| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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.
When traveling through several states or countries,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:54 PM
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...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:31 AM
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...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:01 PM
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...
| May 23, 2013
| 8:28 AM
flags, representing the countries in the 1959 Antarctic treaty, featured in the Expedition Café
minutes to get through the queue, 4-minute ride and penguin habitat
degrees Fahrenheit, the air temperature at ride's end
| May 23, 2013
| 8:28 AM
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...
| May 21, 2013
| 12:16 PM
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...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:19 AM
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...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:24 PM
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...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 12:55 PM
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 --...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
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...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:21 AM
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...