Kings Dominion Vacation – Not Just An Amusement Park

A Kings Dominion Vacation

Many think of amusement parks as a one-day event. Turn your fun-filled day into a vacation at Kings Dominion. We did and had a GREAT time! Let me tell you all about it!

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Tips for Planning a Great Family Vacation

Tips for Planning a Great Family Vacation

Planning a great vacation is one of the most fun tasks you will ever undertake. Vacations are a time to have fun, relax and enjoy yourself. Sometimes, vacations can even be learning experiences. The best vacations involve both learning experiences and relaxation. There are still a few issues that you may run into when you are planning your vacation, but as long as you can overcome any issues that may arise, you will have a truly wonderful vacation.

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A Guide to Carowinds Amusement Park, More Than Just a Day of Fun

Stay and Play at Carowinds Amusement Park

When you think of “amusement park”, you probably think of a day trip, right? Me, too. Until our recent trip to Carowinds Amusement Park. Carowinds can be a full family vacation complete with days of riding roller coaster rides, water park fun, time meeting Snoopy and the gang, food (lots of food), drinks, camping in a tent, RV or a staying in a cabin, and a ton of memories without ever leaving Carowinds!

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4 Tips for Planning the Best Possible Family Vacation

4 Tips for Planning the Best Possible Family Vacation

The best vacations are often the ones that happen with the least planning. Instead of heading out on a family vacation that deteriorates into something worthy of a comedy film, there is still hope. Family vacations don’t have to be stressful so long as you follow these important tips.

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Florida is a Great Winter Vacation Destination!

Baby it’s cold outside!  If you’re like me, you are ready to see the sunshine again! We all know that Florida is home to Disney World, Sea World and Busch Gardens. However, there is so much more to see in the state. Florida is a great winter vacation destination!

 

Here are a few of my bucket list places to visit:

Billie Swamp Safari – Billie Swamp Safari is located on the Indian Reservation of Big Cypress Seminole. The safari is set on 2,200 acres of Florida Everglades. The highlight of the safari is the Swamp Buggy Eco Tour, an hour adventure through the swamp in a swamp buggy, where you get the chance to experience close-up views of wildlife such as alligators, deer and bison.

 

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Butterfly World – Butterfly World is located in Coconut Creek, Florida and was established in 1988. It is the world’s largest butterfly park, which houses approximately 5,000 live butterflies. There are several exhibits at Butterfly World including The Insectarium which houses insects such as moths, beetles, butterflies and scorpions and the Tropical Rain Forest Aviary which houses butterflies, tropical plants, free flying birds and a waterfall.

 

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Daytona Lagoon Waterpark and Family Fun Center – The Daytona Lagoon Waterpark and Family Fun Center is a waterpark and family entertainment center located in Daytona Beach. The park opened in 2005 and features 12 rides and 2 mini-golf courses. Water rides in Adventure Mountain, Castaway Bay and Blackbeard’s Revenge and dry rides include the Rock Wall and Grand Prix Go-Kart Raceway.

 

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The Kennedy Space Center – The John F. Kennedy Space Center is located on Florida’s east coast. It is the home to NASA’s space launches since 1968 including Apollo 11 and the Space Shuttle Endeavour.