The very last launch of the Space Shuttle, the shuttle Atlantis on STS-135, prompted this little trip.
To witness a bit of history, yes, we would brave the Florida heat, humidity, and thunderstorms. It was awesome. We even got to see a bit of Florida afterwards with the time left over!
Day 1 - Heading to Florida via LAX-ATL-MCO, delayed bags, no rental cars.
Day 2 - STS-135 launch!!
Day 3 - Off to the Gulf Coast: Tampa/St. Pete/Sarasota.
Day 4 - Heading to Miami.
Day 5 - Universal Studios, including Harry Potter World!
Day 6 - Bumming around before heading home via MCO-LAX.