You can see the world at Gulliver’s Gate. Well, very small versions of several cities, including Beijing, Paris, Scotland, Venice and New York. Opened last year, this attraction has 50,000 square feet of interactive displays of miniatures with figures less than 1” tall.
It was the most thrilling “lazy” river I’d ever been on. I sometimes struggled to stay in my tube on the waves and rapids at Aquaventure Water Park at Atlantis. Guests of Atlantis pay no admission; others can purchase a day pass for the 141-acre water park, which includes 20 swimming areas, 11 pools and high-speed water slides.
I’m not sure if this is welcome news or falls somewhere on the so-creepy scale. Airports are experimenting with using biometric technology to test facial recognition for some international flights. Rather than showing a passport, passengers have their photos taken prior to boarding, which are matched to photos of them already on file.
Jeremy Norris’ family members were bootleggers and farmers. He carries on their legacy with Broadslab Distillery, located on the family farm, producing moonshine, whisky and rum in a still he designed with his grandfather using his recipe. “We handle the entire process from dirt to bottle,” he said on the one-hour tour that includes a shot glass and tasting.