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This post has been sponsored by Marriott’s #FloridaWish campaign. All opinions are strictly Jen’s… I feel like I haven’t stopped to relax since… well, I can’t remember? Maybe December 2007? […]

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By Carolyn Capern of CT Social You know you’re at an event by and for the YouTube era when you are looking at a neon-illuminated dancing fiddler wow a packed, […]

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The Hard Rock Hotel might be one of Orlando’s best kept secret. From the amazing Palm Restaurant to the Boston favorite, Emack & Bolio’s Marketplace, this hotel has plenty to […]

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This Thursday Taverna Opa Orlando will bring its monthly dinner series out of the dining rooms and into the streets of Greece.  The street fare inspired, 5 course menu will […]

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By Ken Storey With summer in full swing now it’s time to enjoy Orlando for all its worth.  One of my favorite activities is playing ‘tourist’ over at the attractions […]

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By Ken Storey With Diagon Alley mere weeks away from opening it’s time to look ahead and see what Universal Studios has next in its decade long expansion plan.  Over […]

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The amazing SeaWorld Rescue care team has rescued its 500th manatee, a chunk 285 lb male from Cape Canaveral.  This extra special rescue recently took place near Cape Canaveral, after […]

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  Save the date, party people. Whether you own Google Glass or not, ALL ARE WELCOME to this unique, nationwide event!What is Glass Welcomed + Glass Night Out? It’s a […]

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By Ken Storey Looks like Universal wishes that Silencio spell was real (and not just able to silence Fwoopers).  But let’s start with some background first. Last week and the […]

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At the beginning of the year we called the massive, $250 million Orlando Eye complex one of the Top 5 biggest developments impact-wise of the year.  Now has yet another […]

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By Ken Storey After last week’s Diagon Alley post many of our readers tweeted and emailed us (info@CentralFloridaTop5.com) with questions regarding the information I’ve gathered. By far the most asked […]

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Another Saturday, another great 5K. Tomorrow’s is a special one that also includes a day of service event for the entire family. The Dawn Brancheau Foundation’s 4th Annual Big 5K […]

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By Ken Storey While some of this is from the official releases other information has come from numerous sources.  I keep up with all the major local theme park podcasts; […]

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If you’ve been on South International Drive lately then you might’ve seen a new tower with an odd little roof on it.  That new tower, visible from throughout the SeaWorld […]

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Lent is just over halfway done and those cravings for red meat, alcohol and all those other things you might be fasting from are hitting hard about now.  Luckily we […]

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SeaWorld Orlando is always a great family destination but for the next month it becomes even more kid friendly with the Just for Kids Festival every Saturday between now and […]

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Losing an hour of sleep is never fun but now Krispy Kreme is here to save the day with a free doughnut for everyone. Winter Park  1031 S. Orlando Avenue (17-92), […]

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Have an ugly yard? SeaWorld is here to help with a new contest just for Central Floridians.  The contest involves three simple steps, not bad for a chance to win […]

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Universal Studios has now opened viewing portals in the construction fence along the front of the brand new Diagon Alley construction site but the façade is just one hint of […]

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Less than 48 hours after Disney announces yet another ticket price increase, now at $99 for a 1 Day ticket to Magic Kingdom (that’s more than $40 in increases in […]

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