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Ride, Slide and Fall for New Rides in Central Florida This Summer

While Busch Gardens just announced that its expected opening late this month of Falcon's Fury — its new 335 ft drop tower — has again been delayed until later this summer, there are four more new attractions in store for those visiting Central Flo...



Dr. Beach Names Florida Beaches Among Top in Nation

You know its Memorial Day weekend when you hear that Dr. Leatherman (a.k.a. Dr. Beach) has released his annual list of the top beaches in America. The highly anticipated announcement gives the beaches bragging rights for a year and Florida can con...



AAA Forecasts Busy Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend kicks off the summer travel season today and AAA is projecting a record number of Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the holiday which runs from today, May 22 through Monday, May 26. AAA is forecasting the...



Walk Up... Pay More at Busch Gardens Tampa and SeaWorld Orlando

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and SeaWorld Orlando have announced a price increase of $3 for tickets purchased at the park entrance. Cha-ching... that means you'll pay $95 for a one-day admission at the gate. However, you can save money by purchasing yo...



2014 Hurricane Season Starts June 1... Are You Ready?

The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1, that's just two weeks away. Whether you live in Florida or will be traveling in the state, take the hurricane season seriously and begin making plans.

In April, The National Hurricane Conference that w...



They're Back... and They're Bugging Me!

What's back? Love bugs, that's what! I just saw my first one yesterday. So, while I'm preparing for a trip this weekend, I'll need to pack something to get the crushed critters off my windshield. A couple of years ago, a reader wrote in response t...



How to Beat the Florida Heat

If you blinked, you probably missed Florida's spring this year. After a longer-than-usual winter we had only a few comfortable spring-like days. Now, it's not even officially summer and we're experiencing temperatures in the mid- to-high 80s. Whet...



Florida Events Coming Up in May

Whether you're living in Florida or are here on vacation, you won't want to miss these marvelous May events:

SunFest, Florida's largest waterfront music and art festival, gets underway today in West Palm Beach and continues through Sunday, May 4....

Car Masters Weekend Rolling Into Downtown Disney on Father's Day Weekend

If Dad is a car fan, then he'll enjoy Disney's Car Masters Weekend. In its fourth year at Downtown Disney, the automobile extravaganza features classic, muscle and exotic cars on display, along with appearances by automotive celebrities, character...



Mother's Day Weekend Adventures and Getaways
Mother's Day — May 11 — will be here sooner than you think. If you can't decide what to get Mom, there's nothing wrong with flowers and chocolate... but why not give her something a little different? Here are some suggestions for great Mother's da...