Theme Park Reservations

Theme Park Reservations

“I’m going to the theme park, I have my tickets, I’ve packed my bag, I’ve even set up reservations at a hotel. Am I forgetting something?” Park reservations. This is a vital and important detail for your Orlando vacation. Some parks will not let you in unless you have a reservation because of the reduced […]

National Peach Cobbler Day

National Peach Cobbler Day

National Peach Cobbler Day is a day that recognizes this delightful dish every year on April 13th. Peach cobbler originally came from settlers who lacked ingredients. Unable to make traditional sweets like suet and puddings, settlers stewed peaches and used them to fill uncooked biscuits and dumplings. The finished treat looked like a cobbled street.  […]

Barbershop Quartet Day

Barbershop Quartet Day

So every year on April 11th, we celebrate Barbershop Quartet day, and although we’re a day behind on this unique holiday, we thought it was worth giving a little background and how you can hear one of these fun singing groups while visiting the Orlando area.  A Musical Marriage Although most pictures of these groups […]

National Unicorn Day

National Unicorn Day

Today we celebrate the gorgeous and mythical creature, the unicorn. A creature that has come to be seen as a symbol of all things fairy-tale-like, pure, and enchanting.  The Mystic Beasts Unicorns have been popular since Ancient Greek times when people believed they lived in Exotic India. The Bible mentions the unicorn in some translations. […]

World Health Day

World Health Day

Every year, the World Health Organization chooses a part of our health to highlight. Whether it be mental health, gut and stomach health, etc. Last year the emphasis was on nurses and midwives. The on-call, sleep-deprived workers that have changed the health care industry. We have come to know that they valiantly fought at the […]

Top Wedding Destination Spots

Orlando Top Destination Spot For Weddings

With warmer weather around the corner and a year of pandemic and quarantine behind us, there’s no doubt newly engaged couples will be looking for a place to tie the knot. What better location than Orlando, with its wide variety of venues and promises of happily ever after? Walt Disney World We would be remiss if […]

Autism Awareness Day

Autism Awareness Day!

We’re grateful that today is a day designated for Autism Awareness, although we feel that autism should be celebrated year-round. Those who struggle with Autism Spectrum Disorder wrestle with social interaction, sensory processing, and communication. Currently, there are over four million autistic individuals around the world. Today also kicks off a month-long celebration and awareness […]

What To Do April in Orlando

What to do in Orlando in April

A new month is here, and with it will be spring break visitors, Easter crowds, and travelers looking for a much-needed respite to an uncertainty-filled year. Universal Studios Mardi Gras Celebration Visiting the parks on your Orlando vacation? Consider heading to Universal Studios for their extended Mardi Gras Celebration which goes until April 11th, 2021. […]

Crayola Experience

The Crayola Experience! A Family Attraction

It’s a bright new day. Made brighter and more colorful by today’s celebration, National Crayon Day. It may sound silly to be celebrating something so simple, but crayons have a colorful past. This lovely artistic device has been around for centuries. The beloved coloring device as we know it got its start in the 1900s. […]

Virtual Vacation Day Ideas

Virtual Vacation Ideas

As a family-run business for over 30 years, we at OrlandoVacation.com know many families who book Orlando Hotels and Orlando Vacation Home Rentals with us each year to visit Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando. Last year, however, theme parks shut down due to COVID-19 and many families had to cancel their Spring Break trips. Both Disney […]