King's Bay Lodge
Travel Blogs from Crystal River
... Carriage Company & Tours. We had a delicious barbeque lunch and then a carriage tour. We went in two wagons. One pulled by Mike and Ike and driven by Kimie and the other pulled by Duke and Doc and driven by Andrew. We had about a 45 minute ride past several farms. As we rode by the horses in the fields would come running along the fences. Fun time.
Final day in Orlando\Disney today, and we went out in style.
The only Disney park we had not visited so far was EPCOT (Experimental Prototype Community Of Tomorrow, Yep that's what it stands for). EPCOT is the largest of the Disney parks, twice the size of the Magic Kingdom. It's really two parks rolled into one, with one half being Tomorrow Land and the other half the World Showcase. With so much to see we knew we had to hit this park early ...
... the boat; had food and clothing laid out and slept very little the night before.
AN OVER-THE-TOP EXPERIENCE
We were not disappointed. Snorkeling right among these huge but gentile sea animals was an absolutely over-the-top experience. Captain Jeff was especially proficient, gently guiding me through the herd of manatees and teaching all of us much more about the manatees than our little brains could ever contain. Without an underwater camera it is ...
Night 8: Around Tampa Bay Today we drove a nudge over 200 miles from a slow start in Fort Myers up the Gulf Coast to Homosassa Springs. Temps maxed out at about 80 degrees, but mostly were in the low 70's as we drove north. We were hit by a rainy cold front, as expected, near Siesta Key. We were definitely heading home today, making up miles and expecting to lose summer weather. It's kind of sad, and I think today's rain helped it along mentally. We woke up at the condo in ...
... to a group of second graders and fielding questions from both children and teachers. After the kids went back to class we went to the cafeteria for a bite to eat and some conversation about Whispering Winds.
This area of Florida is a big logging and lumber center, no beaches or high rise condos here. Also, since the housing crisis the area unemployment is a staggering 11% compared ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking