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Islands of Adventure

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  • Theme-park gifts can add spark to holiday

    Theme-park gifts can add spark to holiday
    Your friends and loved ones deserve a souvenir from your theme-park exploits. A folded-up guide map isn't going to cut it. Instead, you could upgrade your gift-giving experience with one of these park purchases. •The year's hot new magical item is,...
  • What's on tap for Orlando theme parks in 2015?

    What's on tap for Orlando theme parks in 2015?
    Look for the theme-park landscape and Orlando skyline to change a bit in 2015. Precise opening dates are not yet available. •The biggest visual addition already has sprouted near International Drive. The Orlando Eye, an 400-foot observation wheel...
  • Holiday-themed attractions still going on at theme parks

    Holiday-themed attractions still going on at theme parks
    Hold onto holidays Christmas celebrations go into overtime at Central Florida theme parks. Here are the activities still in holiday mode. •At Islands of Adventure, the "Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular" has multiple performances daily through...
  • Only in Orlando: Theme park rides unique to Florida

    Only in Orlando: Theme park rides unique to Florida
    The big theme-park companies usually know a good thing when they see it. That's why Transformers rides and Space Mountains keep popping up around the world. But some Central Florida attractions maintain one-and-only status — you won't find their...
  • Selfie sticks: Theme-park boom or bust?

    Selfie sticks: Theme-park boom or bust?
    While visiting the Magic Kingdom, Maria Guerrero used a "selfie stick" to take a photo of herself, her mother and her cousin with Cinderella Castle looming in the background. "I have been taking selfies, like, all day for three days," said Guerrero, a...
  • Ofertas para disfrutar en estos meses

    Ofertas para disfrutar en estos meses
    Los parques de diversiones de Disney han puesto a la venta pases de tres días para los residentes de Florida a un precio de $139. Los boletos Discover Disney deben ser usados antes del 4 de junio de 2015. Estos pases o boletos no podrán utilizarse del...
  • Dragons, drags dominate theme parks in 2014

    Dragons, drags dominate theme parks in 2014
    The single word I've picked to describe the year in theme parks: Emotional. The highs and lows have seemed more extreme this year, through glorious grand openings and gut-wrenching-to-some closings. Here are my five most emotional moments of 2014, times...
  • Tecnología mientras espera en la larga fila

    Tecnología mientras espera en la larga fila
    Ya no es suficiente entretener a los visitantes de los parques de diversiones. Tienes que hacerlos parte de la acción. Los elementos interactivos se están convirtiendo en algo cada vez más común y más sofisticado en las atracciones. Los visitantes...
  • Theme parks engage visitors through interactive technology

    It's no longer enough to entertain theme-park guests. You've got to make them part of the action. Interactive elements are becoming increasingly common and more sophisticated at theme parks. Visitors can use wands to light up hats and chandeliers,...
  • Cowfish opening completes overhaul of CityWalk complex

    Cowfish opening completes overhaul of CityWalk complex
    The grand opening of Cowfish, a burger-meets-sushi eatery, marks the completion of Universal CityWalk's restaurant reboot, a project announced one year ago. The expansion was prompted by an anticipated surge in theme-park attendance with this year's...
  • Winter is here! Time to visit the parks

    Winter is here! Time to visit the parks
    Winter in Florida is the best time of the year. The cooler weather makes this time ideal for enjoying the outdoors, whether at parks, zoos or playgrounds or in your own backyard.   Winter is also a great time to visit Florida's theme parks. January...