Archives for March 2012

For affordable, luxury lodging in Orlando, rent a condo!

It is no secret that there are ‘quite a few’ lodging options in Orlando.  And most everyone who plans a first trip to Disney looks for hotels on property.  For those of us who fall on the ‘pickier’ side, the nicest of the Disney Hotels and Resorts can be a big budget buster.   Also, […]

Agenda: Jekyll Island, GA

Off the Georgia coast, just over the Florida state line is a chain of barrier islands known as the “Golden Isles”  which include Sea Island, St. Simons Island, Little St. Simon’s Island and Jekyll Island.  Jekyll Island is packed full of cool history and tons of water fun perfect for a family getaway. The former winter […]

Trip Tips: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure

If you, like me are (1) crazy about the Harry Potter books and movies and (2) get the magic of the theme park then you were no doubt over the moon at the opening of the Harry Potter Park at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure.  If, unlike me, you have not yet had a chance […]

Awesome Vacation Rental: Key West’s Pineapple Cottage

There are so many wonderful options for lodging in Key West.  But for a truly private tropical retreat, Pineapple Cottage is a great way to go. Located on Southard Street near Simonton Street, it is an odd combination of far enough off Duval Street, yet close enough at the same time.  A practically perfect location, […]

Agenda: 3 days in North Carolina’s Outerbanks

North Carolina’s Outer Banks are the perfect spot for a family vacation.  It has everything:  Beautiful beaches, luxurious  rentals, cool and unique natural pursuits, fascinating historical sites, fantastic restaurants, theater, aquarium… everything.  Roller coasters?  No. Almost everything. The only other thing the outer banks does not have is low prices in the high season summertime. […]