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Florida Itinerary

Two centre holidays give you the chance to maybe cram the parks in week one, and then chill on a beach for week 2.

It also gives you the chance to experience more of Florida and what it has to offer.

NO Florida visit is complete without a visit to the beach.

Suggested Florida Itinerary:

The following is based on a Two Centre Holiday:

Week 1 in Orlando

Week 2 on the Gulf Coast

This is only an example of what you could do.

Day 1:

You will most likely arrive in Florida mid to late afternoon and depending on where you will be staying it is unlikely you will get to do much.

A good way to acclimate is to unpack everything and go get something to eat at a local restaurant or buffet. If you are near the Disney or Universal Parks watch the fireworks just as night falls.

Day 2:
Have Your Breakfast You WILL Need It

You might as well start with one of the theme parks, so to ease you in, you will probably be better of starting your parks at SeaWorld, this is much more of a sedate pace and will prepare you for the Disney Parks and Universal.

Although a big park you will tend to spend a lot of time sitting down to watch the shows. On entering make a beeline for the drinks stalls and get yourself a souvenir drinks container full of your favourite soft drink, it will come in handy for the other parks. If you have enjoyed your day check at the customer desk on leaving the park, you may be able to get a second day Free or at a reduced price.

Day 3:
Have Your Breakfast You WILL Need It

Go for BIG, Magic Kingdom is going to take it out of you, but Day 3 is really the best time to see this park because you won't be too tired from the day before.

Prepare for a very long day so you can see the parade and fireworks on the night time. Take a rest early afternoon and maybe even consider leaving the park and coming back at night. We did this and it really broke the day up and made us appreciate the night time activities.

Day 4:
Have Your Breakfast You WILL Need It

Try Universal Studios Florida.

This will give you a rest from the day before and everything Disney. Although big, again you will spend a lot of time sitting down watching shows. There are thrill rides but you sit down on most of them as well.

Day 5:
Stay away from the theme parks today. Take a drive to Daytona Beach, it's about 60 miles north east up Interstate 4 (I4).

Here you can have a nice relaxing day and even start work on your sun tan. You can drive your car straight on to the beach "SEE HERE" it costs $20 and find the perfect place to settle down for the day.

Day 6:
Have Your Breakfast You WILL Need It

The Epcot Center will have the whole family enthralled by technology.

The large geosphere is actually a ride and everything that kids will want is based around it. The nighttime fireworks are one of the best displays of choreographed fireworks you will see anywhere.

Day 7:
Have Your Breakfast You WILL Need It

Disney's Hollywood Studios is not as big as Universal but has all your favourite Disney characters.

You might even get the chance to be a part of a show. I did when I was asked if I would do the runaway bike scene from 101 Dalmatians the movie. I had to sit on a bike with no wheels throwing my arms and legs about. When they said cut, they showed everybody how they had edited the actual scene only this time with me in it. My daughter still tells her friends that it was daddy in the movie.

As you can see you will not have done all the parks!!!! More reason for you to try and come back again.
Day 8:
You will probably be driving to the Gulf Coast today so take in a water park in the morning.

Disney's Blizzard Beach to me is the best but you could try Universal Volcano Bay, either way it will get you ready for your days on the beach.

Hubby can get his Golf in today and any of the courses will challenge the best he has played on. My favourite is Kissimmee Golf Course, 3103 Florida Coarch Dr., Kissimmee, Phone: (407) 847-2816.

Day 9:
Hit Clearwater Beach, let your kids play in the sand while you go Jet Skiing to try and see dolphins close up, or Parasailing where the sights are awesome. Maybe in the afternoon you can take one of the many boat rides available at the Clearwater Marina.

Day 10:
St. Pete's Beach, just relax the day away and top up your now deepening tan. Or maybe you would like to take out a pedalo. To break up the day try taking in a Shopping Mall, Tyrone Square Mall is brilliant.

Day 11:
Have Your Breakfast You WILL Need It

Take a trip to Busch Gardens and enjoy your last theme park. The pace is easy and there are lots of places just for kids. You have to try Kumba and Montu, your legs will be like jelly afterwards. Tidal Wave is also a must, the ending is EPIC.

Day 12:
Take a trip further south to Sarasota and try to get on Siesta Key, if not Longboat Key is just as lovely. On your drive to and from Sarasota you will cross the Sunshine Skyway, if you think you know what a bridge is THINK AGAIN.

Day 13:
I really really, really, Don't want to tell you about this place, this is my own little bit of heaven - but I will. Fort DeSoto just south of St. Pete's is my all-time favourite place in the world. I am not going to tell you what it's like, just go and see for yourselves.

Day 14:
Visit John's Pass in Madeira Beach and try and get those really tacky pressies for everyone back home. This has a lovely boardwalk and will get you set and relaxed for the journey back to the airport.

Day 15:
Today is the long journey back home. Break up the trip as much as you can. Your flight will most likely be mid to late afternoon so get up early and make your way to Kissimmee.

Here you can grab some breakfast and take in a Flea Market. Now I am sorry but its time to go home, Oh Well you can come back next year,,,,,,,,,,