While Orlando has much to offer any visitor, sometimes you just need a change of scenery for a few hours. Luckily, the city offers an array of easily accessible and worthwhile day trips. To help you plan your nearby jaunt, here are some of the best day trips from Orlando.
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April 8, 2013
This month one lucky fan will win 2 tickets to go parasailing at Disney’s Contemporary Resort! Read on to find out how to enter…
March 7, 2013
This year marks a special milestone for the state of Florida, as 2013 is the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de León’s arrival to the state. Landing near present-day St. Augustine, the Spanish explorer is credited as discovering Florida, or “La Florida” as he called it, in 1513.
August 22, 2012
There are plenty of options out there for the budget minded traveler who is looking for a great place to stay, close to all the action, but doesn’t break the bank account. Orlando houses literally hundreds of hotels and you can be sure that there’s plenty of healthy competition for a bargain place to stay close to the resorts. Most all of them offer swimming pools and transportation to and from the resort—all this at a fraction of what a stay would cost at the resort, so the question becomes what site offers you the best of what you’re looking for, or how, exactly, to get the best deal.
August 8, 2012
One of the hardest decisions a bride- and groom-to-be have to make is where their wedding venue will take place. It should be a memorable and magical occasion, so why not have it be in “The most magical place in the world?” Walt Disney World offers brides-to-be a once in a lifetime chance to re-enact their childhood dream, become a princess for a day, and celebrate their vows in the magical kingdom of Disney.
July 25, 2012
Most people end up coming to the Kissimmee area (just south of Orlando) for the theme parks – Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Gatorland, Walt Disney World, and all the smaller denominations thereof. But here are some other ideas for things to do in Kissimmee (that don’t necessarily involve enormous lines of people):