Category Archives: Vacations

Universal Opens AVP Alien vs Predator Maze Sept 19th

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Universal opens their new maze AVP: Alien vs. Predator at Halloween Horror Nights on September 19th  The Halloween Horror Nights attraction AVP: Alien vs. Predator  is featured at both the Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood.  Universal Orlando has announced complete details on their website.  The Universal Studios Hollywood HHN site has only preliminary details.  […]

Fall Chocolatetown USA Activities in Hershey PA

Image of roller coasters at HersheyPark in Hershey PA.

Hershey, Pennsylvania is a bustling little community of 14,000 people near the state capital of Harrisburg.  It is self described as “The Sweetest Place on Earth” in part because it is the headquarters town for the Hershey Chocolate Factory.  Hershey is just 14 miles from Harrisburg and 100 miles from Philadelphia.  The Hershey company makes 43% […]

Visit Secret Nuclear Bunker Under Famous Greenbrier Resort

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Greenbrier Hotel Offers Tours Through Secret Nuclear Bunker Are you the kind of person looking for things to do a little out of the ordinary?  Try a nuclear bunker tour.  This fall visit the famed Greenbrier Hotel in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.  The Greenbrier has three championship golf courses, hosts tennis tournaments, business conferences, […]

4 Kids Friendly Theme Parks Open This Fall

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Disney, Cedar Point, Six Flags and more have wonderful kids sections in their theme parks.  I thought we would take a look today at some amusement parks aimed specifically at kids this fall.  My four favorites are Sesame Place, Nickelodeon Universe, LEGOLAND, and Holiday World. Our Funtober Favorite Kids Theme Parks   Nickelodeon Universe – […]

Visit These 5 Aquariums in September and October

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Aquariums provide insight into our oceans, education, and conservation.  Plan a visit to any of these aquariums that are open all year.  These are a few of the best aquariums available for visitors this fall. 5 Amazing Aquariums Discovery Cove – 6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, Florida 32821 Become one of the 1300 daily visitors to […]

Holiday World Theme Park Opens Weekends For Halloween

Image of Halloween sign at Holiday World Theme Park.

Holiday World & Splashin Safari Located in Santa Claus – Indiana The small town of Santa Claus is a tourist dream on the Indiana side of the Kentucky border between Louisville and Evansville.  The town is called America’s Christmas Hometown.  They are less than 3 hours from St. Louis, Cincinnati, and Nashville.  Besides the wonderful […]