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Carnival Paradise – Tampa Bay to Cozumel Cruise

January 11th, 2013

Iguana

This year over the holidays we had the distinct honor and pleasure of joining our friends for their destination wedding in Cozumel Mexico and as if that wasn’t enough we were to get there via cruise.

Shopping in Cozumel

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Unique Florida Beach Experiences for Summer Vacation

April 21st, 2012

Miami Beach

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travelers Resources at Trekhound.com

For many who make the pilgrimage to sunny Florida, it’s all about the beaches, Baby! But not everyone’s idea of the perfect beach getaway is the same. Some want to go shelling with their grandkids while others are looking for the best summer vacation opportunity or the ability to cruise with their car on the sand. Depending on your preference, there a few safe bets you can make to have the best Florida beach experience possible.

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Iceploration – All-New Epic Ice Show Premieres at Busch Gardens

February 2nd, 2012

Iceploration at Busch Gardens

Tampa, FL – For more than five decades, Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay has set the industry’s standard for delivering unforgettable entertainment experiences, with Broadway-style stage spectaculars like KaTonga: Musical Tales From the Jungle and innovative ice shows like World Rhythms on Ice. Iceploration builds on that tradition and introduces audiences to the next generation of ice shows. A cast of 20 brings to life an all-new adventure filled with world-class skaters, more than 75 original costumes, amazing aerial performances, master puppetry and live animal stars, with shows daily in the Moroccan Palace.

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Busch Gardens Animal Care Center

January 18th, 2012

Busch Gardens Animal Care Center

Tampa, FL – Busch Gardens welcomes guests to closely observe and even take part in the animal care experience when the Tampa park opens its new Animal Care Center on Jan. 23, 2012. From nutrition to treatments, X-rays to surgeries, much of Busch Gardens? animal care will be conducted in guest view in this new state-of-the-art facility.

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Busch Gardens Roller Coaster Cheetah Hunt

May 27th, 2011

Tampa, FL – Nature’s most graceful predator came to life today, in Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s newest mega-attraction, Cheetah Hunt. As Florida’s first triple-launch roller coaster, Cheetah Hunt creates yet another world-class family attraction by using state-of-the-art technology to deliver three adrenaline-fueled surges of speed inspired by the world’s fastest land animal.

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6 Great Things to Enjoy in Florida

April 20th, 2011

Fernandana Beach

By Myscha Theriault

There’s lots to enjoy here in the sunshine state. From the Florida Keys to the panhandle, and Miami Beach to St. Augustine, sites and activities abound. Whether you’re looking for souvenirs, photo ops, seafood or sunbathing spots, we have literally got it all. Which is why people from all over the world travel here at all times of the year. While there are too many activities to list in a single article, here are six great things to do in Florida that stand out above the rest.

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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo Includes Florida Wildlife and Conservation Programs

April 15th, 2011

Bald Eagle

At the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa it’s all about the animals. The zoo sits on 56 acres that are covered with the natural habitats of more than 1,700 animals, each of them are suited for our local climate and they are used to living in Florida’s heat and humidity. They have eight habitat areas that include Asia, Australia and Africa. Some have interactive exhibits where visitors can enjoy close, safe contact with many of their animals. You can feed a giraffe, string ray or rhino or take a camel ride and in their aviaries the birds fly free and may land right on you.

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DinoQuest at Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa

March 28th, 2011

DinoQuest at Lowry Park Zoo

Tampa, FL – What’s “old” is new in 2011 with the arrival of a limited engagement outdoor exhibit of prehistoric proportions: DinoQuest, an engaging and educational array of amazing lifelike and life-size dinosaurs roaring into Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa through May 1.

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Cheetah Experience at Busch Gardens Features Up-Close Encounters

February 10th, 2011

Cheetah Experience at Busch Gardens

Tampa, FL – Guests who experience Busch Gardens’ popular Endangered Species Safari this spring will have the opportunity to meet some very special members of the adventure park’s animal collection.

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Valentine’s Day in Florida – Pamper Yourself in Luxury or Escape to the Outdoors for Adventure

February 7th, 2011

This couple has it made in the shade

Valentine’s Day is the time of year when we do something special for the one we love. Whether your sweetie likes to be pampered in luxury or head into the great outdoors for a little adventure, Florida has just what you’re looking for and if you’re inclined to do the most romantic thing on Valentine’s Day and make if official, Florida has some great places to get married and then enjoy a romantic honeymoon.

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