When your family of five moves from New York to Florida, you imagine yourselves frequently exploring your new sun-soaked state. But when the move coincides with the COVID-19 pandemic, those family getaways get delayed.
Such was the case for AAA Member and employee Michael Campo, who, like most of us, has spent much of 2020 at home. So when the opportunity arose to drive from Tampa to Orlando to spend two days at the Aquatica and Discovery Cove theme parks, the entire family was onboard.
“Once the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we pretty much stuck to ourselves,” Campo says of himself, his wife and their three children, ages 8, 7 and 6. “When the kids realized that the trip would be to a water park, and there would also be dolphins, they were super-psyched.”
The two-day family vacation proved to be the perfect blend of excitement and new experiences, and all the while, the Campos felt safe in their surroundings. Here is what they saw and how AAA can help you experience a similar trip.
Day 1: Aquatica Orlando
Family-friendly water slides. Exhilarating wave pools. Tranquil beaches. Whichever your family desires, this water park delivers. For the Campos, their family vacation began together—on a family-friendly raft slide.