Additional Parks & Attractions

A Visit to Cypress Gardens in April 2008 (Photos)

Hi everyone!

Eric from Orlando Fun Tickets took a group of us to Cypress Gardens. I hadn’t been in a long time, and it was a bit different than I remembered overall.

Here are photos from our visit!

Entering into the park (which reminded me a bit of Dollywood in atmosphere):

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The gardens are really beautiful! 

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Here is a view from the Sunshine Sky Adventure, which slowly goes to 16 stories above the ground:

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It was a nice ride.

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More from around the park:

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The Butterfly House:

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Heading towards Natures Way:

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This one was really cute!:

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A view of the Sky Adventure, and more gardens:

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We next did the ski show.   I thought it was fantastic, definitely worth visiting the park for just in itself!

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We then walked around an area that was more like old Florida.  This may be my favorite area in the park!    I love cypress trees, and nature in general.

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A number of years ago, Cypress Gardens started adding rides.   We didn’t have a lot of time for them (maybe an hour).   The rides aren’t fancy – more like carnival rides, but I very much enjoyed the Triple Hurricane wooden coaster.    I even ended up with 5 young kids who had no adult with them, so I was asked to watch over them for the ride. πŸ™‚   I didn’t take too many photos of the area, since I was on the rides (and no cameras are allowed on anything we went on).

 

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We went back on the Sky Adventure as our last attraction – it was a GREAT day!   Thank you to Eric at Orlando Fun Tickets, as well as the wonderful folks at Cypress Gardens!  I may need to get an annual pass there myself.

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Thank you for checking out my Cypress Gardens photos!