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SeaWorld San Diego Submits Plans for Skywarp Attraction Less than a year after debuting Electric Eel, SeaWorld SanDiego has submitted plans for another coaster. The new attraction, as detailed by the filing to the California Coastal Commission, is situated by the park's Shipwreck Rapids attraction. The plan details the new attraction as:.

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Coming To Halloween Horror Nights Based on the fourth installment in the classic slasher series created by John Carpenter, the mazes will transport guests to the suburban town of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween night where Myers has escaped Smith's Grove Sanitarium and is hungry for revenge.

This theme park is recruiting birds to pick up trash, cigarette butts LES EPESSES, France - A theme park in western France is recruiting a team of six members of the crow family to pick up small pieces of paper and cigarette butts in exchange for food.

Howl-O-Scream Returns to Busch Gardens Tampa With New Scares Fear returns to Tampa Bay for 19 menacing nights of new nightmares. Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa returns September 21 through October 28. This year's event features new terrifying scare zones, creepers on coasters and a 17 and older experience that takes screams to the extreme.

Documents Indicate New Coaster Coming To Kings Island The recent additions of Banshee, Mystic Timbers, and Coney BarBQue have put Kings Island in the national spotlight. However, documents suggest that there are more key additions in the upcoming years.

Best Merlin UK Theme Park Summer Holiday 2018 - Thorpe, Alton Towers, LegoLand or Chessington? Copyright 2005-2018 All rights reserved. Disclaimer: The above is a matter of opinion provided for general information purposes.

Wildlife Wednesday: Cast Members Travel to Colombia to Support Cotton-top Tamarins Today is the Day of the Cotton-top Tamarin, a holiday in Colombia that includes family-friendly parades and colorful festivities, all to draw attention to the critically endangered monkey that lives exclusively in the country's tropical forests.

Celebrate Back to School with Our Disney Youth Programs Downloadable Wallpapers It's that time of year once again! Students, teachers, professors and administrators unite because we have three different downloadable wallpapers to help you kick off the school year with a fresh look for your desktop and mobile devices!

New Details Revealed for Dining Locations at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort A few months ago, we shared updates for some of the common areas at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort at Walt Disney World Resort. Today we have news to share about two dining locations.

A Walk in the Park: Painterly Clouds Above Disneyland Park I love mornings at Disneyland park. Lately, colorful summer clouds have added to the resort's painterly feel. Sailing Ship Columbia takes on an extra bit of whimsy beneath orange clouds and blue sky. King Arthur Carrousel is bathed in the morning's golden glow.

This French Theme Park Just Hired a Very Unlikely Clean-Up Crew, and Hint: They're Not Human In the case of Puy du Fou, a theme park in western France, that "someone" is a team of six trained rooks, members of the crow family, who are now picking up small pieces of paper and cigarette butts in exchange for food.

Enter For a Chance to Win in the 2018 'Not-So-Scary' Blog Party at Magic Kingdom Park Sweepstakes One of our most popular events of the year - the "Not-So-Scary" Blog Party at Magic Kingdom Park - is back to kick off the first night of Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World Resort.

Rumor Mill: Is Six Flags Creating a New Park? Ever since the acquisition of the rights to operate five properties, rumors regarding Six Flags next steps have been spreading like wildfire. Those rumors gained some substance today when a listing for a park aptly named Kids World appeared on the Six Flags website.

Seven Things That Stood Out On My First Visit To Busch Gardens Williamsburg Like my first stop on the trip, Dollywood, Busch Gardens Williamsburg has long been on my list of parks I've wanted to visit. I've actually been to the sister park, Busch Gardens Tampa, but that was about a decade ago when it was still Busch Gardens Africa and had free beer.

DisneyFamilia: Día de los Muertos-Inspired Ears Now Available at Walt Disney World Resort! I don't know you but I'm so excited to finally have the new Day of the Dead-inspired ears! They are beautiful, colorful and a true representation of this important festivity for many familias.

Canada's Wonderland drops record-setting dive coaster for 2019 Yukon Striker will be the world's tallest, fastest, and longest dive coaster when it opens next summer in the Toronto-area park. Featuring the requisite 90-degree drop, the ride will top out at 223 feet, diving 245 feet into an underwater mining shaft, for a twist on what's become a dive coaster-standard element.

World Record Roller Coaster and WinterFest Holiday Event Coming to Canada's Wonderland in 2019 Situated in the newly themed area Frontier Canada, Yukon Striker will be the country's first dive coaster and the park's 17th coaster, placing Canada's Wonderland among the world's top three amusement parks with the most roller coasters.

Disney & James Cameron's Pandora: The World of AVATAR - UnPacked with Kory & Adam In the last decade, filmmakers have continually upped the ante of world creation, and theme park designers have been scrambling to keep up. The results of this creative competition has both movie lovers and theme parks lovers looking forward to a bright and exciting future.

Walt Disney World is Finally Making Some Much Needed Tech Upgrades Though its true that Walt Disney World has been at the forefront of integrating smartphones with the theme park experience, the resort has sometimes lagged behind when it comes to the use of actual technology at the resort, with slow wi-fi, MyMagic+ downtime and more causing headaches for guests.

Michael Myers RETURNS to Halloween Horror Nights for Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Over the years of attending Halloween Horror Nights in Hollywood, it's very clear that not many can fill the shoes of Michael Myers. The slow paced boogeyman etched a place in our wicked hearts with two maze iterations that left a lasting impression.

Step inside for a first look at Universal's Aventura Hotel August 14, 2018, 11:42 PM · The Universal Orlando Resort tonight showed off a first look inside its sixth on-site hotel, the "prime value"-priced Universal's Aventura Hotel.

Epcot Morning Touring Strategy & Rope Drop Tips Efficient touring strategy is important for park opening at Epcot. In this post, we offer rope drop tips, including what time to leave your Walt Disney World hotel, which attractions to prioritize, and anticipated wait times. We also answer the question of which popular ride to do first: Frozen Ever After, Test Track, or Soarin' Around the World.

Last Chance to Enjoy 'Together Forever - A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular' for Pixar Fest at Disneyland Resort There are just three weeks left to celebrate Pixar Fest at the Disneyland Resort, including the dazzling "Together Forever - A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular." Be prepared for an incredible experience as this show immerses you in the beloved stories of Pixar in a whole new way.

Holidays, Sustainability and Blackpool Pleasure Beach When we started our year of living sustainably we had visions of our summer holiday being very environmentally friendly perhaps camping in a yurt and swimming in a nearby river, nutritious meals cooked on an open fire with foraged food from the forest……you get the picture!

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