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Orlando Dinner Theaters – An Often Missed Must-See Orlando Attraction Guide

Posted on October 31, 2018 in Uncategorized

You have permission to publish this article elctronically or in print, free of charge, as long as it is printed as is and the author byline is included. URL s must appear as hyperlinks. After investing all day in the hot sun to explore one of Orlando’s Major Theme Parks (Disney, Universal Studios, etc.), take some time to sit back and relax at one of Orlando’s fine Dinner Theaters.

There are theaters to suit your every mood – from medieval adventures, to magic and mystery to just plain fun and entertainment. Whatever theme youchoose, dinner theater adventure is an experience that you will remember for years to come. You will be able to sit back and enjoy a few hours of food andmemorable entertainment in a relaxing environment that is a welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks.

Let’s look at some of the more popular dinner theaters and learn a bit more about what you will experience at each of them.

Arabian Nights – Where fairy tales come true. This is truly a magical fairy tale on horseback and fully deserves its billing as Orlandos number 1 dinner theater destination. Be prepared to be thrilled and mesmerized as the tale of the marriage of a price and princess unfolds before your eyes. Be enchanted by the incredible displays of horsemanship and the colorful riders as they perform their tale of the Black Stallion. For more information about the Arabian Nights, call their toll free number at 800-553-6116.

Dixie Stampede – Dolly Parton had the vision to bring Dixie to the masses with this entertainment extravaganza and has succeeded. From its fabulous Carriage Room Opening Act to the main performance, the level of detail to the acts and the degree of fun is just tremendous. The venue is ever changing and offers entertainment by the greatest stars today as well as a stable of super talented entertainers. The main show is a marvelous fusion of animals and entertainers as they enact a high quality rodeo style event complete with a buffalo stampede, excellent and entertaining horsemanship and other highly amusing acts delivered in a high paced fashion guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat. For more information, call their Orlando location at

Mark Two Dinner Theater – Certainly not one of the biggest venues but one that is always varying its entertainment. Rather than adhere to a single format, the Mark Two has a variety of highly entertaining Broadway musicals that come through its doors. If you are considering a dinner theater experience while on your Orlando vacation, you owe it to yourself to call Mark Two at 407-843-6275 to see what their current show offering is before making your dinner theater choice.

Medieval Times – Medieval Times is more than a dinner attraction – it’s a window in time where the glory, chivalry, valor and honor of old burst to life in thrilling authentic tournament action. While guests enjoy a medieval banquet, six brave knights compete in games of skill astride magnificent Andalusian stallions. Lances splinter against shields of steel, broad swords spark and a champion emerges, to the cheers of the enthusiastic crowd. This is definitely a show worth seeing to get a feel for Medieval Life. Voted
“Best Dinner Show” by the readers of Florida Living Magazine. For more details, call them direct at 800-229-8300.

Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Theatre – Enjoy a delicious dinner with unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks while watching a hilarious whodunit with improvisation and audience participation. Mingle with outrageous characters! Observe anything suspicious! Interrogate the suspects! Solve the crime! For more information and show times, call 407-363-1985.

Pirate’s Dinner Adventure – Pirate’s Dinner Adventure is an energetic and adventurous, interactive dinner experience, captivating audiences of all ages. Set sail on the high seas on-board a pirate ship for swashbuckling thrills, combined with the perfect blend of comedy, romance, action and adventure. Enjoy breathtaking feats of aerial agility and spectacular musical talent as you dine on The Port of Call Feast. Pirate’s Dinner Adventure is a bounty of hidden treasure waiting to be explored, truly making it “World’s Most Interactive Dinner Show”. They can be reached at 800-866-2469.

With all these excellent selections, make your evenings in Orlando an adventure to remember. Good food, relaxation and an exciting show are just the thing after a day of touring the theme parks to recharge your batteries and get you revved up for your next day’s adventures. Dinner theaters are truly one of the special memories of your Orlando adventure and a must do event in your schedule.

Three Best Dinner Theaters and Shows in Orlando Florida

Posted on October 30, 2018 in Uncategorized

A lot of family vacationers would head to Orlando to spend fun and quality vacation with their families, friends and loved ones. This manifests the rationale behind Orlando’s fame being a top travel destination preference of a huge number of vacationers from across the globe. Because of this, Orlando does not fail to offer venues, events and shows that would best suit the needs of every type of vacationer visiting the place. One of the best offers of Orlando are the interesting dinner shows that are intentionally created to provide everyone with a remarkable dining experience together with their respective families, friends and loved ones.

While a lot of dinner places in Orlando offer a family-friendly ambiance, others also have themes and dinner shows that are only suitable for adult viewers. This denotes that you have to choose the appropriate dinner theaters that offer suitable dinner shows for you and your family, then.

Here are five of the best dinner places that feature various interesting dinner shows you can catch live while staying in Orlando, Florida.

1. Arabian Nights Dinner Theater – It is known as an Equestrian Theater in Kissimmee that is operating since February of 1988. In Central Florida, this theater continues to amaze guests with its distinct blend of the world’s famous horses, expert riders, special effects and beautiful costumes, which brings out a delightful theatrical performance that best suits family guests. Because of the unique shows and performances paired with an excellent dining experience it renders to every dining guest, the Arabian Nights Dinner Theater is voted the four-time winner of Orlando’s number one Dinner Attraction.

2. Treasure Tavern – This is the newest dinner theater in Orlando that opened last June of 2010, exclusively open to adults aging between 18 and above. Here you can witness spectacular performances with acrobat acts, comedy acts and dances paired with a fantastic dining experience. It features adult themed shows that are strictly for those 18 and older only. Dining at Treasure Tavern would offer guests with an energetic evening experience of daring acrobatic acts, unique performances, live music and non-stop comedy.

3. Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows – To those who want to experience mysterious dining, Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows features various mystery shows paired with a four-course dinner. Diners are also given a chance to receive prizes at the end of the evening as they get to play detective on the shows. Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows is open to all types of vacationer who chose to dine-in. Along with the original comedy mystery shows are the delicious foods, a dessert with beer, wine and soft drinks they serve. That completes a wonderful dining experience for a valuable guest like you.

These are only three of the best dinner theaters and shows in Orlando, Florida that are open to serve every diner with the best appetizing menus of food and unique entertainment shows.

Top 5 Los Angeles Locations For Group Trips and Family Fun

Posted on October 29, 2018 in Uncategorized

Los Angeles may be more known to the world as the land of Hollywood, glamorous celebrities, the infamously cunning paparazzi, and the land of movies and music. However, you’ll be surprised at the number of attractions within the cityscape that are completely suitable for kids and their parents or grandparents. Right in the midst of all the glitz and glamor, you’ll find fun and lively gems like theme parks and some old-school amusement centers. Of course, at this point, most people would be thinking of Disneyland and the Hollywood Walk of Fame… but really, that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

You’ll find a play space (and delicious food and drinks for everyone else) at the unsuspecting Giggle N’ Hugs; immersive playful exhibits and real-world action about global citizenship and world injustices at The Zimmer Children’s Museum; electric bike tours around Santa Monica and Venice Beach; and a fun day-out splashing around in the waves and cooling waters of Hermosa Beach located 30 minutes southwest of the main downtown LA area.

But frankly, who can leave the theme parks and amusement centers of Los Angeles out of the list when talking about the best family-friendly attractions in the City of Angels. Here, allow me to just skim the surface with just the top 5.

1. Griffith Park & Southern Railroad
4400 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027

(323) 664-6788

Little boys… and little girls too, in fact… are naturally attracted to the chuggin’ trains and locomotives at The Griffith Park. The relaxing ambiance allows for easy cognizant tours while the little ones as families sign up for the gripping affordable rides. The friendly staff is always readily available at the well-kept as it remains open every day of the year except for major holidays like Christmas. Just to be sure, visit their website or social media sites for the latest update or schedule. Visitors can enjoy the one-mile easy track along the bridge, into forested areas, and around the Old Western Town with the Southern Railroad, enjoy a mini 16″ train ride (twice for good measure) with Travel Town Railroad while exploring ancient cars and rolling stocks, or sign up for the limited number of Holiday Lights Train Ride which takes place at the end of every year.

Also be on the lookout for The Colonel Griffith Locomotive which was built by one of the world’s premier builders, The Freedom Train which is a streamliner built by the All American Streamliner Company of Los Angeles, The Stanley Diamond, Five-Seat Steel Coaches, or the Six-Seat Wood Gondolas. The last two were commonly used, back in the day, to carry bulk goods across the great continent of North America. Which is no mean feat considering the technology they were working with at the time.

2. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608

(800) 864-8377

You don’t need to know how Hermione used ‘Alohomora’ to unlock doors so that she can go sneaking around the great Hogwarts castle because you’ll get to ‘Accio’ your way around the theme park to enjoy the fantastic and magical rides. The wizarding world is located on the grounds of the world-renowned Universal Studios Hollywood and the dedicated Harry Potter franchise features daring heroes and dark villains that you’re already familiar with. Apart from the rides, fans will get their fill of thrill by purchasing wands with magnetic sensors from Ollivander’s Wand Shop to perform popular Harry Potter spells around the theme park… like opening a box of candy without lifting a finger or unlocking a cabinet with a wave of the wand. Kids and adults alike will also be entertained by shows like The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle, Ollivanders, Frog Choir and Triwizard Spirit Rally.

The theme park stays true to the Harry Potter stories while also helping non-fans enjoy the experience. The experience, however, will simply be more memorable for fans of the long-standing series.

3. Sherman Oaks Castle Park  
1509, 4989 Sepulveda Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

(818) 756-9459

If you’re feeling like batting a few rounds, playing some mini golf with your kids, or shooting at aliens in an arcade center, Sherman Oaks Castle Park might do the trick. A premier family entertainment center located in the heart of San Fernando Valley, it is a stellar example of how one location can meet the preferences of both adults and kids alike. While it is fun for the kids, it is also great for a night out as well. The affordable prices, coupled with its well-maintained, non-smoking environment, makes it a deal breaker when it comes to party locations. Ordering some pizza, playing arcade games like pinball, and spending about an hour navigating a golf ball around 4 different mini golf courses at the park with your family and friends is a good way to spend the celebratory weekend. The park is open from 10 am to 11 pm from Monday to Thursday, 10 am to 12 am on Friday, 9 am to 12 am on Saturday and 9 am to 11 pm on Sunday so, give them a call to book a spot if you’re visiting in a large group.

4. Six Flags Magic Mountain  
26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy, Valencia, CA 91355

(661) 255-4100

Located approximately 45 minutes away from downtown Los Angeles, in Valencia, the 260-acre national theme park experienced a surge in popularity after it was bought over from Newhall Land and Farming Company which used to run it as Magic Mountain. The LA franchise of Six Flags firmly holds the record for having the world’s most roller coasters in an amusement park, with 19 of them open to visitors. The thrill rides have the capacity to draw more than 3 million visitors from all around North America. It, however, DID ride the roller coaster revolution of Magic Mountain that it bought over. It gained further traction as an LA tourist magnet with the introduction of a gated water park called The Six Flags Hurricane Harbor which opened in 1995. The body slides, kiddie water play areas, lazy river, wave pool and tube slides proved hits with vacationing families. It offers season passes and combos that allow you unlimited admissions at an affordable rate. It also offers benefits like sale bonus items, discounts, and admissions into the Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park events held at the park.

5. Amazing Escape Room
16933 Parthenia St #100, North Hills, CA 91343

(818) 893-6666

Always innovating and introducing new themed rooms and games into it, The Amazing Escape Room, located approximately a 35-minute charter bus ride from downtown Los Angeles, in North Hills, is the perfect place for corporate team-building events, birthday parties, and bachelor or bachelorette parties. You’ll be assigned to a group (if you don’t already have 10 to 12 people to form your own team of sleuths) so that the group can team up and work together to uncover clues located throughout the locked rooms to solve problems in an effort to code-crack their way out of the rooms. Each of the rooms has its own theme and design so, even if you’ve been to the attraction before, there’s something new to try each time. Don’t worry if you find yourself running out of time because, from a distance (albeit with a camera), the Game Master may be kind enough to point you in the right direction if you’re stuck.

Springing Into Action For Summer Vacations
Now, with spring approaching, is THE time to get started with the hashing together of the field trip, summer outing, family vacation, group trip or corporate function. Don’t wait until the final curtain call to do the last minute planning, although Bus Charter LA CAN help with that as well – it is best to give yourself some leeway to give the trip some final touches instead letting things slide under the cracks or lost in the urgent shuffle.