| Nov 21, 2011
| 12:47 PM
The most star-studded holiday event at Central Florida's theme parks begins Friday complete with three Oscar-winning actresses and the most famous Daytime Emmy winner in its lineup.
The Candlelight Processional features celebrities narrating the...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:00 AM
My palms have been sweating for weeks in anticipation of Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom, the new drop tower debuting Saturday at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
> Photos: Lex Luthor drop tower at Six Flags Magic Mountain
My apprehension stemmed not from the...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 5:45 AM
While theme parks often add water parks to attract more visitors and encourage longer stays, Italy's Etnaland water park will introduce a twist on the trend by opening a theme park in 2013.
PHOTOS: Etnaland theme park set to open in 2013
Set to debut...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:39 AM
Autobots and Decepticons will square off in the middle of Universal Studios when Transformers: The Ride — 3D opens there next summer, Universal Orlando officials confirmed Thursday night.
The multimillion-dollar attraction will be a near-clone of...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:15 AM
The $800-million Adventure World Warsaw theme park set to break ground July 21 will feature lands dedicated to mythical creatures, ancient legends, fantasy worlds and Polish history.
PHOTOS: Adventure World Warsaw theme park in Poland
Located about a...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Ramblings and a semi-rant of a Theme Park Ranger:
•I can't get over the outpouring of love for Orange Bird, the cartoon character that returned to Magic Kingdom last month. Some Disney fans have been jubilant ever since.
His appeal could be...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 6:14 AM
Little girl crime fighters are out. Platypus crime fighters are in.
Those are the trends at Epcot, which was home of the Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure from early 2009 until last month. Now the theme park offers the Disney Phineas & Ferb: Agent P'...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:08 AM
A pair of otherworldly photos from Superstorm Sandy will be forever etched in my memory of the historic hurricane.
The first photo showed up in much of the mainstream media coverage and became a symbol of the storm: A seemingly intact roller coaster...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk plans to replace a 20-year-old steel coaster with the $5.5 million Undertow spinning coaster in summer 2013.
> Photos: Undertow spinning coaster at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Undertow is being billed as Northern California's...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...