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  • Legoland Hotel is built, brick by brick, with kids in mind

    Legoland Hotel is built, brick by brick, with kids in mind
    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. "The dragon...
  • Universal Studios Orlando set to open Transformers ride next summer

    Universal Studios Orlando set to open Transformers ride next summer
    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...
  • Looping wooden roller coasters are about to become a reality

    Looping wooden roller coasters are about to become a reality
    The first volleys of the next roller coaster revolution have been fired in the forested Idaho panhandle, the emerging epicenter of thrill ride innovation. Located in the small town of Hayden, Idaho, Rocky Mountain Construction has burst onto the ride...
  • 'Halloween Haunt' chronicles a Knott's Scary Farm legacy

    'Halloween Haunt' chronicles a Knott's Scary Farm legacy
    Ted Dougherty is an unassuming Glendale paralegal and classical musician with an overt dark side that reaches its monstrous zenith every October. Dougherty stumbled upon his twisted passion in 1987 during a visit to Knott's Scary Farm, which...
  • Knight Rider jet boat ride coming to Italy's Movieland theme park

    Knight Rider jet boat ride coming to Italy's Movieland theme park
    It's safe to say the Kitt Super Jet boat ride set to open Friday at Italy's Movieland ranks as the craziest and strangest theme park attraction debuting anywhere in the world this summer. Photos: Kitt Super Jet boat ride at Italy's Movieland The one-...
  • Thor's Hammer dark ride set to debut at Norway's Tusenfryd

    Thor's Hammer dark ride set to debut at Norway's Tusenfryd
    A new motion simulator-based dark ride that tells the story of Norse gods and mythical monsters with 3-D scenes and special effects is set to debut at a Norwegian theme park this summer. Photos: Thor's Hammer dark ride at Norway's Tusenfryd Drawing on...
  • Sweden's Liseberg plans Projekt Helix megacoaster for 2014

    Sweden's Liseberg plans Projekt Helix megacoaster for 2014
    Ride enthusiasts are already drooling over a multi-launch roller coaster coming to a Swedish amusement park that promises six inversions and a series of near-miss encounters with other rides dotting a wooded hillside terrain. Photos: Projekt Helix...
  • Viking hordes set to invade Belgium's Plopsaland theme park

    Viking hordes set to invade Belgium's Plopsaland theme park
    This summer, a Belgian theme park will add an $8-million Viking land based on a television cartoon and movie series with two rides and a restaurant set in a lakeside village. The 12-acre Vicky the Viking themed land will be built on the location of a...
  • What's the best attraction at Orlando's theme parks?

    What's the best attraction at Orlando's theme parks?
    Now that the latest small wave of theme-park construction has passed, the official Theme Park Rangers list of top rides and attractions in Central Florida's theme parks has been updated. This, of course, is not science. It's opinion. No math was used to...
  • First quarterly report for Orlando theme parks: More Legoland, Limited Time Magic, work on Antarctica, Transformers

    First quarterly report for Orlando theme parks: More Legoland, Limited Time Magic, work on Antarctica, Transformers
    We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season.¬† Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
  • Legoland Florida: World of Chima area set to open this summer

    Legoland Florida: World of Chima area set to open this summer
    Legoland Florida will expand again this summer, introducing an area called the World of Chima, based on a Lego product line with tribes of mystical animal warriors, theme park officials announced Tuesday morning. The new land will feature an interactive...
  • New scavenger hunt in play at Disney's Animal Kingdom

    New scavenger hunt in play at Disney's Animal Kingdom
    Disney World is taking a natural approach to its latest in-park scavenger-hunt experience. The Wilderness Explorers program, which debuted last month, sends guests on missions to earn badges at 31 stations spread across Disney's Animal Kingdom. Most...