Northwest of Orlando, at the edge of the sprawl, the unfortunately named Kelly Park is just an unassuming dot of a county park. But it's actually fantastic.
This is the sort of thing that you would... more
new smyrna beach is located about 70 miles northeast of orlando. new smyrna is one of the few beaches you can drive on in florida. in my opinion new smyrna beach is much nicer than the more famous... more
The Airstream Ranch is the Stonehenge of campers, not too different from Carhenge in Nebraska. This odd roadside sight was created in 2008 by a man named Frank Bates, who buried eight Airstream... more
Some VTers included Downtown Disney as "Off the Beaten Path" so I'm adding my wee tip on things to see.
Store window displays are fascinating ---if you take time to look at them. We were all adults... more
Kennedy Space Center is located about 45 minutes east of Orlando near Cape Canaveral. The Space Center is the site of numerous space shuttle launches. If you're lucky enough to visit the area when a... more
Just a few miles north of Orlando in the city of Maitland (exit 90 of I-4) please visit the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida. It's appropriate for families -- no gruesome... more
I try to avoid Orlando and the whole Disney/theme park complex as much as possible as it has become WAY WAY too big and thus not so much fun. If I have to go through the center of Florida I try to go... more
Disney's got two great Minigolfs : Fantasia Garden (my husband's favorite) and WinterSummerland (my favorite).
Fantasia Garden has two courses.One of them imitates a real golf course and the other... more
orlando florida is named after orlando reeves, a U.S. soldier killed in 1837 during the second seminole war. orlando was incorporated in 1875. from 1875 to 1895 orlando was the hub of florida's citrus...
constructing - pictures to follow
Disney World ~ 2006
"Year of a Million Dreams"
I understand from another VT member that Disney World is not technically located in Orlando, but actually...