Aquatica Orlando COVID-19 Reopening Review

The Disney Water Parks have been closed since March, so we recently decided to see how other local water parks are handling the new normal with COVID-19. We spent the day at Aquatica Orlando, which is SeaWorld’s water park. Here is what we noticed during our day.    You are required to have a reservation to enter, which they were ...

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Our Experience: Returning to Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios reopened to the public on Wednesday, July 15. My daughter and I were there when the gates opened! We’re local Passholders, and huge “Star Wars” fans. This was the Disney Park Pass reservation that I wanted the most.   We arrived a good 45 minutes before the 10:00 opening time. There are no trams running at any ...

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Our Experience: Returning to Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom reopened to the public on Saturday, July 11. Two days later, my daughter and I made our first visit. We’re local Passholders, and we were not able to get reservations before that. We attended the Passholder Preview at the Magic Kingdom a few days earlier, and we had high expectations that Walt Disney World would continue to ...

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Passholder Preview Experience at the Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom both are set to reopen on July 11. Disney offered a sneak peek to Annual Passholders. The dates for the previews were July 9 and 10, and they were available only for those two parks. Spots filled up quickly, since capacity is limited right now. On July 9 my daughter and I attended ...

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Our Busch Gardens Tampa Experience

On June 11, all of the Florida based parks that are part of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment reopened. This included Busch Gardens Tampa. I’m a longtime Passholder with the company, and I was itching to drive to Tampa to see how things were handled. Busch Gardens didn’t receive great reports for the first few days, so I decided to wait ...

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SeaWorld Orlando Is Open! Details & Photos from Our Visit

On Friday, June 5 Universal Orlando Resort reopened to the public. Less than a week later, on June 11, it was SeaWorld Orlando’s turn. This was also the reopening date for Busch Gardens Tampa, Aquatica Orlando, Discovery Cove, and Adventure Island Tampa Bay; all of which are owned by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. My family and I have had Platinum ...

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