• Busch Gardens Adventure Island 2013 Season opens Saturday

    by  • March 6, 2013

    It’s Florida, so while the cool temperatures may have returned for one last February fling this week, the atmosphere will soon be elevated back to the range that makes Central Florida such a lovely place to work, live, and play. If you’re looking for some weekend water park fun, you’ll definitely want to head...

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    Behind the Ice: Antarctica Construction Tour at SeaWorld

    by  • March 5, 2013

    There’s a big realm of ice and snow building over at SeaWorld Orlando. Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin will bring a trackless motion simulator attraction to the park. A few days ago, I was privileged to be invited on a behind the ice walls tour of the construction site and the model room and...

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    Five years of fun at Sea World’s Aquatica Water Park.

    by  • March 1, 2013

    Editor: Please welcome guest author Jake Zachariah who attended this event on our behalf today Happy Birthday to Aquatica! Five years of fun at Sea World’s South Seas Themed Water Park. Rā Whānau! (that’s Māori for ‘Happy Birthday!’) Aquatica by Sea World in Orlando, FL, celebrated its fifth anniversary today with a party for...

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    Mardi Gras continues at Universal Studios Florida, with bonus “Days of Our Lives” event

    by  • February 22, 2013

    Universal Studios Florida has lined up double the fun this Saturday with both the amazing Mardi Gras festivities and a special appearance by the stars of Emmy winning “Days of our Lives” Soap Opera. Rap sensation Trey Songz continues the party at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras tomorrow Saturday, Feb. 23. The authentic, family-friendly celebration runs select nights through...

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    World’s Wildest ‘Wood’ Coaster In Testing

    by  • February 21, 2013

    When it opens Outlaw Run will be one wild roller coaster experience. In fact Silver Dollar City is already testing the first-of-its-kind coaster, which is scheduled to open in just a few weeks with the 2013 season. Here’s a special sneak peak of one of the test runs. Outlaw Run marks the park’s biggest...

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    LEGOLAND Florida adds Discounts for Early Purchase

    by  • February 18, 2013

    Central Florida themeparks have been chomping at the bit to try variable priced themepark tickets for a few years now. Newcomer LEGOLAND Florida is the first to give it a try. Same day tickets are still available, but guests who book early can save more on their tickets. There is a catch though, you...

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    “Bambi Meets Godzilla” lovingly restored by a fan

    by  • February 17, 2013

    I first saw the animated short “Bambi meets Godzilla” at one of the many animation festivals that came through Portland in the late 80s, early 90s. Most likely at a Mike and Spikes festival at Cinema 21. The short was a popular feature of the animation art show and as time went on the...

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