Kings Dominion: Twisted Timbers and Winterfest coming in 2018

With a whirlwind of fanfare, local connections and a holly jolly visitor, Kings Dominion presented details on its exciting new roller coaster and ride for 2018. Fans of thrills and seasonal events will have a lot to look forward to in the KD 2018 season. Roller coaster fans have been speculating for months about what […]

Conquer Coasters and Dominate the Day: ‘Battle for Kings Dominion’ augmented reality app is now available

Have you ever wanted to rule a theme park? Now’s your chance. Following on the footsteps of the popular Pokemon Go craze (Is that still a craze?), Kings Dominion has just launched a brand new interactive gaming app. Developed by experiential design experts Holovis, The Battle for Kings Dominion app is a combination of augmented […]

Kings Dominion to Expand Planet Snoopy and Offer Pre-K Pass in 2017

Everyone’s favorite beagle is getting an even bigger playground come 2017. Kings Dominion recently announced plans to expand the popular kids’ area, bringing the ride total to 20 in the 14-acre area. The new Planet Snoopy additions will include three family rides, a new event space and upgraded food and beverage locations. There is also […]

Theme Park News and Announcements 2015: Busch Gardens, Kings Dominion, and Universal Orlando

Maybe because it’s National Tourism Week, or maybe I’m just paying more attention than normal, but there are all kinds of interesting announcements coming from the theme park world lately. From partnerships between competing parks to reduced tickets and major brand partnership announcements, it has been a newsy couple of days. Granted, I live for […]

Sun Protection Tips: SolEscapes Packable Sun Hats

Whether you’re sightseeing, strolling around a resort or cruise ship, or spending the day at the pool, beach, or water park, it is crucial to protect your skin and eyes on sunny (or even not so sunny) days. This, of course, means sunscreen. And lots of it. Add a cute sun hat and you’ve got […]

Five ‘Fs’ for Fitness

Reebok’s motto (according to the little hang tag thingy on my most recent purchase) says “Find your own fitness.” I like that. Whether we’re into fitness for the fun of it, for health reasons, or for the competitive spirit, and regardless of whether we’re running, bicycling, jogging, walking, or swimming, we are up and moving. […]

Summer 2013: Theme Park Christian Music Festivals

Theme parks provide thrilling rides and fun times for the whole family.  They also offer some fun extras such as concerts and shows.  Most parks put on a music festival or two throughout the season.  I’ll be updating this page as I hear of new festivals and events, so check back often. Rock the Universe […]

Have a Blast with Snoopy and friends at Kings Dominion’s Planet Snoopy

Not since the days of Hanna-Barbera has Kings Dominion seen such a colorful collection of characters and family-sized fun.  The multi-million dollar expansion known as Planet Snoopy covers almost 14-acres and is the largest PEANUTS™-themed children’s area in the world.  With a total of 18 rides, some re-themed from the former line-up and some completely new to the […]

The Night I Became a Zombie – Kings Dominion’s Halloween HAUNT

I became a zombie for the night last weekend. No, it wasn’t the zombie apocalypse. I’ll be sure to give you plenty of notice when that time comes. This was a Zombie Invasion dance party to open Halloween HAUNT at Kings Dominion. Zombies in all shapes and sizes ripped up their clothes, painted their faces […]

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