Florida Archives | Page 17 of 22 | My Family Travels
Article
Family Attractions In Jacksonville, Florida

From art to history to outdoor fun, discover all the great things to do in this vibrant city in northeastern Florida.Jacksonville, Florida is more than a day at the beach. 22 miles of sand and shore also offers art galleries and gardens, a zoo and science museum,  amusement parks, a baseball field, great shops, and a look at slave history. Great Fun for the Kids (Toddlers...

Read More    4 min read

Article
Family Welcoming Eco-Lodges

Tips on great places to stay in Belize, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Panama where you can enjoy hiking, canoeing, or just relaxing as beautiful birds and butterflies surround you.Sandwiched between active parents and active kids, I like to plan 'soft adventure' destinations for annual family reunions. In someplace new, we can explore together with parents who might never venture there alone,...

Read More    5 min read

Article
Spring Break ’09 Nightmare!

My senior year in high school was 2009 and I wanted to do something exciting for spring break. My parents, who belong to a service-organization called The Lions Club, happened to have a club visitation to a Lion’s Club in Freeport, Bahamas during my spring break. To me that sounded like a perfect excuse to get away and travel somewhere new. With...

Read More    4 min read

Article
My perfect getaway

The Florida Keys. An Island paradise you can drive to. One doesn’t even need a passport to escape to the perfection of the keys. I am from Pennsylvania and this summer we visited some family in Marathon, one of the towns comprised of several of the Middle Keys; Knights, Boot, Vaca, Long Point and Grassy Keys. http://www.ci.marathon.fl.us/ 

Read More    4 min read

Article
Overcoming Crowds And Challenges At Walt Disney World, Florida

Wondering where to eat or how to minimize the wait? Dreaming of a theme park visit but dreading not being able to find a shady place to relax? Towing lots of little ones with no idea of where the best viewing place is? Here are some tips and pointers to maximize the fun, courtesy of the experts at Walt Disney World Press Relations. Handy Tips to Make Your Family Visit Better Walt...

Read More    4 min read

Article
Becoming An Astronaut On Cape Canaveral

A wannabe astronaut delights in the many varied outer space-themed attractions, museums and classes in central Florida that are designed for all ages."One small step for a man, one giant leap..." Those words uttered by Neil Armstrong as he climbed down the steps of the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander convinced me of one thing: that I wanted to be an astronaut. Actually, I still do. But Florida's Space...

Read More    5 min read

Article
Florida Au Natural

Take a walk on the wild side in sunny Florida - gator walks, coastal cruises, canoe escapes, and more.Vacationing in Florida is not limited to thrills that flip you upside down, spin you around and repeat everything backwards in just 30 seconds. Florida has a natural side that lets visitors spot a baby alligator or stroll through a cypress swamp. After a few days of upside down, plummeting...

Read More    2 min read

Article
Boca Raton Resort And Club

This mother and daughter enjoyed a relaxing beach, plus great programs for children and adults, at the Boca Raton Resort in Florida. While Florida certainly has plenty of resorts to choose from for a weekend getaway, not all are family friendly and boast distinctive Old World architecture and upscale ambience to boot. The Boca Raton Resort & Club (888/543-1277)...

Read More    5 min read

Article
Hawk’s Cay Resort On Florida’s Duck Key

This Florida Key resort with its many family activities is surprisingly civilized in an archipelago known for its casual vibe and funky charms.The signs may have read U.S. Route 1, and most of the license plates may have had Florida on them, but the feeling we had entering Key Largo, the gateway to the Florida Keys, was that this was far removed from anything else in the country. We weren’t...

Read More    5 min read

Article
Custom Itinerary – Off the Beaten Path in Florida

Q - Latricia G. of Surprise, Arizona inquires: Our family group of 3 adults and 6 kids are planning to visit Tampa and Orlando. While we do want to visit the theme parks, we'd like some information on some of the less-traveled adventures. What else is there to do?A - We love this question because there are many...

Read More    1 min read