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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • ESPN Fantasy Football Convention coming to Disney

    ESPN Fantasy Football Convention coming to Disney
    Fantasy football fanatics will have the opportunity to get advice from ESPN experts and get VIP style access to ESPN programming with the Fantasy Football Convention, coming to Walt Disney World Resort in August.  ESPN hasn't had a large presence at...
  • Orlando City earns draw at Sacramento Republic F.C., extends unbeaten streak

    Orlando City earns draw at Sacramento Republic F.C., extends unbeaten streak
    Orlando City extended its unbeaten streak to 18 games with a 0-0 draw at Sacramento Republic F.C. late Thursday. The Lions (15-0-3, 48 points) secured a point despite some miscues and avoided recording a loss in USL-PRO play. Orlando City was...
  • It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, sip free Slurpees

    It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, sip free Slurpees
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features $25 off at Best Buy, a free Rotisserie Chicken Burger at Boston Market and a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (again) as the chain continues to give away sweet...
  • Tourist areas beef up nighttime options

    Tourist areas beef up nighttime options
    Orlando's theme parks and other developers are making big investments in revamping or building entertainment complexes where tourists dine, shop, dance and see shows at night. Downtown Disney is undergoing a huge makeover, doubling its number of dining,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Cyclone's Last Day Draws A Nostalgic Crowd

    Cyclone's Last Day Draws A Nostalgic Crowd
    AGAWAM, Mass. — The Cyclone roller coaster didn't go out with a bang Sunday, but there were plenty of roars as hundreds of passengers streamed to Six Flags New England for one last ride. Six Flags plans to retire the ride to make room for a new...
  • Dino versus Dino: Comparing animatronic dinosaurs at Dorney Park, Dutch Wonderland

    Ever since the film "Jurassic Park" came out in 1993, the idea of a theme park filled with the extinct creatures has tantalized our imaginations. While no one is bringing back actual dinosaurs, one of the newest trends at amusement parks has been to...
  • College Park shop a lasting part of Diagon Alley

    College Park shop a lasting part of Diagon Alley
    When the witches, wizards and muggles started flocking to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley at Universal Studios, they wanted to be among the first to get inside the new theme park. Diagon Alley, filled with London shops that Harry and...
  • Knoebels adding looping steel coaster to vintage ride lineup

    Knoebels adding looping steel coaster to vintage ride lineup
    A small, family-run amusement park at a wooded Pennsylvania campground will fill a glaring gap in its renowned ride lineup with the addition of a towering looping steel coaster in 2015. Known for its unique collection of vintage rides, Knoebels will add...