Destinations With Character – Merlin Entertainment Certified Specialists



Merlin North America Specialist - Don Korta Jr

We at Destinations With Character are Merlin Entertainment Certified Specialists

Never heard of Merlin Entertainment? You have and just don’t realize it.

Merlin Entertainments is the largest European entertainments company operating in Europe. Merlin runs 110 attractions in 23 countries across four continents. Our aim is to deliver unique, memorable and rewarding experiences to millions of visitors across our growing estate. We believe that we achieve this objective largely thanks to the commitment and passion of our team and the strength of our brands, which will never fail to be distinctive, challenging and innovative.




SEA LIFE will transport you into an amazing underwater world… come nose to nose with sharks and turtles and prepare for astonishingly close views of everything from humble starfish to magical seahorses. Discover the beautiful tropics of Stingray Bay, or the humidity in our dense Rainforest Adventure, go beneath the waves in our underwater tunnels or pop up in our bubble tanks and say hello to our clownfish!

We welcome more than 20M guests each year to our 50 aquariums and 6 sanctuaries. We care for over 180,000 creatures living in incredible themed habitats. Our guests can discover mysteries of freshwater landscapes, see underwater reefs in breath-taking colourful displays, marvel at the spectacle of jellyfish as they float through beautifully lit waters, and watch stunning sharks glide overhead.

There are 8 SEA LIFE Locations in The United States

SEA LIFE California (Carlsbad, California)

SEA LIFE Arizona

SEA LIFE – Dallas / Fort Worth Texas

SEA LIFE Kansas City, Kansas

SEA LIFE Minnesota (Mall of America)

SEA LIFE Michigan (Auburn Hills, Michigan)

SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord (Concord North Carolina)

SEA LIFE Orlando (Orlando, Florida)



LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers bring together great 4D cinema shows, rides, LEGO MINILAND® and more.
Join us for a great indoor family experience.

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto Canada

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Chicago, Illinois

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Dallas Fort Worth

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Kansas

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Atlanta

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Boston (Boston, Massachusetts)

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Westchester, New York

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Take a moment to escape, and discover the magic and natural wonder Orlando has to offer from above.

Be effortlessly lifted away in a capsule of calm and serenity to see Orlando in a way you’ve never seen it before.  The iconic 400-foot tall observation wheel provides breathtaking views of Central Florida in all directions, with sights of downtown Orlando’s skyline, theme parks, lakes and lush landscape, and on a clear day, views of Cape Canaveral on the east coast.

  • Great for all ages!
  • Fully enclosed air-conditioned capsules
  • Tickets include our ultimate pre-flight 4D Cinema Experience
  • Located in the heart of International Drive at I-Drive 360

Orlando Eye (Orlando, Florida)


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The San Francisco Dungeon is NOT your usual visitor attraction!

It’s an exciting mix of 9 live actor shows, 200 years of history, 360° sets, 1 dark boat ride and authentic storytelling.

Being scared has never been more fun.  Their unique take on history has made it one of Europe’s best-loved visitor attractions.

But now, for the first time, they have arrived in the USA! San Francisco is the perfect venue; filled with history, intrigue and colorful characters.

The San Francisco Dungeon




Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London with branches in a number of major cities. It was founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud and was formerly known as “Madame Tussaud’s”; the apostrophe is no longer used. Madame Tussaud’s wax museum has now grown to become a major tourist attraction in London, incorporating (until 2010) the London Planetarium in its west wing. It has expanded and will expand with branches in Amsterdam, Bangkok, Beijing, Berlin, Blackpool, Hollywood, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, New York City, Orlando, Prague, San Francisco,Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Vienna, Washington, D.C., Wuhan, Tokyo and a temporary museum in Busan (Korea). Today’s wax figures at Tussauds include historical and royal figures, film stars, sports stars and famous murderers. Known as “Madame Tussauds” museums (no apostrophe), they are owned by a leisure company called Merlin Entertainments, following the acquisition of The Tussauds Group in May 2007. Madame Tussauds Seoul, opened at Lotte World, 1 May 2015.

Madame Tussaud’s San Francisco

Madame Tussaud’s Hollywood

Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

Madame Tussauds New York

Madame Tussauds Washington D.C.

Madame Tussauds Orlando (Orlando, Florida)



LEGOLAND® Florida is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, shows and attractions and the LEGOLAND Water Park, LEGOLAND is geared towards family fun! LEGOLAND® Florida is open daily, but is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday during specific periods. Please view the operating calendar before your visit. Toll and ticket booths open approx. 45 minutes prior to Park opening.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort (Winter Haven, Florida)

LEGOLAND California Resort (Carlsbad, California)




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