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George Bush a robot now Obama is one too!

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Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida has just opened its newly updated Hall of Presidents staring all 43 US presidents and taking centre stage for the first time a Barack Obama anamotronic robot.  The attraction has been a hit since opening in 1971 and the new updates make this show one of the most technically advanced productions ever seen at Disneyworld. The voice of President Obama is actually him, he recorded a special message for his robot a few months back.  George Washington and Abraham Lincoln also speak in the show and all the other presidents look on and move to the speeches with some amazing facial expressions and limb movements. The show has been retiltled for the look and is now known as A celebration of Liberty’s leaders” and focuses on the strong bonds between the people and the president.  Patriotically opening on the 4th of July this attraction is sure to be one of the more popular at the Disneyworld resort.

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Orlando Features Fun in the Sun During Winter

Toontown at Disneys Magic Kingdom

Toontown at Disneys Magic Kingdom

While the rest of country is battling icy winds and heavy snowfalls, Orlando’s enjoying pleasant 70-degree highs and sunny skies. Jealous? You don’t have to be – winter is one of the best times for planning a vacation to Orlando, especially given all the fun you can have at Universal Studios Orlando, Walt Disney World , and SeaWorld Orlando . It’s the off-season for tourism in Orlando, meaning fewer crowds and shorter lines on your favorite rides. Throw in the pleasant weather, and there’s no doubt that Orlando is looking pretty good this time of year. You may just want to consider ditching work and taking time off to enjoy some of these Orlando theme park highlights. Read the rest of this entry »

Make Orlando Your Family’s Halloween Destination

When Halloween rolls around in Orlando, all of the amusement parks tend to get a little bit scary and gory for little eyes and ears. So, you can find it comforting to know that there are numerous activities that aren’t SO scary throughout the Orlando and Central Florida area for your family to have fun with! Walt Disney World, and SeaWorld Adventure Park, are just two of the parks offering Halloween options for little ones and those not wanting to get scared.

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Disney’s Magic Kingdom is a perfect event for the entire family to enjoy. Held September 5 to October 31 (on select nights), guests to the park can come to the park in costume and ready to party with all of their favorite Disney characters! Trick-or-treat for candy with your children throughout the park, as you are still able to hop in line for all of the classic Disney attractions. There is also a Halloween parade, a special “HalloWishes” firework display, and tons of other fun activities and attractions. This event is not included with the Disney World ticket. In order to attend this event, you must have a separate admission ticket for the specific event. Read the rest of this entry »

AQUATICA- Raising the bar for Waterparks everwhere

This is ANYTHING but your typical waterpark! Who could create a waterpark better than SeaWorld? SeaWorld has created its first waterpark with Aquatica in Orlando, Florida. It really is something to see! At Aquatica, SeaWorld has taken their sea-life theme to a whole new level. Aquatica is located right across the street from SeaWorld on International Drive, only 15 minutes from the Orlando International Airport.

Loaded with some of the wildest slides, animals, and waterpark attractions you have ever seen, you will not want to miss it. They have everything from high speed lazy rivers to one of the biggest child play areas in the country. Kata’s Kookaburra Cove and Walkabout Waters give children a world they can call all their own. Filled with water spouts, fun kiddie rides, and a 60-foot water fortress, the child play area provides over 15,000 square feet of play space for young imaginations to run wild with! For those looking for adventure, they haven’t forgotten about you! The Taumata Racer allows for a high-speed competitive race to the finish. Eight slides at this attraction allow you to zip to the bottom, head-first, and race your closest friends and family members. Other perfect family attractions are those of the exhilarating family tube rides, the giant wave pool, and the relaxing lazy river, which takes you through a huge grotto filled with tropical fish. This isn’t the only spot where you can get up-close and personal with wildlife. The Dolphin Plunge at Aquatica is the most unique water ride in the country! The Dolphin Plunge shoots you out into a tube slide and then through the actual dolphin pool of the Commerson’s Dolphins. The beautiful Commerson’s Dolphins are tiny black and white dolphins that are known for their playful nature and quick speeds. As you shoot through their tank, don’t be surprised if they swim right along side you. It is an experience you will never forget!

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