Last year, my family and I made the trip to Orlando, FL for the Christmas holidays. On previous trips, Universal Orlando Resort had been one of many stops, but this time, in addition to some holiday pool time, was the reason for the trip.
When families think of Orlando, quite often Disney World is the first to pop into their heads, but The Magic Kingdom isn’t the only fun in town – think Universal Studios! Universal is where many dreams come true, especially for fans of Harry Potter. When your family heads to Orlando, especially during the holidays, consider adding Universal Studios to your itinerary, you’ll find the holiday spirit is everywhere.
Six Flags Over Georgia has taken fun to whole a new level with their newly launched 7-acre water park, Hurricane Harbor. Making its debut in May 2014, Hurricane Harbor lets park-goers enjoy 4 new water attractions including the world’s first hybrid zero gravity slide, Tsunami Surge. If you’re looking for a splashing good time for your family, here are some inside tips from our recent visit.
So, you’ve surprised the kids and booked a family trip to Walt Disney World for the upcoming holidays. You are going at their busiest time of the year, from Christmas to New Year’s Day. My family hit the Disney parks last holiday season. It was cold and crowded, but with some strategic planning we were able to do everything we wanted and had a great time. You are on the right path by learning from our experience and how we had a memorable trip despite the crowds. Your family can have an amazing time too! Here’s how. [Read more…]
As night falls over Carowinds, the usual lighthearted laughter turns into a scream fest of epic proportions. This theme park transforms into a frightening Halloween Haunt designed to scare everyone who dares to come. Scare Zones, Mazes, and Live Shows are added to their already thrilling rides and roller coasters. Here’s the lowdown and why I took my 10 and 8-year-old daughters to get their scream on. [Read more…]