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  • Stop and smell the flowers at these Florida family-friendly garden settings

    Stop and smell the flowers at these Florida family-friendly garden settings
    Adults ---- going all the way back to Adam and Eve ---- have a soft spot for gardens, with their gifts of flowers and fragrances. Kids, well, maybe not so much generally. But if the garden settings have family--friendly features and activities ---- as...
  • Go all-in at Discovery Cove's new SeaVenture attraction

    Go all-in at Discovery Cove's new SeaVenture attraction
    While underwater, don't hold your breath. That sounds counterintuitive to me, but it was an important lesson to learn before experiencing SeaVenture, a below-the-surface experience with the fishes at Discovery Cove. The dive debuted this summer with the...
  • 2 ways to go for family time at the holidays

    2 ways to go for family time at the holidays
    How can it be that Christmas is less than a week away? I hope there's still time to find my football in the garage so that the Abbott boys can renew a family tradition. The Abbott boys — my two sons and I — are all adults now...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Orlando's theme parks for the first time

    Taking the Kids -- to Orlando's theme parks for the first time
    Talk about the potential for stress. The Bennetts raced around Walt Disney World with 11 people, including kids who ranged in age from 5 to 18, while one teen was sick in bed at the hotel. But Theresa Bennett and her extended family were all smiles --...
  • SeaWorld Orlando ups ante to battle wizards, princesses, aliens

    SeaWorld Orlando ups ante to battle wizards, princesses, aliens
    SeaWorld Orlando has announced a multi-year plan to add a 3-D movie, a swim-with-sea-life attraction and a new themed land in an effort to counter increasing competition in Florida's crowded theme park marketplace. The largest and most expensive...
  • Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011

    Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011
    It already feels as if 2011 is shaping up as a tweener ye ar for new rides and attractions at U.S. theme parks. Last year saw the blockbuster debuts of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida and the "World of...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: Dolphin calf born

     
    SeaWorld Orlando has a new resident: A dolphin calf was born there Tuesday morning. The calf  weighs 35 pounds, and it's 40 inches long. It has been seen nursing and bonding with its mom Ariel, which is a good sign of health, SeaWorld officials say. The...
  • Discovery Cove: Florida-resident deal through end of year

     
    Discovery Cove, the tropical resort near SeaWorld Orlando that features dolphin interaction, has introduced a Florida-resident discount that runs through the end of 2011. Floridians can pay $199 for “Dolphin Swim Day Resort” admission. The...
  • Video: Discovery Cove’s SeaVenture, Halloween, what’s your big ‘Avatar’ idea?

     
    brightcove.createExperiences(); In this week's Theme Park Rangers Roundup video, check out Discovery Cove's SeaVenture, where you can dive without getting your hair wet. PLUS: Send in your best ideas “Avatar”-based ideas for Disney's Animal...
  • SeaWorld Orlando: More details about expansion attractions

     
    brightcove.createExperiences(); Here are additional details in the wake of  the SeaWorld Orlando expansion news this week.  Above is a video of myself and business reporter Jason Garcia chatting about what it all means — and resisting the urge to...
  • Aquatica: Polar Plunge benefits Special Olympics Florida

     
    The Polar Plunge, a quick dip into the icier-than-usual waters of Aquatica, SeaWorld's water park, returns on Saturday, Jan. 21. The event is a fund-raiser for Special Olympics Florida. To participate in the Plunge, folks must register and raise at...