Plan a weekend family escape in America’s oldest city: Family Fun in St. Augustine.
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Herbs, tinctures, pills and handsaws- inside the Spanish Military Hospital Museum in historic St. Augustine. Take a peek at what medicine and surgery was like during Spanish colonial times. It may surprise you!
Chocolate covered strawberries, chocolate turtles, truffles, fudge and more- a tasty peek inside St. Augustine’s sweeter side at Whetstone Chocolates, their factory and tasting tour.
Busch Gardens is a massive theme park, (297 acres) with ten different designated theme areas, from the Congo to Morocco, Egypt, Nairobi and more. They have successfully combined animal encounters (think modern zoo) with rides, that would take more than one day to fully explore. I was informed by one fellow chaperone that this Tampa theme park has the best rollercoaster selection in the state of Florida.
We really do take our own advice seriously and decided to hit #1 on our Spring Break List, taking the adventures of mom (kids and grandparent too) to the Gulf Coast city of Tampa, Florida to check out the Florida Aquarium…
Hordes of college students have descended upon Florida’s white sandy beaches, but with kids in tow, we avoid them like the plague. And for all those other parents looking for something to do for a day or more, we’ve compiled a list (yes, another one!)of places to take the family for a spring break family adventure.
Dressed as a pirate wench, our guide, Stormy Gail, led us through the back streets of the old city on our walking ghost tour of the old city. I had no idea at the time that this tour would solve a seven-year old mystery….