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universal-orlando-reveals-details-about-the-hogwarts-expressUniversal Orlando are creating the first-ever experience that will allow guests to actually ride the iconic train between London and Hogsmeade – just like in the books and films.One of the most memorable and exciting experiences from the Harry Potter series will come to life at Universal Orlando...
universal-orlando-reveals-details-about-the-wizarding-world-of-harry-potter-diagon-alley2014’s most anticipated new theme park experience opens this summer and brings more of Harry Potter’s adventures to life. The expansive new park area will feature something for everyone: The Hogwarts Express, a groundbreaking ride, plus spectacular shops and dining.Never before has a theme park created...
new-rides-at-six-flags-parks-in-2014Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, the world's largest regional theme park company, has announced that innovation and world-class entertainment will again take center stage at its 18 parks across North America for the 2014 season. The company's lineup includes an impressive collection of world-record...
legoland-california-water-park-expansion-in-2014Coming off a successful year with the launch of the nation’s first Legoland Hotel, Legoland California Resort General Manager Peter Ronchetti proudly announced another big addition for guests to enjoy next year: Lego Legends of Chima Water Park! The Lego Legends of Chima Water Park is based on the Lego...
holiday-world-investing-8-million-in-2014By next May, Holiday World will be able to say their “ship has come in” as they open a classic swinging ship ride, the Mayflower, and make other improvements to the park.“Since 2006, when we expanded Holiday World to include a Thanksgiving-themed section, we’ve received hundreds of suggestions to add a...
sneak-peak-of-the-gringotts-bank-roller-coasterThis exclusive image from Dynamic Attractions gives a taste of what to expect from the new Gringotts roller coaster coming to the new Diagon Alley area at Universal Studios Florida, an expansion of The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort in 2014.How similar the actual attraction...
focus-on-florida-halloween-2013Florida's theme parks have been terrifying visitors for years and 2013 will see many revealing new and exciting attractions. Check out some of the most eagerly anticipated!Universal Studios Florida at Universal Orlando: Halloween Horror NightsOn select nights September 20 - November 2, your worst...
banshee-for-kings-island-in-2014The longest inverted steel roller coaster in the world - “Banshee” - will make its debut at Kings Island in April of 2014.The first female-inspired thrill ride at a Cedar Fair Entertainment Company amusement park, Banshee will send riders screaming through 4,124.1 feet of track and seven mind-bending...
300-million-investment-for-dollywoodEntertainment legend Dolly Parton has announced plans for $300 million of investment in Dollywood over the next 10 years. The investment includes new attractions and resorts.Construction is under way on the new FireChaser Express rollercoaster, opening in March 2014 at Dollywood. To mark the company’s...
springfield-is-now-open-at-universal-orlando-resortSimpsons fans, rejoice! The world's first Simpsons themed environment is now open at Universal Orlando Resort. Springfield – the expansive, new area in Universal Studios Florida – invites guests to step inside the hometown of America's favorite animated family, The Simpsons, like never before.For the...
disneyland-resort-bursting-with-more-live-entertainment-in-2013The Disneyland Resort, now bursting with even more live entertainment, has a lineup of unforgettable thrills and enchantment to welcome guests for a summer of fun. Well-known as the Happiest Place on Earth, the Disneyland Resort Just Gets Happier with the spectacular, new stage show “Mickey and the...
new-fantasyland-in-magic-kingdom-at-walt-disney-world-resortNew Fantasyland will be welcoming its first-ever summer guests in 2013, immersing them into classic tales of Disney princes and princesses, heroes and vilains come vividly to life.Representing the largest expansion in the 41-year history of Magic Kingdom, the spectacular new space – open just a few...
new-at-busch-gardens-williamsburg-in-2013Busch Gardens Williamsburg unveils new Birds of Prey Up-Close tour, new shopping experiences, an expanded line-up of live shows, plus a new-look entrance area.Park guests will notice some not-so-subtle changes at the park this year including the newly renovated and expanded entrance that highlights the...
new-shows-and-live-entertainment-at-seaworld-san-antonioOn Saturday, June 8, three all-new shows will debut at SeaWorld San Antonio as the park begins its annual “Summer Nights” series.The highly anticipated show, Pets Ahoy, features the talents of four-legged stars that will have the whole family laughing from beginning to end. Dogs, cats, birds, rats,...
madagascar-live-operation-vacation-now-open-at-seaworld-san-diegoGuests can sing, clap and dance along to classic and original songs while partying with their favorite characters as they join the cast in the ultimate interactive show — SeaWorld San Diego is pleased to announce Madagascar Live! Operation: Vacation, an original live musical show featuring the...
seaworld-orlandos-antarctica-empire-of-the-penguin-now-openAntarctica: Empire of the Penguin – sure to be Orlando’s must-see new attraction - transports families into a rarely seen, icy world. You'll feel the majestic grandeur of the South Pole and see it through the penguins’ eyes on an exhilarating, first-of-its-kind family ride. You’ll explore a massive...
six-flags-great-adventure-reinvents-iconic-drive-through-safari-into-unique-themed-attractionSix Flags Great Adventure opens its massive new attraction, Safari Off Road Adventure.Boasting 1,200 animals from six continents including elephants, rhinos, tigers, giraffes and lions, Safari Off Road Adventure takes explorers on an exhilarating, interactive animal adventure. “Wild Safari remained...
six-flags-over-texas-soars-to-record-breaking-heights-with-texas-skyscreamerSix Flags Over Texas dominates the North Texas sky with the park’s newest thrill ride.At a staggering 400 feet, Texas SkyScreamer is now the park’s tallest attraction and will hold a world record title as the tallest tower swing ride in the world. Twenty-four riders sit two across in open-air swings...
world-record-breaking-rides-innovative-show-technology-and-an-historic-theme-park-transformation-coming-to-six-flags-in-2013Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, the world’s largest regional theme park company, have announced that it will introduce another exciting array of thrill and family rides, spectacular stage shows, and extreme water slides in 2013 across its 19 North American parks, including the transformation of Six...
the-wizarding-world-of-harry-potter-diagon-alley-is-coming-to-universal-orlandoBuilding on the global phenomenon that is The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros have announced an expansion of historic proportion with the entirely new themed environment, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley.Scheduled to open in 2014, the world’s...

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