Florida Vacation News - August 2006 News and reviews from around the state!
August 14, 2006 09:52 - Windemere Inn - Back and Better Than Ever
Indiatlantic's Windemere Inn By The Sea is open for business again. The storms of the past couple of years ravaged the seaside bed & breakfast, but the Inn and cottages are back in business.
Windemere Inn is just over the causeway from Melboune, Florida. It's Italianate-style is perfect for relaxing.
If you want to know more or would like reservations, contact the Windemere in at (321) 728-9334 or www.windemereinn.com
August 14, 2006 07:51 - Golf Course Where You Can't Get Lost
What new Florida golf course has carts with a GPS system included? (After all, you wouldn't want to miss a hole.)
St. James Bay Golf Course in the tiny town of Carrabelle in the Florida Panhandle awaits you! The 18-hole championship course has wetlands and water hazards on every hole (keeps you on your toes).
A full-service driving range and two putting greens are also available, as are pro instructions.
If you plan to be in the Florida Panhandle anad are hankering for a round of golf, give St. James Bay a call. Their phone number is (850) 697-9606.
August 12, 2006 19:16 - Mickey's Not-So-Scary-Party
Yeah, I know it's kind of early, especially seeing as the kids aren't even back in school yet, but Walt Disney World will soon be kicking off its series of "Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party" celebrations.
On these nights, the Magic Kingdom closes early, so that guests to this special event can come in costume and trick-or-treat in style from 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM!
Tickets can be purchased in advance for a discount most nights -- except for October 27, 30 and 31. Regular ticket prices are $42.95 plus tax for ages 10 and over, while ages 3 to 9 is $35.95 plus tax. Advance purchase discounts are roughly $6 per ticket. .
August 12, 2006 18:56 - Year of a Million Dreams
Starting October 1st, Disney will celebrate the Year of a Million Dreams. What kind of dreams you ask?
Disney is going to be running all kinds of giveaways, where guests on vacation can have their dreams fullfilled.