| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:35 AM
Six Flags has unveiled its 2015 lineup of new roller coasters, thrill rides and water slides at the amusement park chain's 13 locations.
Additions are to include three roller coasters, five thrill rides, two dark rides and two water attractions.
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Scare zones will be back on the streets of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights tonight after a two-year absence.
Event planners had strayed from the dedicated, elaborately themed outdoor spaces populated by costumed "scare actors."
"You can just...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:55 AM
Gosh, I hate goodbyes. The finale of "Mary Tyler Moore" with the group hug and Mare turning out the newsroom lights still gets me right there.
So I cannot say I was looking forward to last Saturday's trip to Epcot, which included the final...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Disney World will close its American Idol Experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park earlier than previously announced. The last day for the attraction, based on Fox's television singing competition, will be Aug. 30.
In June, Disney said the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:04 PM
The heat is still on for Central Florida theme park visitors.
We are nearing the season where many choose to visit Walt Disney World because the parks are less crowded, but the temperatures will remain higher than desired for weeks after the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:29 AM
WHAT: As Halloween approaches, the spooky and not-so-spooky events at Central Florida theme parks begin to fade. Here's a wrap-up of what's left in the bag.
•SeaWorld Orlando: The park's Spooktacular, a gentle trick-or-treat affair, runs Saturday...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:22 AM
After 13 years of negotiations and planning, Universal Parks & Resorts said Monday it would open a $3.3-billion, 300-acre theme park in Beijing. The company and its Chinese partners did not set an opening date, but state-run media said the complex would...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:53 AM
There I was, surrounded by Mickey Mouse and a lot of pixie dust. I floated through Pirates of the Caribbean and by Jungle Cruise. I had 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea flashbacks. I couldn't find the bathrooms.
It wasn't a dream. I was in Disneyland....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Pele, a 12-year-old western lowland gorilla living at Busch Gardens, is pregnant and expected to give birth in November, the Tampa theme park announced Tuesday.
The mother came to Busch Gardens in early 2010 from a zoo in Brownsville, Texas, and she...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Simulated human sacrifices have been removed from a scare zone at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights.
Bayou of Blood, a Louisiana voodoo themed street experience for the event, originally was designed to include a hourly staged production featuring a...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:27 AM
One could forgive It's a Small World for getting a big head. Disney marked its 50th birthday party with a global celebration. The ride was introduced at the 1964 World's Fair and was considered a temporary attraction. Instead, Walt Disney transplanted...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Entertainment will line the streets of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley when it opens this summer at Universal Studios, the theme park announced Wednesday.
Guests will be able to watch "The Tales of Beedle the Bard," a four-person...