| 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.
| Apr 28, 2013
CARLSBAD, Calif. — The Legoland Hotel, which opened April 5, got plenty of little things wrong in its first weeks. But its designers got one thing enormously right, and that will make this place a screaming success: kid-centricity.
| 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,...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Thrill seekers will have to wait a little longer for a big new ride as Knott's Berry Farm unveiled plans for a trio of family attractions in 2013 aimed at bridging the gap in the Buena Park theme park’s collection of kiddie and extreme rides.
| Oct 13, 2011
| 5:47 AM
The first new theme park in Central Florida in more than a decade is almost ready for guests. Saturday's grand opening of Legoland Florida ushers in a new era filled with colorful building-block figures — from Einstein to Elvis — and rides for...
| 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,...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The theme park industry will take a deep breath in 2013 after the launch of several landmark attractions and with more groundbreaking projects on the horizon.
The last few years have seen several theme park additions that have altered the industry...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Fright Fest at Six Flags Magic Mountain has always labored in the shadow of the Herculean Halloween events at Universal Studios Hollywood and Knott's Berry Farm.
> Photos: Fright Fest 2012 at Magic Mountain
Last year saw a significant improvement in...
| 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.
| 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...