| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:27 AM
September is such a cruel month for Floridians. In our hearts, we know the weather is getting cooler elsewhere in the U.S., but there's little evidence of that here. Plus, hurricanes — and breathless hurricane coverage on TV — continue to...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 12:28 PM
It has been monkey-see, monkey-do when it comes to theme park ticket prices among Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando for years. With some exceptions, they've been neck and neck and in lockstep, matching and raising within days of one...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Quick looks at the week's happenings at Central Florida theme parks and attractions:
+ At the Orange County Regional History Center, Mondays mean free admission for children age 12 and younger with one adult paid admission. (Four kids can get in free ...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Por lo general, la celebración del Día del Padre supone entregar un regalo al progenitor y salir a comer con toda la familia. Pero, ¿qué tal si este año cambia la mesa del restaurante por una piscina donde él podrá nadar con delfines? ¿O la corbata por un...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:33 AM
What's hopping this week at Central Florida theme parks and attractions:
+ "Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente," an exhibit about the late Hall of Famer/humanitarian, opens Saturday at the Orange County Regional History Center in downtown...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Water parks Aquatica and Wet 'n Wild are offering discounts to Florida residents for an extended stretch of time.
At Wet 'n Wild, located on International Drive, admission for all ages are $25 per person with the deal. Tickets must be purchased online...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Sting rays! The first reaction might not be a resounding, "Awwww!" but the little guys are actually pretty friendly!
At SeaWorld's recently opened Aquatica water park, you can swim with them!
Of course, swimming with rays is not uncommon. You can do...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 6:31 AM
Nothing brings relief to the dog days of summer like a thorough drenching at a water park. Orlando's all-wet attractions share certain characteristics: lazy rivers, raft rides, wave pools, upscale cabanas and combo-ticket ties to theme parks. Today we...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The weather forecast is screaming “record highs” for the end of the week, with temperatures back up to 90 degrees. That should be perfect weather for splashing around Aquatica. I was there this month, and what a good time to visit: My guest...
| Aug 13, 2010
Lazy summer days are perfect for lazy rivers, water-park attractions where guests kick back in an inner tube and just go with the built-in flow.
Where: Typhoon Lagoon, Walt Disney World.
Atmosphere: Well-established greenery —...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Hasn't this summer had more “fresh” activity in the our theme parks and attractions? If you've braved the heat, you've been able to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Islands of Adventure, watched the Main Street Electrical Parade...