SeaWorld Orlando

We all know how hard it can be, cramming in everything that there is to do in Orlando. Not only do you have the four Disney theme parks, which can easily take up the best part of a week’s vacation time, but there are also the Disney water parks, Downtown Disney and then there’s the … Read more

The Parades of the Magic Kingdom: A Plethora of Processions

There’s a good reason why the Magic Kingdom was given that name – because it’s full of magic. And nowhere is that more evident than in the stunning parades that take place there. Don’t get me wrong, the parades at Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios are definitely worth seeing and perhaps one day, we … Read more

Enjoy Japan Pavilion at Epcot: A World Showcase Favorite

For many people, the Magic Kingdom is the park they most look forward to seeing whenever they go to Walt Disney World, and that’s perfectly understandable. After all, it’s got the fairy tale castle as you walk in, along with huge doses of magic. But despite all that, my heart lies with Epcot, and perhaps … Read more

How to Get Cheap Disney and Universal Tickets

We’ve been inundated with questions from our readers lately — which is GREAT! We’re happy to help you with your queries about saving money on a vacation or the best things to do in your favorite destinations. So, keep those questions (and answers) coming! One of our latest emails concerns Disney and Universal Orlando in … Read more

Orlando Golf Resort: Omni at ChampionsGate

Orlando triggers visions of themed characters, roller coasters, and funnel cakes but actually, not every Orlando Resort has a character-themed environment. When my family traveled to Orlando recently we stayed at an Orlando golf resort: Omni at ChampionsGate. This luxury resort presents a tropical ambiance and appeals to the entire family and is only a … Read more

East End Market: Unique Food in Orlando

A lot of you may not know this, but Orlando is a growing hub and home for different local food vendors and creators. The best example of Orlando’s rising culture of fun, original eats is the East End Market, which has become one of my favorite places to go. Get a healthy smoothie at Skybird, … Read more

10 Things to Do in Disney Springs

Forget about everything you think you know about Downtown Disney, especially if your last visit was more than 2 years ago. Downtown Disney is gone! It went under a massive expansion and transformation. Now it is called Disney Springs, and it is amazing! Downtown Disney was first created in the mid-’70s and was called Lake … 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

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

Are Family Vacation Packages to Orlando Theme Parks Worth Buying?

Orlando Family Vacation Packages Bringing a family to Florida for a long-awaited vacation get-away can be costly. Theme parks offer family vacation packages, but are they the right choice? Airline tickets, automobile rental, hotel accommodations, restaurant selections, attraction tickets, and miscellaneous details to tend to are all part of planning for a family vacation. The … Read more

Orlando Florida’s Wekiwa Springs State Park

Family Paddling and Camping Close to Disney World, Universal Studios Just North of Disney World and Universal Studios, Wekiwa Springs State Park offers low-budget paddling and camping for the whole family. Less than 45 minutes North of the Orlando, Florida theme parks, Wekiwa Springs State Park features family-friendly horseback riding, biking, hiking, paddling, and camping. … Read more

Orlando’s Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake

Central Florida’s Park is a Natural Attraction Just a few miles from the busiest theme parks of the world lies a quiet hidden treasure still within the city limits of Orlando, Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake. A trip a few miles from the famous theme parks of Orlando will bring you to a natural … Read more

Where to Swim with Dolphins in Florida

Swimming with dolphins is the highlight for many travelers vacationing in Florida. This travel guide showcases three swim-with-dolphins programs and a homage to Flipper. Florida offers many opportunities to swim with dolphins however, interacting with a wild dolphin can be dangerous and it’s against federal law to harass or feed them. While some marine outfitters … Read more

Trip to Discovery Cove Orlando

Discovery Cove at Orlando is a wonderful travel destination offering tourists a face to face interaction with tropical wonders and the best of marine life. Discovery Cove Orlando is one of the most promising travel destinations for those wishing to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of marine and aquatic life in Florida. People who are adventure … Read more

Orlando Discount Cards and Coupons

Free Discount Card Offers Savings to Florida Budget Travelers Families who plan to vacation in the Orlando area – home to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida, and SeaWorld Orlando, among many other attractions – can benefit from free and low-cost sources for saving money. Traveling to Orlando, Florida? Don’t forget to get your free … Read more

Orlando Budget Hotels

How to book hotels in Orlando, on a budget. It is easy to book a Disney or comparable Orlando resort – but is all that luxury really necessary? Who really needs two or three pools in the hotel when most of one’s time will be spent in the theme parks? A simple Google search should … Read more

Orlando Beyond Disney

Just mention the word Florida and children are sent into a frenzy of Mickey Mouse related madness, but the Sunshine State has much more to offer! While the delights of Florida are centered around the wonderful world of Disney, there is so much more to be seen and done. Kennedy Space Center If thrill rides … Read more

Waiting in Line at Walt Disney World

How To Keep Children Occupied in Long Lineups at the Magic Kingdom Even visitors with a great touring plan visiting Walt Disney World still get caught in long lines, here are some boredom-busting tips for waiting in line. Many visitors to Walt Disney World ensure they get to the four theme parks early and have … Read more