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Theme Park Vacations

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  • Six Flags Magic Mountain spills plans for record-setting coaster

    Six Flags Magic Mountain spills plans for record-setting coaster
    Six Flags Magic Mountain is expected to add a terrain-hugging launched roller coaster in 2013 featuring the world's tallest loop, according to an employee who wasn't authorized to speak on behalf of the amusement park. A Magic Mountain mechanic...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • California's Great America revives plans for Gold Striker coaster

    California's Great America revives plans for Gold Striker coaster
    After a decade of difficulty and uncertainty, California's Great America has dusted off plans for an oft-delayed wooden roller coaster in hopes of reversing the Santa Clara amusement park's declining fortunes. PHOTOS: New wooden coaster at California's...
  • Galveston Pleasure Pier brings thrill rides back to Texas coast

    Galveston Pleasure Pier brings thrill rides back to Texas coast
    A disaster-prone Texas tourist destination that for more than a century has been an on-again, off-again home to oceanfront amusements will once again lure thrill-seekers with roller coasters, midway games and carnival confections. PHOTOS: New rides at...
  • Coming up at Legoland: Video-game zone, greenhouse tour, kicks with Orlando City Soccer

    Coming up at Legoland: Video-game zone, greenhouse tour, kicks with Orlando City Soccer
    Legoland Florida has identified a few new coming attractions to the Winter Haven theme park, which opened in October. + In March, look for the opening of the Warner Brothers Game Zone in the park's Imagination Zone. Kids there will be able to play Lego-...
  • High Five wooden roller coaster to debut in China

    High Five wooden roller coaster to debut in China
    A racing wooden roller coaster debuting this spring at a Chinese theme park will feature a first-of-its-kind element in which riders in dueling trains reach out toward each other and attempt to exchange high-fives. Dubbed the High Five by the American...
  • France's Parc Asterix to add OzIris coaster to new Egyptian land

    France's Parc Asterix to add OzIris coaster to new Egyptian land
    The $26-million OzIris roller coaster at Parc Asterix will dive underwater in front of a sorcerer's temple as part of the French theme park's new Egyptian-themed land. PHOTOS: OzIris inverted coaster at Parc Asterix Debuting April 7, the Bolliger &...
  • No sweat: Cool theme-park spots

    No sweat: Cool theme-park spots
    Is it just me or are theme parks not as cool as they used to be? Not "cool" in the Fonzie way or that Nicki Minaj way, but cool in the beat-the-heat way. I recall feeling overheated in theme parks in the summers of my youth and escaping inside, greeted...
  • Review: Pirate Reef ride guaranteed to get you wet at Legoland

    Review: Pirate Reef ride guaranteed to get you wet at Legoland
    The weather forecast for Legoland California this summer calls for a 100% chance of getting 100% soaking wet. PHOTOS: Pirate Reef water ride at Legoland California The new Pirate Reef water attraction opened over Memorial Day weekend at the Carlsbad...
  • Real Madrid theme park to celebrate Spanish soccer team

    Real Madrid theme park to celebrate Spanish soccer team
    Real Madrid plans to open a $1 billion soccer-centric theme park on a United Arab Emirates man-made island in January 2015 that celebrates the history, triumphs and hubris of the richest football club in the world. PHOTOS: Real Madrid Resort Island in...
  • 'Harry Potter' movie studio tour opens outside London

    'Harry Potter' movie studio tour opens outside London
    Hard-core Harry Potter fans who devoured the books, camped out for the movies and trekked through the theme park now have a new way to relive the boy wizard's adventures. PHOTOS: Making of Harry Potter studio tour Debuting Saturday, the Making of...