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Paradise Beach and driving the A1A Highway learning what a beach trip means

While we were in Florida, we decided we had to go to a beach, right?  I mean what is a Florida vacation without a beach trip? We went to Florida in March and on the day we decided was “beach day” the high was 78 degrees.  Yep you read that right. Around 25 degrees Celsius.  We were staying in Orlando

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De Leon Springs State Park

When we finished the morning at Manatee Springs State Park, we still had a little time before we could check into our hotel so we decided to head to another state park.  This one I had not heard of before, however it came highly recommended by our breakfast cashier. After leaving Manatee Springs we expected the park to be busy,

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5 Reasons Kennedy Space Center should be on your bucket list

Whether you are traveling with your significant other, by yourself or with you family, Kennedy Space Center has something for everyone.  I have visited the Space Center before when I was much younger, and I was definitely happy to take my family there on our recent Florida vacation.  When you decide to go, make sure you plan to spend the

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Blue Springs State Park

This was the first stop on our family Florida vacation, and to be honest this was the stop I was looking forward to the most.  I drove all Thursday night while everyone else slept, and after a brief stop for breakfast, we were there right when it opened. I paid the $6 admission fee (this fee is per vehicle not

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Fresh out of the Car Florida Favorites

As you can tell by the title, I am writing this literally fresh out of the car, well ok the van.  The family trip to Florida was an extremely fun adventure and the kids, of course, want to go back.  I will go into more detail in later posts about the places we went and what we saw but for

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Florida – off the beaten path

We are still in Florida, enjoying the sunshine, but I really wanted to take a moment to write about getting off the beaten path.  When we planned to do Florida without the Disney, like most people I googled what to do in Florida that is not Disney and we planned our trip off what I found.  There is nothing wrong with

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