| Sep 24, 2012
| 8:15 AM
After a growth spurt over the past few years, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood has hit its stride as the leader in blood, guts and gore in Southern California. Photos: Halloween Horror Nights 2012 at Universal Studios Hollywood...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:45 AM
After a half decade without a new roller coaster and the removal of two aging rides from its coaster fleet, Cedar Point can once again reclaim its self-proclaimed title of "America's Roller Coast" with the addition of Gatekeeper in 2013.
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:45 AM
I've been to Disneyland hundreds of times over the last two decades and have been writing the Funland theme park blog for about four years now. As a result, people are always asking me how to do everything at Disneyland in a single day.
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Actors from the NBC daytime drama "Days of Our Lives" will make appearances at Universal Studios and Universal CityWalk next month.
Stars visiting the resort on Saturday, Feb. 23, include John Aniston, Camila Banus, Shawn Christian, Casey Deidrick,...
| May 26, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Cheetah Hunt is a worthy addition to the admirable roller-coaster lineup at Busch Gardens. The steel coaster opens to the public at the Tampa theme park Friday in time for Memorial Day weekend.
Its gimmick, if you will, is a series of magnetically...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 5:47 AM
Legoland Florida opens its doors to the public in the crowded theme-park market that is Central Florida on Saturday. Here are a few of the ways, big and small, that the Winter Haven attraction is designed to stand out.
At the park's...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
A tiny Orlando, Fla., family entertainment center plans to add seven attractions over the next few years in a bid to become a small amusement park with a collection of new rides that rivals its better-known neighbors.
Any of the new additions —...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:08 AM
February puts the spotlight on romance and that doesn't have to change just because you're surrounded by turkey legs, throngs of tourists, daunting queues and double-wide strollers at theme parks. Using factors such as privacy, atmosphere and uniqueness,...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 1:33 PM
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which marks its first birthday today, has established an enthusiastic theme park following, the kind seen for the books and films featuring a boy wizard created by author J.K. Rowling.
Visitors to Universal's...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Breaking a wicked stepmother's curse, Disneyland's fairytale princesses will be whisked away from their crowded one-room temporary home in 2013 and magically transported to a spacious new storybook village more befitting of their royal lineage.
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Disney has unveiled plans to roll out a revolutionary new digital reservation system at its four Florida theme parks allowing visitors to pre-book rides, shows, parades, restaurants and character meet-and-greets months before a vacation.
So when will...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Parade lovers will have one less option at Orlando's theme parks soon. The Pixar Pals Countdown to Fun, an afternoon staple at Disney's Hollywood Studios, calls it quits on Saturday.
Walt Disney World decided last month that the Countdown, which...