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Everything fun under the Florida sun! From the state parks to the theme parks we cover everything that’s fun under the Florida sun! Whether you’re a visitor or a permanent tourist like us, we want to help you get the most out of your time in Florida.

Everything fun under the Florida sun! From the state parks to the theme parks we cover everything that’s fun under the Florida sun! Whether you’re a visitor or a permanent tourist like us, we want to help you get the most out of your time in Florida.
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Wesley Chapel, FL

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Everything fun under the Florida sun! From the state parks to the theme parks we cover everything that’s fun under the Florida sun! Whether you’re a visitor or a permanent tourist like us, we want to help you get the most out of your time in Florida.

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English

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Episodes

Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter Trivia

11/12/2018
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With the release of the new "Fantastic Beasts" movie this week, we thought it was time for another Florida trivia episode! Play along as we discover some fun facts, Easter eggs, and little known secrets of the "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" themed areas at Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure. This show includes: https://www.patreon.com/posts/florida-face-off-22663055Contact...

Duration:00:50:21

Lost Florida Attractions - Gone but not forgotten

11/5/2018
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Halloween has come and gone, and Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) has arrived. On this episode we look back and recall some of our favorite Florida attractions that have left us for the Big Theme Park in the Sky. This show includes: Contact ushttp://www.sunshinestatepodcast.com@FloridaPodcasthttps://www.facebook.com/floridapodcastContact@sunshinestatepodcast.comHow to support the showBecome a Sunshine State of Mind PatronAmazon link

Duration:00:51:02

Florida Face-Off: Universal Studios vs. Islands of Adventure

10/29/2018
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This week we take a look at the two big theme parks at Universal Orlando Resort and put them up against each other in a Florida Face-off! Which of these two parks do we think wins? We look at rides, entertainment, kid friendliness, theming, atmosphere, and which one we think is the best overall. This show includes: https://wdwnt.com/2018/10/new-solar-power-facility-at-walt-disney-world-to-open-before-end-of-2018/Contact...

Duration:00:58:31

Visiting MarineQuest and the best pumpkin patch in Florida

10/22/2018
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Legoland unveils their big new plans for 2019, then we talk about our visit to MarineQuest in St. Petersburg and finding a Halloween pumpkin at the Pickin' Patch in Dunnellon. This show includes: https://www.themeparkinsider.com/flume/201810/6341/http://myfwc.com/marinequestttp://www.dunnellonpumpkinpatch.com/Contact ushttp://www.sunshinestatepodcast.com@FloridaPodcasthttps://www.facebook.com/floridapodcastContact@sunshinestatepodcast.comHow to support the showBecome a Sunshine State of...

Duration:00:46:24

A Florida Haunted Road Trip

10/15/2018
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This week we complete our October in Florida Halloween Trilogy and take you on a road trip of famously haunted places full of ghost stories and creepy occurrences. This show includes: https://www.volunteerflorida.org/donatefdf/Contact ushttp://www.sunshinestatepodcast.com@FloridaPodcasthttps://www.facebook.com/floridapodcastContact@sunshinestatepodcast.comHow to support the showBecome a Sunshine State of Mind PatronAmazon link

Duration:00:55:29

Play along with Haunted Mansion Trivia

10/8/2018
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This week we keep the Halloween and haunted house theme alive, as we play some Haunted Mansion trivia! How much do you know about one of the Magic Kingdom's most popular and iconic attractions? You might learn some secrets and little known facts about this home for 999 happy haunts! This show includes: www.SunshineStatePodcast.comhttps://www.patreon.com/sunshinestatepodcast@FloridaPodcasthttps://www.facebook.com/floridapodcast

Duration:00:49:39

Florida Halloween Festivities

10/1/2018
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October is finally here! And that means lots of scary events and haunts all around the state. We list and discuss some of the most frightful events in Florida to get you ready for Halloween. This show includes: The Haunt at Old Townhttps://myoldtownusa.com/events/haunt-old-townPetrified Forest Scare Trailhttps://www.apetrifiedforest.comOrlando Haunted Yard in Orlandohttps://www.orlandohauntedhouses.com/halloween/orlando-haunted-maze-fl.htmlScream-A-Geddon in Dade...

Duration:00:42:40

Florida Freebies! Museum Day & Lightning Fan Fest

9/24/2018
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This Saturday was Museum Day, where many museums across the country open their doors for free. So we checked out the Tampa Bay History Center in downtown Tampa, then on Sunday hit up another free event, the Tampa Bay Lightning Fan Fest. This show includes: https://www.tampabayhistorycenter.org/www.SunshineStatePodcast.com@FloridaPodcasthttps://www.facebook.com/floridapodcast

Duration:00:45:12

Roller Coasters, Red Tide, and Rockets

9/17/2018
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Our weekends planned boating trip was cancelled due to this summers especially nasty Gulf Coast red tide, so let's talk about a new roller coaster coming next year to Busch Gardens, attendance levels at Sea World, and a new addition to the world famous rocket garden at Kennedy Space Center. This show...

Duration:00:36:39

Universal Studios betting big on Nintendo

9/10/2018
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The Florida State Park system introduces it's "Every Stamp is a Story" passport stamp collection game, and then we discuss all the new rumored Nintendo themed rides and attractions coming to Universal Studios. Are you ready for some real life Mario Kart? We are! This show...

Duration:00:40:07

We visit Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival

9/3/2018
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This show includes: www.SunshineStatePodcast.com@FloridaPodcasthttps://www.facebook.com/floridapodcast

Duration:00:48:28

Florida's Hidden Gems

8/27/2018
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Shannon talks about her recent trip to Tallahasee and some hidden gems she discovered in Florida's capital. Then we go through a list of more hidden gems all over the state and talk about our experiences at some of them. This show includes: https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Maclay-GardensWe talk about a list we found online called "14 More Hidden Gems In Florida That Everyone Must...

Duration:00:48:27

Five Nights on a Carnival "Booze Cruise"

8/20/2018
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Halloween events are already getting started around Florida. Too soon? A long running show at Universal's Islands of Adventures comes to an end. Then we talk about and review our recent cruise aboard the Carnival Sensation out of Miami. This show includes: https://attractionsmagazine.com/sinbad-show-closing-universal-orlando/We review and discuss our 5 nights aboard the Carnival Sensationwww.SunshineStatePodcast.com@FloridaPodcasthttps://www.facebook.com/floridapodcast

Duration:00:46:49

We visit and review Toy Story Land

8/13/2018
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This week we visited the newly opened Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios! We talk about what we liked, what we didn't, and how we think this new themed area impacts the overall experience at Hollywood Studios. This show includes: www.SunshineStatePodcast.com@FloridaPodcasthttps://www.facebook.com/floridapodcast

Duration:00:41:20

Why Walt Disney World is better than Universal Studios

8/6/2018
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This week we take on the other side of the debate and look at Walt Disney World to talk about some the things we think makes Walt Disney World the better experience over Universal Studios. This show includes: www.SunshineStatePodcast.com@FloridaPodcasthttps://www.facebook.com/floridapodcast

Duration:00:36:13

Why Universal Studios is better than Walt Disney World

7/30/2018
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This week we focus on Universal Studios in Orlando to list, discuss (and argue!) about some of the things that we think Universal Studios does better than Walt Disney World. What do you think? Let us know! This show includes: www.SunshineStatePodcast.com@FloridaPodcasthttps://www.facebook.com/floridapodcast

Duration:00:44:51

How to celebrate Shark Week in Florida

7/23/2018
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It's that time of year again...Shark Week! In this episode we share some recent sharky news from our shark surrounded state, and then list off some great places around Florida to experience sharks; either through glass, on a boat, in the water, or just with a cocktail in your hand on the beach. This show...

Duration:00:48:00

See planes, Sea World, and Undersea Art

7/16/2018
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This week we visited John’s Pass in Madiera Beach, and stopped in to review the Florida Air Museum in Lakeland, one of those "brown sign on the interstate attractions" that you might have driven past a hundred times. We also discuss a bunch of water themed news, from a new underwater art museum in the Panhandle to an exciting new way to celebrate "Shark Week". It's a packed show! This show...

Duration:00:44:41

Taking flight on the Orlando Starflyer

7/9/2018
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We talk about how we spent Fourth of July this year and give our thoughts on Walt Disney Worlds new Florida resident annual pass option. Then we checked the box on one of our Summer Bucket List items this weekend by taking a ride on the Orlando Starflyer, and give our full review on this massive new attraction in Orlando. This show includes: https://attractionsmagazine.com/universal-orlando-cinematic-celebration-debutWalt Disney World Introduces New Annual Pass option for Florida...

Duration:00:37:04

Florida Summertime State Parks

7/2/2018
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The brand new Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios has finally opened this week, and then we discuss some of Florida's State Parks to visit during the hot Florida summer. This show includes: @FloridaPodcast Follow us on Facebook

Duration:00:42:00