March is spring break month – some last-minute ideas
Barbara Dane, Vietnam Protest, 1964, to be featured in On the Road to the Summer of Love on view at the California Historical Society beginning May 12, 2017

March is spring break month – some last-minute ideas

Who says spring break is just for college kids? Certainly not the families impatiently waiting in line at Orlando theme parks, but at least it’s not as hot as in midsummer!

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Catch your fish and bring it to Nauti Nancy’s in Clearwater FL
Naugty Nancys in Clearwater FL

Catch your fish and bring it to Nauti Nancy’s in Clearwater FL

At the popular Clearwater restaurant Nauti Nancy’s, families bring their catch--which the restaurant prepares blackened, lemon picata or beer battered—along with sides for $10.

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Visit to a Sea Turtle Hospital in Palm Beach County, Florida
Kids learning about sea turtles at Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Visit to a Sea Turtle Hospital in Palm Beach County, Florida

More than just a place to observe, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a working hospital with the goal of rehabilitating its animal patients. In fact, it’s the preeminent sea turtle hospital in the United States and animals in need of treatment are carefully transported here from around the country.

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Taking the Kids — to the new, enhanced Disney Springs in Orlando
World of Disney, Disney Springs

Taking the Kids — to the new, enhanced Disney Springs in Orlando

Book a $125 vintage Amphicar ride for the gang at the new Boathouse Restaurant at the newly imagined Disney Springs, which used to be Downtown Disney before its multi-year transformation.

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lights Up for Evening Adventure
"Rivers of Light,"the majestic nighttime jewel at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lights Up for Evening Adventure

Soaring lights dance across the evening sky at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, but it’s no longer just soft lights illuminating the closed park while the animals play.

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Taking the stroller set to Disney World and Orlando
A hug from Cinderella

Taking the stroller set to Disney World and Orlando

Who knew that Walt Disney World had so many attractions for the littlest park goers not yet in kindergarten — 80, with more coming this summer when the much-anticipated “Frozen Ever After” family adventure opens in Epcot’s Norway Pavilion.

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Disney Springs (nee Downtown Disney) rolls out fab family dining, shopping and entertainment
Portobello Restautant at Disney Springs in Orlando

Disney Springs (nee Downtown Disney) rolls out fab family dining, shopping and entertainment

What was once called Downtown Disney has just been renamed Disney Springs with new restaurants like the Boathouse, new shopping outlets (ready for some custom painted Tom’s sandals?) and new acts at Cirque du Soleil.

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