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Orange County History Centre
The 2 names that have been given to this part of the State reflect visitors’ impression and the commodity that gave it the initial wealth. Originally called Mosquito County -early settlers named it because of the mosquitoes in the area Mosquito Count...
Viewed 3267 times since 19 February 2011.

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 4831 times since 19 June 2010.

The State Nicknames – Part 8
Collecting state number plates has become quite a hobby for us when we visit Orlando, and it is amazing how many you can see, from all over the USA. Each number plate has a state nickname which reflects its own particular character. Massachus...
Viewed 3098 times since 13 October 2010.

Disney Hollywood Studios Character Meet and Greet Locations
Al’s Toy Barn Located in the Back Lot area, just behind the Muppets 3D attraction, you will find all of Disney / Pixar’s Toy Story and Toy Story 2 characters outside Al’s Toy Barn, simply itching to meet you and say “Hi”. Have your...
Viewed 4851 times since 1 September 2008.

Silver Spurs Rodeo (3)
If you are lucky enough to be in Orlando in either February (as we were) and want to try something completely different, then you may like to don your cowboy hat, pull on your cowboy boots and head off to the Silver Spurs Rodeo in Kissimmee to sample...
Viewed 3013 times since 1 September 2008.

The Cat in the Hat
The Cat in the Hat in Seuss Landing at Islands of Adventures is great fun for old and young alike. On this ride you sit on your brightly coloured, six passenger ‘couch’ and are transported through the pages of one of the most famous children’s books ...
Viewed 4088 times since 1 September 2008.

Typhoon Lagoon - 2011
It’s been a while since we visited Typhoon Lagoon as a family, and we left it to the very last day of our holiday to visit on our August/September 2011 trip. The first good thing about Disney water parks is that it is Free parking! We wer...
Viewed 3401 times since 9 September 2011.

Secrets of Expedition Everest, Animal Kingdom
You know, the way Disney is designed is pretty incredible, but some things are so subtle that you might even miss them. Take Expedition Everest at Animal Kingdom, for instance. I bet you have walked along the shores of Discovery River, with Everest i...
Viewed 3216 times since 18 January 2013.

Universal V Disney?
Universal versus Disney? Naturally you would like to do both but you do not have the time so which to plump for? LET US TAKE IT POINT BY POINT: Roller Coasters: well I think that Universal come out tops here; Duelling Dragons a...
Viewed 3492 times since 5 March 2011.

Discovery Cove with Elderly Relatives
It was in 2004 that we last visited Discovery Cove when my niece was six. In 2015 we were visiting Florida in September where we were due to celebrate her eighteenth birthday and she was given the choice of where she wanted a day out. Her response wa...
Viewed 1796 times since 14 June 2016.

Epcot
Whatever your age there is something to interest you at Epcot. I will give you just a taster of what to expect and leave you find out the rest when you visit yourself. Your are greeted by Spaceship Earth, a very large silver ball which contai...
Viewed 4663 times since 1 September 2008.

Jack Hanna at Busch Gardens.
You all know who Jack Hanna is, don' t you? He is a World expert on wildlife who has made award winning television programmes. You will probably remember Jack Hanna Into the Wild. Well, if you are a fan, you are in for a treat with 2 differe...
Viewed 3046 times since 8 May 2013.

Florida with an autistic Child
We have been travelling to Orlando with our autistic daughter for many years and find it a great place for all the family. The holiday starts at the airport. We let the airline know about our daughter’s needs before we go and they are alway...
Viewed 3329 times since 23 May 2011.

The Haunted Mansion at the Magic Kingdom
The Haunted Mansion is one of the best-loved attractions at the Magic Kingdom. The attraction closed for several months for refurbishment and Walt Disney World’s Haunted Mansion re-opened with a new look in 2007 The Haunted Mansion is obviousl...
Viewed 13319 times since 12 February 2009.

Our 4th July Celebrations. Pt 2
As we approached Celebration via the I4 and World Drive, the roads were unusually quiet. With the excision of one notice, advertising the free park and ride from Celebration Place, there was nothing to indicate that the town would be busy or parking ...
Viewed 2785 times since 7 August 2012.

What’s so great about Universal Studios? Islands of Adventure 2
What’s so great about Universal Studios? Islands of Adventure 2 After you adrenaline fuelled ride on the incredible hulk roller coaster you enter “Marvel Super Hero Island”. Now both my two lads were big fans and the Marvel comics and ...
Viewed 2448 times since 24 December 2013.

Halloween… for teenagers and adults
The parks offer many options for Halloween. If you are looking for something a little ‘scary’ check out Halloween at Universal Studio’s Horror Nights. This is definitely for older children/teenagers and adults – not for the faint hearted. In fact loo...
Viewed 2510 times since 14 April 2013.

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 7094 times since 1 September 2008.

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 2563 times since 18 November 2015.

Discovery Cove
When I went to America one time, one of the most memorable experiences that I ever had the pleasure to do, was Discovery cove. Discovery cove is a relaxed, tranquil, exotic, paradise. You book your swimming with dolphin encounter in advance s...
Viewed 5804 times since 1 September 2008.

Animal Kingdom Part Two
After jungle trekking around Africa and Asia as described in Animal Kingdom Part One, if you still have the energy to visit more of the park then here are other areas you may wish to visit. Discovery Island At the centre of Di...
Viewed 3581 times since 7 January 2011.

Preparing to pack on a rainy Afternoon
A great way to spend a rainy afternoon in the sunshine state. If like me you usually leave your packing to the last day, I found on a recent trip where we had a rainy afternoon my time would be best spent removing all those labels from t...
Viewed 2587 times since 18 October 2012.

United Kingdom - Epcot
The history of the United Kingdom is depicted through the architectural styles ranging from 1500 to 1800. In United Kingdom in Epcot you will find buildings representing Victorian, London, Yorkshire Manor, Tudor, Georgian, Hyde Park, Regency and even...
Viewed 4731 times since 1 September 2008.

Unsung Heroes #1
I was unsure as to whether to title this article ‘Hidden Gems’ or “Unsung Heroes”, but as the two businesses I am going to tell you about are on main thoroughfares then to call them “Hidden” seems slightly inappropriate! Our first unexpec...
Viewed 12512 times since 13 January 2011.

Why holiday in Orlando?
Why not Spend your next family holiday in Florida' s theme park capital. There are a variety of exciting attractions and fun things to do in Orlando, Florida. An array of world famous theme parks, restaurants, shops and attractions offer hours of fam...
Viewed 3176 times since 19 November 2010.

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