Category: Theme Parks

Calaway Park: Family Fun in Calgary

Canada has many tourist treasures, and Calgary is no exception to the rule. The Calgary Zoo, Hertiage Park, and the Calgary Tower are all excellent family getaways in Calgary, as is Calaway Park, Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park. I love amusement parks, so this is one that I am especially interested in. Calaway Park is Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park. The park opened its doors in 1982 and has grown from a small amusement park to one of Calgary and Western Canada’s best attractions and is now celebrating its 29th anniversary in 2010! The park...

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Universal Studios Orlando: Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts

Universal Studios Orlando has been the home to my all time favourite ride, Harry Potter in the Forbidden Journey. Located in the Islands of Adventure, this fantastic ride is set in Hogwart’s Castle, inside of Hogsmeade. Universal may have just topped this incredible ride with their new ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts. The multi-dimensional, multi-sensory attraction, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, will revolutionize theme park entertainment. This next generation thrill ride seamlessly integrates a compilation of the most innovative technology ever created, 360-degree themed sets, 4K digital high-definition animation, state-of-the-art 3-D Infitec projection systems...

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Things to do at Disney if you don’t do rides

Disney World is packed full of fun things to do, and not just for thrill seekers who love the rides. It is completely plausible to fill your days at Disney without ever getting on a ride! Here are some of the fun things to see and do if you are not interested in rides. That’s just a small example of the things to do and enjoy at Disney World. You will never be...

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North America’s Top Amusement Parks

I love amusement parks and roller coasters, and I am blessed with at least one child who loves them too. Avery is a bit of a daredevil. She’s not quite 9 years old yet and she will ride any roller coaster that she is tall enough to get on…and she puts her hands up in the air when she’s on them! She’s such a thin little thing that I always worry she’s going to fly right out of the ride, so I wish she would at least hold on! Canada’s Wonderland is the closest amusement park to us, and...

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Universal Orlando Resort: A great family destination

Universal Orlando is one of my favourite places to visit. It is fun for all ages, and has some of the best rides I have ever been on in my life. If you haven’t been before, or you haven’t been recently, here’s some information to help you plan a trip! Tickets… You can get some incredible deals on tickets by purchasing multiple days at Universal. There is a fantastic deal on for Canadian and US residents right now, where you get your third day free when you buy the first two days. You can purchase tickets that let you...

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See great shows at SeaWorld!

One of the last things we did in California was visit SeaWorld. If you haven’t been to SeaWorld, I definitely recommend trying to get there. At SeaWorld, there are a lot of things to do! You can find all of these great things at SeaWorld: The One Ocean show with Shamu – it was beautiful and entertaining and very well done Rides – there were rides for extreme thrill seekers and for younger and more tame people too Beautiful sights – the skyride and the Sky Tower allowed us to see the entire park and the beautiful scenery around...

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