10 Fun Things to Do With Kids in Saint Agustine

St Augustine is the oldest city in the United Sates and was listed by National Geographic Traveler among the Top 20 “World’s Must See Places”.   Filled with history this town has lots of fun things to enjoy during a family vacation.  We recently visited St Augustine with my children who are six and nine …

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Wonderful Family Dining Experience at Cascade American Bistro at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

From the moment you walk down the steps of the two story atrium leading to the Cascade American Bistro you are take aback by the sight of the impressive 35-foot tall mermaid fountain framed by beautiful views of the Windsong lake and the beautiful Asian inspired gardens. We where quickly shown to our table near …

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Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress: Finding The Best Hotel for Families in Orlando

I travel to Orlando a lot to go to the parks with the family and to attend media events or conferences and even though we have stayed in a wide variety of hotels we had yet to find a hotel that had something for everyone, until now.  After much research and countless hours reading reviews …

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Exploring the Natural Beauty of the St Johns River

The St. Johns River is the longest river in Florida, spaning 310 miles it winds it’s way through twelve counties.  Often described as “lazy” the St Johns river has a flow rate of only 0.3 mph. Brimming with wildlife and natural beauty there is no better way to discover it’s secrets than traveling along this …

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DeLand : Small Town Charm in Central Florida

Recently voted as one of the 10 Best Main Streets in America,  DeLand Florida is a picturesque tree-lined town with lots of history and old Florida charm.  The city was founded in 1876, and was named for its founder, Henry Addison DeLand. This quaint town boasts museums, antique shops and is home to Stetson University.  As …

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Get Away From It All and Discover the Real Florida in West Volusia

Just a few minutes away from Orlando and Daytona Beach West Volusia County is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle and discover what natural Florida has to offer.  There are lots of things to do for families from swimming in it’s natural freshwater springs and getting up close and personal …

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Cowabunga! Turtle Power With the TMNT at Nick Hotel’s Summer of Shell Celebration

The Nick Hotel is one of our favorite places to stay at when we are in Orlando, my kids love the character shows, the awesome rooms and of course the amazing water park and slime so we where thrilled when we where recently invited for the VIP Summer of Shell media preview.  You see this summer the Nick Hotel …

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Knights, Princesses and Excitement at Medieval Times Dinner Show in Orlando

I often wonder what it would have been like to live in another era, what if time travel where possible? Well you don’t have to wait for that time machine to be invented you can travel back in time and experience all the pageantry and exigent of the age of knights, castles and kings by …

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Making Pizza at the Little Chef’s Cooking Class at the Waldorf Astoria Naples

If you have been reading my posts you know that we love the Waldorf Astoria Naples; personally it’s one of my favorite hotels in Southwest Florida and event though we are rather close we don’t miss the opportunity to attend their events.  Recently my eight year old daughter and I decided to spend a girl’s …

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Out of This World Family Fun at Star Wars Weekends at Disney Hollywood Studios!

This past weekend we had the opportunity to visit  Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ “Star Wars Weekends”.  This is the first time we have visited the park during this galactic celebration and we where truly amaze by it.  The Star Wars Weekends at Disney Hollywood Studios feature largest gathering of official “Star Wars” characters and probably Star Wars …

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