| 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.
| 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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Wounded by controversy over keeping killer whales in captivity, SeaWorld Entertainment is embarking on a pricey project designed to give its orcas more room to roam.
The company said Friday it will nearly double the orca habitat at its three SeaWorld...
| 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 1, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Lee and Donna Jenkot never tire of SeaWorld's "Clyde and Seamore Take Pirate Island."
The Orlando retirees have watched the sea lions' antics at least 50 times since the nautical-themed show debuted 15 years ago. The goofy gags are always the same,...
| 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...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Borrowing a page from its Harry Potter playbook, Universal Orlando said Thursday it will soon add a collection of shops and restaurants with a common theme drawn from the world of the long-running animated television show "The Simpsons."
The area, which...
| Jun 2, 2013
Starting Sunday, Disney's Magic Kingdom guests will have to fork over a few extra dollars for single-day park admission.
The tickets will now cost $95 for adults and children 10 years old and up. For children ages 3 to 9, tickets will cost $89. This...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:29 AM
The latest changes kick in today for FastPass+ at Disney World, so it's a good time to review the procedures of the billion-dollar reservation system. Remember, the whole program is still under "test and adjust" phase, so there could be more alterations...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:19 AM
It's silver-anniversary time for Disney's Hollywood Studios. The theme park was born as Disney-MGM Studios on May 1, 1989, back when George Bush (the first one) was president, Americans learned to pronounce Exxon Valdez, and Eastern Air Lines was still...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:01 PM
A young black-and-white bird soon will take SeaWorld Orlando guests for a spin on the theme park's new ride, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.
Little Puck, an animated creation who's the star of the ride, met dozens of SeaWorld's business partners...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Our theme park enthusiast brethren over at the LATimes.com, Brady MacDonald likes to put together his most anticipated rides for the upcoming year pretty early on.
His take on the best new rides coming in 2014 he put together back in July 2013, but...