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5 New Things to Do at Disney Springs

Share2 Email Stumble Pin TweetShares 2Disney Springs, formally Downtown Disney (and before that Disney Marketplace) has recently gone through some major renovations. We visited there recently and I was blown away by how different the front area is. There’s always been a lot to do here, whether you like to shop, eat or simply people watch. During our visit I …

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How to Do Travel Research using Hashtags

Pin314 Share2 Email Stumble TweetShares 316I am a geek when it comes to travel research. Look around and I’m sure you’ll notice my love affair with travel planning. It is why I named my blog the Detail Oriented Traveler after all! One of the more fun ways I like to do travel research is through hashtags and Instagram. While it …

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5 Fun Things to Do in Lake County, Florida

Pin27 Share4 Email Stumble TweetShares 31If you’re looking for an authentic Florida experience not far from Walt Disney World, escape to Lake County. Lake County, Florida is truly at the center of the state, where 2 major highways intersect. There are over 250 named lakes in the county (hence the name!) Plus, Lake County has the advantage of being 20-40 …

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Airboating through an Everglades Tour

Pin15 Share3 Email Stumble TweetShares 18We’ve lived in Florida for nearly two decades now. I’ve been to the Everglades, live near plenty of lakes and rivers, but I have never been on an airboat Everglades tour. That changed a few weeks ago when we got the extraordinary opportunity to tour the Everglades with Everglades Holiday Park Airboat Tours. First, let …