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Top Amusement Parks In The US

Pack up the family and head out to one of the top amusement parks in the country. Each park offers something unique for visitors, but all offer families great entertainment, thrilling attractions and unique dining venues.

CBS Tampa–08/07/2014

The sign at the entrance to SeaWorld. (credit: Matt Stroshane/Getty Images)

Some SeaWorld Mammals Survive Longer In Captivity

Since the release of a highly-critical documentary last year, SeaWorld Entertainment has been condemned by animal rights activists distressed over the condition of its killer whales. But annual survival rates for some of the most common marine mammals — including killer whales — at SeaWorld’s three parks are near the top of all U.S. parks and aquariums, an analysis of five decades of federal data by The Associated Press showed.

CBS Tampa–07/03/2014

Kid Rock performs.  (credit: Terry Wyatt/Getty Images)

Jackson, Kid Rock Head SeaWorld Lineup

SeaWorld Orlando on Wednesday announced performers Alan Jackson and Kid Rock will headline a concert series in which nine other performers dropped out following the release of a documentary critical of the marine park.

CBS Tampa–01/30/2014

Killer whale "Tilikum" appears during its performance in its show "Believe" in Sea World on March 30, 2011 in Orlando, Fla. (credit: Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

SeaWorld Runs Ads After Performers Cancel

SeaWorld has set up a website and posted ads in a handful of newspapers around the nation in response to a critical documentary that inspired eight musical acts to cancel performances at the company’s Orlando marine park.

CBS Tampa–12/20/2013

File photo of two killer whales jumping out of the water at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida.  (credit: Jan Kopec/Getty Images)

‘Blackfish’ Prompts Heart To Cancel SeaWorld Gig

The rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson have canceled their planned performances at SeaWorld in Florida, citing the recent documentary “Blackfish,” which raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.

CBS Tampa–12/09/2013

File photo of a baby sea turtle. (Credit: thickstock.com)

SeaWorld Warns Of Hook Danger To Turtles

SeaWorld Orlando is warning fisherman to dispose of hooks and line properly after the marine park rescued its 59th turtle of the year.

10/27/2013

(Courtesy of SeaWorld)

SeaWorld To Go Public

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Looks like Shamu may soon be making a splash in the stock market. SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. on Thursday filed for an initial public offering of stock that could raise $100 million. […]

CBS Tampa–12/27/2012

(Courtesy of SeaWorld)

One Direction’s Liam Payne Vacations In Orlando

It’s been an extremely busy past couple of years for the boys, but they finally took a vacation. Liam Payne spent some of his at SeaWorld Orlando.

09/19/2012

Two killer whales jumping out of the water at SeaWorld. (credit: Jan Kopec/GettyIimages)

Judge Says Barriers Should Be Used At SeaWorld

Physical barriers between trainers and killer whales are a viable way to prevent hazards to workers at SeaWorld, an administrative law judge ruled in a decision that also reduced a federal fine against the theme park in a trainer’s death.

05/31/2012

Killer whale "Tilikum" appears during its performance in its show "Believe" in Sea World on March 30, 2011 in Orlando, Fla. (credit: Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Dismisses PETA Lawsuit Claiming SeaWorld Whales Are Slaves

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An effort to free whales from SeaWorld by claiming they were enslaved made a splash in the news but flopped in court Wednesday. A federal judge in San Diego dismissed an […]

02/09/2012

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