Who wants to be on Travel Channel?

We’ve just (as in just now) been asked to help a production company for the Travel Channel find their cast members for an upcoming shoot. A shoot here. Splashin’ Safari, to be specific. And soon. Monday and Tuesday. And we said we would help spread the word, so here goes: What: Travel Channel shoot at…

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Podcast: See You In September

Today’s podcast recording felt like the last day of school (for those who remember being overjoyed when that day arrived; I’m not one of them – I used to cry). We were just … giddy. Reining in the PodSquad was nearly impossible. But we had a wicked good time and hope you do as well….

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High standards

Well, here’s another job I wouldn’t want: Cleaning our water tower! Our 14-story water tower gets a bath. pic.twitter.com/lpAgHs8Sxn — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) August 23, 2016 Our bright-yellow water tower has been around since the spring of 2005. We’ve blogged about it often enough that it even has its own “tag,” so it you’d like…

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Hostess with the mostest

We receive a lot of feedback. Whether on TripAdvisor, Facebook, Google, or old-fashioned email, we hear from a lot of our Guests each season. And we read every word. Sometimes the feedback starts with, “I don’t even know if anyone will read this …” We not only read them, we share them with our staff….

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Podcast: The Moose Out Front

We’ve made it to Episode 014 and are heading into our second half-year of podcasting! (That bit of non-math makes me think of when you have a baby and at first you keep track of age by days, then weeks, months and finally years. It’s a process.) We have many graphics to share this time…

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This Coaster Cat …

… doesn’t mind the water one bit! #ThankYouThursday to Coaster Cat Brad (a certified diver) for safety-inspecting the piers at Raven’s lake turn. pic.twitter.com/dgtpmVhf1w — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) August 11, 2016 The piers at Raven‘s lake turn got two thumbs up following their safety check.

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Tips for Toes

I love shoes – always have. As a child, there were two times out of the year – back to school and the beginning of summer – I especially looked forward to because it meant – new shoes! Since we had Season Passes to the park, we spent a lot of our time in Splashin’…

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‘So Long, Summer’ Sweepstakes

Congratulations to our winner: Wendy P. from Newburgh, Indiana! Wendy receives four one-day tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari plus two nights in a Christmas Cabin at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort. Thanks to all who entered! —– After this Friday, we’re open weekends-only … which begs the question: Where did the Summer of ’16 go?!…

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Seven decades of pictures

Here’s to seven decades of fantastic photographic fun! Thanks to all who sent us pictures to include in this video and the Memories Mosaic in our 70th Birthday Plaza. From the old Brownie cameras to today’s cell-phone cameras, every captured memory is precious. Here’s to our next 70 years!

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Birthday Week treats

  It’s our 70th Birthday week! Here’s a list of goodies to check out now through Sunday, August 7: This week, when you buy three of our 70th Birthday Souvenir Bottles for $12.99, the fourth bottle is free. (The regular price is $6.99 for one bottle.) Available at most food locations. At the Chill Factory,…

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Holiday Road warriors

And to think that when I was a kid in the ’60s and heading out on vacation in the family car with my brothers and our parents, our biggest entertainment was looking for license plates from every state. The Jeff Sutton family found a modern way to keep themselves – and the rest of us – highly…

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Podcast: The one with the Conqueror

It’s podcast day! As always, here are some illustrations from our hour or so of silliness: First of all, to celebrate our thirteenth episode, we snacked on some new treats that will appear on the SmokeHouse menu for Happy Halloween Weekends: Fried Apple Pie Bites and … … Bread Pudding Bites (above). Needless to say,…

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Center square for the win

Local radio personality Ty Hunter posted this on Instagram – and all this Baby Boomer’s heart could do was beat a little faster, remembering the glory days of the TV game show Hollywood Squares. HoliWood Squares? Can’t take him anywhere. #weirdo A photo posted by Ty Hunter (@tylerhunter007) on Jul 27, 2016 at 3:08pm PDT…

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A wave of gratitude

After two perfect-score safety audits in a row, we just had to give a big shout-out to our lifeguards and slide attendants: Congratulations to our Splashin’ Safari team, who received a perfect score on their safety audit today! #lifeguard #slideattendant #holidayworld #safetyfirst A photo posted by Holiday World (@holidayworld) on Jul 22, 2016 at 7:02pm…

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