Learning the old-school style of putting pen to paper still has an important place in our digital world.
We’ve assembled dozens of activities designed to strengthen family connections—from biking to hiking, star gazing to wall climbing, making pancakes to camping in the backyard, sharing a book to solving a mystery. An abundance of activities on our list are low-cost or free. So let the fun begin!
Creative workshops, volunteer programs, and fun with food.
A peer tutoring program nurtures middle-school writing talent.
Fun activities for the curious and creative, plus adventures for for space-lovers.
Painting horses, night-time zoo tours, dinosaurs and more!
Enjoy the outdoors with gardening, camping, and more.
Zip lines, splash pads, biking, and other activities.
A day at the movies, an afternoon of bowling, and other more fun delights.
The custodian of one of the greatest herds of horses on earth opens his farm to visitors, offering a one-of-a-kind bonding experience.
Our 2015 edition features stories about pet health, fun finds, and more, plus the lucky winners of our annual pet contest.
The lucky 7 winners of our 2015 pet contest.
When pets are diagnosed with cancer, their owners face tough decisions. Often the choice is to give these closest friends a fighting chance.
Major study looks at cancer risk in canines.
Readers and staff pick the best of the city.
Zurich, Paris, Los Angeles—Patrick Kahn has had many stops on his visual arts journey. Now he is bringing the works of master photographers to Orlando through his Snap! Space gallery and an annual festival.
Orlando City’s Lions begin play this month as a member of Major League Soccer. To prepare you for the next level of Soccermania, we offer a look at their coach, their star player, their history and their fans.
Adrian Heath brings the competitive fire he had as a player to his role as coach of Orlando City.
Yeah, we’re still pinching ourselves—but Kaká really has arrived to lead Orlando City into the big leagues.
From cheering and singing to pyrotechnics, Orlando City’s raucous supporters are a special breed.
Stumped by the terminology of “the beautiful game’’? We’re here to help.
We celebrate the family with strategies for connection and creativity, such as gardening together, taking music lessons, and setting some rules for high-tech toys. Plus check out our bucket list of fun excursions.
Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter let everyman help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams, from food trucks to films.
Last-minute shoppers, relax. We’ve got some great gift ideas—from offbeat coffee mugs and handy fix-it tools to high-tech travel gadgets and colorful kitchen accessories.
Kids of all ages can get the hang of catching a wave.
From leisurely to strenuous, pedaling opportunities abound throughout Florida.
It’s possible to get back to nature in the lap of luxury.
Dolphins, rays and manatees are the main attractions.
From kayaking and ziplining to fishing and surfing, there’s plenty of fun waiting outdoors. Sample our selection of adventures both far and near.
This waterway offers one-of-a-kind finds: fossils.
Georgia’s Cumberland Island remains a haven for horses and wilderness.
It’s a safari of a different sort—sailing over the trees at 25 mph.
Older greyhounds offer an extraordinary adoption choice.
Check out profiles of Cooper and the other cover finalists as part of our fourth annual pet issue, which also features stories on therapy dogs, a look at the problem of pet obesity, and a list of Orlando’s Top Vets.
He weighs only 2 pounds, but Cooper the rabbit is a heavyweight when it comes to getting the vote out. The Netherland dwarf bunny won the online reader poll in our Cover Pet competition by a comfy margin. Check out Cooper and the other cover finalists.