Family Travel 2016

 

Florida Family Travel

Life’s a trip, so plan your next one, Florida style. Adventure, exploration, relaxation and more; the Sunshine State offers fun for the whole family to enjoy. VISIT FLORIDA’s PR team and our industry Partners are available to assist you with your stories about the state. For more information, please see our Partner press releases and photos below. If you have any follow up questions, please contact Summer Gonzalez at sgonzalez@VISITFLORIDA.org or Kenneth Morgan-Schleuning at kmorgan@visitflorida.org

 

Press Releases

Santa Rosa County, Florida

Family Fun in Sarasota County

New & Upcoming in Orlando – 2017

Affordable Family Fun on Florida’s Historic Coast

Gatorland Offers Affordable Family Fun All Year Round

Build Your Family Memories in Pasco County, Florida

Plan the ultimate summer “camp-cation” in Martin County, Florida

Central Florida Story Ideas for 2016 TMS Family Travel Conf.

The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail Welcomes People of All Ages to Conservation Lands Throughout the State

Home to Winter the Dolphin, Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a Top Family Attraction near America’s Best Beaches

Family Friendly Adventures in Gainesville, Florida

Family Rentals Saves Travelers Money on Family Traveling Arrangements to Sunny South Florida

Family Fun in Amelia Island – Come Make Memories

Discover The Palm Beaches Invites You to Bring the Whole Family

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Family Story Opportunities

Westgate Resorts Florida Family Stories Opportunities

Family Time in South Walton

Jacksonville is Florida’s Family Vacation Destination

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Santa Rosa County TDC

Gulf Breeze Zoo Hippos
Credit: Santa Rosa County TDC
Contact: Julie Morgan
julie@santarosa.fl.gov
Navarre Beach Pier
Credit: Santa Rosa County TDC
Contact: Julie Morgan
julie@santarosa.fl.gov
Blackwater River State Park
Credit: Santa Rosa County TDC
Contact: Julie Morgan
julie@santarosa.fl.gov
Santa Rosa Beach Pier
Credit: Santa Rosa County TDC
Contact: Julie Morgan
julie@santarosa.fl.gov
Coldwater Creek Tent
Credit: Santa Rosa County TDC
Contact: Julie Morgan
julie@santarosa.fl.gov

Visit Sarasota County

Sarasota County
Credit: Barbara Banks
Contact: Lynn Hobeck Bates
lhobeck@visitsarasota.org
Sarasota County
Credit: Carissa Warfield
Contact: Lynn Hobeck Bates
lhobeck@visitsarasota.org
Sarasota County
Credit: Carissa Warfield
Contact: Lynn Hobeck Bates
lhobeck@visitsarasota.org
Sarasota County
Credit: Carissa Warfield
Contact: Lynn Hobeck Bates
lhobeck@visitsarasota.org
Kayaking
Credit: Visit Sarasota County
Contact: Lynn Hobeck Bates
lhobeck@visitsarasota.org

Visit Orlando

Navi River Journey
Credit: Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Contact: Amy Rodenbrock
amy.rodenbrock@visitorlando.com
Pandora
Credit: Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Contact: Amy Rodenbrock
amy.rodenbrock@visitorlando.com
SeaWorld Orlando's Kraken Roller Coaster
Credit: SeaWorld Orlando
Contact: Amy Rodenbrock
amy.rodenbrock@visitorlando.com
SeaWorld Orlando's Electric Ocean Event
Credit: SeaWorld Orlando
Contact: Amy Rodenbrock
amy.rodenbrock@visitorlando.com
Volcano Bay
Credit: Universal Orlando
Contact: Amy Rodenbrock
amy.rodenbrock@visitorlando.com

Florida’s Historic Coast

Carriage Tours
Credit: FloridasHistoricCoast.com
Contact: Kathy Catron
KCatron@FloridasHistoricCoast.com
Castillo Clouds
Credit: FloridasHistoricCoast.com
Contact: Kathy Catron
KCatron@FloridasHistoricCoast.com
Family Photo on Top of Lighthouse
Credit: FloridasHistoricCoast.com
Contact: Kathy Catron
KCatron@FloridasHistoricCoast.com
Paddleboarding
Credit: FloridasHistoricCoast.com
Contact: Kathy Catron
KCatron@FloridasHistoricCoast.com
Storyteller
Credit: FloridasHistoricCoast.com
Contact: Kathy Catron
KCatron@FloridasHistoricCoast.com

Gatorland

Alligator Breeding Marsh
Credit: Gatorland
Contact: Kathy Hernandez
kathy@khapr.com
Cattle Egret with Baby in the Bird Rookery
Credit: Gatorland
Contact: Kathy Hernandez
kathy@khapr.com
Gatorland's Signature Jumparoo Show
Credit: Gatorland
Contact: Kathy Hernandez
kathy@khapr.com
The Screamin' Gator Zip Line
Credit: Gatorland
Contact: Kathy Hernandez
kathy@khapr.com
Gatorland Up Close Encounter
Credit: Gatorland
Contact: Kathy Hernandez
kathy@khapr.com

Visit Pasco County

Wake boarding
Credit: Provided by Sunwest Park
Contact: Consuelo Sanchez
cbsanchez@pascocountyfl.net
Fishing Sunset
Credit: Mike Carlson
Contact: Consuelo Sanchez
cbsanchez@pascocountyfl.net
Family Ziplining
Credit: Provided by Treehoppers
Contact: Consuelo Sanchez
cbsanchez@pascocountyfl.net
Family Up Close Camel Interaction
Credit: Mike Carlson
Contact: Consuelo Sanchez
cbsanchez@pascocountyfl.net
Little Girls with Oranges
Credit: Visit Pasco
Contact: Consuelo Sanchez
cbsanchez@pascocountyfl.net

Martin County

Family Canoeing
Credit: Martin County Office of Tourism & Marketing
Contact: Nerissa Okiye
nokiye@martin.fl.us
Florida Oceangraphic Coastal Center Stingray Petting Center
Credit: Martin County Office of Tourism & Marketing
Contact: Nerissa Okiye
nokiye@martin.fl.us
Mandalay Charters
Credit: Martin County Office of Tourism & Marketing
Contact: Nerissa Okiye
nokiye@martin.fl.us
Surfers
Credit: Martin County Office of Tourism & Marketing
Contact: Nerissa Okiye
nokiye@martin.fl.us
US Sailing Center
Credit: Martin County Office of Tourism & Marketing
Contact: Nerissa Okiye
nokiye@martin.fl.us

Visit Central Florida

LEGOLAND Florida Resort Entrance
Credit: LEGOLAND Florida Resort
Contact: Kelly Rote
Kelly@VisitCentralFlorida.org
LEGOLAND Florida Resort Hotel
Credit: LEGOLAND Florida Resort
Contact: Kelly Rote
Kelly@VisitCentralFlorida.org
Bok Tower Gardens new Hammock Hallow Children's Garden Water Play Area
Credit: Bok Tower Gardens
Contact: Kelly Rote
Kelly@VisitCentralFlorida.org
Safari Wilderness Ranch Lemur Feeding Experience
Credit: Visit Central Florida
Contact: Kelly Rote
Kelly@VisitCentralFlorida.org
Westgate River Ranch Luxe Teepee Exterior
Credit: Westgate River Ranch Resort
Contact: Kelly Rote
Kelly@VisitCentralFlorida.org

Great Florida Birding & Wildlife Trail

Park Burrowing Owl
Credit: Brian Piccolo
Contact: Whitney Gray
whitney.gray@myfwc.com
Brooker Creek
Credit: FWC Staff
Contact: Whitney Gray
whitney.gray@myfwc.com
Orlando Wetlands Park - Limpkin
Credit: Winston Russell
Contact: Whitney Gray
whitney.gray@myfwc.com
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park - LaChua Trail Boardwalk
Credit: Andi Christman
Contact: Whitney Gray
whitney.gray@myfwc.com
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park - LaChua Trail Sandhill Cranes
Credit: Dominick Martino
Contact: Whitney Gray
whitney.gray@myfwc.com

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Sea Turtle in Tank
Credit: Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Contact: David Yates
dyates@cmaquarium.org
Boat Tour
Credit: Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Contact: David Yates
dyates@cmaquarium.org
Surgical Suite
Credit: Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Contact: David Yates
dyates@cmaquarium.org
Winter in Window
Credit: Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Contact: David Yates
dyates@cmaquarium.org
Winter with Tail
Credit: Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Contact: David Yates
dyates@cmaquarium.org

Visit Gainesville

Gulf Devil's Millhopper Lush Green
Credit: Visit Gainesville
Contact: Sean Plemons
splemons@visitgainesville.com
Fossil Hall at Florida Museum of Natural History
Credit: Visit Gainesville
Contact: Sean Plemons
splemons@visitgainesville.com
Labyrinth at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
Credit: Visit Gainesville
Contact: Sean Plemons
splemons@visitgainesville.com
Santa Fe River Kayaking
Credit: Visit Gainesville
Contact: Sean Plemons
splemons@visitgainesville.com
Sweet Dreams Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Credit: Visit Gainesville
Contact: Sean Plemons
splemons@visitgainesville.com

Family Vacation Rentals

Couple Jogging
Credit: VISIT FLORIDA
Contact: Margie Miranda
mirandamargie@gmail.com
Family on Beach
Credit: VISIT FLORIDA
Contact: Margie Miranda
mirandamargie@gmail.com
Family Walking on Beach
Credit: VISIT FLORIDA
Contact: Margie Miranda
mirandamargie@gmail.com
Boy and Girls on Beach
Credit: VISIT FLORIDA
Contact: Margie Miranda
mirandamargie@gmail.com
Navarre Beach
Credit: VISIT FLORIDA
Contact: Margie Miranda
mirandamargie@gmail.com

Amelia Island CVB

Amelia Island Beach
Credit: AmeliaIsland.com
Contact: Kaitlin Harris
kaitlin@hayworthpr.com
Beach Bonfire
Credit: AmeliaIsland.com
Contact: Kaitlin Harris
kaitlin@hayworthpr.com
Downtown Centre Streetscape
Credit: AmeliaIsland.com
Contact: Kaitlin Harris
kaitlin@hayworthpr.com
Downtown Shrimp Boat
Credit: AmeliaIsland.com
Contact: Kaitlin Harris
kaitlin@hayworthpr.com
Kayaking
Credit: AmeliaIsland.com
Contact: Kaitlin Harris
kaitlin@hayworthpr.com

Discover the Palm Beaches

Boomers
Credit: No Courtesy Necessary
Contact: Ashley Svarney
asvarney@palmbeachfl.com
Lion Country Safari
Credit: No Courtesy Necessary
Contact: Ashley Svarney
asvarney@palmbeachfl.com
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Credit: No Courtesy Necessary
Contact: Ashley Svarney
asvarney@palmbeachfl.com
Rapids Water Park
Credit: No Courtesy Necessary
Contact: Ashley Svarney
asvarney@palmbeachfl.com
South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
Credit: No Courtesy Necessary
Contact: Ashley Svarney
asvarney@palmbeachfl.com

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

Camp Dolphin Kids Club
Credit: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
Contact: Joel Kaiman
joel@tjmcommunications.com
Santa and Mrs. Claus at WDW Swan and Dolphin
Credit: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
Contact: Joel Kaiman
joel@tjmcommunications.com
Swan and Dolphin Exterior
Credit: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
Contact: Joel Kaiman
joel@tjmcommunications.com
Swan and Dolphin Family
Credit: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
Contact: Joel Kaiman
joel@tjmcommunications.com
Swan Renovated Guest Room
Credit: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
Contact: Joel Kaiman
joel@tjmcommunications.com

Westgate Resorts

Cocoa Beach Pier
Credit: Westgate Resorts
Contact: Joel Kaiman
joel@tjmcommunications.com
Westgate Lakes Orlando
Credit: Westgate Resorts
Contact: Joel Kaiman
joel@tjmcommunications.com
Westgate River Ranch Family Camp Fire
Credit: Westgate Resorts
Contact: Joel Kaiman
joel@tjmcommunications.com
Westgate River Ranch Glamping Tent Interior
Credit: Westgate Resorts
Contact: Joel Kaiman
joel@tjmcommunications.com
Westgate River Ranch Glamping Tent Exterior
Credit: Westgate Resorts
Contact: Joel Kaiman
joel@tjmcommunications.com

Visit South Walton

Alys Beach
Credit: Visit South Walton
Contact: Turner PR
SouthWalton@TurnerPR.com
Beach Access
Credit: Visit South Walton
Contact: Turner PR
SouthWalton@TurnerPR.com
Inlet Beach Access
Credit: Visit South Walton
Contact: Turner PR
SouthWalton@TurnerPR.com
Beaches
Credit: Visit South Walton
Contact: Turner PR
SouthWalton@TurnerPR.com
Beaches 2
Credit: Visit South Walton
Contact: Turner PR
SouthWalton@TurnerPR.com

Visit Jacksonville

Bike Riders on Riverwalk
Credit: Visit Jacksonville
Contact: Patricia Jimenez
pjimenez@visitjacksonville.com
Downtown Jacksonville Daytime Skyline
Credit: Visit Jacksonville
Contact: Patricia Jimenez
pjimenez@visitjacksonville.com
Jacksonville Eco-Adventures
Credit: Visit Jacksonville
Contact: Patricia Jimenez
pjimenez@visitjacksonville.com
Jacksonville Festivals
Credit: Visit Jacksonville
Contact: Patricia Jimenez
pjimenez@visitjacksonville.com
Surfers on Jacksonville Beach
Credit: Visit Jacksonville
Contact: Patricia Jimenez
pjimenez@visitjacksonville.com

Palm Coast and Flagler Beaches

Hammock Beach Resort
Credit: Hammock Beach Resort
Contact: Amy Lukasik
alukasik@visitflagler.com
Horseback Trail Riding at Florida Agricultural Museum
Credit: Florida Agricultural Museum
Contact: Amy Lukasik
alukasik@visitflagler.com
Pet Friendly Beaches
Credit: A.J. Neste
Contact: Amy Lukasik
alukasik@visitflagler.com
Uncrowded Beaches
Credit: Anthony Neste
Contact: Amy Lukasik
alukasik@visitflagler.com
Have a Dolphin Paint You a Canvas - Marineland Dolphin Adventure
Credit: Marineland Dolphin Adventure
Contact: Amy Lukasik
alukasik@visitflagler.com

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