Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Romantic Twist at Discovery Cove in Orlando

At Discovery Cove in Orlando, Halid Shokunbi took the plunge and proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Kyla Brown, while 14-feet underwater during the new SeaVenture experience. Both from the Chicago area, Shokunbi popped the question in a most unique way — surrounded by schools of exotic fish and velvety rays gliding overhead. With Valentine’s Day approaching, there’s nothing more unique than celebrating with dolphins in a tropical paradise as part of Discovery Cove’s Special Occasions Packages. Discovery Cove is part of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, based in Orlando, with more…

Animal Care Becomes Part Of The Guest Experience At Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

New State-of-the-Art Facility Educates Guests, Offers One-Of-A-Kind Access To Park’s World-Class Animal Care   TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 12, 2012) – Busch Gardens welcomes guests to closely observe and even take part in the animal care experience when the Tampa park opens its new Animal Care Center on Jan. 23, 2012. From nutrition to treatments, X-rays to surgeries, much of Busch Gardens’ animal care will be conducted in guest view in this new state-of-the-art facility. “We are proud of the care we provide our animals,” said Mike Boos, vice president of…

Walt Disney World Florida Resident Special: $99 Wild For 3-Day Pass

If you’re a Florida Resident looking to score bargain tickets to the Disney theme parks in Orlando, here is your opportunity! Disney recently announced their “Wild For 3-Day Pass”. Here is the official information from the Walt Disney World site. 3 Days for Just $99, Plus Tax! Florida Residents can purchase the Wild for 3 Pass—a 3-day ticket to a Walt Disney World theme park—for just $99, plus tax! Purchase January 4, 2012 through May 21, 2012 and enjoy admission to one theme park per day on any 3 days January 4,…

2012 Florida Resident Special: Children 5 & Under Experience Busch Gardens & SeaWorld For FREE

CHILDREN AGES 5 AND YOUNGER CAN EXPERIENCE   FAMILY ADVENTURE FOR FREE AT SEAWORLD & BUSCH GARDENS The New SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Preschool Pass Offers Kids Unlimited Admission With No Blackout Dates Through 2012 ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 4, 2012) – It’s an awesome time to be a preschooler!  Children age five and younger can now explore the depths of the ocean and the wonders of Africa for FREE with the new SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Preschool Pass. Little ones will experience kid-size thrills at Busch Gardens’ Sesame Street Safari…

SeaWorld Orlando Hosts All-New Festival That’s “Just For Kids”

SEAWORLD ORLANDO HOSTS ALL-NEW FESTIVAL THAT’S “JUST FOR KIDS” Featuring performances by kids’ favorite entertainers, party zone area and more   ORLANDO, Fla. (December 2011) – With an all-new festival featuring awesome concerts by LazyTown, Max & Ruby, the Doodlebops and Choo-Choo Soul and tons of family-friendly fun and activities, SeaWorld Orlando is the place for kids, Saturdays January 14 – February 4. The best way to experience all of the fun, music, treats and more at Just For Kids is with a Fun Card, where Florida residents pay for a…

Celebrate The Holidays At Universal Orlando Resort #UORHolidays #UORFamily

This past weekend, my family attended an event organized for a small group of Florida-based bloggers at Universal Orlando Resort. The agenda included viewing the Macy’s Holiday Parade, watching Grinchmas, enjoying the Holiday Village filled with seasonal offerings and seeing a live concert by Mannheim Steamroller! To say we were ecstatic was an understatement. Our friendly tour guides were amazing. Their passion for Universal Orlando Resort was evident and spending an entire afternoon with them was a pleasure. It was also wonderful to meet new local bloggers, some I interact with on a…

SeaWorld Christmas Celebration #SWOChristmas

I haven’t been to SeaWorld in years! When I received an invite to attend a media event for their Christmas Celebration, I was beyond excited. My son kept asking about the park and if there were bumper cars he could drive, so we sat down and navigated through their website so he knew what to expect. Since I had never experienced SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, I was excited to see the park transformed into a holiday wonderland and “experience the waves of holiday spirit”! We had a spectacular view of the…

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2011

Last weekend, my family had the opportunity to visit the Magic Kingdom for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party (MVMCP). If you have ever visited Disney parks during the Christmas season, then you already know how beautiful the decorations are. But MVMCP is a different experience altogether thanks to the beautiful extras that come along with the special event ticket. By extras I mean: Beautiful Castle Dream Lights on Cinderella Castle Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade, which includes Santa Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season fireworks display Live entertainment…