Family Fun Activities in Daytona Beach, Florida

Daytona Beach, “the world’s most famous beach,” is 23 miles of stunning Atlantic shoreline on Florida’s east coast. It is a favorite for families, as its appeal and amazing line up of activities go well beyond the beach. There is fun any time of year, on the water and off, from a racetrack straigh read more…

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Magic Abounds as Walt Disney World Resort Begins 50th Anniversary Celebration

Walt Disney World Resort officially opened to guests for the first time, the culmination of years spent imagining, planning and developing Walt Disney’s magical dream. Five decades later to the day, guests experienced that dream anew when they visited The Most Magical Place on Earth to be part of its 50th anniversary.

“It is a thrill to be celebrating the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World and the extraordinary cast members and Imagineers who bring the resort to life every day read more…

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2021 Biketoberfest Motorcycle Rally October 14-17 in Daytona Beach

It’s all about the ride! The Daytona Beach 29th Annual Biketoberfest® rally is October 14-17, 2021 and celebrates the adventure and spirit of today’s motorcycle enthusiast with biker events, scenic rides, motorcycle racing, bike shows, concerts and the industry’s best vendors.

Biketoberfest® activities are a collection of activities and events held at venues throughout the Daytona Beach and Volusia County area.

“It’s a gathering of riders who rally together to soak up the October sun, li read more…

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Additional Capacity Projects Coming to I-4 near ChampionsGate

As work continues to reconfigure the Interstate 4 (I-4) and County Road (C.R.) 532 interchange near ChampionsGate, additional I-4 roadwork projects are set to begin this fall in Osceola County.

Beginning in late 2021, work will begin to add new eastbound and westbound I-4 auxiliary lanes, one in each direction, between the ramps of State Road (S.R.) 429 and C.R. 532, as well as an auxiliary lane on northbound S.R. 429 between I-4 and Sinclair Road. An auxiliary lane is an additional read more…

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I-4 Ramps to State Road 408 Closing the Weekend of September 10 in Orlando

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is temporarily closing the Interstate 4 (I-4) ramps to State Road (S.R.) 408 as soon as 11 p.m. Friday, September 10, to 5 p.m. Saturday, September 11.

Drivers traveling on eastbound I-4 will be detoured to S.R. 408 using Exit 83 to South Street, and drivers traveling on westbound I-4 will use Exit 83 to Anderson Street to reach eastbound and westbound S.R. 408, respectively.

The closures are necessary for bridge work.

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Multiple Closures Scheduled in Downtown Orlando through September

The Florida Department of Transportation reports that nightly and continuous closures will be necessary in the downtown Orlando area, spanning from Orange Blossom Trail (U.S. 441/17-92) and Colonial Drive (State Road 50). Work will include the use of work zone lighting, and noise and vibration are anticipated at night.

The following closures are scheduled to take place through September:

Periodic nighttime and potential daytime closures of Parramore Avenue under State Road (S.R.) 408 read more…

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Iron Gwazi To Open March 2022 At Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay announced that Iron Gwazi will open as North America’s tallest hybrid coaster and the fastest and steepest hybrid coaster in the world in March 2022, in time for Spring Break.

The new ride will take thrills to new heights, plunging riders from a 206-foot-tall peak into a 91-degree drop and reaching top speeds of 76 miles per hour. The journey will include a dozen airtime moments, including three inversions, as it races along more than 4,075 feet of purple steel read more…

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SeaWorld Orlando Announces New Rollercoaster, Ice Breaker, to Open in February 2022

SeaWorld Orlando, voted the best amusement park in the country by USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice poll is announcing that its coolest new coaster, Ice Breaker is opening in February of 2022. Named after the icy Arctic summits, Ice Breaker will feature four launches, both backwards and forwards, culminating in a reverse launch into the steepest beyond vertical drop in Florida — a 93-foot-tall spike with 100-degree angle. With its 48-inch height requirement, adventure seekers of all ages will e read more…

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Work Begins on Major I-4 Bottleneck Interchange in Osceola County

Construction began this month on the reconfiguration of the I-4 and CR 532 (Exit 58 Championsgate) interchange to a diverging diamond interchange (DDI).

Unlike a conventional interchange, the lanes in a DDI cross over to the left side of the roadway. This increases safety by reducing the number of locations in which motorists could potentially cross paths. For example, the design allows drivers to make a left turn without crossing in front of oncoming traffic. The number of signal phases read more…

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Expect Heavy Rains, Flooding Along Georgia and North/South Carolina Coast Midweek

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued an update regarding Tropical Storm Elsa, at 11:00 am, Monday, July 5, 2021.

As Elsa approaches the Florida Keys, the Florida Peninsula, and coastal Georgia through Wednesday, heavy rainfall may result in isolated flash, urban, and minor river read more…

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