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Holidays At Universal Orlando Resort

Put a little mischief in your merry when Universal Orlando Resort ™ takes the holiday season to new heights with an all-new lineup of festivities in our parks and beyond. Experience Christmas in The Wizarding World as Hogsmeade™ and Diagon Alley™ are transformed with wondrous spirit. Watch the live...
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Man Loses Car In Parking Lot And Reunited With It 20 Years Later

At one time or another you simply forget where you parked your car but usually you're able to find it within a few minutes. Not so for a German man whose car was lost for twenty years. The unnamed German man parked his car in an underground parking lot of a Frankfurt building and somehow forgot...
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Ocala Cultural Festival

Travel around the world for free at the annual Ocala Cultural Festival ! Saturday, October 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. +Cultural Demonstrations +International Village and Cuisine +Live Music and Cultural Performances +Children's Parade of Naitons +Games and Sports from Around the World +Vendors and...
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The Best Beaches In America

As we welcome the Memorial Day weekend, many of our thoughts turn to the coast, the smell of sunscreen and the feeling of your toes in the sand. Fortunately for us, three of the top 10 Beaches in America are in Florida, where Siesta Key Beach , in Sarasota, rates number one for 2017. Florida...
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12-Year Old Girl Uses Van's Safety Feature To Prevent Kidnapping

An incredible story of a fast thinking 12 year old that prevented a carjacking and kidnapping! Maddie Weiler, her 7-year old sister, Mollie and their mother were all traveling to Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia last Saturday when they witnessed a car accident a few cars in front of them...
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National Parks Week Means Free Admission This And Next Weekend

Good news for park goers looking for a deal! The national park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday and at certain times this year, admission to all national parks is waived. This week is especially special as its National Park Week. So this weekend, April 15th and 16th and next weekend, April...
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Springs Celebration and Chili Cook Off

Alachua County Environmental Protection Department, Florida State Parks, and The Friends of O’Leno invite citizens to the O’Leno Ole’ Chili Cook-Off (from 9 a.m.to 3:00 p.m.) and Springs Celebration (from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.), on Saturday April 1st, at O’Leno State Park. Park admission is waived with...
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Ocala Splash Pad Opens For The Season

OCALA, Fla. (Feb. 28, 2017) – The splash pad at Citizens’ Circle will reopen for the spring effective Friday, March 10 at 8 a.m. The splash pad, located at 151 SE Osceola Ave ., is free for the public to use and will be open daily from sunrise to sunset. Guests visiting the splash pad are...
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Family Finds 2.03 Carat Diamond At Arkansas State Park

If you've still got the dream of striking it rich, you might want to gas up the car and travel to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas. You may remember a couple years ago we told you about this park situated on an ancient volcano, where visitors can hunt the crater for diamonds and keep...
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Scary Clown Sightings Prompt Police Warning For Pranksters

More reports of pranksters dressing up as clowns and scaring people in Gainesville and Ocala has promoted law enforcement officials to make public pleas to discourage the practice with some very life-altering reasons. Local reports are echoing national stories of scary clown sighting in the...
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