| 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,...
| 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.
| Dec 1, 2011
| 2:18 AM
Urban Meyer is at Ohio State now.
Florida fans are miffed and who can blame them. He left the Gators citing his health, his burnout and his lack of time with the family. Family weekends must have been wonderful this past season, with daddy/hubby spending...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 15, 2011
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....
| Mar 31, 2011
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...
| May 25, 2011
Things are, well, zipping right along for new Central Florida zipline attractions. Zip Orlando has opened for business in Kissimmee, and Gatorland has set a date for the opening of its Screamin' Gator Zip Line. The Zip Orlando course is located adjacent...