What to Pack for Orlando Florida Holidays

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We are now planning our second family trip to Orlando and one thing that people always ask me is about what to pack. Is there anything special you need to take to Orlando? Are there any must haves that you just can’t live without? Well, I thought I’d share our thoughts in a post in the hope it helps others who are planning a trip to Florida in the future.

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Our 2 Week Orlando Itinerary

I realised the other day that although I’ve written posts about all the things we did on our family trip to Orlando, Florida, I had never written our Orlando trip itinerary, something I know could be useful to anyone planning a similar trip in the future.

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Planning your First Disney World Trip

Disney World is a holiday of a lifetime – although so many people go and then cannot wait to go back. But going to Disney World for the first time takes so much planning that it’s hard to even know where to start.

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An Old Fashioned Airboat Ride in Florida

When we were in Florida we wanted to spend some time away from the Disney parks. One spur of the moment thing we did whilst we were in Florida was book an airboat ride. It’s something that so many people raved about and we managed to fit it in towards the end of our holiday. After doing some research we realised we wanted a private tour, not an airboat full of people, and that we wanted at least an hour on the boat – compared to the half hour tours a lot of companies provide. So we booked a private sailing with a company called Old Fashioned Airboat Rides. We had to ring to book, and paid cash when we arrived so it was quite outdated but the experience was amazing.

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10 Things to do in and around Orlando with Kids {Aside from Disney and Universal}

When we went to Florida we stayed in a villa as we knew we didn’t just want to do the Walt Disney World parks – we wanted to see more of what Florida had to offer and venture a little further afield as well as having a break from the Disney bubble and Disney World Resort. So, if you’re looking to do the same, here are a few ideas of things to do in Orlando with kids and a little further afield too.

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At Day at Kennedy Space Center with Kids

When we were planning our trip to Florida Dave was keen to go back to the Kennedy Space Center, somewhere he had such amazing memories of from his own visit as a child. I wasn’t sure whether it would be family friendly – and whether the children would really understand much of it. But, with the assurance of an Under 10’s Itinerary on the Kennedy Space Center website we planned our trip – and it ended up being one of our favourite days out in our two weeks in Florida and a great change of scenery from the Disney parks.

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