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Top 10 Best Beaches on the Gulf Coast USA

Top 10 Best Beaches on the Gulf Coast USA

July 27, 2012 No Comments Sun, sand and sea: the beach. There is nothing like a beach to provide endless diversion for families with children. With sand ranging from a powdery-white, to a golden sugar-brown, to an exotic volcanic black, beaches come in all sorts of colors and consistencies. There are those with crashing waves, to the ones that lay ...

 

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Old Polk County Courthouse: A Walk through History in Bartow, Florida

Old Polk County Courthouse: A Walk through History in Bartow, Florida

June 30, 2012 No Comments When we found ourselves unexpectedly stranded for an extended time in Lake Wales, Florida, Dad and I decided to make the most of the opportunity. Although we both grew up in nearby Lakeland, we actually knew very little of the region’s history and significance. That all changed when we visited the Old Polk County Courthouse ...

 

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Mulberry Phosphate Museum and Homeland Heritage Park: Mulberry, Florida

Mulberry Phosphate Museum and Homeland Heritage Park: Mulberry, Florida

June 27, 2012 No Comments Dad and I recently found ourselves stuck in Lake Wales, Florida, a tiny town an hour away from Lakeland, where I grew up. As days turned into weeks, we decided to take advantage of our location and explore the region. It’s a good thing we did, or we never would have discovered the Mulberry Phosphate ...

 

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Florida’s Natural Grove House: Exploring the Citrus Industry in Lake Wales

Florida’s Natural Grove House: Exploring the Citrus Industry in Lake Wales

June 24, 2012 No Comments Citrus fruits were introduced to Florida during the 16th century by Spanish explorers. Some experts believe that the very first orange tree in the United States was planted by Ponce de Leon himself in St. Augustine in the mid-1500s. The fruit grew well in Florida’s subtropical climate, but the citrus industry as we know it ...

 

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Depot Museum: Central Florida History in Lake Wales, Florida

Depot Museum: Central Florida History in Lake Wales, Florida

June 19, 2012 No Comments Dad and I love the full-time RV lifestyle. Whether we are exploring big cities or discovering tiny towns, we always find something to do. Generally, however, our tolerance for small towns is limited to just a few days. By the end of the first week, we’re ready for some big city excitement. Through no fault ...

 

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Spook Hill: A Vintage Roadside Attraction in Lake Wales, Florida

Spook Hill: A Vintage Roadside Attraction in Lake Wales, Florida

June 16, 2012 No Comments When they find out that we RV travel full-time, people generally ask Dad and me two basic questions: How do you decide where to go, and what do you do when you get there? Our standard response to the first is, we make it up as we go along. For the second, we can have ...

 

Top Miami Attractions for Families with Kids

Top Miami Attractions for Families with Kids

June 4, 2012 No Comments The city of Miami in the southeastern coast of Florida is a lively place with its balmy breezes, tropical environment and endless attractions. The following venues (listed alphabetically) are great places to visit whenever you are looking for something fun or new to do with the kids.     Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden There is ...

 

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Blending Science with Fun at Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry

Blending Science with Fun at Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry

May 23, 2012 No Comments When I was four years old, my father got out of the Navy and went back to college to finish his BS in Industrial Engineering at the University of South Florida in Tampa. While he was in school, a small science museum opened up directly across the street from the university. Known as the Museum ...

 

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5 Top Resorts with Onsite Water Parks in Florida

5 Top Resorts with Onsite Water Parks in Florida

February 15, 2012 No Comments Nothing beats the convenience of a resort with an onsite water park. With Florida’s warm sunny weather, these top resorts offer families affordable fun for a spring break getaway, many within close proximity to Orlando’s renowned attractions.  Listed below in alphabetical order are detailed reviews of the 5 best Florida hotel resorts with onsite water parks. ...

 

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Walt Disney World During the Holidays: Beyond the Parks

Walt Disney World During the Holidays: Beyond the Parks

January 26, 2012 No Comments Located just outside Orlando, Florida, Walt Disney World is arguably the best-known family vacation destination in the world. Beyond the four theme parks, Walt Disney World offers dazzling highly-themed resort hotels, world-famous golf courses, miniature golf, and the Downtown Disney shopping and entertainment district. No matter when you visit, you will find that you could ...

 

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