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ICE! A Cool Attraction
Dec 8, 2016
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It’s been a few years since I have been to ICE! at the Gaylord Palms resort. The themes of the last few just haven’t been interesting enough for me to want to pay the money to freeze my tail off. Well this year they brought in the Peanuts and I had to take the family […]
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Road Trip: Dollywood
Jul 12, 2016
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I will fully admit to being a coaster junkie. My first ever coast (outside of those mountains that Disney calls coasters) was Hercules at Dorney Park in Pennsylvania. At the time it was held the designation as the world’s fastest wooden rollercoaster. I was drug on by my dad, kicking and screaming the whole way, […]
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Ninjago Coming to Legoland, Just Not Here
Nov 18, 2015
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Ninjago Coming to Legoland, Just Not Here
I debated writing about this yesterday after it was revealed to not be coming to our Legoland park but after getting to play with the tech a bit today I hope that we do one day get to see it. Triotech and Legoland have joined forces to create a gesture based dark ride that will […]
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Model Revealed for Cobra’s Curse at Busch Gardens
Nov 17, 2015
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  The biggest piece of central Florida news to come out of today’s IAAPA Atractions convention was the model of the new ride, Cobra’s Curse, coming from MACK Rides. The spin coaster will reach speeds of 40 miles an hour while free spinning through parts of the ride. Each ride will be different based on […]
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IAAPA Comes to Orlando
Nov 16, 2015
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IAAPA Comes to Orlando
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions makes their yearly trip to Orlando for their Attractions Expo. Tuesday marks the official opening of the expo and we will be there to cover all the news being released about what you can expect to see coming to a park near you. You can follow along […]
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CSI: The Experience Closes
Oct 15, 2015
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CSI: The Experience Closes
The original CSI series said it’s goodbyes in September and now CSI: The Experience has closed on I drive. A note on the door reads “”We regret to inform you that we have permanently closed”. People who had purchased tickets through a third-party vendor should contact that organization for refunds.
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REVIEW: WaZoo Beer Festival
Aug 7, 2014
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REVIEW: WaZoo Beer Festival at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo
I know, I know, this event isn’t in Orlando, but it is an awesome event within driving distance. WaZoo is one of the premier beer festivals in the United States having made the Top 10 Beer Festivals in the Nation according to USA Today. It also benefits a great organization in the Lowry Park Zoo. […]
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Crayola Coming to Florida Mall
Jul 29, 2014
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Crayola Coming to Florida Mall
The Crayola Experience, a 70,000 square foot interactive attraction, is coming to The Florida Mall. It will be taking the location of Nordstroms, which is closing up shop in the mall. This will be the second Crayola Experience. The first opened in May at the home of Crayola, Easton, Pennsylvania. In Orlando the attraction will […]
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Gaylord Palms’ ICE Returns with Nutcracker Theme
Jul 20, 2014
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Gaylord Palms’ ICE Returns with Nutcracker Theme
Ice, the frozen attraction that invades the Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee every winter, is returning with a new theme. This year Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker will be featured with sculptures of sugar plum fairies and the mouse king. The music of the Nutcracker Suite will also be piped in throughout the exhibit. This is a departure from […]
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Skeletons Coming to I-Drive
Jul 11, 2014
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Skeletons Coming to I-Drive
Skulls Unlimited plans to open a Skeletons Museum in to new I-Drive 360 complex where the Orlando Eye is being constructed. This will be a first of its kind museum according to the press release even though they do operate the Museum of Osteology in Oklahoma City. The Museum will feature 300 skeletons in never-seen-before […]