Area Attractions: Museums, Art, Culture and More

  • Orlando Museum of Art in Orlando, Fla.

    The Orlando Museum of Art houses a good selection of African, pre-Columbian and American art. Every first Thursday of each month, OMA showcases works by local artists, with live music, beer and wine…   See the Image

  • Kennedy Space Center in Florida

    Published 01/22/14 in Places
    Kennedy Space Center in Florida

    The Kennedy Space Center, which sits on 140,000 acres on Merritt Island off the Atlantic coast, is used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to run missions on an ongoing…   See the Image

  • Golfing in Orlando, Fla.

    Published 01/22/14 in Places
    Golfing in Orlando, Fla.

    Orlando is, without a doubt, a premier golfing destination, so much so entire “golfing communities” are built around courses for the benefit of those who love to tee. The 18-hole Legacy Golf Course…   See the Image

  • Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Fla.

    This Volusia County park about an hour north of Orlando is a good introduction to Florida nature and among the best in the region for manatee watching. Marvel as the gentle creatures gather, seeking…   See the Image

  • Did you know that Miami Beach’s Art Deco District is the youngest community to ever make the National Register of Historic Places? Structures featuring white façades and sleek designs line one of…   Read the Blog

  • Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Tampa, Fla.

    Browse photos of things to see and do in Tampa, located less than an hour from DIY Blog Cabin 2014.   See the Gallery

  • The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, Fla.

    Set in Downtown Tampa, the Florida Aquarium features a whopping million-gallon fish tank and more than 20,000 aquatic animals and plants. The little ones will enjoy watching the daily penguin…   See the Image

  • Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, Fla.

    Published 01/21/14 in Places
    Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, Fla.

    Rated first by Parents magazine in its list of Top 10 family-friendly zoos in the United States, this zoo features more than 1,500 animals and birds, from antelope to zebras, live in eight habitats…   See the Image

  • Cheetah Hunt Coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    The kids aren't the only ones who enjoy Busch Gardens. This African-themed adventure park on 335 acres not far from downtown Tampa offers several natural settings where jungle animals roam.…   See the Image

  • Recognized on the National Register of Historic Places, Miami Beach’s Art Deco District features iconic buildings mostly constructed between the 1920s and 1940s. Today these sleek structures with…   See the Gallery