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  • Review: Disappointing Goofy's Sky School coaster marks end of Paradise Pier makeover at Disney California Adventure

    Review: Disappointing Goofy's Sky School coaster marks end of Paradise Pier makeover at Disney California Adventure
    The Goofy's Sky School makeover of an off-the-shelf roller coaster at Disney California Adventure amounts to little more than a Band-Aid meant to hide an unseemly scar that earned the Anaheim theme park its on-the-cheap reputation. I took a spin on the...
  • In honor of Friday the 13th, finding bad luck at the theme parks

    In honor of Friday the 13th, finding bad luck at the theme parks
    I hate it when I park my car at a Disney World theme park and move directly to the waiting tram, only to hear the "no further boarding" call. As if that weren't irritating enough, it also means that I'll be the first passenger on the next tram, which...
  • Fun Spot Orlando adding coasters, thrill rides and water park

    Fun Spot Orlando adding coasters, thrill rides and water park
    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 —...
  • Review: Lex Luthor and Superman rides do battle at Magic Mountain

    Review: Lex Luthor and Superman rides do battle at Magic Mountain
    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...
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg to add Verbolten coaster for 2012

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg to add Verbolten coaster for 2012
    The Verbolten multi-launch roller coaster debuting in Spring 2012 at Busch Gardens Williamsburg will take riders on a high-speed drive along the German autobahn before detouring through the forbidden Black Forest. > Photos: Verbolten coaster at Busch...
  • Italy's Etnaland water park to add theme park in 2013

    Italy's Etnaland water park to add theme park in 2013
    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...
  • Universal Studios: Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster back open

    Universal Studios: Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster back open
    (UPDATE: Last paragraph changed with official correcting what Universal had planned for Rockit during Horror Nights.) The Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster is back in operation at Universal Studios theme park today, Universal Orlando officials...
  • Top thrill rides compete in Travel Channel's 'Insane Coaster Wars'

    Top thrill rides compete in Travel Channel's 'Insane Coaster Wars'
    The new "Insane Coaster Wars" coming to the Travel Channel this summer lets viewers take a virtual ride on many of the best roller coasters in the United States right from the comfort of their living room couch. PHOTOS: 24 rides competing in "Insane...
  • New park on the block: Legoland

    New park on the block: Legoland
    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. Togetherness At the park's...
  • Bottom line: Here's the top attractions at Orlando theme parks

    Bottom line: Here's the top attractions at Orlando theme parks
    Now that there's a lull in our grand openings for theme park attractions, it's a good time to update my list of Top 50 attractions at Orlando's theme parks. It's a project I haven't updated since Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened, yikes, almost a...
  • Top 10 rides and slides at Indiana's Holiday World

    Top 10 rides and slides at Indiana's Holiday World
    Holiday World in Santa Claus, Ind., may be the only place on Earth where you can celebrate Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween and the Fourth of July all in a single day. Photos: Top 10 Holiday World rides and attractions The family-owned theme park...
  • Transformers ride to debut at Universal Studios Hollywood in spring 2012

    Transformers ride to debut at Universal Studios Hollywood in spring 2012
    Recruits on the new Transformers ride opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in spring 2012 will join the heroic Autobots in an intergalactic battle against the villainous Decepticons. The five-minute Transformers motion simulator dark ride with high-...