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Banning Childless Adults from Disney World?

Banning Childless Adults from Disney World?

August 19, 2019

Florida will be getting it's first snow park this winter (???) and it's only the middle of August but Halloween events are already getting underway at Florida theme parks.  We run down the entire list of haunted houses and scare zones at Universals Halloween Horror Nights.  And finally, we discuss and breakdown an unhinged rant that recently went viral from a woman who thinks "Childless millenials should be banned from Disney World"

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Everything we know (so far) about Universal’s Epic Universe

Everything we know (so far) about Universal’s Epic Universe

August 12, 2019

Universal Studios just dropped a giant announcement last week; the official announcement of their upcoming theme park "Epic Universe".  We were on vacation when the news broke, but better late than never!  This week talk about everything we know (so far) about the park, and tell you about what we did and where we went on our summer vacation.  Spoiler alert: It wasn't Florida.  

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Central Florida Tourist Traps Worth Visiting

Central Florida Tourist Traps Worth Visiting

August 5, 2019

Central Florida is pretty much the tourism capital of the world, and that means lots of smaller attractions mixed in with the world class destinations.  Are any of these little "tourist traps" worth checking out?  We think so, and in this episode we're going to talk about our favorites.

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Hollywood Tower of Terror Trivia

Hollywood Tower of Terror Trivia

July 29, 2019

The Hollywood Tower of Terror at Disney's Hollywood Studios just turned 25 years old this week!  To celebrate one of our very favorite rides we play a game of Hollywood Tower of Terror Trivia.  Play along and see how much you know about this iconic Florida attraction.

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Cleaning up Clearwater Beach with 4Ocean

Cleaning up Clearwater Beach with 4Ocean

July 22, 2019

On Saturday we headed out to Clearwater Beach to volunteer for a beach cleanup with 4Ocean.  Then popped into Frenchy's, one of our favorite beachside restaurants. Also this week; a father & son visit every Legoland in a whirlwind adventure, a new Gulf Coast scuba diving location becomes reality, and updates on Halloween Horror Nights and the gondola system at Walt Disney World.

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Free Kayak Tours & Countdown to Galaxy’s Edge

Free Kayak Tours & Countdown to Galaxy’s Edge

July 15, 2019

This week we took a free kayak tour through one of our favorite Florida state parks, and let you know how you can too!  And more news about Star Wars Galaxy's Edge, Hagrid's Motorbike Coaster, and that new Florida based horror movie "Crawl" opens to good reviews (but a bad box office).  

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Cheap & Free Florida Summer Activities for Kids

Cheap & Free Florida Summer Activities for Kids

July 8, 2019

Summer is in full swing, and those of you who are parents of little ones might be running out of things to entertain your kids with.  This episode we run through some ideas for some cheap, and some free things to do to keep your kids entertained until school starts again.

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Wine, Watermelon, and 4th of July Fireworks

Wine, Watermelon, and 4th of July Fireworks

July 1, 2019

This week checked out a Florida vineyard, Keel and Curley Winery in Plant City for their annual Watermelon Festival.   Wild Florida in Kenansville may be the first place in the world to breed albino alligators.  And we talk about our plans for 4th of July in Florida.

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Florida’s newest waterpark & Margaritaville Resort Orlando

Florida’s newest waterpark & Margaritaville Resort Orlando

June 24, 2019

This week Florida's newest water park, Island H20 Live, opened in Orlando.  We stopped by for a visit and to explore the recently opened Margaritaville Orlando Resort.   Also, a visit to St. Pete Pride, a tasty local burger joint, and Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure has had a less than smooth opening week.  

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Florida: The Second Most Fun State?

Florida: The Second Most Fun State?

June 17, 2019

Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure opened this week at Universal's Islands of Adventure, and a new Wallethub study says that Florida is the 2nd most fun state in the country.  Let's discuss!

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