By: The MyGuestbook Travel Expert
Taking a trip to Orlando this fall and winter? Orlando is a fantastic destination filled with fulfilling opportunities for education for families, children, and adults. We’ve curated a list of the best museums for each age group in the Orlando and central Florida area.
St. Augustine– With a rich history and fantastic climate, this destination draws history buffs and vacationers alike. It offers something for everyone. The rich history begins in 1565, making it the oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement within the United States! Serving first as the Spanish Florida, Spain had a major hold of the city. Many old forts from various eras in history are in St. Augustine. Visit one of the oldest existing jails at the St. Augustine Old Jail, which housed prisoners for over 60 years.
Pirates are a major part of St. Augustine history, with a water port, ships were able to come and besiege the city. Children will love seeing artifacts from this era at the St. Augustine History Museum, this museum educates and informs children and adults about the Spanish and British hold over the city throughout history.
Everglade tours in central Florida are a great start for older kids and adults searching for action and adventure. Get up close to the alligators and crocodiles that are prevalent in the swamp lands.
Adults can partake in the many Water Sports involved in the Orlando and central Florida area, like the parasailing adventures around the Disney Resort and kayaking through Silver Springs while Monkey watching.
Can’t make it to Orlando this season? Our travel expert has a few other highly recommended places during the fall and winter seasons!