St Augustine things to do

Free Things to do in St Augustine

St Augustine Florida – Free Points of Interest Throughout St Augustine Florida, there are several, what we would call, “points of interest”. Not really attractions or tours but still interesting stops along the way. All are free of charge; now that’s really nice. Most of these will be just shortstops as you wander around the … Read more

St Augustine Trolley

St Augustine Tours

St Augustine tours are fun, historic, interesting, and even romantic. Be sure to take a tour or two while you are visiting our beautiful old city. Whether you have arrived in St Augustine on one of those great Budget Holiday Deals or whether you are just visiting friends or family, there are no excuses for … Read more

Historic Sites St Augustine

St. Augustine Historic Sites

You are walking through the streets of an ancient city, where the territory was once controlled by natives, and then by the English, Spanish and French explorers. Where once upon a time pirates pillaged and with the help of providence and a mighty hurricane, the English Armada removed and obliterated not only a French fort … Read more

daytona beach guide

Daytona Beach Travel Guide

Daytona Beach, famous as the “World Center of Racing” and home of NASCAR, is part of East Central Florida’s greater metropolitan area. Daytona Beach is also the best known of the seven area communities. Although the broad 23-mile stretch of white-hot sandy beach is yet the biggest attraction here, with over 8 million visitants clustering … Read more

Thing to do New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach Travel Guide

New Smyrna Beach Thing to do Welcome to the premier online travel guide to New Smyrna Beach, Florida showcasing hundreds of exciting attractions throughout Central Florida including New Smyrna and the neighboring Daytona Beach Region. New Smyrna Beach is famous for its beautiful white, sandy beaches stretching approximately 13 miles in length and surrounded on … Read more

Universal Studios Quick Guide

Universal Studios Orlando is full of thrills (and chills during the month of September and October)!  We really enjoy the attractions at Universal Studios Orlando, but the theme really isn’t my thing.  Hopefully, this Universal Studios quick guide will help you with planning your next trip to Universal Orlando! Universal Studios Orlando was created to … Read more

Bahamas Disney Dream Cruise

Disney Dream Cruise to the Bahamas

We made a split decision to go on our first Disney Dream Cruise to the Bahamas!  We booked the 4-night Bahamian cruise on the Disney Dream on a whim and then rushed to get everything in order before we left. There were a lot of scares with hurricane warnings and a forecast full of rain, … Read more

Coronado Springs Resort

Coronado Springs Resort – Our Favorite Disney Resort

During our first family trip to Disney World, we stayed at Coronado Springs Resort.  Since that trip we also tried out Port Orleans French Quarter (it’s our second favorite) and Port Orleans Riverside…  but Coronado has a special place in our hearts (we’ve stayed there three times)!  Read this blog to find out why WE … Read more

Port Orleans French Quarter – Walt Disney World

On our second trip to Walt Disney World, we decided that even though we LOVED Coronado Springs that we would stay at the Port Orleans French Quarter Resort. This Disney resort is connected to Port Orleans Riverside so you are able to share amenities with both resorts which is a great perk! Our First Stay … Read more

Port Orleans Riverside Review – Walt Disney World Resorts

Port Orleans Riverside is a moderate resort at Walt Disney World. We stayed there for a few nights back in March of 2017. Coronado Springs has always been our favorite moderate resort, but we figured since we tried out Port Orleans French Quarter and had stayed at Coronado a few times we should try out … Read more

Disney World Resorts Quick Guide

There are a LOT of options when it comes to choosing a resort at Disney World. Staying at the Disney World resorts immerses you in the magic while you are on your Disney vacation! Check out my quick guide to find out the differences between the Disney World resorts! A Quick Guide to Walt Disney … Read more

Hollywood Studios Quick Guide – Walt Disney World

Hollywood Studios has always been the Disney park I was least interested in. There are fewer attractions compared to the other parks and it’s just not as magical.  However, with that being said it still has a few attractions that HAVE to be experienced!  Read to find out about all the NEW attractions coming to … Read more

Orlando Pet-Friendly Hotels Near Universal Studios Theme Parks

Florida tourists with pets can stay at pet-friendly hotels and resorts near Universal Studios Orlando and other theme parks, such as Disney and SeaWorld. Travelers with pets who plan to visit Universal Studios Orlando – or other nearby attractions, Walt Disney World and SeaWorld Orlando – are in luck when it comes to housing options. … Read more

Orlando Pet-Friendly Motels and Hotels Near Walt Disney World

For Disney guests who travel with pets, the Orlando, Florida area offers budget and moderately priced pet-friendly motels and hotels near Walt Disney World. Walt Disney World guests who are pet owners and who wouldn’t think of leaving home to visit the Magic Kingdom without all beloved members of their family, the greater Orlando area … Read more

Disney Wilderness Preserve in Florida

Natural Alternative to Theme Parks in Orlando If you’re feeling a little eco-guilt after spending your vacation at Disney World, next time, add a day trip to the Disney Wilderness Preserve in nearby Kissimmee, Florida A day trip to the Disney Wilderness Preserve in Kissimmee, Florida, near Orlando, provides a sure cure for any eco-travel … Read more

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in St. Petersburg

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve Boyd Hill Nature Preserve is a scaled-down version of natural Florida. The state’s habitats and its flora and fauna can all be seen in the park. Boyd Hill Park Nature Preserve Florida, located on the shore of Lake Maggiore just outside St Petersburg, is a special park. An area of some … Read more

Best Tampa Bay Florida Beach Vacation

Tampa Bay – featuring the cities of Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater – has a Florida beach vacation for every taste and pocketbook. Anchored by the cities of Tampa, Clearwater, and St. Petersburg, the Tampa Bay area offers 26 miles of beaches along the blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Two major airports serve … Read more

Sand Key Florida Gulf Coast Beaches

The island of Sand Key in Tampa Bay, Florida, offers 12 miles of white sand beaches and plentiful condo rentals in Indian Rocks Beach and Madeira Beach. Located just south of Clearwater Beach, Sand Key is a barrier island between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway. The city of Tampa sits about 25 … Read more

Honeymoon Island & Caladesi Island on the Florida Gulf Coast

For a quiet beach day in the Tampa Bay area, visit Honeymoon Island State Park or neighboring Caladesi Island State Park on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Tampa Bay, Florida has a beach to please any personality. The gulf coast beaches of Honeymoon Island and Caladesi Island appeal to those seeking solitude or wishing to … Read more

Clearwater Beach Florida Vacation

Located on the Gulf of Mexico about 25 miles from downtown Tampa, Clearwater Beach has accommodations and amenities to please just about anyone. Clearwater Beach is the most heavily visited of the northern Tampa Bay barrier island beaches along the Gulf of Mexico. Accommodations range from luxury resorts to private cottages and everything in between. … Read more