Tag Archives: weekend getaways

2016 Mount Dora Arts Festival to be held During the First Weekend of February on February 6th and 7th

© The Mount Dora Center for the Arts

About a 50 minute drive Northwest of Downtown Orlando sits a bedroom community by the name of Mount Dora that has one of the state of Florida’s largest art festivals during the first weekend of February each year. Mount Dora … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Weekend Getaway to Mission Inn Resort and Club in Lake County


The nickname for the State of Florida is “The Sunshine State”. Another unofficial description for the state could be “The Flat State” because of the lack of elevation in the landscape around Florida. However, the more you move from either … Continue reading

Posted in Places | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Fort Lauderdale Beach Weekend Getaway Featuring the Bonnet House Museum and Gardens and Las Olas Boulevard

© Orlando Local Guide

About a little over 3 hours drive south on the Florida Turnpike from Orlando International Airport is Fort Lauderdale Beach, a great weekend getaway for travelers visiting the Orlando area or locals looking to get away for a few days. Orlando … Continue reading

Posted in Places | Tagged , , , | Comments Off