Category Archives: Attractions

Spooky Fun in Massachusetts – Part 2: Year-Round

In Friday’s post, I highlighted some events taking place in Massachusetts in October for the Halloween season. But you can have spooky fun all year round in that sate. Here are a few being promoted by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT). Ghosts and Gravestones Tour, Boston Walk amongst the dead in burial […]

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World’s Largest Animatronic Dinosaur Park Opens at Kings Island

If you like dinosaurs, you’ll want to check out the Dinosaurs Alive! attraction at Kings Island in Ohio. More than 60 life-sized dinosaurs are on display, including 56 animatronic models, in an outdoor Jurassic forest setting. As you stroll through the 4,000-foot long path spread over 12.5 wooded acres, you might feel like you’ve traveled […]

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Star Tours gets a face lift

On June 3, 2011, Star Tours – The Adventures Continue will open at Disneyland Resort in California. “Star Tours immerses guests into the Star Wars universe like never before,” Disney President and CEO Bob Iger said. “The innovative technology and storytelling take guests on thrilling new adventures, bringing George Lucas’ iconic characters and locations to […]

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Largest Deposit of Fossils on the West Coast Opens Discover Center

A smilodon, or sabretoothed cat, on display at the Fossil Discovery Center in Chowchilla, California. The sabretoothed cat is the official state fossil of California. Several of specimens have been found at the site. Last week, the Fossil Discovery Center of Madera County celebrated its grand opening, coinciding with National Fossil Day (Oct. 13). The […]

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California’s Great America Hosts Trick-Or-Treat Party

If you’re going to be around with the kids in the San Jose, Calif., area this month, you might consider taking them to “Snoopy’s Costume Party” at Great America’s “Planet Spooky.” This daytime, non-scare celebration is a unique experience the entire family can enjoy together. In addition to the park’s rides and attractions, Planet Snoopy […]

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Ohio’s Most Haunted Village Hosts Events for Halloween Fun

All year round, authentic hauntings and paranormal sightings occur in the historic village of Wayensville, Ohio. But to make the Halloween season more special, the village is hosting two tours that are sure to make October a little spookier. “These are not sensationalized tours,” says Linda Morgan, Program Chair of Museum at the Friends Home […]

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