Travel Blogs from Mount Dora
Mum arrived to very nice weather and but for her last day and a half she largely enjoyed sun and warmth. The nights get chilly however and so we did not frequent the Squares for their nightly entertainment very often. We did get to Brownstone one afternoon for the "Country Comes to the City" exhibit. There were few "farmers" per se but thankfully the University of Florida had loads of exhibits. We also attended the "Welcome" night at Colony Cottage ...
The first four days in Florida were really relaxing. Well not that relaxing but relaxing. During the first few days, we saw our grandma and grandpa’s new lot. A lot is a piece of land that is undeveloped and is just grass and trees. But because our grandma and grandpa have already bought it, they have planted fruit trees. The lot already had orange trees there, so we picked about ten and ...
... Popping and Tarzan.
The details for all the sets on all the rides were incredible. All the characters were moving/talking puppets we'd never seen anything like it. It would of taken a lot of work to build.
Once the ride had finished it was time to go to our next booked ride which was the Rock n Rollercoaster. This was an awesome ride. It takes off really fast and flys through loops and tight turns all in the dark with lit up typical ...
... want to sit with our neck cranked up to the roof for half the show. The tickets were just over $100/each. Category 1 tickets were around $130/person and the actors went into the group a bit so that would be a plus for sitting up closer. As well as fewer young children wiggling in their seats and getting up to go in and out before the show.
Some of the highlights were the guy crossing the tightrope with a lady standing ...
... Turtle Talk With Crush which is a brilliant interactive animation show which you should definitely catch if you're ever out here. Whilst waiting to go in, a woman, who was standing next to me said "excuse me, may I ask where you are from?" And I said "can't you guess from my accent?" "Well," she said "I know it's somewhere in Europe, but I'm not sure where."
"What? You think I'm French? Or German? Or bleeding Spanish you daft tart?" I didn't say. What I ...
Other places to stay in Mount Dora
16630 US 441 W., Mount Dora | 2 star hotelfrom $80
19700 Highway 441, Mount Dora | 2 star hotelfrom $114
100 N. Alexander St., Mount Dora | 3 star hotelfrom $100
- Not worth it!
- Once Is Enough
- Somewhere in time
18730 US Hwy 441, Mount Dora | Hotelfrom $54