Author: Orlando Mom

Flying High at iFly Orlando

I went skydiving last week at iFly Orlando and I totally think you should too; heck, bring the kids. I know, I know, you think I am crazy, you wouldn’t jump out of an airplane yourself, much less take your kids with you. But, what if you could go skydiving inside in a controlled space, would you be willing to give it a shot then? I have wanted to go skydiving for a long time, but I have just never gotten myself organized to do it. Then one day while walking on I-Drive, I came across iFly (indoor skydiving),...

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Celebrate the 4th of July in Orlando

Orlando is one of the top destinations in the US for holidays and 4th of July does not disappoint. Yes, all of the parks will have 4th of July celebrations, but what if you don’t have an annual pass or feel like shelling out the big bucks. Check out these other local celebrations instead where you can celebrate the 4th of July in Orlando. 4th of July Extravaganza at My Little Town Enjoy the Best 4th of July Celebration for Children, Only at My Little Town. * FREE PHOTO SHOOT ( with Patriotic Backdrop) from 10:00 am to 4:30...

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Thanksgiving dinner in Orlando

Thanksgiving is about family, food and togetherness. Many people prefer to stay home and cook the Thanksgiving turkey, while others let friends and family do the cooking. But there is a third option, going out to eat. You still get the family, food and togetherness, but without the time spent in the kitchen making the dinner or the clean-up afterwards. I know this isn’t for everyone. We went out to dinner last year, and my niece complained bitterly as she wanted her homemade mac and cheese, but we were happy to not have to cook. This year, we are...

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Halloween in Orlando

October is here and that means celebrating Halloween in Orlando! This is our favorite month of the year as we absolutely adore all the activities around Halloween, such as fall festivals, pumpkin picking and of course getting candy. If you love October as much as we do, here are some fun events you can take the family to celebrate fall and Halloween in Orlando. Week of October 1 -7 Zombietoberfest Come out and enjoy over 60 vendors, food trucks, 2 craft beer gardens, music, a cool movie on the big screen (maybe Fantastic Mr. Fox, maybe Little Shop of...

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Orlando

Hispanic Heritage month, celebrated from September 15 to October 15, is a time when we can learn more about the various cultures, countries and people that make up Latin America. It is a great opportunity for families and kids to try new and different activities. We’ve listed some great ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Orlando with the kids. Attend an Event Orlando Public Library – Attend one of the numerous Hispanic Heritage Month events at the Orlando Public Library including dance performances, art classes, cooking classes and more. Hispanic Heritage Month Fiesta – Celebrate diversity, heritage and...

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