Dec
12
2009
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What is Tallahassee city profile?

Florida State Capitol - courtesy jimbowen0306 - CC-BYTallahassee is the capital of Florida. The city became the capital of Florida in 1824. The rough-hewn frontier town rapidly grew during Florida’s territorial period. In 1845, a Greek Revival structure was erected as the Capitol building in time for statehood. Now known as the “Old Capitol,” it stands in front of the New State [more...]

Jun
29
2009
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What is Orlando city profile?

Disney's Epcot, Orlando - courtesy Paul Mannix - CC-BYOrlando is a city in the state of Florida. It was incorporated in July 1875, and as a city in 1885. When one thinks of Orlando, one of the first things to come to mind, is Theme Parks. The Orlando area is home to Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, Busch Gardens and SeaWorld [more...]

May
20
2009
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What is Jacksonville, Fl. city profile?

Jacksonville Skyline - courtesy efleming - CC-BYJacksonville is the largest city in the state of Florida. Jacksonville is also the largest city in land area in the contiguous United States. And largely due to that size, Jacksonville has the largest urban park system in the United States, providing facilities at more than 337 locations. In 1791, the first permanent settlement was [more...]

Mar
10
2009
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How can I avoid standing in long lines at Walt Disney World?

Signs at many of the rides in Walt Disney World Resort provide an estimate of current wait times. Joe Shlabotnik photo. CC-BY.Avoiding lines when visiting the four theme parks at Walt Disney World is almost unavoidable. During peak summer and holiday periods, lines at major attractions or rides such as Space Mountain in the Magic Kingdom can stretch to two or three hours. But there are ways to keep your time in line to a minimum. [more...]

Mar
06
2009
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What are the fast-food options at Walt Disney World?

Typical fast-food meals at Walt Disney World: a hamburger and a turkey sandwich in Animal Kingdom. Sanctumsolitude photo. CC-BY.If hamburgers and hot dogs are what you think you’d enjoy while visiting Walt Disney World, you won’t be disappointed. The all-American staples are available nearly everywhere, at hotel eatiers and throughout the four theme parks. However, if you want something a little bit different than the routine — including vegetarian food or low-fat or [more...]

Mar
06
2009
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Which is the best roller coaster at Walt Disney World?

Disney Hollywood Studios' Rock 'n' Roller Coaster from the outside. Dbking photo. CC-BY.Whether you enjoy a peaceful boat ride through simulated foreign lands or high-speed dips and turns, there’s a ride for nearly every taste somewhere in the Walt Disney World resort, the megaresort near Orlando, Fla. After riding on each of the four roller coasters at least three times during a recent week, here’s my ranking, [more...]

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