From botanical gardens to horseback safaris, Days Out Around Orlando is packed with hidden gems for both visitors and residents to enjoy. Packed with information, directions, tips and photographs, this guide has something for all ages. Get the lowdown on state parks and natural springs and enjoy Florida's wildlife including alligators, manatees and rare birds. See sponge divers, take an airboat safari, visit historic mansions, tour a winery, cycle down a disused railway line or hire a swan-shaped boat on Lake Eola - the choice is yours. This guide book is entertainingly written and brimming with ideas for great days out around Orlando. Best of all, it is full of information from someone who has actually done the trips and thoroughly enjoyed every one of them.
Gillian Birch has traveled the world as the wife of a Master Mariner, living in exotic locations including Europe, the Far East, U.S.A. and the Republic of Panama. She continues to travel whenever possible, using her journals as a source of eye-witness detail to write entertaining travel articles for international publications. She has had the privilege of working with several acclaimed photographers, entrepreneurs and explorers during her writing career and has published several travel books. Gillian has a diploma from the British College of Journalism and is proud to be a member of the International Travel Writers' Alliance and the Florida Writers' Association. She is currently the Florida Editor for BellaOnline. You can learn more about her and read samples of her published travel articles as YourTravelGirl on her website: www.gillianbirch.com