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Antarctica

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  • Car trips with children: Here's one less hassle for parents

    When taking a car trip with your kids, have them wear slip-on shoes. Otherwise, you'll spend time at every stop while they fish around for their shoes, untie them and retie them. M. Molen Oceanside When traveling through several states or countries,...
  • SeaWorld's next big campaign to celebrate 50 years

    SeaWorld's next big campaign to celebrate 50 years
    With its new Antarctica-themed land open, SeaWorld is turning its attention to 2014. SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Tuesday it will launch a 50th anniversary celebration early next year that will include new attractions and experiences for its three...
  • SeaWorld Antarctica notes: Go 'Wild,' add color

    SeaWorld Antarctica notes: Go 'Wild,' add color
    Here are tips and tidbits that never quite made it into our other stories about SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin attraction, which opened last week. •This is my operational favorite: Each ride vehicle knows the "Mild" and the...
  • Little Puck steals show in SeaWorld's new wild ride to Antarctica

    Little Puck steals show in SeaWorld's new wild ride to Antarctica
    A young black-and-white bird soon will take SeaWorld Orlando guests for a spin on the theme park's new ride, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin. Little Puck, an animated creation who's the star of the ride, met dozens of SeaWorld's business partners...
  • SeaWorld's Antarctica by the numbers

    SeaWorld's Antarctica by the numbers
    12 flags, representing the countries in the 1959 Antarctic treaty, featured in the Expedition Café 25 minutes to get through the queue, 4-minute ride and penguin habitat 30 degrees Fahrenheit, the air temperature at ride's end 45 degrees...
  • SeaWorld's Antarctica: Cool location designed for warm welcome

    SeaWorld's Antarctica: Cool location designed for warm welcome
    SeaWorld Orlando's newest attraction turns the planet on its side. Just look at the globe at the entrance: The South Pole is at the equator with a "You are here" designation. And there are glacial reefs standing right here in sunny Central Florida, next...
  • UPDATED PHOTOS: A Florida360 exclusive first-look at SeaWorld Orlando's 'Antarctica'

    UPDATED PHOTOS: A Florida360 exclusive first-look at SeaWorld Orlando's 'Antarctica'
    Penguins are cool. Literally, of course, acclimating to their new habitat at SeaWorld Orlando's 'Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin,' chilled to a bottom-of-the-world, sub-freezing 30 degrees. But the birds of SeaWorld's newest attraction are also...
  • Roberts rivets readers with tale of Mawson 'Alone On The Ice'

    Roberts rivets readers with tale of Mawson 'Alone On The Ice'
    It's not likely I'll ever have a chance to visit Antarctica. So it follows that I'm unlikely ever to be alone on the ice at the bottom of the world. Thanks to adventure author David Roberts, I don't need to go south to learn the tribulations faced by...
  • SeaWorld's shares details of cuisine at Antarctica's new Expedition Cafe

    SeaWorld's shares details of cuisine at Antarctica's new Expedition Cafe
    Theme park foodies will soon have a new eatery to add to their list, with the opening of the eclectic Expedition Cafe, which is part of SeaWorld's new Antarctica expansion. The restaurant will feature a variety of food from around the world, mirroring...
  • Frommer's: SeaWorld's Antarctica, Universal's Transformers among 'most exciting' 2013 additions

    Frommer's: SeaWorld's Antarctica, Universal's Transformers among 'most exciting' 2013 additions
    Two under-construction Orlando theme-park attractions are among the eight "most exciting additions of 2013," according to a post on Frommers.com, a national travel website. The story, written by Jason Cochran, lists SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica --...
  • First quarterly report for Orlando theme parks: More Legoland, Limited Time Magic, work on Antarctica, Transformers

    First quarterly report for Orlando theme parks: More Legoland, Limited Time Magic, work on Antarctica, Transformers
    We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season.  Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
  • Alternative cruise lines for adventurous travelers

    Alternative cruise lines for adventurous travelers
    If instead of sharing a sailing with thousands of others you prefer something different and more intimate, why not think outside the (cruise ship) box? Here are five ideas to ponder that can take you on journeys on America’s great rivers, on...