Orlando Activities Blog

  • The 12 Hours of Sebring
    Chances are, even if you are not an avid follower of motorsports, you've heard of the 12 Hours of Sebring, it ranks up there with Daytona, and the Indy 500 in the pantheon of classic international sporting events.  This past weekend Sebring, Florida played host to the 61st 12 Hours of Sebring, a motor race so demanding, that car manufacturers from around the world pumps tens of millions of dollars into building a handful of cars that will not just run, but win this singular event.  Sebring International Raceway sits on Hendricks Field, a former military training airport.  Converted to…
    Written on Sunday, 17 March 2013 10:03 in Orlando Day Trips Blog Read 369 times
  • Spring Training Baseball in Orlando!
    Among our many firsts since moving to Florida now two years ago, going to a Spring Training baseball game has not been one.  Until this past weekend when we took the time to go see what spring baseball in Florida is all about! My wife set it up, and with family from "up north" in tow, we all made our way to the Osceola County Stadium an a slightly overcast, but wonderful Florida afternoon in February.  The stadium itself was great, there was plenty of parking and we didn't have to go through an ordeal to get in.  Right off…
    Written on Thursday, 28 February 2013 15:52 in Orlando Day Trips Blog Read 476 times
  • Epcot Segway Tour!
    Are you looking for a unique experience in Orlando?  Can you walk and chew gum at the same time?  If so, this tour might just be for you! A couple weeks back we had the opportunity to experience Epcot at Walt Disney World in a way that most people would never imagine...on a Segway.  You've seen Segways, even if you aren't familiar with them, you have likely seen someone riding them, two wheeled machines, where the passenger is standing up, and it just seems to move forward like magic.  I know what you are thinking, "oh heck ya, that beats…
    Written on Friday, 01 February 2013 22:35 in Orlando Day Trips Blog Read 502 times