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Day Trip: Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning is the region’s professional ice hockey team. Established in 1992, it has found an unlikely home with a huge, die-hard fan base and is easily Tampa Bay’s most popular sports team. Read More…

Day Trip: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers is the region’s National Football League team and have been since 1974. Read More…

Day Trip: Tampa Bay Rays Baseball

The Tampa Bay Rays are the region’s Major League Baseball team and have been since 1998. Read More…

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Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park–long name, lots of cool stuff to do. Read More…

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Old Busch Gardens Photos

Busch Gardens and Florida history are two of my favorite things. In this post we get to explore both with some amazing historic photos. Read More…

Yup, that’s right, FL teachers! Read More…

SeaWorld Orlando Announces Preschool Pass For 2018 Season!

Yes! It’s back! The SeaWorld Preschool Card! FREE admission for FL residents ages 5 and under! Read More…

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Day Trip: SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium

Located at I-Drive 360, SEA LIFE Aquarium offers visitors underwater views of tropical and exotic marine life and is a great day trip for families. Read More…

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Day Trip: Madame Tussauds Orlando

Madame Tussauds wax museums are world famous and I have never been to one…until now! I was brought face-to-face with Donald Trump, Albert Einstein, Katy Perry, Shrek and much more. Read More…

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DayTrip: Coca-Cola Orlando Eye

Like the famous London Eye, which is an enormous Ferris wheel, Orlando has it’s own Eye and it’s pretty fun to ride. Read More…

Day Trip: LEGOLAND Florida

This post is kinda gonna be a reflection on my first year with LEGOLAND and will also give the typical daytrip info I include on these daytrip posts. Yeah! Read More…

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2018 Aquatica Member Rewards! Yeah!

Aquatica, SeaWorld’s waterpark, has some pretty good passholder rewards in store for 2018. Read More…

2018 Adventure Island Member Rewards! Yeah!

The waterpark rewards aren’t as good as the Busch Gardens rewards. But, hey, there’s some discounted stuff. Read More…

2018 SeaWorld Pass Member Rewards! Yeah!

Yesterday, we covered the 2018 BG passholder rewards, and now we proceed with SeaWorld rewards! Read More…

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2018 Busch Gardens Pass Member Rewards! Yeah!

One of my favorite things about starting a new year is checking out the BG passholder rewards and it looks good! Read More…

Free Coupon: 25 Cents Off Per Gallon At Shell Gas Stations

Florida Explorers can save a little extra gas money on their next Florida Explorer trip! Read More…

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The FL Explorer’s Ultimate Guide To Clearwater Beach

If I hit the jackpot and could finally buy my dream Florida beach house, it would be located on Clearwater Beach! Read More…

Happy New Year From The Florida Explorer!

Well, happy New Year from the Florida Explorer! Read More…

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Dinosaurs Alive!

I was able to go through Lowry Park Zoo’s animatronics dinosaur display several times over the course of its run. It’s gone now, but I have some pictures and video and thought it would be a waste not to share Read More…

Free Admission To Florida State Parks

This Saturday, November 11, everybody will have free access to the spectacular Florida State Park system in honor of our veterans! Read More…