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Old 10-26-2012, 01:46 PM   #1
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Anyone been to Showcase of Citrus?

We would like to pick up some fresh oranges (and possibly pick-our-own) at the end of our mid-November Disney trip. Any opinions on Showcase of Citrus? Any other recommendations? We would definitely need to visit a place that has the option of the oranges already picked for purchase... just in case we end up spending our orange-picking time at Disney instead!
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:46 PM   #2
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We went a few years ago during our Christmas visit. It was great with many samples, you could pick your own or they had pre picked. Best oranges ever.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:58 PM   #3
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A good way to spend a couple hours--I recommend picking your own, not that much time and surprisingly fun. I think it was $10 for a decent-sized bag. There's also an old-fashioned general store with jellies and fudge and such, and a couple gator statutes that are good for photo ops. A small slice of Old Florida.
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Old 10-28-2012, 05:45 AM   #4
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We've been a few times and it was great.
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Old 10-28-2012, 01:23 PM   #5
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This looks like fun. We always try something new when we go to Disney/Florida. I think we have found our side trip for the next vacation.
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Old 10-28-2012, 04:05 PM   #6
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Depending on the time of the year you visit, be sure to check out the free shuttle which will take you further into the groves so you may pick what is in season. Make sure you try the samples inside the general store! Keylime Honey is so good!.....We are looking forward to arriving in January, as so much is in season (varieties available are on their website).http://www.showcaseofcitrus.com/season-chart/
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Old 10-28-2012, 04:17 PM   #7
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Is this the place on sr27?
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:22 AM   #8
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A good way to spend a couple hours--I recommend picking your own, not that much time and surprisingly fun. I think it was $10 for a decent-sized bag. There's also an old-fashioned general store with jellies and fudge and such, and a couple gator statutes that are good for photo ops. A small slice of Old Florida.
I too recommend picing your own. My family had a blast and hope to do it again.
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Old 12-11-2012, 12:12 PM   #9
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We love Fl citrus, but we've never done pick your own. Might have to stop on the way into Disney
We are never going to have enough time to get this all done. I'll have to talk DH into going back next year too
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Old 11-06-2012, 04:31 PM   #10
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Love this place! Just went last week. Definitely free but the Eco tour has a cost. We spent quite a bit of time looking around. Fell in love with their free roaming chickens and kitties! DD didn't want to leave. Boiled peanuts and orange slushies are a must!!!
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Old 11-21-2012, 05:23 AM   #11
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Just an FYI to anyone who was planning on adding this attraction to their Florida itinerary.........tickets for the off-road monster truck eco tour are currently being offered for half price on Groupon:

http://www.groupon.com/deals/showcas...se-of-citrus-1
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Old 11-21-2012, 11:38 AM   #12
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Has anyone done the Eco Tour?
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