Travel Blogs from Mount Dora
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 ...
... You sat in a car in front of a big screen and watched Star Wars films while you have your breakfast. I had eggs, bacon, sausages and mashed potato, pastries, fruit salad and a space dessert. While you're eating Star Wars characters come around to meet you.
We went to a Star Wars show where they talked about the new shows coming out ...
... new town square, Paddock Square, at Brownwood. It was extremely windy and we were really buffeted about, not to mention sand blasted as there are still areas down here that are under development. Brownwood is still largely a ghost town from a retail point-of-view although it has a movie theatre, Barnstorm, and several restaurants such as World of Beer. We had been on the hunt for the local paper and found it at the Pinellas Plaza, home of ...
We had to drop off the hire car early this morning, so seemed like a good excuse to visit the neighbouring ihop diner for breakfast! The food was amazing, (we shared an omelette with pancakes and stuffed french toast) but definitely only something ...
... alligators swam away!
We went zooming all the way to another lake, and I was amazed at how many different birds we saw. They were: the Bald Eagle, Blue Herron, Sandhill Crane, Common Morrhen, Barred Owl and Wood Duck.
Grandpa also mentioned to me some other birds that we have seen on land throughout the trip like: the Wood Stork, Black Vulture, White Ibis, Anhinga and Green Herron. The Green Herron flew across the water ...
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 $108
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