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April 17th, 2014

Looking to take the kids Easter Egg Hunting this weekend? Central Florida hosts the best places to find these magical eggs and hang out with the Easter Bunny himself. Here are some perfect places to take the whole family!

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April 3rd, 2014

Coming to Walt Disney World just got a lot simpler! With just a touch from a Magic Band or Card you will have easier access to the plans and vacation choices that you have made. Whether you are staying off property at a Florida Spirit Vacation Rental or directly on Disney property, these Bands or cards will unlock the Magic of Disney!

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March 28th, 2014

Big things are happening in the month of April at Sun N Fun! Held in Central Florida in the heart of Lakeland, Florida. Adventures await for you and your family with a short distance drive of 45 minutes from the Disney theme parks! Join thousands of aviation enthusiasts for the International Fly-In and Expo! Also enjoy endless amounts of Ice cream at the Florida Ice cream festival.

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March 18th, 2014

So you’ve booked a home with Florida Spirit Vacation Homes and now you’re thinking about what you should bring with you to your vacation rental. Well, at Florida Spirit we offer almost everything that you will need for the home: linens, towels, and basic kitchen cooking supplies and utensils are all provided in our homes for you to use! But before you leave for vacation, remember that most rental homes will not provide items like salt and pepper or that secret mixture of spices you use for your signature dishes.

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March 7th, 2014

A good welcome sign that spring is coming is Epcot’s annual International Flower and Garden Festival. Held March 5th until May 18th, While Epcot always has the most beautiful grounds; this event takes it to the next level. With dazzling gardens, live entertainment and good family fun this will be a spectacular way to start the spring time season. Highlights for this year are over 100 topiary displays, outdoor kitchens to reflect different nations around the world, HGTV Designer presentations, The Flower power concert and interactive play area for kids.

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March 6th, 2014

Traveling to the Orlando area for a Disney vacation home is very exciting; but the planning process can become a bit overwhelming. Where to stay? What to do when you don’t go to Disney? How much should I budget for attraction tickets? These are all important questions to consider and fortunately Florida Spirit Vacation Homes can help answer them. 

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February 28th, 2014

It’s that time of year again! Florida’s famous strawberries are at the peak of their ripeness which makes now the perfect time to celebrate them! Plant City, which is known for their vast strawberry fields, is set to host Florida’s Annual Strawberry Festival starting Feb 27th and ending March 9th. The festival is only about 45 minutes from Orlando’s theme parks, so you are just a short drive away from rides, games, live entertainment, and of course strawberries!

 

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February 24th, 2014

Florida Spirit has always known the hidden secret of renting a home for vacation rather than staying in a hotel or resort property. Now the word is out and more than half of Americans planning a family vacation in 2014 are looking to book a privately owned rental home! According to a recent TripAdvisor® survey, vacation rental homes are growing popularity in the U.S. and more families are looking to this type of accommodation for their next trip. Personally, we’ve always understood the benefits of renting an Orlando area vacation home; but travelers are finally recognizing these homes offer more living space, better amenities, and lower rates than hotels!

 

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February 19th, 2014

The Downtown Food and Wine Fest 2014 at Lake Eola is back to Downtown Orlando this weekend! This favorite festival among locals is all weekend long, Feb 22nd -23rd, and will host over 35 area restaurants presenting their best tastings, 50 wines from different wineries and live entertainment that will surely have you coming back for more!

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February 10th, 2014

You don’t have to travel all the way to New Orleans to experience Mardi Gras in the Big Easy! Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, welcomes the annual Mardi Gras Grand Celebration for a family-friendly version of the famed street party. The party starts in early February and ends at the end of May for a party you can enjoy whether you will be here next week or next month! So gather your friends and family and join the celebration while you listen to the sounds of today’s popular singers and bands in live concerts and enjoy the taste of N’awlins’ authentic Cajun cuisine right in the French Quarter Courtyard!

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