Category: Kid Friendly

SeaWorld Celebrates 50th Anniversary With a Sea of Surprises

It’s hard to believe but the original SeaWorld® park opened its gates for the first time in March 1964 on Mission Bay in San Diego.  For nearly five decades, SeaWorld has surprised and amazed guests with unique entertainment, thrilling rides and up-close encounters with marine animals. To Celebrate their 50th Anniversary SeaWorld  will feature a …

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The Joint at Cape Harbour a Family Favorite

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We eat at The Joint often, it is one of our favorite family restaurants in Cape Coral. Located in Cape Harbour, a small yachting community The Joint is one of the restaurants that share the waterfront with a group of quaint shops and art galleries.     The Joint has a wide variety of offerings …

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Rookery Bay: Showcasing Southwest Florida’s Natural Beauty

Rookery Bay

  Southwest Florida is blessed with a pristine coastal ecosystem brimming with remarkable creatures and breathtaking scenery.  Located at the northern end of the Ten Thousand Islands on the gulf coast of Florida, the Rookery Bay Estuarine National Reserve represents one of the few remaining undisturbed mangrove estuaries in North America.  The Rookery Bay Environmental Learning …

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Tampa With Kids: The Best Way To See the City Is From the Water

On our recent trip to Tampa with the kids we received free tickets to a sightseeing cruise aboard one of Tampa Water Taxi Co.’s boats.    Tampa is a one of  the most picturesque harbors in Florida  and it’s waterfront is filled with beautiful hotels, homes, museums, shipyards and many other attractions.  As we looked …

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Carnaval del Mar a Celebration of Nature and Latino Culture at the Florida Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium in Tampa celebrated it’s first annual Carnaval del Mar this past weekend and I received complimentary tickets to attend the festivities as part of a press trip.This is part of of my series of articles: Tampa With Kids.    We had visited the Florida Aquarium a couple of times in the past …

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Cayo Costa: An Island of Enchanting Natural Beauty

Cayo Costa also known as La Costa Island, a barrier island on Florida’s Gulf Coast, has some of the most beautiful beaches in Florida and is considered one of the best places for shelling in the world. Nine miles of beautiful beaches and acres of pine forests, oak-palm hammocks and mangrove swamps make this barrier …

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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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Sanibel Sea School: Teaching Kids to Fall In Love With the Ocean

During our recent trip to South Seas Island Resort my children had the opportunity to attend Sanibel Sea School free as part of a press trip. Dedicated to teaching children and adults about marine ecosystems Sanibel Sea School is located in Sanibel Island with a second campus inside the South Seas Island Resort in Captiva.  The …

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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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