Latest Holiday World & Splashin' Safari Stories

2008-07-21 03:00:25

By McKimmie, Kathy WHEREVER YOU LIVE IN Indiana, there's family fun and adventure within easy reach of a tank of gas. You can return to an old favorite, like Amish Acres, or try something new like Holiday World's new water-slide attraction. Northern Indiana Amish Acres, Nappanee, has enthralled young and old alike since it opened in 1970. As a destination for visitors from the Midwest and beyond, all of Elkhart County's Amish attractions have benefited from its lure. The 80-acre...

2008-06-24 15:02:34

By EILEEN OGINTZ For once, we're glad it's not a perfect blue-sky vacation day. Otherwise, Aquatica (aquaticabysea world.com) SeaWorld's new Orlando water park, designed to feel like a South Sea island with lush landscaping (60,000 plants and flowers!) and white sand (3.1 million pounds of it!) would have been so packed that by 11 a.m., the park would have had to turn families away. "This is our third try to get in," said Laura Goguen, a suburban Boston mom who stopped with her husband...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.