Thanksgiving in Florida 2014

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If you’re going to be in Florida for Thanksgiving weekend, we have one thing to say. Great idea! Being there during the off-peak season, you’re likely saving on airfare and avoiding crowds. This is to say nothing of the wonderful weather in Florida this time of the year. Now that you’re there, what should you do? We have some ideas we’d like to share with you. We’ll focus on Orlando and Miami attractions since they’re the two most visited cities in Florida. LEGOLAND Florida When you think of Orlando attractions, theme parks likely come to mind. With so many options, some are often overlooked. For instance, a great place to visit if you have kids is LEGOLAND. Less than an hour from both Orlando and Tampa, this elaborate theme park features over 50 rides, a waterpark, … [Read more...]

Miami Day Trips

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Known for its beautiful coastal location, Miami’s pristine beaches are a vacation must. But even beyond the shores, Miami harbors dozens of ideal, family-fun attractions - so get inland for some exciting Miami Day Trip experiences with your Go Miami Card! First stop on your day trip tour is Zoo Miami – home to over 2,000 of the world’s most unique animals and plant species. The entire Zoo spans 740 acres and hosts over 100 exhibits. You can even rent a family bike in the park, so you can easily coast from one exhibit to the next! Other options include walking or taking the exclusive Zoo’s monorail system! The entire family will have a blast while learning fun facts about animals’ behaviors, habitats, diets, enrichment, and other interesting tidbits.  From electric eels to … [Read more...]

Experience the Culture of Miami at the Lowe Art Museum, Miami Science Museum, and More!

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We all know Miami for its glorious beaches and boisterous nightlife, but believe it or not, there’s more to Miami than bikinis and bars—much more. Now, with Miami Museum Month quickly approaching, it’s a better time than ever to explore the diverse culture and captivating history of Miami. During May only, all visitors and locals will be offered “Buy One, Get One Free” admission at participating museums. What’s more, throughout the entire month, a membership at any participating museum will work as a free pass to all other museums. So in between your beach days and late nights, enhance your vacation with some infamous Art Deco, historic railroad cars, unique cultural experiences, beautiful botanical gardens, and fascinating tributes to local heritage. Participating … [Read more...]