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, entertaining shows, a beautiful botanical garden, and, of course, Legos everywhere! The hands-on experiences … [Read more...]

SeaWorld Orlando Tourism

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If you are planning to visit a theme park in Orlando that is home to one of the world’s largest mammals instead of just an over-sized rodent, then chances are you are planning on heading to SeaWorld Orlando. With rides and attractions, live performances and animal exhibits galore, that certainly sounds like a wise decision. Beginning last month, SeaWorld Orlando started throwing itself a 50th anniversary party that will go on for 18 months – quite a celebration! As part of the spectacular 50th anniversary celebration, SeaWorld Orlando has added new wrinkles like an innovative Shamu Show, a mobile bubble lab vehicle, fresh-faced animal ambassadors and seasonal firework finales that will take place when possible. Even in the hot summer months, the Wild Arctic Ride offers guests at SeaWorld Orlando a cool thing to do. Take a motion-simulated helicopter journey across the … [Read more...]

Orlando Attractions Discounts and Tips

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As the site of Sea World, Bush Gardens, and the infamous Everglades, Orlando is home to some of the most notorious attractions. But outside of those obvious marvels are some lesser known attractions to discover during your Florida stay. With the Kennedy Space Center lying just east of many Orlando destinations, a stay in Florida just isn’t complete until you make your way to this NASA launch headquarters. Learning of the great discoveries made through space exploration is enough to ignite the curiosity of all generations. With Smart Destinations' Go Orlando Card, you have the rare opportunity to tour launch areas, see giant rockets, explore the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, experience an IMAX space film, and even train in spaceflight simulators all while saving money! The month of March is the host to many exciting intergalactic events, so don’t pass up the chance to experience … [Read more...]