Florida Life, Orlando

My New Mission: Central Florida’s Best Parks

I love Central Florida. When I sat down to write about Central Florida's best parks and springs, I knew I'd enjoy researching it. But once this list published on Orlando Date Night Guide I quickly realized I had a new mission. This list has now become my personal mission. I want to visit each of… Continue reading My New Mission: Central Florida’s Best Parks

Orlando

Why we chose Animal Kingdom as the first Disney theme park with our baby

The time has finally arrived. My little son is old enough to start venturing out with us for a few hours on weekends; we couldn't wait to take him to his first theme park. And while we have access to all four Walt Disney World theme parks, we knew his first one had to be… Continue reading Why we chose Animal Kingdom as the first Disney theme park with our baby

Orlando

A walk through Cypress Gardens – the best part of visiting Legoland Florida

Everyone knows the big three Orlando theme park giants: Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld. But there are many wonderful attractions throughout Central Florida besides the big three. One of those attractions, Legoland Florida, provides a much more relaxed and intimate theme park experience. First let me state that Legoland Florida is a great… Continue reading A walk through Cypress Gardens – the best part of visiting Legoland Florida

Florida Life

No place I’d rather be: to my mother’s father

There's no place I'd rather live than Orlando. Yesterday was yet another day that solidified this sentiment. I spent the day at Universal Orlando, at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, with a friend who is the bigger "Potterhead" I know. It was magic! In the middle of the day I headed to the other… Continue reading No place I’d rather be: to my mother’s father

Central Florida Suburbs

Have Some Amaze-ing Fun at the Cornfield Maze Adventure

For the next three months, the Central Florida area is busting at the seams with fun Fall and holiday activities. There is lots of local fun to enjoy outside the attractions area, throughout Central Florida. One of the most well-known activities is the Cornfield Maze Adventure at Long & Scott’s Farm in near Mt. Dora,… Continue reading Have Some Amaze-ing Fun at the Cornfield Maze Adventure

Orlando

Surviving the Holidays in Orlando

All is calm. All is bright.  Only one of these statements can be used to accurately describe the holidays at Orlando. With so many holiday events in Orlando between the awe-inspiring attractions to the deck-the-halls-extravaganza in the hotels, all is bright indeed. The holiday season in itself can be stressful, and as magical as Orlando… Continue reading Surviving the Holidays in Orlando

The Beach

Journey to a Private Christmas Island

The cold, crisp air cut through us as we pulled out of the Cedar Key Marina and into open water. The shores of Cedar Key, FL slowly drifted away to our right side while the neighboring islands waited on the nearby horizon. There are few places where you can spend Thanksgiving weekend heading for your… Continue reading Journey to a Private Christmas Island