Holiday Memories Await at Gaylord Palms ICE!

My family and I have been visiting Gaylord Palms ICE! as part of our holiday traditions since 2007, before I even wrote about it in Zannaland. It has really become one of the things my children most look forward to, and they ask every Fall  – “when does ICE! start?” …

Details From Universal Orlando’s Skull Island: Reign of Kong Attraction

Locals have been watching the construction with great anticipation, and now Universal Orlando Resort has treated us to a photo and some more info about the upcoming King Kong attraction at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. While I’m not *personally* a fan of giant things screaming in my face, I know …

Make Holiday Plans Now for Gaylord Palms ICE! and More

After my recent visit a little further north of the hot Florida sun, the cooler weather got me thinking about the holiday season, so I was thrilled when this announcement about the Gaylord Palms ICE! theme and other Christmas events came through. This year, ICE! will feature The Nutcracker, one of …

SeaWorld’s Just for Kids and 50th Anniversay Sea of Surprises

SeaWorld has always been a local favorite for my family, and with the recent 50th Anniversary Celebration and Just for Kids events, they make it more fun than ever to enjoy. This kid-centric festival brings families together to enjoy fun rides, adorable animals and an all-new party zone. “Just for Kids” is included with …

Details of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley Expansion

Universal Orlando Resort held a live webcast this morning, complete with 3 stars of the Harry Potter films, to share details, concept art and a peek into the newest section of Universal Studios Florida:  Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. Being a huge Harry Potter fan, I am beyond …

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular Creates Oceans of Family Fun

Pumpkin carving, jumping in raked leave piles, and.. SeaWorld? This marine life theme park may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Fall but SeaWorld has a unique offering for the spooky season. SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular, celebrated weekends in October, is an added experience …

Facebook Fans Name Busch Gardens Tampa’s Lion Cub Sisters

FACEBOOK FANS NAME BUSCH GARDENS’ LION CUB SISTERS Tampa, Fla.– Busch Gardens® Tampa recently welcomed three lion cubs to the park, one male and two unrelated females.   After a week long poll, 6,000 Busch Gardens Tampa Facebook fans voted to name the two lion cub sisters.  The winning names for …

Celebrate Fourth of July at Busch Gardens Tampa-Extended Hours and Fireworks All Week

Extended Hours and Nightly Fireworks Lets Guests Celebrate All Week Long! Tampa, Fla. – Don’t wait until July Fourth to celebrate Independence Day.  Get a head start on the Fourth of July festivities at Busch Gardens® Tampa.   Summer Nights lets guests celebrate the red, white and blue all day, and …

SeaWorld’s 50th celebration will be a Sea of Surprises!

Eighteen-month celebration kicks off on March 21, 2014 at all three SeaWorld parks SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ announces a multi-park celebration to commemorate a key event in the company’s history. The original SeaWorld® park opened its gates for the first time in March 1964 on Mission Bay in San Diego. …