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20+ Things To Do In Florida On The Ultimate Sunshine State Road Trip

There are so many breathtaking and unique things to do in Florida from beaches to theme parks to clear water springs we guarantee you will not be bored!

50+ Best Family Weekend Getaway Ideas In The Southeast

Sometimes you just need to get away. We've been there. That's why we put together this list of more than 50 family weekend getaways in the Southeast. Some of the places you may never have considered for a fun weekend getaway. Some of these places to visit you already know, but hopefully we'll give you…

LEGOLAND Orlando: Secrets to Beat Lines, Save Money & Have Fun

After a few trips to LEGOLAND Orlando, we have some awesome tips to ensure your vacation is the best it can be (and even tips on how to score LEGOLAND Florida discount tickets). Read on for our Secrets to an Awesome LEGOLAND Orlando Vacation.

The Closest Beaches to Atlanta for an Exciting & Unforgettable Getaway

Atlanta is a great town, except for one thing; it’s not on the water. To find a great beach, you need to travel. So where is the closest beach to Atlanta? There are a few that are simple day trips from Atlanta, but most are oceanside fun weekend getaways. We'll tell you what seaside beach…

Harry Potter World Florida: Secret Details for the True Fan

Enter Harry Potter World. Florida theme park Universal Islands of Adventure is your portkey into the storybook world of JK Rowling. If you are unfamiliar with the books, a portkey is an ordinary object that has been charmed to transport anyone who touches it to another place. Harry Potter World Florida This particular portkey brings you to…

52+ Things To Do In Destin, FL For The Best In Beachy Fun

There are tasty culinary treasures and tons of cool things to do in Destin, FL and gorgeous emerald waters and equally stunning white-sand beaches.

Unique Things to do at Disney World that make Awesome Souvenirs

If you've been to Orlando more than once, you may be ready to find some unique things to do at Disney World beside going on rides. How does vanquishing evil villains, searching for pirate booty, catching the bad guy, and exploring the wilderness sound? It’s all in a days work at Walt Disney World, and it’s all…

SeaWorld Orlando: 40+ Secrets for an Amazing Visit

SeaWorld Orlando is one of the big four Orlando theme parks, but for those who have never been, it’s a bit different than the character focused Walt Disney World, Universal or LEGOLAND parks. To get the most out of a theme park experience, it helps to know a few secrets; those tidbits that veterans have…

42+ Unique & Awesome Things To Do In Central Florida (Beyond Disney)

There is lots of unique things to do in Central Florida beyond visiting Disney. We've rounded up more than 42 amazing ways to have fun!

40+ Exciting Things To Do In Jacksonville, Fl That You’ve Got To Try

A cultural and foodie metropolis meets swimming and surfing beach town! We've got a complete list of things to do in Jacksonville, Fl that will love!

The Best Things To Do In Panama City Beach On Your Beach Vacation

With warm temperatures much of the year, there are many things to do in Panama City Beach - water recreation and outdoor fun, along with other attractions, activities and amenities.

17 Disney MagicBand 2.0 Secrets You’ll Appreciate Knowing Before Your Trip

You've heard about the special Disney MagicBand ... maybe you have the old one and you want to know about version 2.0? Or maybe you got your in the mail and you are thinking, "Now what?" Whatever questions you have, we've probably heard them! We're dishing all our secrets here about Disney's super technology that…

Westgate River Ranch Resort: 17 Tips & Tricks For A Great Glamping Getaway

The nation’s first cowboys were in Florida near Westgate River Ranch. The award-winning ranch sits on 1,700 acres of land surrounded by 400,000 acres of protected wetlands...with dozens of opportunities for families to unplug and reconnect.

Cape San Blas Florida: Dreamy Beaches, Laid Back Fun

It’s called the Forgotten Coast because it was once left completely off the Florida map. Now this sleepy area of the panhandle with it’s scattered beach houses, like the ones on Cape San Blas, Florida, and low-rise condos, like the Driftwood Inn in Mexico Beach, make for the perfect low-key family vacation destination.

29 Things To Do In Amelia Island That The Locals Want Kept Secret

The Sunshine State has seemingly limitless opportunities for a great family or romantic getaway, but if you haven’t yet visited Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach, you are missing out! No matter the season, Amelia’s pristine beaches, historic charm, and outdoor adventures—all just a 5-6 hour drive from Atlanta—make it a quintessential Florida destination. We’ve listed…

Florida Beaches: 25+ Best Family Vacation Destinations

Nothing compares to the emerald colored water, white sand, & overall beauty of Florida beaches! Here are 25 of the best family beach vacation destinations.

Which Legoland Hotel Is Best For Your Family?

We visited the LEGOLAND Hotel when before it opened to the general public, and then we scoped out the new Legoland Beach Villa's during their Grand Opening week. We experienced all the awesomeness that is LEGOLAND, but each property was a distinctly different vibe. Read about the pros and cons of each, and make the…

30+ Things To Do In St. Augustine For An Incredible Vacation

There are beautiful beaches and more than 100 historic and unique attractions in St. Augustine, Florida that will create a memorable and educational family vacation.

Best Places to see Disney World Fireworks OUTSIDE the Parks

Fireworks. A method of celebration that crosses every language and cultural barrier on Earth. Independence Day, New Year’s Eve, Chinese New Year. Bastille Day, and The Olympic Games all use fireworks. But no one does fireworks like Disney. Disney World fireworks are legendary. Photo by Anthony Quintano through Creative Commons (this…

Disney Cruise Tips For Anxious First-Timers Aboard The Stunning ‘Dream’

Planning a Disney cruise? Need some good Disney cruise tips to help that feeling of overwhelm? Don't fret! From the kid's club to pirate night, show tips to port excursions...here are the tips I wish someone had told me before we packed our bags. If you have any questions about a Disney cruise, let is know…

Sandestin Florida: Absurdly Gorgeous Beaches, Epic Family Fun

Sandestin is a glorious 2,400 acre family-friendly development located in Miramar FL w/sugar white beaches and emerald water.

Disney Orlando: Your Essential Guide To The Happiest Place On Earth

Grab your mouse ears, it's time for a trip to Walt Disney World! Make the most of your Disney Orlando vacation with insider tips, new attraction previews & lesser known fun. Don't be overwhelmed. We'll show you secrets beyond the guidebooks, and fun ways to take your trip to infinity and beyond.   More Disney…

Why You Want a Disney Memory Maker vs. Disney PhotoPass

The Disney PhotoPass is one of the best perks of a Disney World vacation. But now Disney has taken it one step further with the Disney Memory Maker add on. Should you purchase a Disney PhotoPass or spend the extra money for a Disney Memory Maker? The Disney Memory Maker vs. Disney PhotoPass How many…

21 Things To Do In Stuart, FL For A Fun & Affordable Family Vacation

From exploring an historic riverside town to relaxing on the Atlantic beach, here are 21 fun and affordable things to do in Stuart, FL

29 Things To Do In Key West For A Certifiably Awesome Adventure

When we first thought about visiting Key West, FL we pictured a big old college spring break and thought we would have to cover our kids eyes the whole time we were there! That is so not the case. Instead we found that there were a ton of amazing things to do in Key West…

Disney World Planning For Beginners In 9 Easy Steps

Honestly I have been a wreck trying to figure out just how to do this Disney World planning, and how to do it right. With tons of help from a member of the Disney Parks Mom Panel, I have crafted a nine-step plan. It is my hope that this helps put your mind at ease, too. I…

FL LEGOLAND Beach Retreat– Vacation bungalows you will LOVE

As if the new LEGOLAND Florida Hotel is not cool enough, LEGOLAND is taking it to the next level! LEGOLAND Beach Retreat opens mid-year 2017, and it is destined for AWESOME!

20+ Things To Do In Florida On The Ultimate Sunshine State Road Trip

There are so many breathtaking and unique things to do in Florida from beaches to theme parks to clear water springs we guarantee you will not be bored!

5 Amazing Family Activities Not To Miss On Marco Island, Florida

Marco Island is a gem of a Florida beach destination that is incredibly welcoming to families and filled with great activities!

Atlanta to Destin for Weekend Beach Fun

Atlanta to Destin might not be close enough for a weekend trip at just about 6 hours, but it's definitely within a driving distance for a long weekend. We had such a great time when we went there, it became one of our most memorable vacation for our family.

12 RV Parks In Florida That You Will Want To Visit

The perfect way to see Florida is on a road trip in an RV! Here are 12 Amazing RV Parks in Florida that you will want to visit with your family this year!

Hawks Cay: A Truly Amazing Resort To Stay At In The Florida Keys

If you are looking for fun, relaxation, beautiful views and a truly amazing time you want to stay at Hawks Cay in the Florida Keys!

Visit Dry Tortugas National Park The Most Beautiful Place In The US

Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida is a place you should visit at least once. And I guarantee once you go there you will want to go back again and again!

Swim with Manatees: Secret FL Find You’ll LOVE [video]

Winter is the perfect time of year to swim with manatees. However, leaving a warm bed at 6:30 in the morning to go jump in chilly water doesn’t sound like a good idea, but I promise, it’s worth it. Especially when under the water, below the chilly air are hundreds of manatee, gentle sea cows who, like a…

Comparing our Favorite WDW Resorts (+Tips from a Disney Insider)

Staying at one of the WDW Resorts makes a great Disney World vacation supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. But trying to navigate all those options can be like chasing Alice through Wonderland. That's why we turned to our friend, and Disney Moms Panel expert Lindsey Paris to give us some insider information about what to do at the Walt Disney…

5 Delicious Restaurants To Visit In Destin, Florida

5 amazing choices to visit for lunch or dinner that we guarantee you don't want to miss while you are in Destin, Florida.

3 Places to See Enchanting Sea Animals in Key West, Florida

If you’re looking for sea life, Key West is a fantastic place to find it. Here are 3 places where you can find these enchanting creatures!

5 Destin, Florida Water Activities That Will Delight You

With the amazing beaches and emerald green waters in Destin, Florida, one of the best ways to really enjoy it is to get out on the water!

Luxury Beach Vacation: Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort has created the perfect luxury, beachfront resort for families of all ages to truly become Parrothead and Parakeets.

Fall into a Dreamy Story Book at Be Our Guest Restaurant

The additions to Fantasyland at Walt Disney World really make you feel as if you are falling into a storybook, and the place I felt that most was in the Beast's Castle at the Be Our Guest Restaurant. There are so many details that it's hard to take it all in. The Beauty and the…

Swan and Dolphin: 11 Advantages To Staying At This (kind of) Disney Resort

Planning your vacation to WDW? Trying to decide where to stay? Don't discount the Swan and Dolphin Resort because it's not "official." We stayed at the Dolphin Hotel and it was AMAZING. If we head to Disney again, this is where we'll park our tired heads. Here are 11 reasons why!

5 Reasons You Will Fall In Love With Grayton Beach, Florida

Florida’s panhandle, also known as the Emerald Coast, has some of the nicest beaches in the entire world. One of our favorites is the lovely Grayton Beach.

Florida Keys: 3 State Parks & 1 Dreamy National Park You Can’t Miss

The Florida Keys have beautiful State Parks & one of our favorite National Parks. You don't want to miss out on visiting any of these unbelievable places!

Be a Celebrated Race Car Designer at Test Track EPCOT [Video]

The best part of Test Track EPCOT by Chevrolet at Walt Disney’s World’s EPCOT Center is waiting. Really. Test Track EPCOT Walt Disney World in Orlando has been making several changes over the past few years designed to slow guests down and…

A Peek Inside the Luxurious Turquoise Place Orange Beach

Turquoise Place Orange Beach is a gleaming 20-story luxury resort right on the fluffy white sand beaches of the gulf coast. Normally, I prefer a beach house to a high-rise because I don’t like waiting for the elevator. However, after spending three nights at Turquoise Place, I'm changing my tune. Here’s why I’ll return, and…

4 Can’t Be Missed Fascinating Places To Visit In Key West

Key West has a misnomer about it that it’s an adult-only place to visit. That's not true! Here are 4 fascinating place to visit with kids.

Old Colorado Inn: 5 Reasons You Should Not Miss This Stuart Hotel

If you and the family are heading to Stuart, FL...there's several places you can stay but this one tops our list! We love the history, the privacy, the small but important perks...it's simply heaven. Here are five reasons why Old Colorado Inn is an ideal family (or couple's) hotel selection.

Don’t Miss The Wonderful Sombrero Beach In The Florida Keys

Sombrero Beach in the Florida Keys offers golden sand and a great swimming area for beach lovers to enjoy. Here are 4 tips for enjoying your time there.

4 Family-Friendly Naples, Florida Restaurants You Don’t Want To Miss

Here are 4 family-friendly Naples, Florida restaurants that will meet the approval of even your pickiest child we promise!

13 Ways To Share Your Nostalgic Love Of Star Wars At Disney World

Our family loved every moment of the Star Wars Disney World experiences we encountered. For myself and husband, it was the fulfillment of that sentimental yearning to return to our childhood. And now, with children of our own, seeing them experience the newest generation of Galactic Rebellion...and falling in love with it just like we…

10 Enchanting Disney Vacations You Rarely Hear About (But Should!)

Disney resorts offer so much for families, but the magic isn't relegated to the theme parks in Florida and California. There is an entire world of enchanting opportunities that bring superior customer service and a knowledge of what makes kids "tick" to your family. From guided tours taking you on secret adventures in the US…