Category Archives: Outside The Parks

Cirque Du Soleil’s “R.U.N.” Opens To Terrible (And Suspiciously Positive) Reviews

Las Vegas is an ever-changing landscape of new restaurants, slot machines, hotels and entertainment. Cirque du Soleil for years has dominated the strip with a whopping seven shows for quite some time now. Their newest show “R.U.N”, which has been in previews for weeks and officially opening November 14, has gotten some scathing feedback online

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Cast of Comedy Warehouse Return to New Show on International Drive in Orlando

Thanks to the express consent of the commissioner of baseball, the cast of Pleasure Island’s Comedy Warehouse is back in Orlando performing improv! Personally, out of anything that I miss at Pleasure Island, Comedy Warehouse was the top of that list. To be fair, those talented performers from the Pleasure Island days of Walt Disney

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Would You Cross The Longest Suspension Bridge in The United States?

I’ve always been a fan of scenic attractions. I’m a big fan of observation towers, scenic chairlifts and anything that gives me a view from of an entire city. However, there was something unnerving about crossing the longest suspension bridge in the United States. Located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the Gatlinburg SkyBridge sits at the top

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Anakeesta in Gatlinburg Offers Spooky Additions for Fall

My personal favorite attraction in Gatlinburg, Tennessee continues to be Anakeesta. They truly have the most breathtaking views of the Great Smokey Mountains once you reach the top of the mountain via chairlift. What I continue to admire, is their commitment to “plussing” the park every time I come back. This visit, there were a

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Unique History Lessons at The Buttonwillow Civil War Theater in Pigeon Forge

Truth be told, I didn’t know what to expect when I walked into the Buttonwillow Civil War Theater in Pigeon Forge. Every time I’m in this area, it’s overwhelming to keep track of all the new attractions, shows and restaurants that constantly open up in this area.  Before we dive in, I need to make

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Exploring Hunger Games: The Exhibition on The Las Vegas Strip

Recently I got a chance to visit a unique attraction on the Las Vegas strip, Hunger Games: The Exhibition! Tucked away in the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, Hunger Games: The Exhibition is part interactive museum and part behind-the-scenes exhibit on the making of the film franchise. Upon arriving, guests get to choose from one

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Derren Brown: Secret Returns to NYC Fall 2019

My favorite living performer is finally returning to the United States and I couldn’t be more thrilled! In spring 2017, Derren Brown opened his first show at the Atlantic Theater company known as “Secret.” Being a fan of Brown for years and soaking up whatever performances I could online, I made a trip to New

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Extremely Rare Disney Animation Pieces Going to Auction Soon

It’s rare that you get the chance to own a piece of history. For fans of Disney and animation, perhaps the ultimate collector’s possession is a hand-drawn piece of animation that was used for a film. Recently I came across an auction of extremely rare artwork that’s going up for bid from RR Auction. Today,

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New Immersive Steven Spielberg Film Lies Hidden Within Philadelphia

Located inside this unique looking sphere lies a one-of-a-kind attraction that is under the radar to many. While you may know Stephen Spielberg for doing monster attractions for Universal Parks around the world, this hidden gem just opened in Philadelphia’s Comcast Center. The Universal Sphere is located at the Comcast Technology Center in Philadelphia and

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New Lawsuit Filed Against KMG Over Ohio State Fair Fireball Tragedy

In 2017, a ride known as Fireball had a tragic accident at the Ohio State Fair. An arm that connected a ride vehicle to the main assembly broke off and sent guests flying into the midway. The accident killed one fair patron and injured several others. Now a lawsuit is being filed against KMG, the

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