Black Friday 2016: Save big at Old Navy with 50% off and #happyistrending

The day after Thanksgiving, commonly known as Black Friday, will be here before we know it (on Friday, November 25, 2016, to be exact). If you’re one of those intrepid shoppers who willingly hops out of bed at the crack of dawn (or earlier) to get the best deals, find bonus bargains and get a […]

Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 2016

I’m a little late to the table with this haunted attraction review, but I have a really good excuse. This was a last minute, spur-of-the-moment trip to Orlando. The tween had a ½ day of school on Friday, and then no school on Monday or Tuesday (thank you Election Day, end of the semester, and […]

Christmas Town 2014: Busch Gardens opens with new show and toy drive

Note: This article was originally published at Examiner.com in December 2014. With eight million twinkling lights, joyous music and delicious dining, Christmas Town at Busch Gardens has become a tradition for many families. The Williamsburg park opens for the Christmas season this Friday, November 21, 2014. Along with an all-new musical show, there will be […]

Busch Gardens Christmas Town 2016: Get the best deal of the season by buying early and online

It’s the best time of the season to lock in deals for Christmas Town 2016 at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. The park is now offering some of the lowest prices for this very popular holiday event. These low prices are available online only. Busch Gardens has designed a new system for Christmas Town tickets. There will […]

Busch Gardens Christmas Town 2015: ‘Twas That Night ice show

  Note: This article was originally published at Examiner.com in December 2015. If you haven’t yet made plans for Christmas light viewing, weekend getaways or day trips, be sure to put Busch Gardens at the top of your holiday travel itinerary. The Williamsburg park just opened for its annual Christmas Town event. Eight million lights, […]

MGM National Harbor: Top Talent Coming to Theater at MGM National

The Capital Region’s newest destination resort, the MGM National Harbor, opens in just over a month, yet it has already gathered an exciting schedule of top talent. Over the coming months, artists from pop, rock and blues to comedy and R&B will grace the stage at the state-of-the-art Theater at MGM National Harbor. Taking the […]

Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi provides access and discounted pricing for Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The 57th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), the world’s largest in-water boat show, runs November 3-7, 2016. Whether you’re searching for a skiff, center console, sailboat or luxury motor yacht, this is the event to find it. If you are attending the boat show, you probably want to avoid as much traffic hassles as […]

Howl-O-Scream 2016: Circo Sinistro and No Escape come to Busch Gardens

Halloween is my most favorite time of year. I’m always a willing target participant for the next big scary attraction. I’ll be the one screaming my head off, but I’ll be there. I recently had the opportunity to check out the new haunted houses/mazes and other attractions at Howl-O-Scream 2016. I try not to be […]

MGM National Harbor: Complete list of restaurants and dining options

The Capital Region’s newest resort destination, MGM National Harbor, has announced an impressive list of dining options that include celebrity chef restaurants, a European-style pastry shop, sports bar and casual food marketplace. MGM National Harbor, located on the Potomac River, is scheduled to open December 8, 2016. MGM National Harbor’s Executive Chef Jason Johnston played […]

New rides, shows and attractions coming to SeaWorld Parks in 2017

The SeaWorld Parks family has all sorts of new and exciting attractions, shows and events coming up in 2017. New additions include new rides at three theme parks, a virtual reality experience and a new orca presentation. These additions will provide family thrills, unique learning experiences and a deeper understanding of SeaWorld’s commitment to conservation. […]

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