The BRIGHT Way to Vacation this Year: Stay Home, See Solar

Vacations have gone virtual while we’re taking the necessary time for social distancing. When you’re ready to explore, the world of FPL SolarNow awaits… in the meantime, these five reasons to enjoy a “Solar Staycation” will help you bring the vacation spirit home.


Read a digital book that showcases each of the 60+ SolarNow locations. This comprehensive volume shines a spotlight on the host locations, teaching you what makes each spot special and emphasizing clean energy.

Immerse yourself in a virtual visit to a local zoo. The series of educational videos take you directly to Florida zoos that have the unique solar arrays on-site and gives everyone a chance to learn how solar power is beneficial for wildlife.

If you want to feel like you’re drifting away to the soothing sounds of sea waves hitting the shores, take 30 seconds to watch a calming video of the FPL SolarNow solar parking canopy at Oceanfront Park in Boynton Beach.

Use digital meeting backgrounds to make your next virtual meeting pop. You’ll be Solar “Staycationing” from your couch while looking as if you’re in the middle of an FPL universal solar energy center or tropical FPL SolarNow destination.

Download coloring activities for kids, which have solar trees and zoo animals. Show your family how solar energy in Florida is helping the Sunshine State live up to its name.
This fun trip theme will give you the chance to see what solar technology looks like even while you stay home, and will introduce your family to the renewable energy source that’s playing a big role in how the state is powered.

Solar trees and canopies are making destinations into local landmarks for clean energy, so you and your family can virtually explore what they have to offer – while making memories that will last a lifetime.

Solar Power and Kids – How A Trip To The Park Can Mean More…

I don’t think I ever learned about solar power in school. I feel like as I’ve gotten older it has become something more real. More attainable and something both of my boys will learn about as a legitamate source of energy. Continue reading “Solar Power and Kids – How A Trip To The Park Can Mean More…”

A Chocolate Lovers’ Dream – Hershey Park – The Perfect Day for Younger Kids

There was no doubt in my mind, that if we traveled to Pennsylvania this summer we would absolutely visit Hershey, PA. I have never been, and although it was a little out of the way of our Pittsburgh route, it was a non negotiable.

I honestly didn’t know what to expect. I didn’t know too much about it. I had done a bit of research but there were so many “Hershey” themed attractions when I googled it… I didn’t know what we were actually going to. Continue reading “A Chocolate Lovers’ Dream – Hershey Park – The Perfect Day for Younger Kids”

I have no souvenirs from Kennywood… and here’s why…

Have you ever heard of Kennywood? If you know anyone from Pennsylvania you probably have. It is part of so many kids childhoods, including my husband’s and his entire family.

His entire family goes to Kennywood every summer, and every Christmas. It is just something people from the Burgh do. It is a staple there. I will admit, I am a bit jealous we haven’t been there for Christmas yet. Maybe in a few years. Continue reading “I have no souvenirs from Kennywood… and here’s why…”

5 Things To Know Before Heading to The Pittsburgh Zoo

No matter what city we travel to, I always want to see what activities there are for the family. We happened to be in Pittsburgh last month and the weather was beautiful for a few days we were there. When I say beautiful I mean not crazy hot like South Florida. I was able to wear SLEEVES!!! Do you know how excited that makes me?

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The Best Tip I Can Give You About Toy Story Land

If you looked on any social media this summer, the opening of Toy Story Land was EVERYWHERE. I have to admit, I was living in serious FOMO land. You know, the fear of missing out.

Even when I heard there were 6-hour lines just to get into Toy Story Land, I was sure I was missing something amazing. It was on my list to go as soon as I could.

Enter the Pitt vs. UCF game. Billiam was headed to the game and I had a whole day to myself with the boys. What to do??? What to do??? (wink, wink)

Let’s do this! Continue reading “The Best Tip I Can Give You About Toy Story Land”