More stories about FLORIDA

  • Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark

    When Aquatica, SeaWorld’s waterpark, opened last spring it was the first major new park addition to the Orlando area in nearly a decade.

  • Adventure Island

    Adventure Island is Tampa Bay’s only waterpark. Located across the street from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, the 30-acre waterpark features a combination of high-speed rides and low-key attractions in a tropical Key West-inspired atmosphere.

  • The Wave Maker

    George Millay, the creative founder of Sea World (San Diego, Ohio & Florida), Magic Mountain (Valencia, CA) and the first waterpark in the world, Wet ’n Wild in Orlando, was one of the most….

  • Casting a Wide Net

    Nickelodeon Family Suites in Orlando, Fla., often saw numerous people come by its Web site and transition from site visitors to hotel visitors

  • Curt Caffey | CNL Lifestyle Co.

    The industry may face a rough 2009, but Curt Caffey, vice president of investments at CNL Lifestyle Co. in Orlando, Fla., says today?s economic problems are ultimately a short-term thing.

  • No.7 Adventure Island

  • Five Survival Strategies

    To help weather the slow economy, waterparks across the nation rolled out some aggressive promotion strategies.


    Bigger isn’t always better.


    Bigger isn’t always better. Case in point: the ambitious North County Aquatics Center. Working against budget cuts and hiring freezes, the facility’s amenities are modest, but its goals large.

  • Letter from Kendall, Fla.

    South Florida, and the Dave & Mary Alper JCC, have one of the “crown jewels” of the swimming community. Coach Robert Strauss has been in South Florida for over 25 years, since moving from his hometown of Mexico City