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Clown Around at Orlando Circus School

Clown Around at Orlando Circus School May 29, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
By the time I was 8, the trampoline had become my world. I’d race home after school, just to spend a few hours flipping around. Front flips, backflips, handsprings. You name it, I was all about that giant, bouncing contraption. With that said, it’s easy to see why my eyes lit up as I walked...

Become a Fly-Fishing Pro at Ritz-Carlton

Become a Fly-Fishing Pro at Ritz-Carlton May 29, 2011 | Five Star, Hotels, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Photo courtesy of Ritz-Carlton The Ritz-Carlton, Grande Lakes is no doubt a posh resort, but did you know it is surrounded by 500 acres of natural beauty and plenty of adventurous ways to soak it all in? I’m talking alligators, otters and 120 species of birds. In other words, the perfect setting...

Universal’s Spider-Man Ride Goes High-Tech

Universal’s Spider-Man Ride Goes High-Tech May 29, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort. Universal recently announced that The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, one of the most popular attractions at Universal Orlando Resort, will be completely reanimated in 4K digital high definition. It will open in 2012 and is being developed by the same award-winning...

New Zipline Ride at Gatorland Lets Guests Glide Above Gators

New Zipline Ride at Gatorland Lets Guests Glide Above Gators May 29, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Gatorland. For those who relish something a bit out of the ordinary, try ziplining over alligator feeding areas at Gatorland, a 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve known as the alligator capital of the world. The park’s latest attraction, the Screamin’ Gator Zipline, will...

Universal Orlando Announces New 3-D Ride

May 26, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort. Universal Orlando Resort unveiled plans last week for a new 3-D attraction based on one of my favorite animated films, Despicable Me. With that said, if you got a kick out of the movie like I did, you’re in for a treat. This digital adventure, set to open...

Grand Reef Opens at Orlando’s Discovery Cove in June

Grand Reef Opens at Orlando’s Discovery Cove in June May 26, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Discovery Cove. Turns out, there’s more to Discovery Cove than swimming with dolphins. Next month, the all-inclusive tropical retreat will open The Grand Reef. In other words, the park is adding close to a million gallons of water, 10,000 marine animals and more man-made coral than...

HGTV Star Vern Yip at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

HGTV Star Vern Yip at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival April 28, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Photo courtesy of Walt Disney World. If you head to the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival (now through May 15), chances are you’ll spot an HGTV personality. The star-studded lineup includes Genevieve Gorder, Lisa LaPorta, Kim Myles, Brian Patrick Flynn, Taniya Nayak, Ahmed Hassan,...

Five things you didn’t know about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Five things you didn’t know about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter April 28, 2011 | Kid Friendly | Read More
Courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort I readily admit it. I’m a sucker for all things Harry Potter. I’d be happy to sport a maroon and gold-striped scarf in chilly temps, discuss the rules of Quidditch and down an ice-cold butterbeer (a frothy, non-alcoholic drink) quicker than you can say Lumos! I’m...

Celebrate Harry Potter-style at the Waldorf Astoria

April 21, 2011 | Events, Hotels, Kid Friendly | Read More
Calling all Harry Potter fans: Here’s your chance to get our your sorcerer’s hats and flee from the Muggle world for a bit. In other words, head to the Waldorf Astoria Orlando for The Little Sorcerer’s Training Camp. The two-hour, fun-filled camp classes start April 23 (see full schedule below)...

Flying High at Orlando Aerial Arts

Flying High at Orlando Aerial Arts April 15, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Courtesy of Orlando Aerial Arts. If you’ve ever wanted to run away and join the circus, well here’s your chance. It’s part workout part circus act. And the best part is anyone can do it regardless of their fitness level. Fun-loving folks of all types flock to Orlando Aerial Arts for an utterly...