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4 Days of Fun in Tampa with Kids

In life, you should know your limitations. Also, like wild animals, your children can smell fear and desperation. You have to stay confident. Or, at least fake it to make it, right? That is why I canceled our Spring Break plans this year, and convinced myself that a stay-cation would be just as good. I just couldn’t muster up the energy to...

The Hotel on Tampa Bay that is Perfect for Families

Bay Harbor Hotel on Tampa Bay, Florida.

Hotels on the beach can be pricey. Hotels downtown are the same. But, what about a hotel on the bay? As part of our mission to explore more of our home state of Florida, we decided a weekend in the Tampa area was a perfect getaway. We rode rides in Busch Gardens, played at the Glazer Children’s Museum, splashed around at Clearwater Beach...

The Hotel at Disney World That is Best For Your Budget & Travel Style

The Hotel at Disney World That is Best For Your Budget & Travel Style

There are a lot of options when it comes to booking a hotel at Disney World. Do you stay on property or off? Is it worth it to book a hotel on the monorail line? Which value hotel at Disney World is the best? While our family has not stayed at every Walt Disney World Property (there are a lot), I have stayed at a number of them in my thirty...

Visit Manatee Lagoon in West Palm Beach

Manatee Lagoon - West Palm Beach

The cold of the winter waters brings the manatees to Florida. The Manatee is the official Marine Mammal of Florida. Sightings of these gentle giants, known as the sea cow and the cousin of the elephant are common throughout the months of November through March. They move North to Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina during the summer. In the...