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Photo by Ricky Brigante

Big news everybody. Busch Garden’s spectacular Christmas Town celebration will be included with a normal day admission. That means holders of the annual pass, fun card, or a daily admission will get to enjoy the festivities without an additional purchase as in years pass. Read More…

Camping at Oscar Scherer State Park

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What the crap!? Why the heck didn’t I have the foresight to call ahead? That’s what I was thinking when the ranger at Myakka State Park told us they did not have any more room for tent camping. Read More…

Lowry Park Zoo’s “Zoo Boo” Review

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I  finally had the chance to attend Lowry Park Zoo’s Halloween celebration–the Zoo Boo–and had a chance to explore all of their haunted houses, and sorry–I didn’t have enough time to finish up the article before the end of the Zoo Boo. I feel bad, but I figured, what the heck, I’d publish it anyway. It will give you something to look forward to next year, as I do recommend you do this next year if you are in the Tampa area for Halloween. Read More…

The weather is changing. Time to get outside.

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It’s that time of year in Florida. We are on the edge of getting back our beautiful weather and saying farewell to the blistering summer heat. That means a lot more of Florida is going to be accessible once again, and specifically, only during the next 2-3 months. Read More…

I Met a Childhood Hero at Busch Gardens

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Jack Hanna was one of my childhood heroes. I grew up watching him make appearances with his exotic animals on Letterman, Leno, and other various talk shows, and I was always left with that awesome feeling that his job is so cool. I loved listening to his jungle stories of traveling the world, filming rare animals and fighting for conservation. Read More…

Busch Gardens shows off first tidbits of Howl-O-Scream

These old, blank televisions were found in the glass display case outside of the store, on one of the main walkways from the main gates.

On my recent visit to Busch Gardens a few days ago I saw the decorations were starting to get put together. The structures to the fun houses were being built, certain sections were shut down, and the first Howl-O-Scream shop was open. I took some pictures and it was super scary. Check it out. Read More…

Tampa Bay Day Trip: Lowry Park Zoo

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This is one of the top attractions in Tampa and one of the best zoos in America, winning multiple awards. It costs $24.95 for adult admission and $19.95 for kids. But I’ve also found some strategies for getting in cheaper, or even for free! Woot! Read More…

Tangerine, one of my favorite books

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In high school my English teacher read out loud the entire period every Friday. I always looked forward to it because I loved Tangerine, the book he had chosen for the class. The book did two things for me. Read More…

Is this the best deal in Florida?

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I might have found the best deal in all of Florida. The LEGOLAND lifetime pass.

 

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Falcon’s Fury officially opens! Exclusive pass member preview!

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Attention Floridians, pass holders,  vacationers! Falcon’s Fury is officially open! So saddle up, pack the car, and head on over to Busch Gardens to take the plunge! Read More…