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  • Gatorland zipline over crocs, marsh set for summer debut

     
    Gatorland guests will be zipping over jumping crocodiles, the alligator breeding marsh and through the park's bird rookery by June, park officials said Thursday. Details of the Screamin' Gator Zip Line, announced during groundbreaking for the attraction,...
  • Book Review: Karen Russell’s “Swamplandia!”

     
    Review: Karen Russell's “Swamplandia!” By Tod Caviness Miami native Karen Russell has a nearly irresistible backdrop for Florida readers in “Swamplandia!”: A theme park in the heart of the swamps, where three damaged showbiz kids...
  • Teachers get free entry to Gatorland in March and April

     
    Gatorland will give Florida teachers free tickets for themselves and one guestto the attraction during March and April. Teachers will be required to present a photo ID and proof of employment at the time of admission. This deal cannot be used in...
  • > Photos, Video: Scott talks tourism, stands firm on rail

     
    Gov. Rick Scott delivered remarks to industry leaders as he kicked off a new tourism campaign during a visit to the University of Central Florida's Rosen College of Hospitality, in Orlando, Tuesday. Scott will lead a two-day tour to promote Florida...
  • Video: Gatorland construction zipping along

     
    Progress continues on the contruction of the Screamin' Gator Zip Line, which is scheduled to open at Gatorland this summer. Here is a time-lapse video of the construction of the one of the zip line's launch/landing towers (provided by Gatorland): The $1....
  • Cool places for kids during spring break, summer

     
    A neighbor asked me if I knew of any good places to take his 7-year-old daughter during spring break. I was caught off guard and couldn't name anywhere except the Science Center. So, after giving it more thought, I know it's kind of late (for Orange...
  • Wanna get freaky? TV show suggests Gatorland, Weeki Wachee Springs

     
    Gatorland, longtime attraction on South Orange Blossom Trail, and Weeki Wachee Springs, home of famed mermaids, are featured in Freakiest Vacations on Fine Living Network (In Orlando, that's Bright House cable's 180). The episode debuts at 10 p.m....
  • ‘Freakiest Vacations’ show visits Gatorland creatures, Weeki Wachee mermaids

     
    A recent episode of Freakiest Vacations featured two Florida destinations: Gatorland and Weeki Wachee Springs. The show airs on Fine Living Network (That channel 180 on Orlando's Bright House Network lineup) and features Adam Gertler as our guide...
  • Gatorland: Meet the birds during sunset special event

     
    This new Gatorland event is BYOF — bring your own flashlight. For four nights this spring, the South Orange Blossom Trail attraction is holding Swamp Sunset Celebrations. They spotlight a rite of spring — baby-bird season at Gatorland. The park i...
  • ‘Freakiest Vacations’ episode focuses on Gatorland, Weeki Wachee

     
    I'm not sure that freaky vacations sound like a good thing, but the notion is working for the folks behind the TV show Freakiest Vacations, which airs airs on Fine Living Network (channel 180 on Orlando’s Bright House Network lineup). On one of its...
  • Weekend watch: Gatorland at sunset, free science center offer, Fran Cosmo at Epcot

     
    What's up this weekend at Central Florida attractions: + Gatorland debuts its Swamp Sunset Celebrations tonight. The event, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight, Saturday and then next Friday and Saturday, is said to focus on the birds that nest above the...