As returning residents to the Central Florida community, we know this area is rich in entertainment and culture.  From local theme parks to nearby beach destinations – Central Florida offers something for everyone to enjoy.  

Our goal is to help highlight some of these fun and unique travel destinations for both those who live locally and those visiting the community. With the characters you will meet and the settings all around Central Florida, we realized that travel and storytelling go hand in hand. 

As owners of the
Story Institute, LLC - Travel Central Florida was created with the idea that travel adventures are the highlights in our life story.  They are the happy memories of childhood and the adventures we check off our bucket list as we grow older. 

Thank you for embarking on this journey with us. We will share many adventures and hope to inspire you to travel and share as well. During your journeys, we hope you will explore the great opportunities around our corner of the world.

Let's meet our team:

Teri Murray – Owner, Travel Central Florida and Travel Advisor. 
As a travel specialist for the
Magic for Less Travel since 2007, Teri has helped many families and groups create amazing vacations and lasting memories. Teri is happy to help plan your next travel adventure.  Teri is a travel writer and expert planner, who is always looking for another adventure to coordinate
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John Murray III – Owner Travel Central Florida and Technology Specialist.
John is the guru behind Travel Central Florida’s website, resident help desk and tech support.  A theme park enthusiast and fan of all “magical” destinations, he is our primary photographer and content specialist. He also works with area writers to help them publish their works through our parent company,
Story Institute
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