Category: Amusement Parks

Fast & Furious Drifting Coaster Rumored for Universal Studios Hollywood – Orlando ParkStop

Fast & Furious Drifting Coaster Rumored for Universal Studios Hollywood – Orlando ParkStop

Roller coaster

Continuing the trend of more roller coasters being added to Universal Parks, a new rumor says Universal Studios Hollywood may be getting a new coaster of its own. And this specific project may also help to right what some consider a wrong at the park. Let’s dig into rumors for a Fast and Furious drifting coaster for Universal Studios Hollywood, and what that could mean for ... Read More

Places We Love: Noah’s Ark at Kennywood

Places We Love: Noah’s Ark at Kennywood

Thrill Rides

PHOTOS BY HUCK BEARD Even in an amusement park where history is paramount, Noah’s Ark is unusual. The endurance of the park’s wooden roller coasters makes perfect sense; they’re historical landmarks that still offer a thrill. The continued popularity of the Old Mill isn’t surprising — what adventure seeker doesn’t love spooky stuff and boat rides in the dark? A tilting, creaking, walk-through funhouse — based, ... Read More

Rollercoaster in NC leaves riders stuck upside down

Rollercoaster in NC leaves riders stuck upside down

Roller coaster

Lindsay Clein, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: May 3, 2022 / 04:29 PM CDT | Updated: May 3, 2022 / 04:31 PM CDT CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WJZY) — It wasn’t the thrill ride they expected. A day at Carowinds amusement park in Charlotte, North Carolina, turned scary after riders got stuck upside down on a rollercoaster for about a half hour Friday. Brandon Allen said he was on ... Read More

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is opening this month

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is opening this month

News

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is opening on May 28, kicking off the summer water park season. The 22-acre waterpark next to Six Flags Magic Mountain operates seasonally between May and September and boasts tall water slides, a river cruise, a wave pool, an interactive lagoonand a kid’s play area. The theme park will at first operate on weekends and then open daily beginning June 11. This ... Read More

The Best Things To Eat At Knott’s Berry Farm

The Best Things To Eat At Knott’s Berry Farm

Knott's Berry Farm

Funnel cake is the most essential Knott's Berry Farm food, no contest. It's one of the most well-known treats of the theme park, combining common themes of Knott's menu like a fair food-inspired recipe, shareable qualities, and (sometimes) boysenberry elements, into one fried dough treat. Knott's funnel cakes are so popular that they are sold at multiple park eateries. You can find them at Ghost Town ... Read More

What’s New At Universal Orlando Resort

What’s New At Universal Orlando Resort

News

Brave the Jurassic World VelociCoaster, Florida’s fastest and tallest launch coaster. (COURTESY UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT) While O-Town awaits the completion of Epic Universe (more about that upcoming attraction in a moment), Universal Orlando continues to beckon Central Floridians to visit in any season. On the heels of a successful Mardi Gras celebration that wrapped up in April, Universal feels like it’s getting back to normal. With ... Read More

New Minions Tank and Tee Available at Universal Orlando Resort

New Minions Tank and Tee Available at Universal Orlando Resort

News

Some new apparel featuring the Minions has arrived at Universal Orlando Resort. We found this tank top in Super Silly Stuff in Universal Studios Florida and the tee at Jurassic Outfitters in Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Minions Tank – $25 The tank is teal-colored. Four Minions are pictured on the front with “Despicable Me” imagery around them. The Minions are labeled by name: Otto, Stuart, Kevin, and ... Read More

More Ways to Discover Real-World Magic: Adventures by Disney Introduces Itineraries to Sicily and…

More Ways to Discover Real-World Magic: Adventures by Disney Introduces Itineraries to Sicily and…

Disney

Two brand-new Land Adventures featuring first-ever Adventures by Disney experiences in Sicily and Northern Ireland, along with returning Private Adventures, round out the leader in family travel’s global lineup of 2023 itineraries Beginning May 2023, families will explore even more of the world when they travel with Adventures by Disney on two, brand-new itineraries to Sicily and the British Isles. Also in 2023, 11 Private Adventure ... Read More

Speculation Map for Halloween Horror Nights 31 Features ‘The Last of Us’ and a New Classic Monsters…

Speculation Map for Halloween Horror Nights 31 Features ‘The Last of Us’ and a New Classic Monsters…

News

Horror Night Nightmares have released their speculation map for Halloween Horror Nights 31 at Universal Orlando Resort. Happy #HHN31 season everyone! We know you’ve been waiting for it, you’ve sent us enough messages telling us as much, so here’s version one of the speculation map!🚨 Remember this is based on current SPECULATION and WILL CHANGE as the season progresses. pic.twitter.com/AORKsAy9A6— Horror Night Nightmares (@HNNightmares) March 16, ... Read More

Springtime In The Park At Hersheypark Opens April 2

Springtime In The Park At Hersheypark Opens April 2

Amusement Parks

What's New This SpringThis spring, guests can enjoy new sweet and savory items throughout Hersheypark, including Kissing Tower and Reese’s King Size Shakes at Simply Chocolate dessert shop and Reese’s, Chocolate and Rainbow Sprinkle King Size Donuts available at Cookies & Donuts at 1906 Grill. In Hershey’s Chocolatetown region, The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio will showcase new seasonal items and desserts, from a Spring Garden Flatbread to a ... Read More