Arts / Culture / History, Entertainment & shows, Family Fun, Florida

Beyond Orlando’s Theme Parks

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 19:  Singer Ricky Martin (R) unveils his brand new figure at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas on November 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Figure will soon travel to Florida for the spring 2015 grand opening of Madame Tussauds Orlando.  (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds) *** Local Caption *** Ricky Martin
Singer Ricky Martin meets his double at Madame Tussauds in Orlando, FL

Take flight high above Orlando; dive deep into three oceans; or take a selfie with famous stars. Merlin Entertainments, the second largest attraction operator in the world, is bringing three of its best-known attractions to Orlando: The Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds and SEA LIFE Aquarium

Read the entire article in Allegiant Air’s in-flight magazine, Sunseeker. AllegiantOrlandoBeyondThemeParks copy

Entertainment & shows, Family Fun, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Hollywood Wax Museum Comes to Myrtle Beach

Hollywood Wax Museum Offers Loads of Fun!

Hollywood Wax Museum at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC
Hollywood Wax Museum at Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC

Head to North Myrtle Beach for a new twist on beach entertainment. Opening this summer at Broadway at the Beach,  the two-story Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center offers three adventures–The Wax Museum, Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors, and Outbreak (a scary zombie  journey for the brave of heart!)

Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean
Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean

At the Wax Museum guests will enjoy rubbing elbows with Hollywood stars and pop culture icons  as they stroll through the decades. From Robert Downing Jr. to Marilyn Monroe and other academy award winners and music superstars, every age group will discover their favorites are there.

Each recreated wax replica is very life-like and set in an authentic movie-scene background or other appropriate setting.

Will Smith & Sandra Bullock
Will Smith & Sandra Bullock
Hannah's Maze of Mirrors
Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors

And don’t forget to bring your camera–photos are allowed inside and who can pass up a shot with their favorite star to post on Twitter or Instagram? The complex is open 9 a.m. until midnight seven days a week through Labor Day, with shortened hours year round.

Entertainment & shows, North Carolina

Iron Man 3 Continues Filming on Oak Island

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Iron Man 3 Filming near Yaupon Beach Pier on Oak Island

The movie Iron Man 3 has been filming on the beach at Oak Island near Yaupon Fishing Pier. We happened to arrive yesterday just in time to watch a spectacular site of five parachute jumpers, dropped from a plane, land at a precise spot on the beach. Water patrols were available had they been needed in case of a water landing. Continue reading “Iron Man 3 Continues Filming on Oak Island”

Entertainment & shows, Food and Wine, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Uncategorized

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Debuts New Show in Myrtle Beach, SC

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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament promises more action-packed fun for guests with a new show that debuted June 7th in Myrtle Beach, SC. Having attended this debut, I can recommend it as great family fun–especially for all the “little knights, ladies, and dragon-fighters” in your family. Continue reading “Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Debuts New Show in Myrtle Beach, SC”