Thursday, April 19, 2018

Destinations

Posts about non-Disney destinations.

Quench Your Need For Speed at Fun Spot Kissimmee

“America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, badass speed.” - Eleanor Roosevelt, Talladega Nights (2006) Throughout our history, we have been searching for the newest,...

Fab News: Berry Fun, Star Wars and SeaWorld Splashdown

There's some big items to share in Today's Fab News. SeaWorld is ending its captive breeding program, Marvel is moving at the Disneyland Resort, Star Wars everything, and winners of our Boysenberry contest!

Fab News: So Much Star Wars, But Other Stuff Too!

A VERY IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT CONTENT/COMMENTS TODAY: One of today's news items is about some Star Wars Episode VIII filming photos. These photos show scenes,...

The Walking Dead Attraction is Coming to Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood has announced the addition of a brand new, state of the art, horror walkthrough based on AMC's popular series, "The Walking...

Six Flags Magic Mountain Revolution Goes Virtual

Six Flags Magic Mountain is a park of firsts.  The first ride to go over 100mph (Superman). The first suspended coaster on the west...

Art Directing The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Designing a set for a film is a very precise art, as described by Alan Gilmore (Art Director of Harry Potter and the Prisoner...

Demolition and Construction at Universal Orlando

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week, we'll take a look at both Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios, and the many...

A closer look at Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter plus Disneyland’s new demand...

Today we take a break from Disneyland's off-season refurbishments and construction and take you back up to Universal Studios Hollywood for a closer look...

Fab News – May The Blocks Be With You

Happy Thursday! I hope you're all having a fabulous week. It's looking more and more like spring here in Southern California, when it's not...

The Lego Movie 4D: A New Adventure at LEGOLAND

EVERYTHING IS AWESOME! I was recently invited to preview the new LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure at LEGOLAND Florida in Winter Haven, FL. I'm sure...

Demolition clears the way for Star Wars at Disneyland as Universal Studios previews Harry...

Sunday night's big two-hour TV special on Disneyland's 60th Anniversary may have disappointed audiences with embarrassingly little real Disneyland-related content but the actual parks...

Busch Gardens Cobra’s Curse Construction Tour

Busch Gardens Tampa invited us to a behind-the-scenes hard hat tour of their newest coaster that is currently under construction, Cobra's Curse. We have to...

Universal Studios Hollywood Celebrates Year of the Monkey

It's that time of year again!  Universal Studios Hollywood brings the Lunar New Year to life inside the Universal Plaza. In the new central...

Fab News: Reasons to Celebrate

I saw a peanut stand, heard a rubber band and seen a needle wink its eye. But I be done seen about everything, when...

Universal Studios Hollywood Just About Ready for Harry Potter

Welcome back to Universal Studios Hollywood and the impending arrival of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  The opening date for this new land...

Universal Orlando Rings in 2016 with Kong and Construction Walls

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week we're looking at both parks and the many changes on the way. Let's go! That...

Fab News: Farewell 2015, Hello Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow

//c.amazon-adsystem.com/aax2/getads.js// Happy New Year's Eve to one and all! If you're staying home, I hope you have a fun and comfy night, if you're...

Gilroy Gardens Holiday Lights

With its lush flora and thick groves of trees, Gilroy Gardens is certainly the most beautiful of the Bay Area’s theme parks. And even...

In the Parks Christmas Miracle from Universal Studios

Merry Christmas MiceChat readers! We bring you a very special update from Universal Studios Hollywood as the park readies for its biggest year ever...

Six Flags Magic Mountain Holiday in the Park 360!

Merry Christmas from Six Flags Magic Mountain! Holiday in the Park is now running from now through January 3rd and the park is a...