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Ahoy maties! Free admission at Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum

The Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum is back in business. The museum at 1 Whitehead St. reopened July 13 after renovating its 65-foot-high tower. As part of the reopening, the museum began offering free entry to all Monroe County residents this month through Sept. 30. The tower is known for providing...

  • You can now play video games during your layover at Dallas Fort Worth Airport

    You can now play video games during your layover at Dallas Fort Worth Airport

    The Dallas Fort Worth International Airport now has two gaming lounges, according to a report from the Dallas Business Journal. The lounges function similar to the popular PC/game rooms in South Korea, except they are not quite as wallet-friendly. For 42 cents per minute, customers can sit down...

  • How does Orlando's Toy Story Land stack up against its predecessors?

    How does Orlando's Toy Story Land stack up against its predecessors?

    I’ve checked in with Buzz, Woody and their friends around the world at various Disney parks so was eager to see how the new Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World stacked up. Walt Disney Studios, Paris, opened the original Toy Story Land —there called Toy Story Playland — in 2010. The concept was...

  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July

    Check out festivals and events in July across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Through Sept. 21: Bandshell Concert Series, Daytona Beach. The Bandshell Concert Series...

  • Disney shows off Toy Story Land on 'Good Morning America'

    Disney shows off Toy Story Land on 'Good Morning America'

    “Good Morning America” viewers got brief — but fresh — glimpses Wednesday of Toy Story Land, the attraction under construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Among the sights seen were the Aliens Swirling Saucers ride in action — although without people on board — and the Weezie the penguin figure,...

  • SeaWorld, Orlando Eye offer discounts, Mother's Day package

    SeaWorld, Orlando Eye offer discounts, Mother's Day package

    Looking for something to do? For Mother’s Day, the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye announced it is offering a $139 package that included a private ride for up to four people and a “MOMosa” bar. Children under 3 are free. Extra tickets can be purchased for $20 per person for tax. A reservation can be made...

  • How Disney World is making DinoLand more ducky

    How Disney World is making DinoLand more ducky

    The DinoLand U.S.A. area of Disney’s Animal Kingdom is getting a makeover, and you have Donald Duck to thank. “In the conceit of the storyline, Donald just found out he’s a descendant of dinosaurs. He’s thrilled,” said Mark Renfrow, show director with Disney Parks Live Entertainment. D.D. proceeds...

  • Charlotte for all speeds in all seasons

    Charlotte for all speeds in all seasons

    Trick question: Where is the Charlotte Motor Speedway? (Hint: it’s not in Charlotte.) Answer: It’s in Concord, North Carolina, where an exciting family vacation waits for everyone, not just NASCAR fans. The speedway itself is abuzz with activities all year, and the surrounding area, Cabarrus County,...

  • Disney's Star Wars: Galactic Nights celebrates landmark films

    Disney's Star Wars: Galactic Nights celebrates landmark films

    There are holidays, and then there are “Star Wars” holidays. An upcoming special event at Walt Disney World is designed to add cheer and share insights about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the land under construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park. The one-day event — dubbed Star Wars: Galactic...

  • New cruise ship MSC Seaside set for Miami debut

    New cruise ship MSC Seaside set for Miami debut

    The biggest cruise ship debuting in Florida this year is nearly on its way as MSC Cruises took delivery of MSC Seaside at a ceremony in Italy. The new class of ship that can hold 5,119 passengers at maximum capacity will begin year-round Caribbean sailing from PortMiami in December. “MSC Seaside...

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