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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Lake Compounce Opens Bear Creek Campground

    Lake Compounce Opens Bear Creek Campground
    BRISTOL — Lake Compounce isn't just for "daycations" anymore. The theme and water park opened its new campground July 1, inviting families to spend not only their days at the park, but their nights, as well. Bear Creek Campground, which is a...
  • Scott, Crist scramble to raise piles of campaign cash

    Scott, Crist scramble to raise piles of campaign cash
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's gubernatorial race is already living up to predictions it will be the nation's most costly statehouse slugfest this year. So far, Gov. Rick Scott and challenger Charlie Crist have amassed a combined $54 million, with Scott...
  • Two dozen rescued after being stranded on California roller coaster

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two dozen people, four of them slightly injured, were left stranded high off the ground after a roller coaster ride struck a tree branch at a Six Flags amusement park in southern California on Monday evening, fire officials said....
  • Puedes ver a Anna y Elsa, de "Frozen", en Disney

    Puedes ver a Anna y Elsa, de "Frozen", en Disney
    ¿Anna y Elsa son reales y podemos encontrarnos con ellas? Eso es lo que se preguntan las niñas, las mamás y hasta los hermanos y padres de los visitantes de los parques de Disney, que además son fanáticos de la famosa película “Frozen”. No hay...
  • Tips for navigating Diagon Alley, opening Tuesday at Universal

    Tips for navigating Diagon Alley, opening Tuesday at Universal
    After months of anticipation, Diagon Alley will open Tuesday morning at Universal Studios Florida, offering parkgoers shopping, dining and a 3D thrill ride in a setting that faithfully re-creates scenes from the blockbuster Harry Potter movies....
  • 4 injured, dozens rescued from Magic Mountain ride in Calif.

    4 injured, dozens rescued from Magic Mountain ride in Calif.
    Two dozen people, four of them slightly injured, were left stranded high off the ground after a roller coaster ride struck a tree branch at a Six Flags amusement park in southern California on Monday evening, fire officials said. The Ninja roller...
  • On my way to Diagon Alley

    On my way to Diagon Alley
    Tomorrow I'll be taking in the opening of Diagon Alley at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Theme parks are big business in Central Florida, and there are few bigger pitfalls for a theme park than becoming outdated. So big openings like that at...
  • Traffic: Beware of congestion for Diagon Alley grand opening at Universal

    Traffic: Beware of congestion for Diagon Alley grand opening at Universal
    Harry Potter enthusiasts flocked to Universal Studios Orlando this morning for the grand opening of Diagon Alley — a new section of the Wizarding Worlds of Harry Potter expansion. Motorists should plan for traffic delays and possible tie-ups on...
  • Reunion Resort re-emerges with new kind of international buyer

    Reunion Resort re-emerges with new kind of international buyer
    Reunion Resort, the boom-to-bust vacation club in Osceola County, is re-emerging from Florida's real-estate meltdown, and this time it's finding a new kind of international buyer. Customers are more skeptical than they were in the boom days and are...
  • Orlando: Hotel deal gives early entry to Harry Potter's Diagon Alley

    Orlando: Hotel deal gives early entry to Harry Potter's Diagon Alley
    Diagon Alley opens Tuesday (today) as the latest feature in the Universal Orlando kingdom in Florida. For those who can't wait, Hilton Orlando offers a room and three-day park-to-park tickets that allow you to enter an hour earlier than everyone else...
  • Six Flags' Drop of Doom opening delayed again

     
    "Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom" the ride which when opened will be the world's tallest and fastest drop ride has hit yet another snag and its opening has been delayed yet again. The ride the which will be attached to Kingda Ka roller coaster as originally...