Archives for September 2012

Boggy Creek Airboat rides in Florida

Boggy Creek airboat rides

A trip to Florida is not complete without exploring the Everglades and swamps by airboat. Take your family and friends and try out Boggy Creek Airboat Rides – Central Florida’s original and official airboat rides.

This attraction is ideal for those who want to take a break from the hustle of the theme parks and experience the wild and natural side of Orlando. Explore the breathtaking beauty of fauna, flora, exotic birds, turtles, alligators and other animals in their natural environment! Bring your entire family to enjoy the real Florida!

Nature lovers and adventure seekers alike will be delighted to take a 30-minute airboat ride. Tourists can opt for roundtrip transportation from Orlando hotels. These thrilling airboat rides are a great way to discover the wildlife of the Central Florida swamps and see the unspoiled natural wetlands. If you have children, bring them too. They will surely enjoy the “wow” factor of riding an airboat.
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Disney’s 17th Annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2012

Disney's Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2012

Great food and fine wines await you at the 17th anniversary of the Disney Epcot International Food & Wine Festival from September 28 to November 12, 2012.

This yearly event celebrates food and spirits from around the world, featuring signature dining experiences with world famous chefs, live shows and musical acts by pop, rock, and R&B artists, wine seminars, and culinary demonstrations. Guests can purchase a bracelet that gives them access to unlimited food and beverage samples.

Disney does a good job of creating a fun environment at the festival. The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival was named one of the Best Food and Wine Festivals by the Travel Channel.
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Disney’s Mickey’s not so scary Halloween party 2012

Mickey's not so scary Halloween party at Disney 2012

Disney’s The Magic Kingdom is home to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, a special event that takes place every year in September and October. Many of those who have attended this event in the past few years claim that it is the best party at Disney World.

Kids are encouraged to come dressed to impress. At least half of the people who come here wear costumes. Guest can experience the one-of-a-kind Mickey’s Halloween Parade, enjoy spectacular fireworks, and trick-or-treat with their favorite Disney characters.

As its name suggest, this yearly event is “not-so-scary.” Grownups and children alike are encouraged to trick-or-treat around the Magic Kingdom while dressed up in Halloween costumes. The special effects are all around you.
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SeaWorld’s Spooktacular Halloween party 2012

SeaWorld's Spooktacular Halloween party

With the holidays fast approaching there are lots of special events going on at the theme parks soon. This year SeaWorld’s Spooktacular Halloween party is back with a few changes.

This event will be going on at SeaWorld Orlando on October 6-7th, 13-14th, 19-21st, and 26-28th. Basically each weekend during October. You don’t need to buy a special ticket, it’s included with your normal park ticket.

There also are no special times or hours for it. They just add some extra shows and events during the normal park hours. It’s a great way for your little one to have some Halloween fun at SeaWorld. Here’s a list of things you can find:
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Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights 2012 haunted houses, shows, times

Universal Studios Halloween horror nights 2012

Alrighty folks, it’s time for my big Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights 2012 article! This marks the 22nd year of Halloween Horror nights, and it gets better each year, for the most part.

Like last year the nights consist of 3 basic components. The haunted houses, street freaks and the live shows. This year they have 7 haunted houses, 6 areas with different freaks running around and 2 live shows.

Now Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights is a special event, which means that a normal theme park ticket does NOT include this. You have to purchase a separate ticket for this. Gates open at 6:30 PM each night.
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Choosing a Walt Disney World annual pass ticket

Walt Disney World annual pass tickets

If your a Florida resident, one of the best ways to save on Disney tickets is to get an annual pass. Since my mom and sister are coming down this fall I decided to get one. We will spend at least two days at a Disney park.

For the price of two tickets I can almost get a cheaper annual pass, so it makes more sense for me to get that. Right at the moment Disney offers 5 different types of Florida resident annual passes.
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