Orlando is a popular vacation destination with its many theme parks.
A Beautiful Day Out in Bok Tower Gardens
Bok Tower Gardens is a splendid day out in Lake Wales, just south of Orlando. The main attraction is the unique "Singing Tower" with its 60-bell carillon in a tranquil garden setting.
Alligators and Wild Boar at the Crescent J Ranch
Visit the Crescent J Ranch, a short drive from Kissimmee and take a wildlife tour on their swamp buggy. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing birds, alligators and tracks of wildlife in our 2-hour tour with a wonderful guide called Nancy. Here’s how the trip went…
An Adventure in Gatorland Orlando
Gatorland is one of Orlando's many attractions which I discovered was more entertaining and diverse than I had expected. If you are thinking of visiting, why not let this article whet your appetite for what to expect?
Celebrate the Holiday Season in Orlando
Find out about the seasonal events and great things to do in Orlando during December. Walt Disney World, SeaWorld and Legoland have some special events to make your Christmas and New Year 2012 holiday complete. Here's how:
Delightful Harry P. Leu Gardens in Orlando
If you fancy an afternoon sauntering through bamboos,exotic gingers and fragrant roses then make your way to the Harry P. Leu Gardens in Winter Park, northeast Orlando. Alternatively, read on and enjoy a virtual tour of these lovely gardens!
Free Things to Do in Orlando
If you want to experience the "real" Orlando away from the theme parks, here are some great ideas for parks, museums, gardens and even a brewery that are all free to enjoy.
Horseback Safari near Orlando
February is peak season in Orlando and it can be very crowded on the roads and in the theme parks. If you want somewhere more peaceful to relax, consider a horseback safari at the Forever Florida eco-ranch. Here are the details…
Official Orlando Visitor Center [offsite link]
Get the lowdown on where to stay and what to do from the official Orlando Visitor Center website here
Orlando Florida – History and Overview
As well as being home to Mickey Mouse, Orlando Florida is a thriving modern city that welcomes over 50 million visitors every year. Read about the city's history, infrastructure and things to do in this fact-filled article by a local travel writer.
Pinewood Estate at Lake Wales
Pinewood Estate is a historic home in the shadow of Bok Tower in Lake Wales. Built in the 1920s, it is one of the finest examples of Mediterranean style architecture in the U.S. Read on to find out who built it, and why.
Scenic Winter Park Boat Tour
I had lived in the Orlando area for 6 years before I heard about the Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour. This trip through the lakes and canals around Winter Park includes lots of birds and the odd alligator sighting if you're lucky. A hidden treasure indeed and a great place to take visiting guests.
Try Indoor Skydiving in Orlando!
If you fancy all the thrills of skydiving without the expense or the risk, indoor skydiving is definitely for you! Read about my flight experience with iFLY Orlando, skydiving in a vertical wind tunnel with a professional instructor.
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