| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:47 AM
Gatorland, the longtime attraction on South Orange Blossom Trail, has reintroduced a Florida resident discount.
With proof of residency, Floridians can get general admission to the park for $14.99 ($9.99 ages 3-12). Normally, tickets are $22.99 general,...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:01 AM
Things are zipping right along with yet another zip line operating here. Kissimmee's Old Town is incorporating a 300-foot zip into its Pepsi AMPVenture Experience, which includes a rock-climbing wall and obstacle course. A $39.95 wristband gets a round on...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 5:52 PM
It seems zip line attractions are popping up everywhere these days, and now Gatorland has joined the mix with the opening of their own Screamin' Gator Zip Line.
The Zip Line course consist of five towers and 1,200 feet of zip line winding around the park...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:21 PM
Of all the bureaucracies that waste money, Workforce Central Florida is an itty-bitty one, just another of the tiny pinholes through which our loans from China seep out of Washington and into the abyss.
So I will offer only this itty-bitty protest.
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Gatorland will give free admission to Florida teachers, plus one guest apiece, throughout September and October, the longstanding attraction announced Thursday.
Public- and private-school teachers must present a photo ID and pay stub from one of the...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Gatorland is giving free admission to Central Florida law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical services workers and 911 dispatchers during the month of September. Participants must have a valid department ID at time of purchase.
| Aug 18, 2012
As regular readers know, I'm still building momentum toward my long-delayed, inaugural trip to Orlando's iconic Gatorland attraction.
This past weekend, I eased into that gator experience by returning to a spot that has been a favorite for years and also...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Quite a variety of special events this week at Orlando's theme parks and attractions:
+ Medieval Times, the Kissimmee dinner show with a 13th century theme, has the premiere of its new show on Tuesday. The story changes, but the jousting and other...
| Jul 21, 2012
It's embarrassing admission time for your Postcards correspondent.
I've never been to Gatorland, the iconic, old-school attraction that has been beckoning tourists to pass beneath its ridiculously enormous pointy-toothed jaws for more than half a...
| Jan 27, 2011
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,...
| Feb 3, 2011
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...