Travel + Leisure

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Orlando, Florida @Kissimmee #RockYourVacation

Between sword fights to horse riding, there is plenty to experience at the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Orlando, Florida where guests can enjoy hours of entertainment while dining over a four-course meal. An all-new show is available at the castle with a live jousting tournament that involves both knights, a princess, and purebred Spanish horses. At each show, guests receive a feast that’s fit for a king with oven roasted chicken and a …

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Travel + Leisure

Paradise Palms from VillaDirect @Kissimmee #RockYourVacation

Paradise Palms is a vacation home that lies in the city of Kissimmee just outside the city or Orlando. The gated community provides a secure vacation community with a variety of amenities and attractions. In addition, the resort location is close to a plethora of restaurants and stores and just two miles from a golf course. The Orlando airport is a short thirty minute drive from Paradise Palms’ amenities. One of the largest draws to …

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Family Travel

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa #hiltonsandestin #thatplace #hiltonsandestinmoms #southwalton

The Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa located on the beach in Sandestin, Florida offers a variety of room, dining and activity choices to their guests. The location is beautiful and just perfect for a weekend getaway or a week long vacation. THE ROOMS AT HILTON SANDESTIN BEACH GOLF RESORT & SPA Each guest has the choice of four room types upon booking. Each room offers great conveniences and has a microwave, refrigerator, premium …

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Family Travel

Gatorland in Orlando, Florida @Kissimmee #RockYourVacation

Gatorland strives to provide a unique, family experience in an entertainment park setting. The park offers the chance to view different types of alligators and crocodiles in a controlled environment. The park can make special accommodations to large groups like a school field trip or scout adventure. They are ready to provide space for birthday parties and other celebrations in the park. While the park does not offer rides like other nearby theme parks, there …

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Disney

5 Tips for Summer Travel with Kids + Disney Movies Anywhere

This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Disney Movies Anywhere blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. We travel a lot as a family and this means that a lot of planning is done on my part. I plan out many of the aspects of every trip we go on so that things run smoothly. But it is important to also plan the travel portion of your trip …

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Hurricane Harbor Opens at Six Flags Over Georgia {VIDEO} #HurricaneHarbor @sfovergeorgia

If you missed my last post about Hurricane Harbor opening up at Six Flags Over Georgia, then you can read it here: Six Flags Over Georgia Adds More Thrills in 2014 with Hurricane Harbor Water Park Recently we were invited to opening of the new Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags Over Georgia which is the largest expansion in the park’s 47-year history. We were thrilled to be standing by as park president Dale Kaetzel spun the …

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Family TravelKids Fashion

Printable Summer Packing List for Girls

  Summer travel is beginning now and if you have independent kids like me, then they want to pack for themselves. The problem is when my kids pack for themselves they forgot some important essentials. There have been a few trips where we have had to run out and buy underwear because one or more kids forgot to pack them. This led me to create the printable summer packing list for girls. Now this handy …

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Travel + Leisure

New Orleans Marriott Metairie

The New Orleans Marriott Metairie at Lakeway is a 16 floor hotel with 187 rooms and 33 suites located in an area with numerous nearby lakes and wildlife refuges. All rooms at the New Orleans Marriott Metairie at Lakeway are air conditioned and non-smoking, and come with flat screen TVs with premium and pay per view channels, as well as wireless access. Many rooms have city or lake views, or a combination of the two. …

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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
Disney

Our Disney Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Experience at Magic Kingdom #DisneySide #NewFantasyland #RockYourDisneySide

Disney’s Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, a new twist on a classic tale. Just in time for the summer season, The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train takes its place as the crown jewel of the recently refurbished Fantasyland area of Disney’s Magic Kingdom.  Drawing inspiration from Disney’s  Snow White and the Seven Dawrfs, the new family friendly roller coaster blends elements of the classic tale with cutting edge technology and ride design.  The new ride will plunge …

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Disney

Disney Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Ride at Magic Kingdom #DisneySide #NewFantasyland #RockYourDisneySide

  With the formal opening of the Disney Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Ride on May 28, 2014, at the Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, the Fantasy Land renovation is officially complete. The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Ride is geared toward families with young children, but designed to be enjoyable for all age groups. The ride is based on Walt Disney’s 1932 animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” a retelling of a classic Grimm …

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