Most people traveling to a new place will find themselves seeking out the highest point in the city at some point during their trip. But there are other, fun, family-friendly ways to get great views around town: Ferris wheels.
Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel. If you're looking for a fun, affordable Chicago city getaway, the options ...
Tokyo Disneyland is spook central for all things Halloween right now. The decorations, parades, souvenirs, sweets and treats have made this one of the most popular (and profitable) times of the year for the Tokyo Disney Parks. But there's more to it than that.
Amusement parks are the stuff that kids' dreams are made of. And guess what? It doesn't have to be a nightmare for parents either.
Summer at Tokyo Disneyland has a special Japanese look, feel and taste! Every year the park hosts an all-out Japanese Natsu Matsuri - summer festival - during the hottest months of July and August.
Early last week news giants from across the country reported the heartbreaking story of Rosy Esparza. Espara, along with her son, were visiting Six F...
Most theme parks are bizarre. You've got your talking mice, your hallucinogenic landscapes, your rollercoasters based off stories of mutating humans and castles... But we're so accustomed to the strangeness of these everyday theme parks that their novelty has worn off a bit.
Time to say goodbye to sweating out long lines in the hot summer sun at theme parks and waterparks across the country. VIP ticket options are becoming...
Judy Garland. You can't say her name without conjuring up the iconic image of a gifted and uniquely talented teenager in MGM's classic The Wizard of Oz.
The last decade has been a veritable roller-coaster ride for the Renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci, whose ever-popular name and work have landed him on countless oddball spin-off products and projects, from the ubiquitous Dan Brown novel to the new Starz action series "Da Vinci's Demons." Now, the latest Leonardo-branded whatsit is an actual roller coaster.
Still, we're drawn to Ferris wheels new and historic for much the same reason: the sheer pleasure of going along for the ride and gazing at spectacular views far below.
Despite the allure of Disney's iconic attractions, there are always new treasures to discover.
From theme parks where dreams come to life to amusement parks that take your breath away, spending quality family time together has the potential for being quite taxing. Here are some polite suggestions for making your vacation memorable... in a positive way.
A disorienting staircase with no railings winds up the castle's main tower before stopping abruptly at a wall near the top.
We realized that we really didn't want to spend the holiday in the kitchen. I get cranky when I cook. Just ask my family. I even get moody when my husband cooks; there is the anticipation of all that pot washing after the meal. So we decided to start our own family tradition, to have our own Thanksgiving story.
Whoever said Walt Disney World was just for kids clearly never visited during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.