Pete’s Dragon Opens Today! Check Out These Activity Sheets and Dragon Cupcakes

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The most magical movie of the year, PETE’S DRAGON is finally opening in theaters everywhere TODAY! August 12th! This is one of the best family movies of the year and equally perfect for kids and adults alike!


Check out these Pete’s Dragon Activity Sheets and Dragon Cupcakes!

“Bryce Dallas How-To” with Bryce Dallas Howard – Dragon Cupcakes!

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Exclusive Offer! SeaWorld San Diego 7 Day Pass for Less Than $9 a Day



Here’s an exclusive deal to purchase SeaWorld San Diego 7 day pass for less than $9 a day!

Play big and save big at SeaWorld San Diego this summer! SeaWorld Summer Nights are heating up with exclusive nighttime shows, extended hours, fireworks over Mission Bay and so much more. You’ll love the new Explorer’s Reef interactive exhibit, Manta roller coaster and extra summer shows. Don’t miss any of it with our 7-day tickets for just $59.* That’s a $30 savings off the 1-day price AND means you can visit SeaWorld for less than $9 a day! Or, buy a combo ticket for both SeaWorld San Diego and Aquatica, SeaWorld’s nearby water park for just $89 per adult and $83 per child good for 7 days admission to both parks! You’ll have so much fun in San Diego this summer.exclusive ticket deal for SeaWorld San Diego for travel this summer only. It’s a 7-day ticket for just $59 – that’s less than $9 per day! 

*Ticket offer good for travel now through September 30, 2015 (All offers are subject to availability).

You can purchase this exclusive ticket deal HERE!


SeaWorld Orlando Introduces Express Dine Feature – #SeaWorld


New addition to SeaWorld app allows guests to experience meal time on their own time

SeaWorld Orlando recently introduced Express Dine at its Seaport Pizza eatery to help cut wait times, especially during the busiest time of the year. An industry-pioneering feature, Express Dine is solely accessible from the SeaWorld Discovery Guide park app, furthering the app’s interactivity and maximizing its technology to allow guests to order lunch or dinner in advance.

By accessing the SeaWorld app from their smartphone, guests have the option to select from any of Seaport Pizza’s family-style pizzas, salads and soft drinks from anywhere in the park. Following the order, guests choose their preferred pick-up time and can then stop by to enjoy their meal at their convenience.

Express Dine is designed to maximize convenience for families by allowing them to plan their meals ahead of time in a fun, interactive and user-friendly way. With this new feature, families can expect shorter wait times so they can make the most of their day in the park.

Seaport Pizza

Seaport Pizza serves delicious pizza baked to perfection for rich taste and texture featuring only the freshest ingredients, including sun-ripened tomatoes, fresh herbs, pepperoni and sausage. This is a great one-stop-shop to satisfy every member of the family.

SeaWorld Discovery Guide Park App

The SeaWorld Discovery Guide mobile app saves guests time and increases their enjoyment through GPS-enabled interactive maps, real-time updates of show schedules and events, up-to-the-minute attraction wait times (with information on required heights), insider park tips, fun photo frames, and park notifications.

The SeaWorld Discovery Guide app can be downloaded for free from the Apple or Google Play app stores.

For more information, please visit

If you will be planning a SeaWorld Orlando vacation in 2015 – I can help with all things Orlando – I am a certified SeaWorld Vacation planner – contact me at: for a free-no-obligation quote! I am a graduate of: Disney’s College of Knowledge, The Orlando Travel Academy, Hyatt Hotels Travel Academy, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Specialist Program, SELL Family Travel Program.

SeaWorld Orlando Announces 2015 Event & Festival Schedule – #SeaWorld


SeaWorld Orlando announces its 2015 schedule of events and festivals, including the all-new Praise Wave®, a two-Saturday series that makes the park come alive with the hottest names in Christian music.

Events and concerts are included with park admission. The best way to experience all the fun, year ‘round, is with an Annual Pass or Fun Card. Get more details at

Wild Days — Saturdays & Sundays, Jan. 24-25, Jan. 31-Feb. 1, Feb. 7-8

An immersive event in every sense of the word, Wild Days connects guests to the wild and wonderful world we all share. Wild Days features exciting and interactive shows, giving guests the opportunity to meet the leaders in the world of animal rescue, rehabilitation, preservation and conservation.

Praise Wave® — Saturdays, Feb. 14 & 21

Experience a day of fellowship and fun at SeaWorld’s all-new Praise Wave. Enjoy SeaWorld’s thrill rides and amazing shows and attractions, and mingle and meet in an atmosphere filled with Christian friendship. Catch live performances by the hottest names in Christian music. The evenings close with an extraordinary, uplifting Shamu show, created just for Praise Wave.

Bands, Brew & BBQ®, Honoring America’s Heroes — Saturdays & Sundays in March

With special discounts and offers for America’s heroes, including all enlisted men and women and retirees from the military, Central Florida’s favorite BBQ festival is now even better! Bands, Brew & BBQ features live concerts from top classic rock and country bands and artists, the tastiest BBQ from the area’s best local smokehouses, plus SeaWorld’s own Sweet & Smokin’ Barbecue. Proceeds from this event benefit the USO, an organization that has been lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families for more than 70 years. “We’re thrilled to partner with SeaWorld and we appreciate their longstanding dedication to honoring the troops and retirees. Working together during Bands, Brew & BBQ, we can make a difference in the spirits of many service members and their families,” said Roland Emerton, executive director of USO Central Florida.

Viva la Musica ® — Saturdays, April 25, May 2, 9 & 16

SeaWorld Orlando’s Viva la Música is a fiery Latin festival for the entire family. Enjoy four weekends of hot concerts by the most popular Hispanic performers, and savor authentic cuisine by SeaWorld’s own executive chef, Hector Colon.

50th Celebration — Summer

There’s a wave of summertime excitement sweeping across SeaWorld Orlando as we celebrate 50 years of family fun. Laugh to a new sea lion show, get thrills on roller coasters – like Manta® and Kraken® – and chills at Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®. Top off the evening with rides under the stars, a special nighttime Shamu show and a fireworks finale that fills the sky.

Halloween Spooktacular® — Weekends in October

SeaWorld Orlando’s Halloween Spooktacular is silly and spooky fun. During this daytime event, families are immersed in an underwater “fantasea” including trick-or-treating, whimsical pumpkin fish, sea-themed arts and crafts and up-close animal encounters in a family-friendly event that could only come from SeaWorld.

SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration™ — Select dates, Nov. 21 through Dec. 31

Waves of holiday spirit splash over the park during SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration™. Guests of all ages enjoy stunning live shows inspired by the natural world, journey to the North Pole on THE POLAR EXPRESS Experience, and share a smile with the playful penguins at Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®!

The best way to take in all of SeaWorld’s events is with an Annual Pass starting at only $13 per month with EZpay. An Annual Pass offers unlimited admission with no blackout dates, free parking and discounts on food and merchandise. SeaWorld’s Fun Card also is available. Pay for a day and play all year with unlimited admission and no blackout dates.

Get more details and purchase tickets, Annual Passes or Fun Cards at

Event dates and times are subject to change and/or cancellation without notice. Additional charges apply to all food items. Seating capacity for each concert is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Other restrictions may apply. For more information, visit

If you will be planning a SeaWorld Orlando vacation in 2015 – I can help with all things Orlando – I am a certified SeaWorld Vacation planner – contact me at: for a free-no-obligation quote! I am a graduate of: Disney’s College of Knowledge, The Orlando Travel Academy, Hyatt Hotels Travel Academy, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Specialist Program, SELL Family Travel Program.

Hilton Orlando – There’s More to Orlando Than WDW – #HiltonOrlando

I'm Going to Disney World! ORLANDO!I recently had the opportunity to stay at the Hilton Orlando Resort. The resort is located near SeaWorld® Orlando, and offers a great location for vacation as well as for business. Only a 15 minute drive from Orlando International Airport and just off International Drive, the resort has such a great location for dining at any of the many, many restaurants along International Drive and is just a short drive to Universal Orlando®, SeaWorld® and Walt Disney World®. The resort offers free shuttle service to SeaWorld® and arrangements can be made for a small fee for transportation to Universal® or Walt Disney World®. The resort is also connected to the Orange County Convention Center, and offers a wide variety of ballrooms, meeting rooms and convention space.

Hilton Orlando features great amenities including two pools (one family pool and one “quiet” pool that only allows those over 18), a lazy river, waterslide, whirlpool, cabanas, 2 fire pits, spa and fitness center, 9-hole putting green, and a variety of recreational courts. There are also several great dining options right on property.

My check-in process took no more than a few minutes and within no time I was on my way to my 14th floor room. My room offered a fabulous view of the pool area.

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My room was clean, comfortable and offered a mini-refrigerator, robe and slippers and a nice sized bathroom, with a great selection of toiletries.


The resort offers a family pool as well as a quiet pool for guests over 18 years old. The pool bar, with a large menu, is located directly next to the family pool and offers nice seating.


The service throughout the entire resort was outstanding. I was able to enjoy one of the fine dining restaurants on property as well as the spa and will be writing about those two experiences later this week.

I can definitely say that the Hilton Orlando should be added to the list of excellent resorts in the Orlando area. The resort offers great service, great food and has a long list of wonderful amenities. It’s location couldn’t be better!

The resort offers several packages to help with your costs with prices starting well under $200 per night. A Daily Resort Charge will be added to the room rate and includes: Guest internet access; fitness center access; recreational amenities. Self parking: $16.00/Valet: $23.00

I received the service mentioned for free. This disclosure is made in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255. All opinions are my own.