Travel Blogs from Mount Dora
... 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 ...
... someone from the group of customers to have a wand selected for them. A most entertaining process. We had breakfast in the Hogs Head pub (complete with 'live' hogs head) and went on duelling dragons - once on red, once on blue. We then proceeded to explore the other areas in the park. Universal is much more aggressive with their rides in ensuring that guests get SOAKED on rides that involve water. They even have small mounted water pistols near ...
... or named after a Disney character . . . mickey chocolate coated pretzels, goofy sour worms, minnie's cookies, the list goes on and on . . . . lunch and dinner is had from massive canteen style "restaurants" where the staff who are referred to as cast members are dressed in hideous costumes themed to the area e.g. period southern milk made outfits for our Port Orleans resort. The food is the epitome of ...
... good at this, but he still doesn't know which goal he is supposed to score in. As long as he scores a goal he is a happy camper. Noel loved to get the princess pictures and color or do some of the simple crafts that the cast members had set up. One evening grandma and grandpa Gee took Kody to the Community Hall to play foosball, but they wound up playing shuffle board and bocce ball. Kody had never played bocce ball before, but what I heard he really enjoyed ...
After a refreshing 90 min kip we headed for the airport at 7....some lads could only manage a grunt goodbye (unsure if this was due to emotion or a result of still being bamboozled from juice..we suspect the latter)
The taxi ride out involved debating the bigger questions of life via Morning Ireland... pasteurised milk and woman in GAA ...
Other places to stay in Mount Dora
16630 US 441 W., Mount Dora | 2 star hotelfrom $74
19700 Highway 441, Mount Dora | 2 star hotelfrom $97
100 N. Alexander St., Mount Dora | 3 star hotelfrom $85
- Not worth it!
- Once Is Enough
- Somewhere in time
18730 US Hwy 441, Mount Dora | Hotelfrom $49