loves these gentle giants and I think ...
Viewed 3511 times since 16 October 2010.

Highwaymen Exhibition at the Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando
Are you one of the lucky ones who visits Florida regularly and who likes to experience something a little different? Maybe you are all ‘parked out’ having visited the wonderful theme parks regularly, or maybe you just want something out of the ordina...
Viewed 3465 times since 30 September 2010.

Try Boggy Creek Airboat Rides
If you are looking for a way to spend a few hours or to get away from the heat on a hot Orlando day, why not try an airboat ride at one of the Boggy Creek locations? The most convenient location for visitors to the Walt Disney World area is s...
Viewed 3887 times since 21 August 2010.

Central Florida Zoo.
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 ...
Viewed 4552 times since 19 June 2010.

Sea Screamer – The Trip
No sooner had we left the quay than the crew spotted two female dolphins with their young so we spent some thirty minutes circling in the harbour waiting for them all appear. We were rewarded a view of them on a number of occasions. We were told by t...
Viewed 12732 times since 1 September 2008.

Sea Screamer – getting there and parking
On our last trip to Florida we went to Clearwater for a dolphin spotting trip on the Sea Screamer, something we had been promising ourselves for a long time. We had been staying down at Manosota Beach for a few days so instead of returning di...
Viewed 4570 times since 1 September 2008.

Boggy Creek Airboat Ride
We had all seen the photographs and TV programmes of the airboats whisking their way through the Florida wetlands and so we decided that this was a ‘must do’ on our next trip to Orlando. We did a little bit of internet research first and found that t...
Viewed 4001 times since 1 September 2008.

Florida TPC Sawgrass
There are two courses attached to the Marriott at Sawgrass which is near Ponte Vedra, both designed by the famous golf course architect Pete Dye there is the Valley course and the famous players Stadium Course which is home to one of the best tournam...
Viewed 3857 times since 1 September 2008.

La Nouba - Cirque du Soleil
An evening at Cirque du Soleil I had heard much about La Nouba but despite several trips to Orlando had never found the time to go amongst everything else there is to do in Florida. This year as a Christmas/New Year treat I thought it would be...
Viewed 9765 times since 1 September 2008.

Kennedy Space Center Tour
Since our childhood we had been fascinated with space exploration, right from the early days of Yuri Gagarin and John Glenn, through the Apollo moon missions of the 60s and 70s, to the present day Shuttle programme. So, as you can imagine, we were fu...
Viewed 3798 times since 1 September 2008.

Fantasia Crazy Golf, Disney World
If you have got a couple of hours to spare try a game of crazy golf. (This is a great way to spend time on an afternoon when you have checked out of your villa but have time before catching a flight home). We went along to Disney’s Fantasia Gardens M...
Viewed 6846 times since 1 September 2008.

Arabian Nights Dinner Show
Our evening at Arabian Nights began with a before dinner show with a very talented belly dancer and as we upgraded to V.I.P. tickets we had a free drink before the show. Having the upgraded tickets also meant we got to go in one hour earlier to meet ...
Viewed 4289 times since 1 September 2008.

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