5 Fun Things to Do In and Around St. Petersburg Clearwater

When I visited St. Petersburg Clearwater, it was on a business trip, so there wasn’t much time for sightseeing. However, there was a little bit of time to enjoy some of the fun things to do in and around the St. Petersburg Clearwater area, just enough to make me interested in more.Look for ManateesDid you know that manatees, also known…

18 Tips for Universal Orlando So You Have the Best Time Ever (Harry Potter fans rejoice)

You’ll probably never see your kids more excited than when you first walk through the gates to Universal Orlando. And especially into The Wizarding World of Harry Potter if they are big Harry Potter fans like our eldest daughter. I’ll never forget the look on Kalyra’s face as we entered Hogsmeade on our very first day at Islands of Adventure. She’s read all the books and watched all the movies, and I think…

Get Wet and Wild at Universal’s Volcano Bay Orlando Water Park

Our visit to Universal Orlando Resort in Florida has been the most memorable travel experience on our USA America Unplugged road trip yet. I am a HUGE Harry Potter fan, so you can imagine how excited I was. Unfortunately, we missed the Christmas decorations by a week or so, but it was still awesome. I started to…

3 Fun Things to Do in Central Florida (Besides Disney)

Looking for fun things to do in Central Florida beyond Orlando? Once you are done with Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, there are endless Central Florida attractions for families to enjoy, both man-made and natural. In case you don’t know, the heart of Central Florida is Polk County which is located …

Ancient Spanish Monastery Of Florida: The St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church

How a monastery built during the 12th century in Spain, would end up being one of the oldest buildings not only in Florida, but in the Western Hemisphere is an unusual tale. It provides the Church of St. Bernard de Clairvaux an unusual history, in the path to become the tourist attraction known as the Ancient Spanish Monastery. It provides the story to our 9th stop, in the series Off The Beaten Path. City of Segovia, Spain The monastery of St. Bernard de Clairvaux was…

Why now is the time to visit Key West

Great weather, interesting attractions, and new hotels and flight options (available on Orbitz, of course) make now—like, right now—the best […] The post Why now is the time to visit Key West appeared first on Orbitz.

Five fun things to do with kids on Amelia Island

Check out Florida’s OTHER family-fun mecca. The post Five fun things to do with kids on Amelia Island appeared first on Orbitz.

Kicking the Year Off at Oscar Scherer State Park – Osprey, FL

We woke up New Years morning from our NyQuil hangover in Arcadia, FL at the bus rally. 20 buses crammed into a little lot That evening, Fat Point Brewery in nearby Punta Gorda had invited the rally to move to their parking lot for beer tasting. Since we hadn’t been able to find…

Inspired Travel: 5 Places for Coca-Cola Fanatics

Rooftop at Coca-Cola Store Orlando/The Coca-Cola Company The Coca-Cola Company has gained a loyal following in its 130-year history. With more than 500 brands sold in 200-plus countries, it has become one of the world’s most recognizable corporations. For those who can’t get enough of the world’s most iconic soft-drink, here are five places to go to geek out on all-things Coke. The World of Coca-…

Naked Boys Singing Tour – Six guys. Sixteen songs. No clothes!

Naked Boys Singing Tour Six guys. Sixteen songs. No clothes! By Steven Skelley and Thomas Routzong Since 1998, people everywhere have been laughing and cheering their way through every moment of the off-Broadway hit Naked Boys Singing. Orlando, Florida producer Tim Evanicki is overseeing a national tour of the international hit musical revue. We asked Tim Evanicki, Producer of Naked Boys Singing, about the show. How would you describe, in one sentence, Naked Boys Singing? A fun escape that pokes fun and celebrates …

How to Spend an Adventure-Filled Day in Gainesville, Florida

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville/flickr/Andrew Piazza With more than a dozen theme parks — including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld — Orlando has plenty to keep anyone busy for a weekend down south. But if you’re looking for a post-Disney, amusement-park cleanse, Gainesville — two hours north by bus or car — is the perfect budget-friendly day trip to add to your itinerary. Though it’s best known as the home of the Florida Gators, …

Our things to do in Florida bucket list

Image: Shutterstock.com The countdown is on until we start our 2 year USA road trip and we want you to help shape our journey. Today we want you to help us create our things to do in Florida bucket list. In case you don’t know, our big goal is to visit all 50 states. Yep, this family of four from Australia has a deep love of America and a willingness to explore and share that with our …

Exploring Ernest Hemingway’s Key West

Key West has seen its fair share of famed literary figures pass through, but if there’s one person who really left a mark on this place it’s Ernest Hemingway. I only had a couple of days in town on my recent trip across the Florida Keys, but I wanted to discover Hemingway’s Key West, so even with limited time, I made…

My first day in Key West: Ernest Hemingway, Jet Skiing, Lobster and Ghost Busting

; I slid back the doors to see the most gorgeous and dramatic sunrise peeping up from behind the palm tress. I was overlooking the water and the pinks and oranges of the sunrise were bouncing off it and reflecting all around. Pelicans and pretty cranes were gliding across the water or hovering in the The post My first day in Key West: Ernest Hemingway, Jet Skiing, Lobster and Ghost Busting appeared first on The Travel Hack.