Coasting For Kids 2013

Caring for a child with a life-threatening illness is a draining, both physically, mentally, and financially.  Thankfully there are non-profit organizations like Give Kids The World (GKTW) who are there to help.  GKTW is a magical resort located in central Florida and gives thousands of free week-long fantasy vacations to… Continue reading

Getting the most from Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas

When the mercury starts dropping the lights start going up at Dollywood and you know it’s time for Smoky Mountain Christmas. We live within an easy drive of Dollywood and it continues to be one of our favorite amusement parks.  We’re not alone as they won numerous Amusement Today Golden… Continue reading

Two often forgotten parks of central Pennsylvania.

Snuggled in the foothills of the central Pennsylvania Appalachian Mountains are two often overlooked amusement parks.  The first one is DelGrosso’s Amusement Park in Tipton, Pennsylvania. Just after the turn of the twentieth century a traveling carnival would set up at the Bland Family farm and entertain the locals before… Continue reading

SCarowinds Halloween Haunt 2012

NOTE:  The following article contains some content that is rated PG-13.  Photos, descriptions, and dialogue may be disturbing to some readers. Hey all you ghouls and goblins, SCarowinds is back for it’s thirteenth anniversary at Carowinds Amusement Park.  As the sun goes down, creatures emerge transforming a family friendly amusement… Continue reading