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New Underwater Attraction at Discovery Cove

New Underwater Attraction at Discovery Cove July 25, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Leah Sekula Certain spots at Discovery Cove are so secluded and tranquil, it’s as if you’ve got the entire place to yourself. For instance, as I trotted through the nature trail near the entrance, the only sounds I heard were birds chirping and my sister’s gushing about how much...

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...

Pedal Through the Treetops at Forever Florida

Pedal Through the Treetops at Forever Florida May 28, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Forever Florida. If you’re serious about getting away from it all, a mellow cycling ride through the treetops should do the trick. A new attraction at Forever Florida, a wildlife haven an hour southeast of Orlando, gives guests the chance to unwind via a specially designed SkyCycle...

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...

Celebrate Father’s Day at Enzian Theater

Celebrate Father’s Day at Enzian Theater May 26, 2011 | Events, Food, free, Things to Do | Read More
Photo courtesty of Enzian Theater. What: Gather pops and the family and head to Enzian to experience one of the greatest sports movies of all-time on the big screen – FIELD OF DREAMS.  Starring Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta, and Burt Lancaster, this three-time Academy Award-nominated...

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...

Cooking up a Storm at Truffles & Trifles

Cooking up a Storm at Truffles & Trifles April 28, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
When it comes to cooking classes, Truffle & Trifles is a surefire way to have fun and bump up your cooking cred at the same time. The College Park-based business has been going strong for 27 years, if that tells you anything. Once you arrive, you’ll split into groups of four or five. One group...
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