son's island texas

Son’s Island is a tropical escape located in… Texas?

Craving a tropical escape, but don't have the time (or money) to travel all the way to Hawaii? That's okay, me neither. Luckily for us, there's a "next-best thing" that, I have to say, is...
the big bounce

The world’s biggest bounce house is The Big Bounce, 10,000 sq. ft of inflated...

What kid doesn't have fond memories of wearing themselves out on a bouncey house at a party or festival? Bouncey houses are something that just don't seem to really hold up as an adult,...
disney shades of green

Welcome to Shades of Green, the Disney resort owned by… the Department of Defense?

Alright, Disney conspiracy theorists, we've got another doozy for you. And, it's almost as compelling as Walt Disney's cryogenically frozen body being kept in a vault below the Matterhorn Bobsleds (or wherever his icy...

Disney is getting an out-of-this-world space-themed restaurant

Epcot's World Showcase in Walt Disney World is a popular attraction, especially for people looking to drink and dine their way around the globe in one gluttonous day. The Disney space-themed restaurant promises an...

World’s first fully-accessible and inclusive water park opens

It's hard to believe that there wasn't already a fully-accessible, inclusive water park for children and teens with special needs. Well, Morgan's Wonderland thought so too. Morgan's Inspiration Island is a San Antonio waterpark that's is...

You have to take a chairlift to reach one of the world’s fastest free-fall...

There are plenty of ways to cool off in Walt Disney World, but if you're the Tower of Terror/Space Mountain/Rock 'n' Rollercoaster type, then you'll want to make your water park destination Blizzard Beach....

North Carolina’s elusive Land of Oz is open every weekend this month

It's hard to find a theme park more legendary than North Carolina's Land of Oz. Of course, it's popular since the Wizard of Oz is such a nostalgic and well-known story, but most of...

It’s impossible to not be hypnotized by the world’s largest jellyfish display

The ocean hides some pretty un-freakin'-real stuff within its depths. Some of the stuff at the bottom of the ocean is better off left there (anglerfish, fangtooth fish, blobfish, goblin sharks, vampire squids... so...

Mickey’s Toontown is one of Disneyland’s most adorable overlooked gems

Mickey’s Toontown is one of my favorite places to visit in Disneyland. It's completely jam-packed with special things to see and do, for young and old alike. However, Mickey's Toontown is one of the...

Disney’s new “Avatar”-themed park is sheer, epic madness

With Disney doubling down on parks dedicated to popular franchises (from Star Wars to Guardians of the Galaxy) it should come as no surprise that we now have one based on the highest grossing movie...
Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum

Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum lets you step into the mind of a...

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose..." so why not take a trip to the newly opened Amazing World of Dr....
muffler-men

The story of the Muffler Men: The fiberglass titans of retro roadside kitsch

If you ever took a road trip across the US in the 1960s or 1970s, you probably saw more than a few Muffler Men. They’re a prime example of the kind of roadside kitsch...
new Star Wars Land at Disney World

The new Star Wars Land at Disney World will let you choose to be...

A trip to The Magic Kingdom is supposed to be a carefree time, but the new Star Wars Land at Disney World that they're in the process of constructing might actually give you a...

You can finally live out your Jurassic Park fantasies at the Jurassic World: Exhibition

When it comes to fictional locales I want to visit, Jurassic Park is definitely up there. I know the whole point of the film is that bringing dinosaurs back to life as a tourist...

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’s New Lights Show is Pure Magic

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is already basically heaven on Earth for fans of the series, and it just got even more immersive. The park started testing new nighttime lights show that really...