Category Archives: Central Florida

Find where you can eat, stay and play when traveling to Central Florida with or without kids.

Miniland of Legoland Florida – A Must Visit Exhibit

Legoland has a one day or two day pass. We were there for the winter months and the water park was closed. Which would be a good reason to do the two day pass. That is before I discovered Miniland. … Continue reading

Legoland Florida – One Artistic Theme Park – Photo Essay

When we arrived to Legoland Florida, I was shocked to find out it was way more than just a typical theme park. I guess that comes with the territory when you visit the most famous building blocks maker in the … Continue reading

Sea World Orlando Florida – Photo Essay

Orlando, Florida is full of the best theme parks possible. And Sea World Orlando is probably one of the best marine parks to visit. Three years ago we visited Sea World, but my baby was only one years old then. … Continue reading

Medieval Times Orlando – A Photo Adventure

When I was 18 years old, a freshman at University, I came home to visit my family for the first time after leaving. As a celebration, my folks, took my brother and me to a Medieval Times restaurant. To say … Continue reading

Villas of Grand Cypress – A Splurge That Everyone Needs to Take

By the time we arrived to Villas of Grand Cypress we’ve been traveling for over a week and needed some serious downtime. When I arranged our reservation I only had one night in mind before heading back home. That all changed … Continue reading

Who Wants to be a Nascar Driver for a Day? Me, Me!

Ever wanted to become a nascar driver? I’ve toyed with the idea, but nothing more than pretend. After visiting the Daytona International Speedway, my son(s) became a bit obsessive with the idea. Sure boys want to be car racers, who doesn’t? But … Continue reading

Resorts in Orlando Florida – Staying in a Luxury Suite Without Breaking the Bank

Resorts in Orlando Florida are everywhere. Finding the right one is a challenge onto itself. Most offer luxury rooms, villas, suites at luxury prices. Meaning, they are way out of our budget. When I found Blue Heron Beach Resort, I … Continue reading

Ripley’s Believe it or Not Orlando – Is it Kid Friendly?

Last time I visited a Ripley’s Believe it or Not was over twenty years ago. When I realized there was a Ripley’s in Orlando Florida I was determined to take my kids to see it. I grew up with the … Continue reading

Hotels Near Legoland Florida – Fewer Than You Think

Legoland has been our family’s wish list for well over a year.  At first I considered staying in Orlando, so we can add a few more attractions to the time there, but one hour drive in each direction was just … Continue reading

Who Wants to See the Weeki Wachee Mermaid Show?

Weeki Wachee National State Park came on my radar when I was planning a trip through Northern Florida as a place to stop and see real mermaids swim. Wait – what? Mermaids? That was my reaction when I first heard … Continue reading

Fun Breakfast Restaurant Near Weeki Wachee, Florida – Leslie’s Bistro

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for me. Well, technically not for me, but for my kids. My boys are extremely picky eaters, but can shovel down a good breakfast. As a matter of fact, they can … Continue reading

Searching for Weeki Wachee Restaurants – Finding a Gem – BeckyJack’s Food Shack

When doing a search for Weeki Wachee Restaurants you come up with very few cool options. They are mainly chains like Olive Garden and Crackle Barrel.  Not exactly memorable restaurants that are unique to the area, especially because last time … Continue reading

Worlds Largest McDonalds – Is This Really Necessary?

Honestly, do we really need a ‘World’s Largest’ McDonalds? I highly doubt it. We stumbled upon this place accidentally while visiting Orlando, Florida. My son’s buddy lives in Orlando and they haven’t seen one another in a long time. So … Continue reading

Disney World Information – All You Need to Know

Disney is a dream destination for most people! Most of us know that if you are going to travel to Florida visiting at least one of the Disney parks is a must! They are all amazing in their own way … Continue reading

Planning a Trip to Disney – FAQ’s Answered

Planning a trip to Disney World in Florida proved to be one of the toughest trips – if you can believe it! You literally need a Guide to Disney World to find out some of the baffling questions you and … Continue reading

Look Who’s Starring at Hollywood Studios Florida, Disney

Before planning a trip anywhere I do tons and tons of research. It’s probably my favorite thing to do, other than being in the actual destination.  Same rule applied for preparing our Hollywood Studios Florida in Disney World trip. Ironically, … Continue reading

Disneyworld Animal Kingdom- A Unique Adventure – Not To Be Missed!

Its been too many years since the last time I visited Disney World in Florida. So long that I didn’t even know that they built an amazing animal park that is by far the king (queen) of all animal parks … Continue reading

Disney’s Magic Kingdom Florida – Best Things To Do at Disney World

Everyone in the whole world dreams of going to Disney one day. Either it’s their dream vacation or it’s something on their bucket list along with going to Niagara Falls or seeing a kangroo. Regardless of where it is on … Continue reading

Character Greetings at Epcot Center Orlando, Florida

One of the most important aspects of visiting Disney Parks are character meetings. These ageless stars make the memories come alive. As flaky and cliche as this sounds, and if it didn’t actual happen to us while we were there, … Continue reading

Aquariums, Sting Rays and Many More Sea World Attractions, Orlando Florida

The amount of Sea World attractions in Orlando Florida and the things to see seem almost endless. So between the big events such as dolphins and Shamu we had a blast exploring! Sea World Attractions, Orlando Florida Sting Rays!  You can … Continue reading

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