Kennedy Space Center Tourism

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For an out-of-this-world experience in Central Florida, blast off with a tour of the Kennedy Space Center while you are visiting either Orlando or Miami. Since 1968, every single human space flight from the United States has launched from the Kennedy Space Center, a phenomena that makes it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Florida. The first thing guests will want to experience at the Kennedy Space Center is the Shuttle Launch Experience. The SLE provides a realistic simulation of a space shuttle’s 8 1/12 minutes ascent into orbit by using HD audiovisual effects and realistic seating effects that help wannabe astronauts experience what it would really be like to blast off from Earth at 17,500 mph and then look down to see the planet far below. The KSC also gives visitors the opportunity to break bread with some of the men and women who have gone into space as … [Read more...]

How to Plan a Summer Vacation

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While a summer vacation may seem light years away—especially if you’re reading this from somewhere in the Northeast that’s still occasionally pummeled with snow—in just a few short months school will be wrapping up, the days will be long and sunny, and you’ll be wishing you started planning your summer vacation earlier! While planning ahead is a big part of preparing for an affordable and enjoyable summer vacation, it also gives you something to look forward to as you wait for winter to say its final adieu. A family summer vacation should be a relaxing, fun-filled time for bonding and re-energizing, but too often families find their vacations to be just as stressful, if not more so, than their daily routines. This can be due to lack of planning, chaotic itineraries, unhappy family members, and the number one cause: overspending. Whatever your budget, your summer vacation … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Miami 2014

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While the Irish-American demographic isn’t ample in Miami, the city with the most residents born out side of the country it resides in can relate to the plight of Irish immigrants. More importantly, the people of Miami know how to party, and although the parades took place last weekend, the center of Southern Florida boasts an abundance of St. Patrick’s Day events. Before you throw on your requisite green t-shirt and totally Americanized St. Patty’s Day garb, check out the top Miami attractions and events this weekend. John Martin's St. Patrick's Day with the Irish You can celebrate with the Irish all weekend long at John Martin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, located in Coral Gables. On Sunday, March 16th or Monday, March 17th treat yourself to an authentic and delicious Irish meal from John Martin’s special St. Patrick’s Day themed menu, featuring beer-battered fish and … [Read more...]

School Vacation Travel Tips

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School vacations present a wonderful opportunity for kids to let loose, adults to cash in on some much needed relaxation, and for the whole family to get the bonding time that’s so hard to squeeze in this time of year. Plus, after a long winter, we can all use a getaway, whether its to the sandy beaches of Oahu or to the Big Apple to visit the New York attractions you know and love. This year, plan a family vacation that’s fun, affordable, and hassle-free for everyone. While this may seem like a challenge, you’d be surprised how fun the process can be when you stick to some pretty easy guidelines and use convenient attraction passes. Try implementing these travel tips on your next vacation for smooth sailing all the way through. Know your budget. It’s important to remember not to fantasize you have more in your vacation savings than you do or to underestimate your … [Read more...]

Miami Attractions List

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Even in one of the hottest spring break destinations in the country, you don't have to break the bank to have a good time. Just keep your Miami attractions pass in hand to get discounted admission rates at all the top Miami attractions. Whether you're planning a low-key family getaway or a spring break blowout, you're covered with the Go Miami Card. What makes Miami such a popular destination? Unlimited sunshine, a beachy vibe, and these 35 top attractions!   Miami Top Attractions Miami Bus Tour Miami Seaquarium Island Queen Cruise Miami South Beach Duck Tour Jungle Island Key West Day Trip Zoo Miami Gator Park Airboat Tour Miami Water Taxi Coral Castle Lion Country Safari Everglades Alligator Farm Airboat Ride Sea Experience Snorkeling World Erotic Art Museum  Miami Museum of Science Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Sawgrass Everglades Eco Tour Kennedy Space … [Read more...]

Seals at the Miami Seaquarium

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With so much hype surrounding dolphins and whales, seals deserve some recognition too! These adorable seafarers are capable of migrating vast distances throughout the year, and have the extraordinary ability to spend up to 72 minutes underwater with one breath! At the Miami Seaquarium, you can interact with these amazing, loveable creatures up-close! At the Seal and Sea Lion Pool, you’ll witness these animals in action, frolicking about in the South Florida sun. You can observe their behaviors during feeding and play times, and witness an informative presentation about the variety of Seal and Sea Lion specimens at the Miami Seaquarium. After meeting the Seal and Sea Lions in their designated exhibit, head over to the Golden Dome to witness these animals performing jovial feats! At the Salty’s Reef Range show, you can enjoy the hilarious adventures of Salty the Sea Lion and … [Read more...]

Miami Tourism Discounts

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Miami, Florida is one of the top tourist destinations in the world, not to mention one of the hottest spring break spots. However, there’s a lot more to Miami than first meets the eye, especially if you’re a first-time visitor. For instance, did you know that Miami has one of the largest concentration of Art Deco buildings in the world? Or that in 2008, Miami was named the “Cleanest City in America” by Forbes magazine? What about the fact that the Everglades represent the only eco-system of that kind in the entire world? Here’s one that may not come as a surprise: In 2008, Miami’s South Beach was named the #1 beach in America by the Travel Chanel. As you might imagine based on these pieces of trivia, there’s a lot to do in Miami and so much to explore in terms of culture, history, entertainment, and the great outdoors. A great way to see these top Miami attractions and … [Read more...]

Spring Break in Miami

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Spring break in Miami is so popular that it’s almost a cliché. Of course, there’s a reason Miami is such a popular spring break destination, and it doesn’t look like the tourism boom is slowing down anytime soon. The palm trees, beautiful beaches, bustling night life, and popular attractions keep the crowds coming back. Although it’s hard to imagine that it’s almost spring, spring break is coming in March, just a few weeks away. You'll have to start making plans soon if you want to get the best deals. In the deals department, we can help you out with discounted Miami attractions, which is perfect for those of you taking a family vacation for spring break or for those who just want to experience some of the world-class entertainment Miami offers outside of the beach and the club. For instance, a scenic cruise along the beautiful Biscayne Bay is an activity visitors of all … [Read more...]

Things to do on Valentine’s Day in Miami

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A Valentine’s Day in Miami is sure to make a splash! With its pristine, white-sand beaches, subtropical savanna climate, New World cuisine, booming nightlife, and dozens of sensational attractions – you can’t go wrong! There is simply something for everyone in beautiful Miami – so what better place to build lasting memories? Fun in the Sun: Bond with your Valentine on a two-wheeled adventure under the gorgeous Miami sun. With Bike and Roll Bike Rentals you can begin your trek along the Art Deco architecture at Miami Beach, follow the oceanfront path, cruise the Venetian causeway, and beyond! With a backdrop as beautiful as this, you’re sure to show your Valentine a good time! Underwater Adventure: You can discover the illustrious underwater world of the South Florida waters on this Glass Bottom Boat snorkeling adventure! Your boat will transport you to one of Fort … [Read more...]

Florida Manatee Attractions

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If you like Manatees, you need to get to Florida! For example, the Miami Seaquarium prides itself on not just exposing its visitors to the wonders of the array of Manatees, but also in rehabilitating and contributing to species conservation efforts. Nicknamed the “Sea Cow” for their gentle and docile disposition, manatees are federally endangered animals on the cusp of extinction. Although federal and Florida law prohibit injury or harm to manatees, ship strikes, toxic marine algae, and habitat destruction are often the cause of their ever-increasing vulnerability. Manatees are non-aggressive animals that are predominantly occupied with 6-8 hours of daily feeding, and 2-12 hours of rest each day. They are curious animals who like to travel, investigate, and interact. Manatees play a critical role in controlling vegetation that can obstruct Florida waterways, and also in … [Read more...]