This past weekend, my friends and I took on a self-imposed challenge: Do one thrill ride at each of the seven Orlando-area theme parks in one day! Continue reading
7 Parks, 7 Thrills!
The Ultimate Central Florida Water Park
This past weekend, my girlfriend and I visited a new-to-us water park, Adventure Island, next door to Busch Gardens Tampa, in Tampa, FL. We’d each been to Busch Gardens a few times, but had never “bothered” to set aside any time for its associated water park. How very, very silly of us. What we found out was that while Adventure Island is not the most thrilling water park, it is certainly in the running for most fun. It contains some great attractions that are distinct from any other water park we’d been to. While we were enjoying the park, we realized that all of the different water parks we’ve been to have pieces that are unique to them, and that if we could just combine those unique pieces, we’d have a pretty impressive water park. With that thought expanded, I hereby present to you, my Ultimate Central Florida Water Park:
FASTPASSÂ® vs FastPass+
Now that the original incarnation of Disney’s FASTPASS has been laid to waste, FastPass+ is the only ride reservation system available in Walt Disney World. Go ahead, and take a moment to mourn the passing of FASTPASS. I’ll wait….