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Carrie Bradley

Hello, I'm Carrie and my family and I love Orlando! From my first visit at 3 years old til now experiencing it as a parent and through my kids eyes, we just can't get enough!

We try to see something new with every visit, stay in different family hotels and try seasonal experiences at different times of the year so we can give you a rounded and balanced opinion and useful insight.

This site aims to help other visitors plan and see all the many amazing things there are to do in Orlando with kids and big kids of all ages!

Whether you are visiting from nearby, a local looking to entertain visitors or visiting from abroad, I hope this site is useful and helps make your trip that little bit easier!

Did You Know About The Wizard of Oz Museum near Orlando? (Cocoa Beach)

Are you planning an Orlando vacation with the family and looking for something new to do (apart from the trusty old theme parks, I mean.)? Well did you know there is a dedicated Wizard of Oz Museum in Cocoa Beach set up by an uber fan? This museum is a treasure trove for Oz fans, …

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Amazing Things to Do at the Kennedy Space Center With Kids

The Kennedy Space Center is one of the best things to do in Florida with kids. There I said it! I can honestly say it was a highlight of our very first trip and caters for all ages so well! Welcoming guests since 1967, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex takes you on a deep …

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This Store Can Entertain Kids for a Few Hours!  American Girl Store Experience, Florida Mall

The iconic American Girl dolls have been around forever, and they still manage to capture kids’ imaginations everywhere. At the Florida Mall, for instance, there’s an amazing American Girl store that is basically a wonderland for little girls (and maybe even a sprinkle of nostalgia for moms too!). About American Girl Founded in 1986, they’re …

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Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White Review

There are some great character dining opportunities throughout the Walt Disney World property, and one that both my girls and I loved was the Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White.  This character dining over at the Wilderness Lodge allows you to meet beloved Snow White characters, all while enjoying delectable dishes in …

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Find Disney Charm in Celebration (Without the Crowds!)

While visiting the Walt Disney World parks, you have to expect crowds—and lots of them! But there is somewhere in the Sunshine State that gives you a slice of Disney charm without the hoards of people. And that place is Celebration. The town of Celebration—originally Disney’s Town of Celebration—is a master-planned community in Orlando that …

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Don’t Miss This Cute Cafe And Bakery In Cocoa Beach

During our time in Florida, we headed to the Simply Delicious Cafe and Bakery in Cocoa Beach. And after hearing raving reviews from both our friends and previous customers online, our expectations were high—and thankfully, we weren’t disappointed! Often at times finding family-friendly eateries abroad can be challenging. But with just one look at the …

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Design and Build Your Own Lego Figure at Disney Springs

Lego fans will be thrilled to know that you can now design and build your own Lego minifigure at the Lego Store in Disney Springs! This unique experience—that is only available in a total of 9 US Lego Stores—is one of the coolest things to do in Disney Springs. And during our last trip to …

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Weeki Wachee Mermaids Less Than 2 hours From Orlando

One of the most underrated—and lesser-known attractions—in Florida is the Weeki Wachee Mermaids shows in the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park.  It’s no secret that most people visit Florida for Orlando’s world-famous theme parks. But as we’ve returned to the Sunshine State time and time again, we’ve discovered some hidden gems that I think all …

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Have You Seen This Fun Indoor Play Area at EPCOT?

EPCOT may dazzle with its futuristic marvels and global adventures, but tucked away amid its wonders lies a special surprise for little explorers: Space Base! Located within the Advanced Training Lab, just a skip away from the Mission: SPACE ride, this space-themed playground is a lot of fun for kids. Think of this play area …

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