Category: Discover Florida

The New Madagascar Live! Operation Vacation Show a Must See at Busch Gardens

Disclosure: I received complimentary tickets to Busch Gardens to attend the first presentation of their newest show: Madagascar Live! Operation Vacation this past weekend and it was an awesome experience.      During this past weekend Busch Gardens Tampa was abuzz celebrating the premier of it’s new and highly anticipated show: Madagascar Live! Operation Vacation.  …

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Blueberry Picking at Berry Best Farms

I have been attempting to go berry picking since I moved to Southwest Florida 11 years ago. This past week I received a tip that Berry Best Farms expanded their picking hours due to their large crop of sun ripened organic blueberries. I, at last, jumped at the opportunity. With the promise of a fresh baked blueberry pie for …

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Carnaval del Mar at The Florida Aquarium: A Sea of Colorful Activities

  On May 19th. The Florida Aquarium in Tampa will be celebrating the First Annual Carnaval del Mar presented by Verizon! Colorful costumes, stilt walkers, acrobats, capoeira dancers, hula hoop performers, and oversized sea creatures entertain carnaval guests throughout the day with audience participation encouraged. Learn all about sea life by participating in an adventurous …

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SeaWorld Orlando’s Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin Opening May 24

  Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin – sure to be Orlando’s must-see new attraction – will transport families into a rarely seen, icy world. They’ll feel the majestic grandeur of the South Pole and see it through the penguins’ eyes on an exhilarating, first-of-its-kind family ride. They’ll explore a massive penguin colony in an expanse …

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Madagascar Live! Operation: Vacation Coming to Busch Gardens, Tampa in May

My kids just love all of the Madagascar movies and we are all just super excited that Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will be launching the new show Madagascar Live! Operation Vacation!. Madagascar Live! Operation Vacation! is an original live musical show featuring the characters from DreamWorks Animation beloved Madagascar franchise.  We are planning to visit Busch …

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Earth Day: Learning About Wildlife Conservation in Busch Gardens, Tampa

Our family really enjoys going out on fun trips and visiting attractions and parks.  When we choose a place to visit we try to things to do as a family that will not only be fun but that will also provide a learning experience for my children.  That is the case with Busch Gardens , a …

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Viva La Musica Kicks Off This Weekend at SeaWorld Orlando & Busch Gardens Tampa!

If you like Latin music and food you can’t miss Viva La Música, a Latin food and music festival that brings the best of the Latino culture to Florida.  Viva La Música will bring together some of the best Latino musicians paired together with delicious Latino cuisine.     Viva la Música at SeaWorld Orlando …

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Tips for an Unforgettable Birthday Celebration at SeaWorld

My daughter had been talking about our upcoming visit to SeaWorld to see the dolphins and the polar bear for her 7th birthday every day for the last 8 months.  This would be the kid’s first time at SeaWorld and I had not been there in more than 10 years.  So needless to say we where …

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7 Day Caribbean Cruise GIVEAWAY for our 365 Things To Do In SWFL Readers!

*Sponsored!* We are excited to be offering our fans the chance to win a 7 day cruise for a family of 4 to the Caribbean! This giveaway is hosted by Dixieland Mom Product and Travel Reviews and SoCal Coupon Mommy and co-hosted by Simply Southern Couponers, Making of a Mom, Crazy for a Deal, Frugal …

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