Visiting Florida

There is a Florida for everyone, which explains why luminaries from Mickey Mouse to Ernest Hemingway have called it home. The activities—Orlando theme parks, Cape Canaveral shuttle launches, Miami night clubs, St. Augustine historic sites—are dwarfed only by uninterrupted Atlantic and Gulf beaches. Don’t miss the world-famous Disney World, or the thrill-rides in residence at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure, before swimming with dolphins at Orlando’s Discovery Cove. The idyllic Florida Keys are the perfect antidote to tourist-heavy Orlando, with outfits like Pleasure Diver and Quiescence Dive Center taking visitors to the best the gulf has to offer.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, ... Read More
There is a Florida for everyone, which explains why luminaries from Mickey Mouse to Ernest Hemingway have called it home. The activities—Orlando theme parks, Cape Canaveral shuttle launches, Miami night clubs, St. Augustine historic sites—are dwarfed only by uninterrupted Atlantic and Gulf beaches. Don’t miss the world-famous Disney World, or the thrill-rides in residence at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure, before swimming with dolphins at Orlando’s Discovery Cove. The idyllic Florida Keys are the perfect antidote to tourist-heavy Orlando, with outfits like Pleasure Diver and Quiescence Dive Center taking visitors to the best the gulf has to offer.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

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Our Perfect Magic Kingdom Day

Written by megnews on 30 Sep, 2012

Day 6 Wednesday May 9 Magic Kingdom!I think I would have to say this was the best day we had. We arrived about 8:30 and were a bit back from the rope to the left in line with a tree for some shade which was…Read More


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Downtown Disney Day

Written by megnews on 29 Sep, 2012

We started off break day with a yummy breakfast at Boma right at our resort. It seemed practically deserted when we went so I wondered if we missed the early morning rush with a 9:30 ADR. Everything was delicious. We all loved the…Read More


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Around the World-Epcot's World Showcase, That Is

Written by megnews on 28 Sep, 2012

We started out this day with a taxi ride over to the Grand Floridian for a 9:15 breakfast at 1900 Park Fare. It far surpassed my expectations and the fun my Mom had with Mary Poppins would have made it worth it if nothing else,…Read More


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Discovering Mickey's Not So Boring at Hollywood Studios

Written by megnews on 28 Sep, 2012

On our second morning at Walt Disney World, we received another wake up call from Mickey and what do you know, he left more jibbitz for our Crocs too! Quick breakfast in the room again and we were off to Hollywood Studios early for rope…Read More


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Epcot Family of the Day!

Written by megnews on 28 Sep, 2012

On our first morning, we got a wakeup call from Mickey, and the kids each had a jibbitz for their Crocs waiting on the nightstand. Mickey must have snuck in our room overnight and left those! My daughter hasn’t believed in Santa, the tooth fairy,…Read More


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First Day at MK-Celebrate a Dream Come True

Written by megnews on 26 Sep, 2012

After checking in at Animal Kingdom Lodge and a quick lunch at the Mara quick service, we headed to Magic Kingdom for a little atmosphere and to see Cinderella’s Castle. No big plans today other than to not chase the rides since we were arriving…Read More


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Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale

Written by two cruisers on 22 Jul, 2012

Our cruise of the Caribbean was the middle 8 days of a 28 day vacation. We drove into Fort Lauderdale and needed to find a place to leave our car where it would be safe. The parking stalls at Port Everglades would have cost a…Read More


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Shopping in Delray Beach

Written by two cruisers on 21 Jul, 2012

I had a great time shopping in Delray Beach. There is a standard, but welcome shopping center we found at the intersection of Federal Hwy and Linton Blvd. This contains chain stores and meets your basic needs. However, if you are here for a fun…Read More


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The History of The Pensacola Blue Wahoos

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 26 May, 2012

As of March 2012, there is a new show in town and it is the Pensacola Blue Wahoos baseball team. The Pensacola Blue Wahoos are the the AA affiliates of Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds National League team.What is a Blue Wahoo one might…Read More


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The Atlantis casino and the Chihuly Instillations.

Written by vampirefan on 27 Apr, 2012

When Nick and I took the taxi tour part of the deal was 45 minutes at Atlantis. Nick loved to gamble so I think that is what won him over! The casino. The casino covers 7 acres of gaming fun. They host 100 tables that…Read More


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