The temperature at home? Cold! The weather is wet, windy, miserable and generally unpleasant! It's been weeks. The winter shadows begin to fade away at the airport, the sense of good factor begins. The vacation starts here.
A peaceful and enjoyable 767 flight time with Delta Airlines through their excellent downtown Atlanta, Georgia and beyond to MCO. Brilliant views from the plane … bright sun and lots of snow in the mountains over Labrador and Quebec; the waters of the lake in Toronto are still frozen solid; Moving south, the first signs of thawing near Cleveland along the southern edge of Lake Erie, announcing the warmer weather to come further south. The changing and diverse nature of Ohio, Virginia, Georgia is an unforgettable sight. The wooded southern tip of the Appalachian Mountains, Atlanta with its superb high-rise views downtown.
Central Florida is just a 50-minute jump from Atlanta's 737. Orlando International (MCO) is a favorite at this time of year. Busy, lively, efficient, but not overcrowded. Luggage restoration is easy to negotiate, Dollar car rental is hassle-free, but most importantly, the main roads are high quality, fast, not overloaded with traffic. A big plus is the southern exit, which brings the Disney Resort areas within 25 minutes via Central Florida Greenway (417 toll road … its cheap and very quiet even during the day … from the airport to the Interstate 4 freeway intersection total cost is $ 2.50c! Cheap!)
The villa is located on a gated property with South Dunes Golf and Country Club – one of the most recent high-end developments – just off US 27 north of Hines. It provides a great base for Disney Florida resorts but is centrally located for those with other interests. A wonderful base for exploring central Florida: Kennedy Space Center to the east, Tampa, St. Pete, Sarasota to the west. For Walmart buyers, it's right next door to everyday needs …. and there are plenty of retail outlets & # 39; in close proximity to those looking for bargains. Famous name products at extremely reasonable prices attract people at Prime Outlets (it was Belz), Premium Outlets and Buena Vista Outlet, to name but a few. All along the I4 motorway.
The weather at this time of year (February-March) is good. It's great to wake up in the sun, which most often lasts throughout the day. The temperature is in the 70's and drops into the low 80 ° C. It dries. In contrast, summer can be depressingly hot and humid with daily thunderstorms and later in the year the hurricane season begins.
Getting up and dipping in the pool every morning is special. Sit outside and enjoy reading a good book. Eating is a real treat: inexpensive, with a variety of dining options available nearby. And the parts … TOTAL, FILLING are just two adjectives that come to mind !!! Try Mani Chophouse and see what I mean. For golfers, the area is pure magic. The peak season is. Many players are drawn from abroad, including snowbirds. down for the winter from the colder northern parts of the US and Canada.
Golf courses to fit all pockets ($ 107 for 18 holes was the highest we found locally in 2006: the lowest $ 20! Amazing value for the last figure … 18 holes and so did includes a nice golf cart! Plus a nice rural setting with trees and ponds to negotiate, as well as livestock … turtles, bears, alligators who care more about sunbathing rather than chasing golfers. They are allowed to keep any balls that land near them!)
Florida at Springtime IS Florida at its finest !!