A cool ocean breeze

Another beautiful day on board the Mayflower! Beautiful day for a ride on Mayflower! #SummersHere #holidayworld #tristatewx pic.twitter.com/McCIvY1MzU — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) June 18, 2014 Have you been following our 66 Days At Sea journal? We’re nearly halfway to shore!

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Are we there yet?

Thanks to all who entered! Here are our winners: Cassandra S. from Louisville, Kentucky Jennifer K. from Fishers, Indiana Jodi B. from Martinsville, Indiana Each winner received two one-day tickets. Didn’t win? Be sure to subscribe to the HoliBlog and watch our Facebook page for more opportunities to “enter to win.” —- Have you ever…

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Opening Day twitters

Thanks to everyone who sailed through the front gate this morning. Here are just a few of the many, many wonderful tweets we saw today: Opening day 2014 @holidayworld. Woohoo! pic.twitter.com/3v44b5JjTs — Duke Hampsch (@DukeHampsch) May 3, 2014 Our self-proclaimed first fan to hit the ship! Had a fun day today. I can honestly say…

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April showers

Weather woes? Worry not: April showers bring May … #tristatewx pic.twitter.com/UmsbovCGAx — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 25, 2014

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Mayflower!

Mayflower is here! What a beauty! pic.twitter.com/zxiulNOyF9 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 22, 2014

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Hey! Bring that back!

When we told the crane operator, "Take a bow, sir!" … apparently he took us seriously. #Mayflower pic.twitter.com/dCW2DpBk2N — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 21, 2014

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Time to get our ship in shape

If you’ve been wondering about exactly where Mayflower will dock, here’s a bird’s-eye view from the top of Voyage’s lift hill: Our new swinging ship ride arrived this week and we wasted no time getting all the pieces secured into place. I never would have guessed the medallions would be this big! Meet Paul from…

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A magnificent medallion

Now that’s a medallion! What's the name of that ride again? pic.twitter.com/9l3fEKslCa — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 18, 2014

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Let’s get this ship started!

Bright and early this morning, our first shipment arrived! Land ho! #Mayflower pic.twitter.com/dUbFu3fUtu — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 17, 2014 The rest should pull into dock in time for all the pieces to pull together on Saturday.

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Mayflower sets sail from … Wichita?

That’s right. The original Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England. Our Mayflower is heading this way over the next two days by way of Wichita, Kansas. The good folks at Chance Rides were kind enough to snap some photos for us as they packed up the physical supports and sent them to Santa Claus. Indiana,…

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First, the Headless Horseman …

And now … the headless roofer? Well, it made us take a second look! The roofers are getting Safari Outpost ready for opening. And what are these fellows up to? Take a hard-hat tour with James and Matt, in this week’s installment of the Hard Hat Chronicles:        

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Getting our ship together

While our crews are working hard to prepare the Mayflower site: … other crews, hundreds of miles away, are assembling our new ride. In the above photo, they’re attaching the boat ends to the long keel. Getting our ship together, as it were. Here’s James with a Hard Hat Chronicles update: Here’s another look at…

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