| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Falcon's Fury is not quite ready for liftoff.
An opening date for Busch Gardens' new thrill ride — a 335-foot drop tower — has not been announced. The attraction has been available to visitors for limited hours daily for more than a week, but...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Each year, in some cases beginning as early as in September, Florida can be frightfully fun -- during a variety of Halloween fests taking place at various popular destinations throughout the state. Some festivities are family-friendly; others for mature...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Busch Gardens is offering single-day admission tickets valid during its Howl-O-Scream event for $45 through Groupon.
The Groupon discount may be used on select dates between Sept. 12 and Oct. 24. The discounted voucher is not valid for use on Oct. 11,...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Falcon's Fury, a 335-foot-tall drop tower/thrill ride, has officially opened at Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa, officials announced Tuesday.
Guests have been trying out the attraction, centerpiece of the new Pantopia section of the park, during its...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:15 AM
TAMPA — Apenas toma una hora manejar hasta Tampa, pero la recompensa para los que conducen desde cualquier rincón del área metropolitana de Orlando hasta la Ciudad de la Bahía es tan gratificante como cuando un pirata encontraba un cofre lleno de...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:40 AM
If you're anything like me, a day out shopping with the girls is just the refresher you need. So, with relaxation in mind, I headed to Carytown in Richmond with a girlfriend in tow on a recent Saturday morning.
Before hitting the road, readers on the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:10 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — As each community leader's name was called, they walked into the group of children in the gymnasium at Gethsemane Baptist Church. Many gave high-fives to Mayor McKinley Price, U.S. Rep. Robert C. Bobby Scott, D-Newport News, and Terry...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Busch Gardens Williamsburg will, once again, offer the Christmas Town Fun Card this year, a press release announced Thursday.
For non-pass members, the Christmas Town Fun Card will cost $32, the same price as a single-day Christmas Town ticket. The...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
Gate 1 Travel's Classic Guatemala tour is priced from $779 per person double occupancy, including round-trip air from Miami. The...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:38 AM
Ordinarily, we would send up a flare to signal that the final weekend of Harambe Nights is upon us. The limited-time event at Disney's Animal Kingdom includes an after-dark street party that's preceded by "The Lion King: Concert in the Wild" stage show....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:53 AM
There's news on several fronts out of Busch Gardens theme park over in Tampa.
+ The park is in "soft opening" phase of Falcon's Fury, the 335-foot drop tower/thrill ride. Park officials say a grand-opening date should be announced "very soon." Its...