Articles for tag: Amethyst Initiative, Cypress Gardens, Plantations

Karla News

Top Five Plantations to Visit in Charleston, South Carolina

Part of Charleston, South Carolina and its old-history is the plantations that have offered natural beauty for many years. A plantation, for those of you that are not familiar, is a large estate or farm that usually contains of course the land for farming such crops as tobacco, cotton, sugar and et cetera; a large ...

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Is Legoland Florida Destined for Failure?

The Orlando Sentinel reports that Legoland Florida will open in 2011. The site of Legoland Florida will be the old Cypress Gardens Park in Winter Haven, Florida, a 40-mile drive from Florida’s premiere theme park, Walt Disney World. Cypress Gardens closed several months ago after years of changing hands. Legoland Florida, like its California cousin, ...

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The History of Cypress Gardens in Florida

Florida has long been known as the land of theme parks. But the theme park that was here before all the rest is Cypress Gardens. Cypress Gardens opened in 1936 and is located in Winter Haven. Winter Haven, a city along U.S. 27, is located about 20 miles south of Walt Disney World. Cypress Gardens’ ...

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Moving to Winter Haven, Florida?

Winter Haven, Florida is located 45 minutes away from Orlando and an hour away from Tampa. There is also Lakeland, which is about 20 minutes away from here, too. The people, who live here, are usually pleasant to be around but there is always those few in every crowd that have rude behaviors or just ...