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Sanibel and Captiva Island family activities

Though Sanibel and Captiva are small islands on the Gulf Coast of Florida, whatever beach you choose to spend the day at, you’ll find soft, white sand covered with shells… READ MORE

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LEGOLAND Beach Retreat resort now open and we spent two Bricktacular days there!

April 8th, 2017|11 Comments

LEGOLAND Florida has added a new hotel to their resort. The LEGOLAND Beach Retreat is the latest addition of awesomeness. The hotel opened April 7, 2017.  We had the pleasure of [...]

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A bucket list experience checked off thanks to Orlando Balloon Ride

March 27th, 2017|8 Comments

As a child, I was always intrigued with hot air balloons. Seeing them drift across the sky on random occasions made me curious about where [...]

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Visiting Orlando with kids, plan a day at the IDrive 360 complex

March 23rd, 2017|14 Comments

Visiting Orlando with kids If you are looking for things to do in Orlando with kids then you may feel overwhelmed. There is a neverending amount of [...]

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Why we skipped the theme parks to stay at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes all day

March 22nd, 2017|15 Comments

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes resort is part of a great concept: Two luxurious resort-style hotels sharing an expansive grounds and amenities. The Ritz-Carlton and JW [...]

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Tips for a fun family experience at the Medieval Times Dinner Show in Orlando

March 20th, 2017|32 Comments

This Orlando with kids post was created in partnership with Visit Orlando and Medieval Times Florida. I was given complimentary admission to the dinner; as always, opinions, [...]

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6 Reasons to go glamping at Westgate River Ranch Resort

March 5th, 2017|1 Comment

We are planning our first glamping trip this summer. I have researched a lot about this new trend of glamping and decided to choose Westgate River Ranch Resort [...]

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Tips for exploring Bok Tower Gardens with kids

March 1st, 2017|15 Comments

Bok Tower Gardens was the first stop of our 3 Day Weekend Family Getaway in Central Florida. My son loves botanical gardens and taking photos of flowers, so I [...]

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Safari Wilderness in Central Florida is truly an animal encounter experience for the entire family

March 1st, 2017|31 Comments

A Wildlife Safari Family Travel Experience Less Than an Hour from Disney World Did you know you can take the entire family on a safari when visiting Florida? A Safari Wilderness tour [...]

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The Shell Factory is a hidden gem in Southwest Florida

October 13th, 2016|25 Comments

So Much To Enjoy At The Shell Factory A day full of activities , at this indoor and outdoor attraction in North [...]