Category Archive: Discover Florida

A Weekend Getaway In New Smyrna Beach

Just an hour away from Orlando and 20 minutes south of Daytona New Smyrna beach feels very far away from these tourist traps. What I found most interesting and alluring about this quaint coastal town is how it brings together art, history, a laid back surfer beach atmosphere and an unspoiled natural paradise. I was …

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Family Getaway At The Marriott Courtyard Key Largo

We love the Florida Keys and when we have gone on previous trips we usually go directly to Key West or the lower keys but this time we decided to take it slow and really get to know the Keys. So we took our time and did some island hopping starting with a stop at …

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Bungalow Beach Resort: A Delightful Beach Getaway in Anna Maria Island

People head to the beach in searching for relaxation but that beach vacation can be delivered in many different ways. Although I am sometimes in the mood for lounging poolside with a margarita in my hand and having the kids entertained at a resort’s kids club my favorite kind of beach experience includes a kind of …

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10 Fun Things to Do With Kids in Saint Augustine

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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It’s Island Time At The Islander Resort: A Guy Harvey Outpost

Located in Isamorada the Islander Resort recently joined the expanding collection of  Guy Harvey Outpost properties after concluding a yearlong multi-million dollar renovation last year.  Renovations included upgrades and added amenities throughout both the main 114-unit oceanside property and the 25-unit bayside marina townhouse compound. The Islander is  a huge oceanfront property with more than 1,100 square …

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The Theater Of The Sea: A Real Gem In The Florida Keys

My kids love animals so when we planned our family trip to the Florida Keys we decided to make a stop at the Theater of the Sea in Islamorada.  In our travels we have been to many aquariums and parks where we’ve had the opportunity to see countless animal shows so I was not expecting …

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ROBOTS-4-U Summer Camps Now Enrolling – Save 60%!

ROBOTS-4U Summer Camps in Tampa have excing camps where kids will learn about ROBOTICS, practice Dynamic Art and learn about and build BATTLE ROBOTS and DRONES. All of the camps include S.T.E.A.M. education: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! ROBOTS-4-U Summer Camps Now Enrolling – Where Fun, Thinking & Learning comes to Life! Find out …

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A Dream Family Vacation: Swimming With Dolphins At Hawks Cay

Located in Duck Key in the Florida Keys Hawks Cay Resort is my idea of paradise: I could just pack my bags and move there right now. There are many beach resorts out there but I just found Hawks Cay to be magical.  Maybe it was the dolphins or the breathtaking sunsets or maybe it …

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5 Reasons Saint Augustine Needs to be on Your Family’s Travel Bucket List

When I was five years old my family visited Saint Augustine.  Although that was more than 30 years ago, it left a huge impression on me as a child.  I remember being in awe at the huge forts, the beaches and the Alligators.  I’ve since wanted to visit Florida’s Historic Coast again and bring my kids to …

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Summer Fun At the Hyatt Regency Orlando

Located at the heart of Orlando’s International Drive the Hyatt Regency Orlando is close to Sea World and Aquatica and to countless restaurants and other attractions.  While the location is ideal it’s the service and amenities that really set this Orlando hotel apart.  From the moment we walked in we where greeted by friendly staff and …

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