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  1. Orlando I-Drive developer unveils insane plan for 420-foot swing ride (w/video)

    Attractions

    You know those swing rides with a tall pole that spin and you end up parallel to the ground as you twirl in a circle like a Maypole? It's usually a kiddie ride, right?

    A rendering of the Vue 360 ride planned for International Drive in Orlando shows riders flying hundreds of feet in the air.
  2. It's ski, eat, repeat in Park City, Utah

    Travel

    PARK CITY, UTAH

    When I was a kid I loved going to Baskin-Robbins. I would walk slowly along the freezer cases reading the names of each of the 31 flavors, peering into ribbons of gooey delight. Oh, the joy and the agony of selecting a flavor.

    Before you hit the slopes at the Canyons ski resort, the largest ski resort in Utah, you can fuel up at Lookout Cabin, which offers a lunch menu and a spectacular view of the Wasatch Range.
  3. Free Smithsonian animal exhibit making a Tampa stop this weekend

    Events

    A free interactive exhibit from the Smithsonian is making the final stop on its U.S. tour at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo this weekend. Animal Connections: Our Journey Together will be parked by the main entrance to the zoo at 1101 W Sligh Ave. in Tampa to introduce visitors to the special relationship humans share with …

    A free Smithsonian exhibit, Animal Connections: Our Journey Together will end its U.S. tour this weekend at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, parked by the main entrance. Lowry Park Zoo