| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season. Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:41 PM
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — While it touts its proximity to Orlando and Central Florida's mega-theme parks, this city in many ways has grown into a worthy destination itself for spring break.
If you are among the 1.3 million expected to visit the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The Orlando World Center Marriott is making a a big splash on the local resort scene.
The 2,000-room resort, which towers above the landscape alongside Interstate 4 opposite Walt Disney World, has finished a multimillion-dollar refurbishment with the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:26 PM
The alligators of Orange Blossom Trail are about to get new neighbors. Gatorland is adding an exhibit called Panther Springs, set to open in April.
The $200,000 attraction will feature a brother-sister pair of big cats named Neiko and Lucy, Florida...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:58 AM
We've entered the dog days of summer, and it's now that Florida residents can take advantage of the last days before school by heading out to the attractions.
Here's a list of discounts currently running around Central Florida.
-- Kennedy Space Center...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Gatorland is welcoming home 19 American alligators that were on loan to Busch Gardens in Tampa.
The animals, between 6 and 8 feet long apiece, outgrew their exhibit at the theme park. In Orlando, they'll have more elbow room: The females will be...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Sentinel Studios released its first of three installments in the "Gatorcane" trilogy early today.
Presented by Gatorland, "Gatorcane: Storm A-Brewin'" - the opening to the alligator-disaster film saga - is an action-packed, thrill-a-minute shocker that...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:50 AM
In Central Florida there is a unchanging list of names on the tongues of residents and tourists alike as to where people should go to experience the natural beauty of Florida. Wekiva Springs. Blue Springs. Rock Springs. Some people will even mention...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:54 AM
The newest residents of Gatorland are warm-blooded and furry. Neiko and Lucy, a brother-sister pair of Florida panthers, have moved into a new habitat dubbed Panther Springs.
The 7-year-old big cats moved in early this week and are getting accustomed to...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:13 PM
What do you get when you're given a rare opportunity to plop down a remote-operated camera just inches from an endangered Florida panther? Thanks to the kind assistance of the expert animal handlers at Gatorland, Fla., some very unique footage of the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Gatorland, the longtime Orange Blossom Trail attraction, has raised its ticket prices by $2 for adults and children.
General admission is now $26.99, $18.99 for ages 3 to 12. The increase took effect Sunday.
The 110-acre wildlife park's Florida-...