Category Archive for "Florida"

Also in Orlando: Leu Gardens

Jul 03 2016

In a city known for pricey attractions and over-the-top special effects, the 50-acre Harry P. Leu Gardens offer a pleasant afternoon away…

Shell Island

Mar 27 2016

Located at the very tip of the Panama City Beach “peninsula,” the 700-acre St. Andrews State Park is a nature-lover’s getaway. For wildlife…

Disney’s Dancing Lights

Nov 01 2015

Walt Disney World’s jaw-dropping Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights celebrates its finale this year. After 20 years of lights twinkling and twirling…

Emerald Coast Mirror Maze

Mar 15 2015

Mirrors and lasers — seems like a winning combination, right? The Emerald Coast Mirror Maze & Laser Craze fits snugly in the…

Cirque du Soleil: Quidam

Jan 04 2015

If I have ever seen je ne sais quoi in motion, it is while watching Cirque du Soleil, and perhaps never so much…

Arabian Nights [Closed]

Nov 16 2014

Arabian horses, shimmering gauze and swirling silks, princesses and Aladdin-like heroes — it’s no wonder the old Orlando dinner theater captured my…

Epcot Flower Festival

May 04 2014

When Disney puts on a show, it pulls out all the stops. No less can be said of the International Flower &…

Silver Springs

Mar 09 2014

This photo is kind of false advertising. Silver Springs used to be a privately owned nature theme park, featuring animals like the staggeringly large…