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December 11, 2023 - Matt

7 Best Golf Courses in Central Florida


Central Florida may be best known for its theme parks, outdoor recreation, and stunning springs, but did you know it’s also a golfer’s paradise? The area boasts dozens of world-class golf courses surrounded by sparkling lakes and lush natural scenery. Thanks to Florida’s signature sunny climate, courses remain open year-round (yes, even in the winter). No matter what season you are visiting, Golfers will always find a good day to play! Ready...

December 9, 2023 - Matt

7 Best Restaurants in Central Florida


Central Florida is known for many things: world-class theme parks, nature trails, sparkling springs, wineries, and calling all foodies — some of the best restaurants in the nation! In fact, Orlando recently topped many “Best Foodie Cities in America” lists. From comfort food to cultural cuisine and culinary fusions to Michelin-starred masterpieces, you’ll find it all at Central Florida restaurants! Of course, dining out doesn’t always have to mean dining in....

November 18, 2023 - Matt

7 Must-Visit Central Florida State Parks


Florida is known for its beaches, state parks, tropical climate, marine life, and, probably most of all, Walt Disney World. Add the Kennedy Space Center, Miami Beach, and other theme parks, and you get a state that draws over 100 million people per year. One of the biggest draws of all? Florida State Parks draw over 32 million visitors every year. The parks in Central Florida hold some of the...

November 5, 2023 - Matt

8 Best Central Florida Wineries to Visit


Did you know that visiting a winery while staying at an Element vacation home can improve your health? That’s right, adding a winery to your Central Florida itinerary can significantly benefit your mental health, according to recent studies. The process involved in wine tasting – selecting the bottle, opening it, allowing the wine to breathe, and savoring each sip, fosters mindfulness, which is known to improve psychological well-being! Good thing...

October 28, 2023 - Matt

A Visitor’s Guide to Winter in Central FL


Central Florida is a year-round destination with a neverending list of things to do no matter the season. However, there’s something just a little bit extra special about visiting during the winter. Winter in Central Florida is a magical time between the cooler, drier weather, glittering holiday lights, and the mass manatee migration into the springs. Whether you’re planning to hit up the world-famous theme parks, swim alongside manatees in...

October 2, 2023 - Matt

Our 6 Picks For Best Day Trips From Orlando


Mount Dora: A Quaint Escape from Orlando Distance: 44 miles // 46 minutes Mount Dora is a small town with a big personality. Known for its well-preserved historic downtown, this quaint community exudes old-world charm and Southern hospitality. It’s a place where cobblestone streets wind their way past charming cottages, antique shops, and boutique stores. Key Highlights: Antique Shopping: Mount Dora is renowned for its antique shops and hosts some...

September 19, 2023 - Matt

10 Most Fun Central FL Amusement Parks


Central Florida basks locals and visitors in its consistently pleasant climate, an off the beaten path hidden gems, and some of the best entertainment options in the world. One thing thing you can’t miss when visiting? Florida theme parks! In the “Sunshine State,” two exceptional cities, Davenport and Kissimmee, shine brightly. Davenport is tranquil, with calm lakes and golf courses, perfect for unwinding. On the other hand, Kissimmee serves as...

September 14, 2023 - Matt

7 Best Restaurants in Kissimmee, FL


Home to Disney World, the illustrious Orlando, Florida, often overshadows some of Florida’s surrounding towns. But just a touch South in Central Florida, Kissimmee is a destination deserving of its own spotlight. Its special allure comprises proximity to some of the state’s most nature-filled green areas and forests for sunset walks, proximity to theme parks, and an impeccable culinary scene, which we’ll dive into below. Kissimmee restaurants range from cozy...

August 30, 2023 - Matt

Visiting the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens


While soaking up the sun and relishing the leisure activities at our vacation homes in Kissimmee and Davenport, don’t miss out on an adventurous day at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. Whether you’re a couple looking for a unique date spot, a family seeking an enriching outing, or an individual with a keen interest in nature, the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is an experience you wouldn’t...

August 30, 2023 - Matt

10 Best Things to Do in Kissimmee, FL


Kissimmee, in the heart of Central Florida, you’ll find a charming, vibrant city that epitomizes the Sunshine State’s promise of fun, adventure, and relaxation. Kissimmee is an idyllic location for families and solo adventurers, known for its year-round sunshine, natural beauty, and proximity to world-renowned theme parks. Whether you’re staying in one of our beautiful themed vacation homes or considering booking at one of our bespoke resorts, we invite you...

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