Disney Ticket Prices, Old and New

I moved to Florida in 1979. My first trip to Disney World was before that. My father was living in Florida and I visited him and he took my son and I to Disney. We rode the boat from the parking lot to the main theme park area. Back then there were choices as to…

The Perfect Beach Day

I remember the perfect beach day because it occurred to me at the time that it was just that.  Although I often traveled the 30 or so miles to the coast to take my kids for a day at the beach, this day was special.  As I sat in the little flowing trough of saltwater…

Five Things I Want to Do on My Florida Vacation

I don’t have a date set yet. The plane tickets are not purchased, but I do plan to get back to my old stomping grounds in central Florida one day soon. When I have the beach house or condo rented, I will begin to plan my excursions around the area where I used to live….

Camping at Florida’s Beautiful State Parks

Most people I know visit Florida by plane.  They stay at an expensive resort in Disney World or in a condo at the beach (or both) and then head home.  Not only is that type of vacation quite costly, it means that the best parts of Florida (in my opinion) have been missed. Of course,…

Where is Bonita Springs, Florida?

I recently became interested in Bonita Springs in Florida when my neighbor told me it’s where she goes to spend the winter. How jealous am I? Very. However, I do plan to one day be able to do that very thing – become a “snow bird” and spend part of my time in New Hampshire…