The first teaser for Halloween Horror Nights 23 at Universal Orlando has been revealed, along with the first official house announcement: Cabin in the Woods. Were so pumped about this house, the movie is amazing and terrifying. We can’t wait to see what else is announced over the coming weeks! Continue reading
Over the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, we packed up our car and headed to Cedar Point to take in their fantastic HalloWeekends for the first time ever! It’s been on our list for a long time, so it was nice to finally have time to visit.
If you’ve never heard of the event, it’s similar to Halloween Haunt at Canada’s Wonderland, with the exception that it’s included with park admission.
Our first night was Friday and the weather flopped back and forth from being a tolerable chilly to pouring rain. It did put a damper on the evening, but we had the chance to walk the park and take in all the fantastic Halloween themeing and decor. We must say it was very impressive! Continue reading
Universal Orlando finally announced the long awaited fourth resort, Cabana Bay Beach Resort, in a press release today. It’s aimed at the more budget concious families visiting the resort. It will occupy the land right beside the Royal Pacific Resort. Read all the details below: Continue reading
Fun Spot Orlando is a trashtastic, carnival style attraction that is like the ugly stepsister of every other Orlando park. It isn’t really a park, more like a parking lot filled with rides that will make you question your safety. With that said, it’s really fun! They have Go-karts, a Ferris Wheel, Paratrooper and some other kiddie rides. We love rides, so we took a quick trip there to check it out. Continue reading
One of the most fascinating gems in the Orlando area is the Orange County Regional History Center. It’s home to many exhibits about the history of Central Florida before and after the Disney. Many people would never think of visiting a museum on their vacations to Orlando, but this is for sure a must visit attraction.
Located in Downtown Orlando, the Orange County Regional History Center is easy to overlook considering you have Disney, Universal, Seaworld and countless other million dollar attractions down the highway. In this former County Courthouse, there are various exhibits showcasing the history of Central Florida. Continue reading
Today, President Obama was in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World to help promote U.S. Tourism. He wants to make sure the U.S. is the top tourist destination in the world, and is going to make it much quicker to process Visa’s from China, India, Brazil, and other booming economies. Check out a video of the speech and full transcript below. Continue reading
‘Tis the season to review what the last 12 months has offered and Theme Park Canuck is certainly not going to be left behind so I am going to take the opportunity to review what amazing and well……magical things Disney has certainly accomplished in 2011 and what exciting things are in store for us in 2012. In no particular order:
1. Star Tours Refurbishment
Now, if you will excuse me, I have a date with the Fairy Godmother and I don’t want to keep her waiting because my slippers are only good for……well, you know the story I’m sure. 😉
Happy New Year’s!!
So until next time, TTFN!!
We received these two amazing paintings from our talented friend Lisa for Christmas. A mix of old Dueling Dragons and new Dragon Challange at Islands of Adventure. We adore them and can’t wait to hang them on our wall! Have you spotted any great theme park inspired artwork? Let us know where because we’re always looking for interesting pieces to add to our collection.
Make sure to visit her Etsy Page to see more artwork inspired by Disney, Harry Potter and more! And like her Facebook page to stay updated on all her work! Paintings by LisaLeem