| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Busch Gardens has released another video previewing its upcoming Pantopia addition. The area will have Falcon's Fury drop tower as its centerpiece, but there also will be shopping areas and eating. The video highlights the "upcycling" philosophy of the...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is offering a half-off discount on single-day admission tickets through Groupon.
The deal allows visitors to purchase a single-day admission ticket for $36 for adults or $31 for a child ages 3-9. Regular admission costs $72...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
The season for roller coasters launches Sunday when Busch Gardens opens its gates to the public, unofficially marking the start of spring. On opening day, the park will take on a Shamrock feel, as the energy will be concentrated in the Irish village in...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The 2013 National Amusement Park Historical Association's survey of favorite amusement parks has Walt Disney World as the "Favorite Theme Park", the organization announced this week.
It is the 11th consecutive year the theme park was given the title. ...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:08 PM
In the aftermath of the most serious bear attack in Florida history, a top state wildlife officer admitted Wednesday that "we could've done better."
That assessment from Thomas Eason of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission came amid...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
They don't have to wait until Halloween to don their costumes and collect treats — not when every place from museums to aquariums to zoos to theme parks are celebrating Halloween the entire month of October with haunted houses, spooky...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:28 AM
For the fifth year in a row, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleaders had to fight their way through the haunted mazes at Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream.
You would think they would have learned their lesson. But alas, the ladies were subjected to the theme...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:40 AM
We are inching closer to a handful of new theme-park attractions in Central Florida. Although grand-opening dates have not been announced, we can still share progress reports on key additions expected to arrive in coming weeks and months.
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Look for additions small and large at Orlando's theme parks in 2014. Although the attractions, for the most part, haven't set exact dates yet, here are some that are worth watching.
•Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley, Universal...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is still working on their new 335-foot-tall Falcon's Fury to open at some point this spring, but to garner interest, the theme park put together a couple of videos to simulate what riding the drop ride would be like as if you...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
With the dreadful weather that's spread across much of the country this winter, even into the usually balmy South, thoughts of spring might seem like a fantasy.
But spring break really is on the horizon. It's a nebulous term, though, with getaways...