Have you noticed a Sundance Vacations table at a concert or shopping center and wondered what they were doing there? Other than a chance to enter our sweepstakes giveaway, you can also qualify for a promotional trip!
The promotional trips change all the time, and without notice, so if you see one that you’d love to get, don’t wait till it’s too late to set up an appointment!
The current promotional trip is an Orlando or Las Vegas Family Vacation which is valued between $800-$1,000!
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Rides & Roller Coasters
Infinity Falls – New in 2018
The rapids on SeaWorld’s new river ride have a 40 ft. drop while you’re on a journey of discovering the lost jungle river! You’ll pass soaking fountains and waterfalls as you explore the remains of an ancient civilization!
Known for its high speeds, deep dives and thrills, Mako is known as one of the ocean’s fastest roller coaster with speeds up to 73 mph and up to 200 feet high!
As Orlando’s only floorless coaster, the Kraken was themed after a massive, mythological underwater beast unleashed from the depths of the sea and born from tales that struck terror in sailors.
The Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins and trainers will entertain and inspire while educating your family about dolphins and their importance to our natural world.
Killer whales join you on a journey into a world of vivid colors, vitality, and the global rhythms of the ocean. Dancing fountains set the stage as you connect with thrilling sea creatures, feel the energy and spirit of life underneath the sea, and realize that we are all part of one world, one ocean.
Clyde and Seamore’s Sea Lion High
Clyde and Seamore go back to school in slippery pursuit of their diplomas. When Clyde and Seamore are nominated to win scholarships to Ocean University, they must enter crash courses in science, dance and gym in a storyline that is full of fast-paced fun. The cast of amazing animals and trainers connect guests with these incredible animals in a way that only SeaWorld can, and a special pre-show celebrates teachers from all over.
Enter into a fascinating journey through one of the world’s largest underwater viewing tunnels.
At Shark Encounter®, experience a rare, up-close look at prehistoric predators whose ancestors dominated the sea over 450 million years ago—long before even dinosaurs walked the earth.
Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin (Habitat)
Explore the habitat of Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®, where you can see five species of penguins.
Get a glimpse of this penguin colony in cool extremes: bringing you above and below their icy world. See penguins waddle around in snowy environments or gliding gracefully under water in this expansive habitat.
Watch a playful group of bottlenose dolphins both above and below the surface of the water at Dolphin Cove®.
Dolphin Cove is one of the largest interactive dolphin pools in the world, where you can see dolphins play and jump above the water, or see them gracefully swim in the underwater viewing area. Don’t forget to see the dolphins in action at the Dolphin Days show, and to visit our dolphin mothers and calves at the Dolphin Nursery.
MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™
After New York has been hit with an alien epidemic, the Men in Black need your help to blast them into oblivion! The more of them you hit, the more points you get. The more points you get, the closer you’ll be to becoming a full-fledged MEN IN BLACK™ agent.
Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™
Enter Gringotts™ bank beneath the massive fire-breathing dragon at the far end of Diagon Alley™. Inside, walk through the bank’s grand marble lobby and see goblins hard at work. Then, get ready to take a journey through cavernous passageways that lead deep underground as you climb aboard this mind-blowing, multi-dimensional thrill ride.
Hogwarts™ Express: King’s Cross Station
Ride the Hogwarts™ Express to Hogsmeade™ and head to London in Universal Studios Florida. ™. Enter King’s Cross Station and walk straight through a solid brick wall onto Platform 9 ¾™. There, a Hogwarts™ station staff member will be waiting to lead you to your passenger compartment aboard the train.
Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl
Kang and Kodos, from The Simpsons™, have landed at Universal Studios Florida! Pilot your very own flying saucer, swooping up and down as you circle one of the animated alien fiends from Rigel 7. You’ll also see some of your favorite Springfield citizens as you try to fry them with lasers.
Shrek 4-D takes place after the first Shrek movie, and before the second. The ghost of Lord Farquaad has returned and kidnapped Princess Fiona. You’ll join Shrek and Donkey as they are hot on his trail!
See what’s put in to the some of Hollywood’s strangest creatures! Watch top make-up and special effects artist make some creepy characters you’ve see on the big screen!
Watch as some of Hollywood’s favorite vibrant birds, mischievous pups, agile cats and other creatures perform hilarious mix of video segments, live skits and audience interactions!
Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls®
Combining classic cartoons with edge-of-your-seat action, this part roller coaster, part water flume is sure to surprise you! Keep a lookout for funny puns and visual jokes that were a trademark of the animated series as your flume log sloshes its way through twists and turns,
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™
Enter through the towering castle gates and make your way down the familiar passageways and corridors of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Visit iconic locations and then get ready to soar above the castle grounds as you join Harry Potter™ and his friends on an unforgettably thrilling adventure, coming face-to-face with an array of magical creatures.
The Incredible Hulk Coaster®
After a science experience, your new Hulk like powers propel you upside down in a zero gravity roll as you race at 67 miles per hour down the track! This ride has seven inversions and two subterranean trenches!
Jurassic Park River Adventure™
As your gliding down the river in a raft watching a baby dinosaur and its mother share a moment, your raft gets knocked off course! As you enter the “restricted area,” you’ll come face to face with a T. Rex! Dropping down the pitch-black plunge at an 85 foot drop is your only way to get out alive!
Venture through the dark ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea! During the show, a colossal battle between Poseidon and the evil Lord Darkenon where fireballs burst, lasers flash, and water erupts around you!
As the students of Hogwarts get ready for the Triwizard Tournament, the students from Beauxbatons, and Durmstrang will perform to excite the crowds!
While in Seuss Landing™, characters from The Cat in the Hat™ with Thing One™ and Thing Two™, Sam-I-am (of Green Eggs and Ham fame), The Grinch™, and the Lorax will dance to the the musical story tellings of Dr. Suess best loved books!
(42 Attractions) Make sure to check out the new shows, parties and wild adventures for their 20th year celebration!
Pilot your very own spaceship high in the sky above Tomorrowland amid a gleaming constellation of orbiting planets.
Take flight above Storybook Circus with Goofy and his homemade stunt airplanes for a thrilling, junior roller coaster ride.
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
Race through a haunted gold-mining town aboard a rollicking runaway mine train.
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
Fire lasers to defeat Zurg in this shooting-gallery game that puts you in the center of a thrilling space battle.
Inspired by the castle in Disney’s Cinderella, this iconic fairytale palace is the symbol of Magic Kingdom Park.
Take off on a rollicking log flume ride featuring characters and songs from the classic Disney film Song of the South.
Blast off on a rip-roaring rocket through the darkest reaches of outer space on this roller-coaster-type ride in the dark.
Feel the power of laughter from the originally Monsters, Inc. characters! Mike Wazowski and company will have you laughing out loud! Once inside the the Laugh Floor, you wont be able to contain yourself with all the witty banter! The shows are very improvisational, so each show is a slightly different experience. During the show, the more you laugh, the you’ll help the monsters power Monstropolis
With a 150 foot-wide wraparound screen, and the help of some magic, the Fantasyland Concert Hall magically journey with Donald Duck takes flight! You might feel light splashes of water and other fun surprises as the show goes on!
Relive the Beauty and the Beast with Belle, Lumiere, and you! Share moments with Belle as you explore Maurice’s cottage and workshop! Bell might even invite you to be part of her story!
Project Tomorrow: Inventing the Wonders of the Future
Partake in some time travel where you’ll find yourself in an emerging new world of wonders! After your journey through Spaceship Earth, you’ll find a showcase introducing the latest in high-tech medicine, transportation, energy efficiency and more.
Experience NASA-style training while on a trip to Mars or orbiting the Earth! Partake in missions like: “You’re Go for Launch!,” “Pick Your Level of Intensity,” and “Advanced Training Lab”
Frozen Ever After
Take a trip on an ancient Norwegian vessel as you set out into the wondrous wintery world of Frozen! Visit Frozen at Walt Disney World Resort and meet some Frozen friends while you relive the magic of Frozen!
Epcot’s nighttime show, IllumiNations, is truly an experience that can’t be missed. Find a spot to stand in the World Showcase (up to an hour before the show for a great spot) and prepare to be immersed in this spectacular show. The World Showcase takes on an entirely different look at night, with lights twinkling and buildings lit up in every country. 30 minutes before the show, a soundtrack is played throughout the World Showcase. Then, as the show begins, torches blaze along the water. The atmosphere is one of magic and anticipation.
World Showcase Movies
Although viewed more as attractions than entertainment performances, the World Showcase offers several beautiful cultural films in some of the countries. The film in France, for instance, is every bit as breathtaking as the Soarin’ film (although you’ll stay firmly planted on the ground for this one). Canada also has a beautiful film, shown in Circlevision (the screen surrounds you entirely, 360 degrees). In America, you can also catch a showing of “The American Adventure”, an inspiring film about our nation’s history.
a Future World performance that’s worth a mention. At first glance, they may look like a cleanup crew, but you’ll quickly learn that the JAMMitors are actually skilled percussionists. When they declare loudly that it’s “break time”, you’ll be entertained by trash cans, lids, dustpans, plungers, and other tools.
Pandora – The World of Avatar Offerings
The area is based upon the fictional exoplanetary moon, Pandora, and features Pandora’s floating mountains, alien wildlife, and bioluminescent plants. Spanning 12 acres, Pandora – The World of Avatar includes two major attractions, Avatar Flight of Passage and Na’vi River Journey, as well as retail and dining outlets.
Animals at Walt Disney World Resort
Experience many of the planet’s most amazing animals, from elephants and tigers to sea turtles and sharks, call Disney home! While visiting the animals, meet some of the world’s leading wildlife conservationists, animal care experts and educators. African Lions, Asian Tigers, Rhinoceros, African Elephants, Western Lowland Gorillas, Cotton-Top Tamarins and so much more!
Dinosaur is a dark ride that might be scary to some kids. The ride takes you through the Cretaceous period, and features prehistoric scenes populated with animated dinosaurs!
The Festival of the Lion King takes place at Pride Lands and displays the essence of the film through a variety of entertainment rather than just retelling of the story. Guests are seated in four sections: Lion, Warthog, Giraffe or Elephant, and are hosted by members of Simba’s tribe: Kiume, Nakawa, Kibibi and Zawadi. These hosts are also some of the main entertainers as they perform live renditions of “Hakuna Matata,” “Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” “Be Prepared,” “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King,” “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” and “Circle of Life.”
Dive into the harrowing adventures of Marlin, Dory and Nemo with Finding Nemo – The Musical. This mind-blowing, large-scale puppet show brings to life the Great Barrier Reef and the journey Marlin took to track down his son. You’ll see him meet Dory, Crush the turtle, pelican Nigel and even some scary sharks along the way.
Rivers of Light is Animal Kingdom’s nighttime show that premiered in early 2017. This spectacular is unlike any other show at Disney World. Rather than being chock full of Disney characters like most other performances, this show highlights the magic of nature through amazing water projections, glowing floats and more.
Typhoon Lagoon is closed from 1/7/2018 – 3/18/2018. (11 Attractions)
These twin body slides are scaled down version of the thrilling Storm Slides for children under 5 feet tall!
Crush ‘n’ Gusher
Enter the abandoned fruit-processing plant for 400-foot-long tube slides! Powerful jets will propel you uphill before drops come out of nowhere! This ride is a signature attraction so make sure to check it out!
Rushing rapids will take you down this 300 foot waterslide on a four person tube! The ride takes you through rocky caverns, beneath drenching waterfalls and under rustic wooden bridges!
Humunga Kowabunga is a downhill enclosed slide set at 60 degrees! Get ready for a five story drop in the dark!
Most rides are for all ages, so you’ll be able to have plenty of fun at the parks, but if you want to go out and do some adult activities, the Downtown core, outer suburbs and tourist epicenters such as Disney and Orlando all promise an exciting mix of after dark fun.
Wall Street Plaza Downtown Orlando
Wall Street Plaza is a complex of bars, restaurants and night clubs all located within one city block! It has 7 diverse venues with packed outdoor Block Parties every weekend! You can dance the night away at a party bar or dance club, or relax at a “hole in the wall” type of bar.
If you’re in Florida during the holidays, they throw huge parties! Check out some of the event: New Year’s Eve, Fat Tuesday, St. Patrick’s Day, Cinco De Mayo and Halloween.
Universal CityWalk is an entertainment and retail district located adjacent to the theme parks!
After a day of shopping and entertainment, you can grab some drinks and a bite to eat from restaurants with finger food, to an elegant gourmet cuisine from a celebrity chef kitchen! After grabbing some food, you can also play some games, sing some karaoke with some friends, or see live shows!
Kings Dining & Entertainment
Kings Orlando gives a retro feeling as it combines amazing food, creative cocktails, and social gaming to create the ultimate entertainment experience! Kings is a social scene for all occasions; a family outing, a date night hotspot, or just hanging out with friends, you’re sure to enjoy yourself!
Drinking Around the World at Epcot
The World Showcase at Epcot is one to one of our favorite attractions! Drinking Around the World contains 11 pavilions represent countries from around the world, including Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Morocco, Japan, the United States, Italy, Germany, China, Norway and Mexico. At each pavilion, you can enjoy drinks and dining, attractions and shopping experiences relating to the country! Make your way around the pavilions as you experience new cultures while enjoys some adult beverages!
Before you head to Disney, make sure you check out other articles on Disney:
The Ultimate Guide to Disney Pin Trading and Collecting; Holiday Season at Walt Disney World Florida; Planning a Walt Disney World Trip in January, February, or March; Things to Do in Disney World January; and Fun Travel Facts and Trivia
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