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SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration

Each year, the holiday season offers the opportunity to create another bout of memories to be cherished by you and your family for years to come. This year, celebrate the holidays in Orlando SeaWorld style during SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration! With a splashing series of events taking place from November 23rd until December 31st, your visit to SeaWorld Orlando provides a wintery, watery wonderland! Enjoy the timeless sounds of Christmas Carols filling the air, enjoy stellar performances by a bevy of familiar characters, marvel at the dazzling Sea of Trees lighting up the water, and so mu … [Read more...]

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Best Places for School Trips in Orlando

Kids in the Orlando metro area are in luck when it comes to school field trips. There are plenty of outstanding Orlando Attractions that will make for great destinations to go for a day outside of the classroom. The Kennedy Space Center has to be near the top of any list of the best places to go on school trips in Orlando. Known as the “greatest space adventure on Earth,” the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex gives its guest the opportunity to walk under the largest rocket ever made (it’s supposed to be good luck), meet an actual NASA astronaut who has been in space (and made it back) and … [Read more...]

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Orlando Gay Pride Month

A highly anticipated time of the year for members and supporters of the LGBTQ community – Pride Month is kicking off in beautiful Orlando! Last year’s Come Out With Pride celebration was attended by more than 100,000 visitors, and even more are expected to turn out this year for the festivities to support the movement of increased solidarity and awareness. While the entire month hosts a bevy of Pride events, the official Come Out with Pride day is October 5th – making it the most action-packed weekend to provide the optimal Pride experience! The entire first week will feature a special Come … [Read more...]

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Magical Dining Month in Orlando

Looking for an exciting new dining destination to visit this fall? Forget Los Angeles and New York – you’ll want to visit Orlando this September for their “Magical Dining Month.” While not traditionally known for its culinary offerings, in the last few years Orlando has become a new player on the American dining scene. From award-winning independent restaurants to celebrity chefs, Orlando’s restaurant population has something to make every taste happy. This September, Orlando is looking to share its culinary wealth with the world by offering the “Magical Dining Month,” a promotion similar to th … [Read more...]

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Best Free Things to do in Orlando

Although Orlando might be one top tourist cities in the United States, that doesn’t mean that everything in O-Town is geared to bring in out-of-towners (and their dollars). In fact, there are actually a lot of free activities in Orlando that are worth taking advantage of no matter if you are staying there for a day, a week or even a month! For some ideas about some outstanding Orlando activities - that also happen to be free - read on. For some other suggestions about things you can do while you’re in Florida, check out what is included with the Smart Destination Go Select Orlando Pass … [Read more...]

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Orlando International Drive Discounts

International Drive is the ultimate destination for top attractions, shopping, dining, entertainment, and accommodation. Needless to say, International Drive presents endless opportunities for family fun and vacation-worthy indulgence. While it may be hard to believe, you can explore International Drive without spending a fortune. While I-Drive is home to massive (and expensive) theme parks, it is also a nucleus of smaller, but every bit as fun attractions that the whole family will enjoy. You can get the best International Drive discounts on top Orlando attractions when you use a Go Select … [Read more...]

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Labor Day in Orlando

If you find yourself winding down the summer in Florida, there are definitely a lot of worse places you could be. Lots of people will probably be spending Labor Day weekend in Miami, but there’s a town a little north of there, Orlando, which also is a great place to end your vacation. There are plenty of great Orlando Attractions and options to choose from. Fans of history and Hollywood blockbusters might enjoy spending some time at Titanic: The Experience. After being redesigned and re-opened in 2012, Titanic: The Experience now features an interactive museum with 20,000 square feet of e … [Read more...]

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Family Things to do in Orlando

As one of Florida’s busiest vacation spots, Orlando is home to lots of different family-themed attractions designed to attract you (and your hard-earned cash.) Instead of sticking with the traditional Orlando vacation by taking a trip to a theme park that a very famous mouse calls home, think outside of the box and do something different with your family holiday. With so many options to choose from, you definitely won’t have a problem making alternative plans for you and your family. For example, why not check out a high-speed boat ride across the waves of the ocean on a Dolphin Racer? Dep … [Read more...]

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Orlando Attractions to Keep You Cool

While Orlando in the summer is full of excitement and energy, the notoriously hot and humid weather can make you feel a little sluggish—especially if you’re not used to the intensity of the Florida sun. However, this can be avoided by interspersing your itinerary with these five Orlando attractions to keep you cool. So pack your hat, your bathing suit, and sunblock and get ready for a lively day that won’t drain you. SeaWorld Orlando This Orlando theme park is perfect for the warm summer weather, as there’s no shortage of splashes and aquatic fun. When enjoying One Ocean, the all new Sha … [Read more...]

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World of Chima Exhibit at LEGOLAND Florida

Good news for kids traveling to Southern Florida this summer! LEGOLAND® Florida just opened a one-of-a-kind LEGO® experience called “The World of Chima.” Fans of the popular LEGO adventure line will love the totally immersive experience this new exhibit provides. Watch as your LEGOS come to life! The World of Chima, presented by Cartoon Network, is a new interactive experience that lets you walk amongst three-foot tall LEGO® models of characters from the new product line, LEGO® Legends of Chima. These new characters are members of the five Chima animal tribes, like the heroic Laval the Lion … [Read more...]