• Photo by Josh Young

    Hornblower Tours In Niagara Brings Masses To The Falls

    In the summer of 2014, Hornblower Tours began daily operation in Niagara Falls to become the exclusive boats to traverse the waters of the Niagara River on the Canadian side. Over $25 million was invested to build two new 700-passenger state-of-the-art boats that began daily operation in May. Hornblower, which has been in business since 1980, […]

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    Behind The Scenes At Niagara’s Fury In Niagara Falls Canada

    A few weeks ago, while planning my trip to Niagara Falls, I decided to reach out and see if I could get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Aero Car and Niagara’s Fury. The Niagara Parks Commission loved the idea and immediately started setting up tours for me. I had heard about Niagara’s Fury, the 360-degree […]

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    American Idol Experience Closes After Five Years At Disney’s Hollywood Studios

    On August 30, 2014 The American Idol Experience took its final bow at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Since the attraction opened in February 2009, over 2,000 golden “Dream Tickets” were handed out to park guests who won the most votes for the performances. This ticket allowed them to skip the line at any American Idol television […]

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    Clifton Hill Attractions Add Value to Niagara Falls

    Like it or not, wherever there is natural beauty in North America, not too far away are tourist attractions that seem to follow. In the case of Niagara Falls, Canada, Clifton Hill serves as the nucleus of most attractions outside of the raging rapids. Over the years, Clifton Hill has seen tons of attractions come […]

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    Behind The Scenes At Canada’s Whirlpool Aero Car

    I got to knock a few items off my bucket list when I recently got the chance to visit Niagara Falls in Canada. A few weeks ago, I pitched an idea to Niagara Parks in Ontario, which is actually a government agency, to see if I could go behind-the-scenes at some of their attractions around […]

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    O-Town MacDown Pits Orlando Restaurants Against Each Other For Best Mac N Cheese Recipe With Some Theme Park Magic Thrown In

    O-Town MacDown took place at the Orange County Convention Center. This event was a macaroni and cheese competition to benefit Give Kids the World, an organization that provides complimentary Orlando vacations to families dealing with life-limiting illnesses. The event took place in the Orange County Convention Center’s massive West Concourse. The trek from the parking […]

  • Photo by Josh Young

    Nik Wallenda: Beyond The Falls Continues Theme Park Tradition At Darien Lake

    I got a chance to visit Darien Lake, a theme park just south of Niagara Falls in Western New York, for the first time recently. The man-made lake was dug out in 1954 and became a popular swimming destination. In 1964, picnic facilities and a campground were added and in the late ‘70s, a few water […]

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    The Dark Restaurant Combines Fine Dining And Chills to Halloween Horror Nights At Universal Studios Japan

    For the second consecutive year, Universal Studios Japan will be adding a unique dining option found only at the Halloween Horror Nights in Osaka this fall. The Dark Restaurant will deliver guests into a terror-filled, yet delicious meal filled with surprises throughout. As the story goes, a once world-renowned chef has risen from the grave […]

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