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new-family-adventures-at-silver-dollar-city-in-2015In a major announcement, new for 2015, Silver Dollar City presents Fireman’s Landing, an $8 million development with 10 new family adventures for ages 3 to 93 in an all-new area.Set to open in Spring 2015, Fireman’s Landing substantially increases the park’s...
tallest-fastest-giga-coaster-fury-325-for-carowindsCarowinds has announced that Fury 325, the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster, will be unleashed in Spring 2015 as part of a planned $50 million dollar multiyear investment.For more than 40 years, Carowinds has been the place where the Carolinas come...
howl-o-scream-at-busch-gardens-williamsburgThe cursed will take over Busch Gardens Williamsburg when Howl-O-Scream returns Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from September 12 - October 26 . Survive an all-new Terror-tory and see a revived fan-favorite show to celebrate the 16th year of this event.Don't Listen...
new-killer-whale-environments-at-seaworld-parksSeaWorld has announced plans to build new, first-of-its-kind killer whale environments and that it will fund new programs to protect ocean health and killer whales in the wild. The new projects will build on SeaWorld’s legacy of providing state-of-the-art,...
howl-o-scream-returns-to-busch-gardens-tampaAs the lights dim and the fire dwindles, a sinister song in perfect pitch curses all who hear its tormenting tempo. Survive the curse this fall, for 18 nights, as Howl-O-Scream returns to Busch Gardens Tampa in 2014 with unexpected terrors around every...
laff-trakk-spinning-coaster-at-hersheypark-in-2015Hersheypark in Pennsylvania has announced the addition of Laff Trakk, the first indoor, spinning, glow-coaster in the United States for Summer 2015, a 21st century Fun House.Laff Trakk, built within a family friendly house of laughs, will spin riders through an...
mickeys-halloween-party-at-disneyland-californiaHalloween time at Disneyland Resort transforms Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park into spooky family-friendly Halloween environments. Highlights include the re-theming of Haunted Mansion Holiday and Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy, Mickey Mouse and...
mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party-in-floridaNot-so-spooky ghosts and goblins return this fall – while dastardly villains unleash some mischief — during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, delighting fun-seekers of all ages in the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida for 2014.On...
holiday-world-launching-coaster-in-2015Thunderbird, the nation’s first launched wing coaster, will open at Holiday World in 2015 including a 0-60mph launch in 3.5 seconds, plus multiple inversions and near-misses. Continuing Holiday World’s tradition of sending roller coasters through thickly wooded...
the-wizarding-world-of-harry-potter-diagon-alley-has-now-officially-opened-at-universal-orlandoThe Grand Opening is unsurprisingly extremely popular, with a 180 minute queue to enter Diagon Alley and a 450 minute queue to ride Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley area includes Harry Potter and the...
diagon-alley-now-open-at-universal-orlandoEnjoy the shops, shows, streets, food & drink of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley ahead of the grand opening on July 8, as the phased preview continues.Universal Orlando Resort are now inviting guests to experience the atmosphere, shops, food...
hogwarts-express-now-open-at-universal-orlandoThe grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley is still a week away, but guests are getting to experience the Hogwarts Express which is now open.King’s Cross Station, Hogsmeade Station and everyone’s favorite scarlet steam engine the...
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...
insane-coaster-wars-world-domination-on-travel-channelGet ready for the new season of Travel Channel’s popular series, “Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination.” Season three premieres on Sunday, June 29 at 7:00pm & 7:30pm ET/PT (back-to-back premieres). The show features the world’s craziest, most terrifying,...
the-wizarding-world-of-harry-potter-diagon-alley-to-officially-open-on-july-8-at-universal-orlando-resortUniversal Orlando has announced that The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley will officially open on July 8 - allowing guests to experience even more of Harry Potter’s adventures in an all-new, magnificently-themed environment.The Wizarding World of...
seven-dwarfs-mine-train-is-now-open-at-magic-kingdomThe lovable world of Sleepy, Doc, Grumpy, Bashful, Sneezy, Happy and Dopey comes excitingly to life on the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train takes New Fantasyland guests on a rollicking, musical adventure into the mine “where a million diamonds shine.”The “crowning jewel”...
enhanced-mobile-app-for-busch-gardens-launchedBusch Gardens have announced new enhancements to its popular park mobile apps, available for iPhone and Android devices. The Busch Gardens Discovery Guide mobile app offers new features for a more personalized and interactive experience during a park visit, and...
enhanced-mobile-app-for-seaworld-launchedSeaWorld have announced new enhancements to its popular park mobile apps, available for iPhone and Android devices. The SeaWorld Discovery Guide mobile app offers new features for a more personalized and interactive experience during a park visit, and can be...
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...
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...

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