Category Archives: Recreation

Recreational opportunities around Orlando including local parks and beaches and foot races including 5k races, 10k races, and marathons.

2013 Dragon Boat Challenge at Downtown Disney in October at Disney World

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Each year, as many as 70 teams of competitive and recreational row teams compete together in the Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival at Downtown Disney in Disney World. Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival The Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival attracts … Continue reading

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Wekiva Island is the Ultimate College Spring Break Spot in Orlando Year-Round

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When thinking about spending spring break in Orlando and Central Florida, most college students are thinking about the beaches throughout the state of Florida, the theme parks, or the water parks. However, there is a little party oasis along the … Continue reading

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Most Romantic Park in Orlando is Kraft Azalea Garden in Winter Park

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There may be other parks that have more flowers, fountains, shops, and entertainment in Orlando but Kraft Azalea Garden in Winter Park is our choice for the most romantic park in Orlando. Kraft Azalea Garden Kraft Azalea Garden is a … Continue reading

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Orlando Guide to Boating, Fishing, and Eating on Lake Harris and the Dead River in Lake County

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For the last several years I have wanted to rent out a pontoon boat and go boating on one of Orlando’s several chain of lakes. As a child I grew up on boats with my adult family members always taking … Continue reading

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Orlando Splash Pads are Open for the Season in Orlando, Dr Phillips, Lake Mary, Oviedo, and Winter Park!

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As the weather warms there is no better activity to wear children out than water play time.  Splash pads across Central Florida are opening for the summer season: Downey Park 10107 Flowers Avenue, Orlando $1 fee applies during busy seasons … Continue reading

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Winter Park Cady Way Run

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Length: 10 miles Description: The Winter Park Cady Way Run is a very scenic run through Winter Park that will have you passing by exquisite homes, Park Avenue, and Rollins College. Other points along the way take you down Alabama … Continue reading

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