Visitors interested in receiving unprecedented access to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at Kennedy Space Center now have until only Feb. 11 to enjoy the KSC Up-Close Tour of the VAB.
The Travel Trolley profiled the Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing in August. As a follow up, here are some previously unreleased photos of the museum.
The 40-foot-tall “Monument of States” was built from stones from all 48 states at the time of its completion. The structure contains 1,500 rocks from all 50 states and 22 countries. A number of parties, including tourists, governors, a prime minister and President Franklin D. Roosevelt, also donated stones to the cause.
When it comes to listing the best drag car racers of all time, Don Garlits is sure to be near, if not at, the top of any list. Today, Garlits spends his time fixing up vintage engines for display in a museum he opened in 1984. Located off of Interstate 75 in Ocala, Florida, the Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing features an amazing array of cars and vintage engines Garlits has rebuilt for display.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex guests can enjoy viewing a dramatic nighttime launch when a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket lifts off from SLC-37B at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Wednesday, Aug. 7. The launch window is from 8:29 p.m. to 9:18 p.m….
Two years after flying the final mission of NASA’s space shuttle program, Space Shuttle Atlantis is settling into its new home and welcoming guests as part of a new exhibit.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Each year, more than 55 million visitors flock to Central Florida to relax and reconnect with families and friends in a destination filled with thrills, chills and excitement. Now more than ever before, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is a must-add to every Orlando vacation itinerary…
ORLANDO, Fla. — Central Florida has long been a popular tourist destination from American, but one of region’s biggest markets for visitors is is Brazil. “New figures show that of the 1.8 million Brazilians who traveled abroad last year, 75 percent came to Florida,” Orange Mayor Teresa Jacobs said Friday during…
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida – The 20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival kicks off this week at Walt Disney World. This year’s festival, which is presented by HGTV, runs through May 19. The 75-day-long festival, held at the Epcot theme park, includes “sweeping garden landscapes” and more than 100…