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Near The Action: Hilton Altamonte Springs Florida

When flying from Omaha to the Orlando area, you’re faced with an overwhelming assortment of hotel options. Deciding where to stay depends on your priorities (theme park junkie? adventure-seeking? part-time beach bum ?) We recently flew into the Sanford Orlando International Airport via a direct flight from Omaha with Allegiant. It was going to be …

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Exploring The Central Florida Zoo

Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens offers a relaxed kid-centric outing to families visiting the Orlando area. Located about 20 miles north of Orlando in Sanford, Florida, the zoo is smaller than what we’re used to in Omaha, but offers some hands-on and fun activities we don’t have. Updated: March 18, 2019 This zoo was …

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Adventure In Central Florida

Seminole County, Florida, asks visitors to explore the wild side of Florida, to discover Orlando’s natural oasis. Challenge accepted. I started planning out the adventure with the help of this Central Florida Bucket List. Our two-and-a-half-day trip to the north Orlando area included seeing an alligator while canoeing, zip line courses for the whole family, a sunset airboat …

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Why Science Museums Like MOSI Are Fun For Adults

One thing I’m beginning to learn when traveling with kids is that a science center is similar to a children’s museum, only with things adults can play with, too. Case in point: Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry, MOSI for short. We brought the kids here while visiting Tampa Bay – and while our visit …

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