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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Taking the Kids -- to Busch Gardens to get up-close and personal with animals ... and coasters

    Taking the Kids -- to Busch Gardens to get up-close and personal with animals ... and coasters
    This is one birthday cake guaranteed to please. It's huge, shaped like a zebra, complete with the distinctive stripes. Only this cake was made to please a lion cub rather than a human child so it was fashioned from raw meat. Welcome to the state-of-the-...
  • Diagon Alley becomes the place to shop at Universal

    Diagon Alley becomes <i>the</i> place to shop at Universal
    Theme parks have heavily promoted merchandise for years, but with its new expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando has gone a step further. It has based an entire new area on a fictional shopping district called Diagon Alley,...
  • Dubai to build world's biggest mall with 100 hotels, climate-control

    Dubai to build world's biggest mall with 100 hotels, climate-control
    Anyone feel like going shopping in a really big way? Dubai, United Arab Emirates, recently announced plans to build the biggest mall in the world, one that would house 100 hotels, 8 million square feet of stores and retail outlets, a wellness center, a...
  • More information needed about All Aboard Florida passenger trains

    I am excited about All Aboard Florida, but have a concern about its feasibility. First, the portion to Orlando is not approved yet. Second, though it's said to be privately financed, apparently there is some public funding of the Orlando station. It's...
  • 20th Century Fox to build theme park in South Korea

    Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea. The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...
  • 'Lego Movie' Keeps No. 1 Spot on Home Video Charts

    With no major new releases hitting stores last week, the top four disc sellers for the week ending July 13 remain unchanged. Warner's "The LEGO Movie" again finished the week at No. 1 on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart, which tracks overall...
  • Universal Studios: Horror Nights lineup includes 'Face Off' zone

    Universal Studios: Horror Nights lineup includes 'Face Off' zone
    Creations from "Face Off," the Syfy competition series,  will be part of the lineup for 2014 Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios. Ten characters inspired by the series will be part of the HHN "street experience," the theme park announced late...
  • Ravinia originally intended to be amusement park

    Ravinia originally intended to be amusement park
    Today, Ravinia is internationally known for bringing all kinds of musical entertainment to the masses. It may be hard to imagine that when Ravinia Park opened in 1904 on land purchased by A.C. Frost, it was conceived as a yearround amusement park with...
  • Discovery Cove, el mejor parque según TripAdvisor

    Discovery Cove, el mejor parque según TripAdvisor
    El parque Discovery Cove fue nombrado, por segundo año consecutivo, como el mejor parque de diversiones según el sitio de Internet dedicado a viajes y turismo TripAdvisor. El parque obtuvo el reconocimiento en los premios Traveler's Choice en las...
  • Don't miss: Sounds Like Summer wraps up at Epcot

    Don't miss: Sounds Like Summer wraps up at Epcot
    WHAT: Epcot's Sounds Like Summer, the tribute-band concert series, is winding down for the season. The final two groups are Slippery When Wet — The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute, which plays through July 19, and 2U — A Tribute to U2, which will be...
  • Power outage at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee strands riders

    Power outage at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee strands riders
    Power was restored at the Six Flags Great America amusement park in Gurnee on Sunday after a power outage the previous evening left people stranded on rides, a spokeswoman said. The amusement park in Gurnee was planning to return to normal operations on...