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Sunday, Apr 19, 2015

Experience Mermaid Academy at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

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If your little one has always dreamed about becoming a mermaid, then look no further than the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando.

Each afternoon during the summer from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., guests can take part in The Mermaid Academy at the resort’s pool. Learn how to swim and play with wearable mermaid tails for the girls and shark fins for the boys.

Experience life as a mermaid – image courtesy of Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

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Celebrate Sesame Street Safari of Fun at Busch Gardens Tampa

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Busch Gardens Tampa is gearing up for a party on March 27 to celebrate the fifth birthday of Sesame Street® Safari of Fun.

Join Elmo, Big Bird and other Sesame Street favorites for a kid-friendly celebration, including a sidewalk parade, a cake cutting and numerous special surprises during the festivities.

Party-goers can also dance along to runes from the DJ and have up-close experiences with select animal ambassadors from the park.

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25 Rides of Your Life at Florida Theme Parks

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These days, thrill rides get your adrenaline pumping and tricking you into believing the impossible.

Thanks to advancing technologies, one can play Quidditch with Harry Potter or meet angry dinosaurs. You can also test the limits of physical experience without putting yourself in real danger.  A battle against Decepticons? Why not? A rock-n-roll blast-off with Aerosmith? Done. 

Here are some examples of the thrills you can find at Florida’s theme parks.

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Disney News: Have the Coolest Summer Ever

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Walt Disney World kicks off the "Coolest Summer Ever" with 24 hours of fun in May at Magic Kingdom Park.

With Olaf from as the host, guests can enjoy the park from 6 a.m. to 6 a.m., Friday May 22 to Saturday, May 23. The around-the-clock celebration features character greetings, special dance parties, surprises and many attractions open throughout the event.

Olaf invites you to have the "Coolest Summer Ever" – image courtesy of Walt Disney World Resort

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Insider's Look: Character Meals at Universal Orlando Resort

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Does your little one dream about sharing a meal with their favorite cartoon characters?

From the Minions to Spongebob Squarepants and even The Grinch, there are numerous opportunities to meet larger than life characters at many of Universal Orlando Resort’s restaurants.

Have a meal with characters – Carrie McLaren for VISIT FLORIDA

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VIDEO: A Look at RumFish Grill and Guy Harvey Outpost

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Located in St. Pete Beach, the Guy Harvey Outpost, a TradeWinds Beach Resort, is a vibrant, beachfront destination with an abundance of great activities for families.

It is also home to the RumFish Grill, which offers guests the opportunity to dine alongside the massive 33,500-gallon fish tank located within the restaurant.

During a recent visit to the resort, we had dinner next to the tank and it was quite the experience. With more than 30 species of fish in the tank, my kids were thrilled to be so close to these unique fish.

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Florida Beaches Menu: Surfing to Volleyball,Tennis to Mullet Toss

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Florida is always good for a relaxing lounge in the sun, in the water and on the sand.

But what if you want even more?

The Sunshine State's 825 miles of beaches offer a diversity of activities, and to suit every taste.

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Florida Beaches Menu: Surfing to Volleyball,Tennis to Mullet Toss||en_US

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Florida is always good for a relaxing lounge in the sun, in the water and on the sand.

But what if you want even more?

The Sunshine State's 825 miles of beaches offer a diversity of activities, and to suit every taste.

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A Special Resort, for All Family Members

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At the KONK (Kids Only, No Kidding!) Club, the staff offers specific activities for guests of all abilities. From sensory tubs to hands-on, creative arts and crafts, the trained staff is well-equipped to entertain children while parents take some well-deserved time away to enjoy the property. 

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A Special Resort, for All Family Members||en_US

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At the KONK (Kids Only, No Kidding!) Club, the staff offers specific activities for guests of all abilities. From sensory tubs to hands-on, creative arts and crafts, the trained staff is well-equipped to entertain children while parents take some well-deserved time away to enjoy the property. 

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