Florida Attractions

Florida Attractions Reviewed

Find out the best Florida attractions and tours to do while traveling to Florida with kids. We’ve done them and tested them so you can feel safe.

Our Mini Honeymoon Motorcycle Road Trip – How About Renting a Harley Davidson?

After eleven years of marriage my husband and I are going on an ‘official’ mini honeymoon. Or in other words, romantic getaway. Technically we never had a honeymoon since we got married and immediately moved to Costa Rica. Now, instead … 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

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

Florida Legoland – We Finally Arrived!

My planning for Legoland began in December 2012. That was a long time to wait for a cool place. But it was a great way to keep my kids behaving (for the most part) during the year knowing that the … 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

Where is the Best Place in the World to Swim with Manatee? Florida’s Nature Coast

If you are reading this article before How To Swim with Manatee, I recommend to first read that one, and then come back for the conclusion. Once we learned how to play nice with the Manatee it was time for our … Continue reading

How to Swim with Manatee – 5 Important Facts To Know Before You Go

To swim with Manatee you first need to understand who and what these docile, social animals are all about. Then you need to learn how to swim with them so that no one gets hurt, frightened and most importantly the … Continue reading

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park – Not Your Typical Park

While visiting Crystal River on Florida’s Nature Coast I kept on bumping into fun info about Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. From what I gathered the park had a lot of opportunities for wildlife sightings. Let me tell you, not … Continue reading

St. Augustine Alligator Farm – Over 100 Years of Love and Care

St. Augustine, Florida is simply brewing with history on every turn. This doesn’t stop with just historic sites and buildings but also zoos. St. Augustine Alligator Farm is over 100 years old and has a story that needs to be … Continue reading

The Long Awaited Visit to St. Augustine Fountain of Youth

Me and school never got along. I was an average student finding classrooms a terrible place to learn about the world. If you ask me about most of my classes, I wouldn’t be able to tell you anything memorable. All … Continue reading

Educational Travel – Colonial Quarter St. Augustine

St. Augustine and Educational travel should be synonymous.  Practically all the main attractions in this historic town are great learning opportunities for both kids and adults. Our education began on our first day when we visited the Pirate Museum, but … Continue reading

St. Augustine Nights of Lights Festival – The One and Only

One of the biggest questions that loom over people’s heads when traveling to a new location is – When is the right time to visit? Usually, just getting to the chosen destination anytime you can is the right time to … Continue reading

Where the US Began – St. Augustine History – 501 Years Young

One day as I was reading travel blogs I found a really interesting post on St. Augustine, Florida. I’ve heard of the town before, and saw it on the map, but never considered it an actual destination for my travels. … Continue reading

What To Do in St. Augustine, Florida – Learn the History of Pirates

Pirates and kids have a weird love affair. They only see the romance of pirates brought to them by Pirates of the Caribbean and Halloween. At times I wonder if showing them the real deal will steal their fantasy of … Continue reading

Daytona Racing – Feel the Energy

Visiting Daytona, Florida? Don’t you dare miss a trip to Daytona International Speedway. This is what the true heart and soul of Daytona Beach Florida is all about. Who wouldn’t love to camp out for one week during the crazy, … Continue reading

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse – Florida’s Tallest Lighthouse

Everyone has a bucket list. Even if you don’t write one down, you just know some things you must see and do. Checking out a lighthouse was one for me. Sure, I’ve been to many towns with lighthouses, yet I … Continue reading

Mini Golf in South Florida – A Great Day Out

So, here you are in South Florida! Before diving into theme parks and beaches, you have a free day to simply chill out and enjoy the weather and surroundings. However, the kids are having none of that. They want to … 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