| Sep 7, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Wallace & Gromit are heading to the beach for a grand day out filled with cracking contraptions, Wensleydale cheese and family-friendly thrills.
> Photos: Wallace & Gromit Thrill-O-Matic at Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Set to open in 2013, the $7.8...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Knott’s Berry Farm celebrates the 40th anniversary of Halloween Haunt with a crosstown rival threatening to tear the middle-aged monster limb from limb.
But rather than cower and hide, Knott’s Scary Farm has fought back against the...
| 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.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:07 PM
On a steamy day at Magic Kingdom, I noticed the wait time for Mickey's PhilharMagic was a mere 10 minutes. So while others queued up nearby for FastPasses of New Fantasyland attractions, I slipped into line for the 3-D musical, an Old Fantasyland...
| 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,...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 9:16 AM
TNA Wrestling soon will no longer tape at Universal Studios, opting instead to take its show on the road. Its eight-year run at the theme park ends March 7. The "Impact Wrestling" show airs weekly on Spike TV.
"This is a very important next evolution...
| 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,...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 5:30 AM
The new Transformers ride has been generating positive early reviews from theme park enthusiasts and hard-core fans of the shape-shifting robots during a soft-opening preview at Universal Studios Singapore.
> Photos: Transformers ride at Universal...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:30 AM
Shortly after Christmas, the same question arises every year: What are we going to do on New Year's Eve?
Here’s what some California amusement and theme parks have planned for the last night of 2011:
Disneyland in Anaheim will stay open until 2 a....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:04 PM
The summer heat and summer crowds can be a big deterrent to taking on Orlando's theme parks, but there's quite a show to be had when the sun goes down.
Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando all have extended summer hours allowing...