Spotlight on a Florida Christmas: Signs of the Times

Orlando like any other town prides itself in Christmas decorations and like any tourist area our businesses like to attract visitors with their holiday signs. I offer you a small sampling of holiday signs close to my home. All are on or near touristy “I-Drive” except The Holy Land Experience which is nearer to downtown.

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If you’ll notice many of these hotels are named “Rosen” and these are not all that line International (“I”) Drive. Rosen hotels seem to dominate this landscape.

Here are a few just off “I” Drive. The two Marriott’s are across the street from each other. Not much competition there.

If you enjoy driving around to see Christmas lights and decorations like we do here are a few ideas of places of visit in central Florida.

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Spotlight on Florida: Let it snow

You might think being just north of the tropics we wouldn’t have snow but it does snow down here in Florida. But a white Christmas?

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Flowers and Snowflakes

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First time in snow

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And the culprit to all this snow….

a snow machine

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So what is this snow? The snowflake, obviously lights, the snow village is more like ice and the falling snow, well that’s actually soap. Although we had fun it didn’t satisfied my desire to see mounds of the fluffy white stuff.

 

photos taken at: SeaWorld Orlando (Christmas Celebration), Busch Gardens Tampa (Christmas Town) and Rosen Shingle Creek Resorts (Winter Wonderland)

 

Sunday Stills, the next Challenge: Holiday Lights and Decorations

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