Tampa Electric’s environmental education facility features new exhibits, games for kids and a hurricane simulator. That’s in addition to the vibrant Florida plants and birds on display and – when the water temperature of Tampa Bay falls below 68 degrees Fahrenheit – manatees up close in the wild. From Nov. 1 through April 15, join the more than 2.7 million visitors who since 1986 have to come to experience a unique destination in Apollo Beach. From home, you can also operate our two Web cameras at the center. No pets, please, but service dogs are permitted. Admission and parking are free!
The Manatee Viewing Center is open to the public daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1 through April 15. (The center is closed Thanksgiving, at 3 p.m. Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Easter.) From home, you can operate the center’s east and west Web cameras. Make your reservations here for your class or group to visit the Manatee Viewing Center.

Directions to the Manatee Viewing Center. The Manatee Viewing Center is proud to feature free parking and admission for its guests. Any donations you choose to make to the center are greatly appreciated and go directly toward the purchase and maintenance of educational exhibits and publications that can help teach more visitors about the manatee and the many animals and plants that share its habitat.

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Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center :
Online: http://www.tampaelectric.com/manatee/
Address: 6990 Dickman Rd Tampa, FL 33572
Phone: (813) 228-4289
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Pike Place Market, an open-air shopping haven and Seattle institution, is a must-see for first time and return visitors alike. Be prepared for large crowds on the weekends and during the summer tourist season. To avoid the crowds, go in the morning when the market first opens. Here you will find gorgeous freshly-cut flower bouquets, fresh fish, fine foods and much, much more. Be sure to watch the flying fish! The fish vendors will even package your fish purchase in dry ice for your travels home. Visit the original Starbucks and take photos with the vendors. Check out the street performers, and put a dollar in the big brass pig. There are many cafes and restaurants in this area. This has been a favorite Seattle attraction for many years.
Whether you’re shopping for fresh produce, antiques, or exotic goods from around the world, you’ll find it amount the Market’s eclectic collection of stall’s, shops, and businesses.

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Pike Place Market :
Online: http://pikeplacemarket.org
Address: Between Pike and Pine sts. at First Ave. Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: (206) 682-7453
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Travelers and local Seattle-ites of all ages love to Ride the Ducks! Our hilarious, Coast Guard-certified maritime captains will take you on an adventure tour of Seattle while they narrate historical information and local folklore, dance to funky music and QUACK you up with jokes and comedy! Then, SPLASH into the water to cruise on Lake Union and view a breath-taking view of the Seattle skyline!

Ride the Ducks of Seattle’s amphibious World War II vehicles will show you Seattle on wheels while you explore the waterfront, downtown Seattle shopping district, Pike Place Market and historic Pioneer Square. Then, SPLASH into Lake Union for a party on wheels that floats! It’s fun entertainment for the entire family! Don’t forget your Wacky Quacker noisemaker! Their amphibious tours depart daily from 10am to 4pm! Purchase tickets now! We’ll add more tours when we’re busy, so please call us during business hours for future tour times and more information. When was the last time you drove a truck into the water on purpose?

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Ride the Ducks of Seattle :
Online: http://www.ridetheducksofseattle.com/
Address: 516 Broad Street Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: (206) 441-3825
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Travelers and local Seattle-ites of all ages love to Ride the Ducks! Our hilarious, Coast Guard-certified maritime captains will take you on an adventure tour of Seattle while they narrate historical information and local folklore, dance to funky music and QUACK you up with jokes and comedy! Then, SPLASH into the water to cruise on Lake Union and view a breath-taking view of the Seattle skyline!

Ride the Ducks of Seattle’s amphibious World War II vehicles will show you Seattle on wheels while you explore the waterfront, downtown Seattle shopping district, Pike Place Market and historic Pioneer Square. Then, SPLASH into Lake Union for a party on wheels that floats! It’s fun entertainment for the entire family! Don’t forget your Wacky Quacker noisemaker! Their amphibious tours depart daily from 10am to 4pm! Purchase tickets now! We’ll add more tours when we’re busy, so please call us during business hours for future tour times and more information. When was the last time you drove a truck into the water on purpose?

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Ride the Ducks of Seattle:
Online: http://www.ridetheducksofseattle.com/
Address: 516 Broad Street Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: (206) 441-3825
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Seattle by Foot’s entertaining and scenic guided walking tours of downtown Seattle are recommended as things to do everywhere from CNN,Seattle Magazine to Marie Claire. All four of our unique and affordable walking tours allow you to enjoy Seattle’s tastes, atmosphere and quirky lifestyle. Explore nooks and crannies of Seattle that even locals don’t know about! Discover Seattle’s finest coffee, beer and landmarks with Seattle By Foot walking tours:
Seattle’s Original Coffee Crawl: This is their signature tour, the one enjoyed by visitors as far away as New Zealand and as close as Pike Place Market. Seattle’s FIRST tour devoted entirely to coffee. We tell you the whole story about the “original” Starbucks, pinpoint where Frasier and Niles sipped their lattes, visit an actual roaster, and best of all, sample free tastings at some of the city’s most acclaimed coffee houses.

SEATTLE BY FOOT CITY TOUR: If all you thirst is an entertaining tour of Seattle, this city tour is for you. We hit it all, taking you everywhere from world-famous Pike Place Market to a hidden parks that not even most Seattleites know about. You’ll see sculpture by Alexander Calder, match your shoe size against some of Seattles most famous citizens at Nordstrom and stop at a waterfall. Enjoy Seattle’s past, present and future on this scenic tour!

SEATTLE PUB CRAWL: Seattle’s beer is nearly as famous as its coffee, tastes just as good and is as fun to drink. On the Seattle Pub Crawl, we take you to a beer shrine that was rated the city’s best museum, see the brewing process, see where Nirvana almost started their career, get all nostalgic watching some amazing beer commercials and, of course, sit down to enjoy some of the country’s best beer at several bars.

SPORTS ON TAP: Consider this your press pass to a one-of-a-kind tour. Award-winning sportswriters such as Art Thiel (seattlepi.com) and Jim Caple (ESPN.com) provide a personal tour of sports in Seattle and around the world. You’ll visit three popular sports bars near Safeco Field and Qwest Field, getting the inside scoop on the teams and players — including the stories they didn’t dare write in their columns. And best of all, you can turn the tables by making these reporters answer your questions.

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Seattle by Foot :
Online: http://seattlebyfoot.com/
Address: Pike Street and 1530 Post Alley Pike Place Market Seattle, WA 98001
Phone: (206) 853-3545
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As seen in Bon Appétit Magazine, USA Today, and Frommer’s Travel Guide, Savor Seattle Food Tours is the #1 ranked attraction and food tour in Seattle! We offer award-winning culinary tours that explore the exciting history, culture, food, and top chefs that make Seattle one of the nation’s top culinary destinations.

Join us for Seattle’s only official Pike Place Market food and cultural tour and tours of Seattle’s tastiest neighborhoods! Our fun, experienced tour guides never use scripts. Laugh (and learn!) as we take you behind the scenes to meet our intimate friends – Seattle’s most talented food artisans.

Tantalize your taste buds with Pacific Northwest seafood, fresh roasted coffee, artisan hand-made cheese, microbrew beer, gourmet chocolate, fine wine, and much, much more!

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Savor Seattle Food Tours:
Online: http://www.savorseattletours.com/
Address: 1st Avenue & Pike Street Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: (888) 987-2867

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For groups of 15 or more, Kennedy Space Center’s Reservations Center will assist you in planning your group tour to America’s spaceport. For Kennedy Space Center group tours or corporate events of 45 or more, the following options are available: Kennedy Space Center Tour KSCVC buses depart continuously from the bus boarding area to shuttle your guests to their two tour destinations. Timed Departure The Kennedy Space Center tour bus will depart at the designated time for first stop.

Kennedy Space Center is one of several NASA centers that perform vital tasks for the space program. Others include Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, and Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. The responsibilities range from astronaut training to mission operations and important research functions. To ensure that these centers are constantly working together, NASA launched the One NASA initiative encompassing how NASA accomplishes challenging projects through all of the centers. A One NASA approach emphasizes a unified strategic plan, a strong commitment to teamwork, and tools and capabilities for greater collaboration across the agency. John F. Kennedy Space Center is America’s gateway to the universe and NASA’s launch headquarters. Just 45 minutes from Orlando, it is a working government facility where more than 10,000 men and women push the limits of scientific knowledge each day.

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Kennedy Space Center Group Tours
Online: http://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/groups.aspx
Group Services Hotline: 800-303-5107
Address: SR 405, Kennedy Space Center, FL

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Universal Orlando Resort has created some of the world’s most innovative theme park attractions based on pop culture’s most compelling films and stories. Guests experience two exciting theme parks – Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure as well as Universal CityWalk, a 30-acre restaurant, shopping and nighttime entertainment complex; and three magnificently themed on-site Loews hotels – the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel and the Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Flagship experiences featured in the theme parks include “The Simpsons Ride,” “Revenge of the Mummy – The Ride,” “The Incredible Hulk Coaster” and “The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man.”

Universal Studios Orlando:
Universal Orlando Resort is a theme park resort in Orlando, Florida. It is a joint partnership between NBC Universal and the Blackstone Group. The resort consists of two theme parks (Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure), Universal CityWalk (a night-time entertainment destination), and three Loews Hotels. Universal Orlando Resort is the largest property owned by Universal Studios Theme Parks; it is also the second-largest resort in Greater Orlando, after the Walt Disney World Resort.

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Universal Studios Information
Online: www.universalorlando.com
Group Services Hotline: 800-303-5107
Address: 6000 Universal Boulevard Orlando, FL 32819

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For over half a century, Gatorland has been creating fond vacation memories for millions of visitors who have entered through its gaping gator mouth entrance. Families, friends and employees alike have ventured through the glass double doors on their way to a journey through this natural, low-tech adventure. Located between Orlando and Kissimmee on the South Orange Blossom Trail, Gatorland is one of Central Florida’s oldest attractions, and provides a unique and natural alternative to the larger theme parks of today.

Gatorland Group Tours:
Founded by the late Owen Godwin in 1949, and still privately owned by his family today, Gatorland is a 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve, combining “Old Florida” charm with exciting, new exhibits and entertainment. Known internationally as the “Alligator Capital of the World,” Gatorland today provides affordably priced family-fun with thousands of alligators and crocodiles, a breeding marsh with boardwalk and observation tower, one-of-a-kind reptilian shows, aviary, petting zoo, swamp walk, educational programs and much, much more.

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Gatorland Information
Online: http://www.orlando-tours.com
Group Services Hotline: 800-303-5107
Address: 14501 South Orange Blossom Trail Orlando, FL 32837

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Orlando Group Tours has successfully helped thousands of groups and tour operators plan successful and rewarding visits to the area. Call them today and let their courteous and professional agents plan and organize your group’s visit!

Orlando Group Tours:
Orlando Group Tours specializes in company functions, conference and convention services, senior groups, adult groups, student groups, family reunions, clubs, special events, and military groups. Thery offer complete group tour and receptive operator services to groups visiting the area. They know the “ins & outs” of the area: restaurants, attractions, museums, shopping, and favorite leisure-time activities. In addition to local ground transportation, they can make air, rail, and motorcoach arrangements. They offer buses, min-buses, limos, vans, and all types of transportation.

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Orlando Tours Information
Online: http://www.orlando-tours.com
Group Services Hotline: 800-303-5107
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