Florida

Author: Danielle Tinsley

Tags : Couples, Featured - FL, Flee Market, Florida, Kids, Multigen, North America, Orlando, Teens, USA, Water & Themeparks, Weekend & Short Break

Universal Orlando Reveals New Water Park, Volcano Bay

On May 25th, 2017, Florida’s Universal Orlando will be unveiling its latest attraction, a water park called Volcano Bay. This immersive theme park will be the third in the Universal Orlando complex. Universal Creative, the same team behind the Islands of Adventure park, traveled through the South Pacific for inspiration for Volcano Bay’s compelling myth.

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Author: Susan Finch

Tags : Anaheim, California, Disney Vacation, Featured - FL, Featured - MFT, Florida, Kids, Multigen, North America, Orlando, Step & Single Parents, USA, Water & Themeparks

The Latest News on Disney Price Increases

On its opening day in 1955, Disneyland opened its doors to families willing to pay just $1 for adults and $0.50 for children to create their first magical memories and recreate storybook fun.

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Author: Susan Finch

Tags : Biking, Camping, Cheap Vacation, Couples, Eco-Tourism, Family Reunion, Featured - FL, Florida, Hiking, Kids, Multigen, National Parks, North America, Spring Break, USA, Weekend & Short Break, Winter Getaway

Spend Three-Days in Florida's State Parks

Enjoy the great outdoors in Florida from mermaid sightings to natural springs the whole family will love.
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Author: Susan Finch

Tags : Beach, Florida, Kids, Multigen, North America, Step & Single Parents, Tips & Documents, USA, Winter Getaway

3 Great Florida Beach Towns to Celebrate New Year's Eve

Florida makes the perfect warm weather destination to celebrate a family New Year's, from beachside water fun to 8 p.m. beach ball drops for the kids.

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Author: Susan Finch

Tags : Disney Vacation, Florida, Kids, Multigen, North America, Orlando, USA, Water & Themeparks

Disney's Animal Kingdom Illuminates the Imagination

Disney's Animal Kingdom will stay open late for visitors starting May 27th, 2016. But it's not just about seeing the park at night. New light shows, sunset safaris, Expedition Everest in the dark and a hopping marketplace party are ready to wow its guests.
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Author: Cheryl Jones

Tags : Baby, Blogs, City Break, Florida, Kids, Multigen, USA, Water & Themeparks, Weekend & Short Break

Head to the Tropics and Visit Flamingo Gardens This Summer

Inspired by the tropics? Pack-up the kids and plan a trip to Flamingo Gardens, also known as the Botanical Gardens and Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary. Located in the Fort Lauderdale area, the attraction is situated on 60-acres of gardens and is one of the oldest botanical gardens in South Florida. 
 
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Author: Dave Parfitt

Tags : Beach, Couples, Featured - FL, Florida, Kids, Multigen, Teens, USA, Watersports, Weekend & Short Break

Historic Cocoa Beach Pier Offers Closest Sand and Surf to Orlando’s Theme Parks

Head to historic Cocoa Beach Pier for surfing, sun and great food with waterside views.
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Author: Susan Finch

Tags : Disney Vacation, Florida, Food & Wine, Kids, Multigen, Orlando, Step & Single Parents, USA

Disney Springs Celebrates a New Era of Family Magic

If you haven't been to Downtown Disney for awhile, newly renamed Disney Springs, you're in for a big surprise. The area was once home to Pleasure Island with friendly nightclubs, comedy acts and lounges drawing in adults and parents weary after a day at the theme parks.

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Author: Cheryl Jones

Tags : Florida, Miami, Multigen, North America, USA

Step Back in Time to Old Florida at Coconut Grove

If you ventured south of downtown Miami just a century ago, you would have found a wilderness instead of skyscrapers, beachside homes and boutiques. Dating back to 1919, Coconut Grove is the oldest established neighborhood in Miami. Its origins actually date back to 1873, but 1919 is when it incorporated under the name “Coconut Grove”, and started earning a name as a family friendly attraction in Florida. This enclave once attracted adventurers and sailors looking for a tranquil reprieve.

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Author: John Manton

Tags : City Break, Florida, Miami, Multigen, Museums & Culture, Tips & Documents, USA

The Big Schlep: Grandparents' Tips On Miami, Florida

We hope you'll benefit from what we, a multi-generational family that loves to get together, learned and enjoyed during a recent stay in Miami, Florida. Here are some of our most useful tips, especially handy during the busy holiday season. We think you'll like these budget-friendly activities if you love entertaining (and spoiling) kids and grandkids like we do.


The Miami Climate

Sunblock, sunblock. Even in winter, the tropical climate insures plenty of sun through the sultry humidity. Expect refreshing downpours on occasion but you won't mind them.

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