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12 Ways To Recover From Orlando Themeparks

Within a short drive of Minnie, Winter the Dophin and E.T. are dozens of less-taxing activities than actually taking a family themepark vacation. Some favorites with those who have burned out on Fastpasses and fireworks, all scattered around Central Florida, include the following 12 daylong activities. 1. Orlando Science Center (888/OSC-4FUN) is...

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Turtle Talk at Hawk’s Cay Resort in Marathon, Florida

Hawks Cay, right in the middle of the laid-back Florida Keys, offers plenty of opportunities to create a successful vacation, by offering both the recreational programs you might expect at a family beach resort, and several surprising diversions as well.   When I say a resort is great for families, what I really mean is that the place has enough programs to keep...

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Unofficial Guide Helps You Plan Disney Vacation

Whether it's your first family vacation at Walt Disney World or you’ve been there a dozen times, The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids 2013 offers advice for everyone. This...

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Tampa, Florida – On the Wild Side

Many families associate theme parks and spring training with Tampa in central Florida, but this family loves wild animals and wild artists and there's plenty of them too. Meow...  To be more accurate, ROAR!!!  That isn't Garfield in front of us -- imagine instead Simba from "The Lion King." We are at Big Cat Rescue, a Tampa...

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Tweet It: Fall is the Time to Visit Orlando

Fall is a magical time of year to visit Orlando, central Florida's nexus of heat and crowds during summer. It's the time of year for great hotel values, reduced waiting lines everywhere, fresh museum exhibits, new themepark rides and even fine dining. It's true; as themepark fare has gotten healthier and better, the city has become a foodie mecca!  For...

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Theme Parks Try to Accommodate the Disabled

Physically disabled travelers may be limited in their destination and activity options, but they often laud theme parks for their special accommodations. It’s not just permanently disabled guests who need these services. A kid could break a leg before a long-planned theme park vacation, or a grandparent who becomes overwhelmed by walking great distances could require a wheelchair for a day or...

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Heading to Orlando? You Need to Be on Twitter @VisitOrlando

The economy, your in-laws, your bum knee? If you've postponed that Orlando family vacation till just the right time, you're in luck. This year is it -- the right time.  Kids and in-laws of any age will find plenty of fun and thrills; all the attractions are disability friendly; you can even go cheaply if you plan smart. That's where Twitter comes in,...

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The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa For Luxury Family Beach Vacations

Imagine a family beach vacation at the newly renovated Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Florida and what do you dream of? A spectacular stretch of gold sand? A dreamy bed in a spacious room? Great food, wine and cocktails? A championship golf course? Tennis courts? A luxurious spa? A Kid's Club? Several pools? Families will find all this plus a focus on service by an extremely...

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Dream Big To Win A Universal Orlando Resort Theme Park Vacation

A really dreamy theme park vacation for our family means fun for all ages: state-of-the-art thrill rides and gentle coasters; entertaining live shows; and a magical quality that transports us to other worlds – you will find all this and much more at Universal Orlando Resort.  In this promotion with our sister sites

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Discovering Earthly Eco-Orlando In Central Florida

If your travel fantasies include snorkeling with a dazzling array of tropical fish, studying the markings on rare parrots and toucans, watching bald eagles soar overhead, admiring blue herons nesting in dune grass or being kissed by an 500-pound Atlantic Bottlenose dolphin, Orlando should be your destination. Yes... Orlando, Florida. It's an easy weekend destination serviced by frequent and inexpensive...

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