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Destinations

Posts about non-Disney destinations.

A New Monster comes to MiceChat and Knotts Scary Farm

We are VERY proud to introduce you to our newest columnist, Nightshadow. Many of you will remember him from Los Angeles local television. He's a haunt and horror expert and has interviewed just about...

Universal Studios Orlando Transforms

It seems that there really isn't a dull week at the Universal Orlando Resort anymore.  More news leaked from Universal Orlando this week and we will fill you in on what happened.  In a...

Knotts Scary Farm Entertainment Hits and Misses

Knotts Scary Farm is in the middle of celebrating its 40th year of Haunt. They have certainly attempted to scare as well as entertain this season. With 13 mazes, 4 scare zones and 9...

Universal Orlando Sets Billion Dollar Budget to Battle Disney

When the Universal Orlando resort brought Harry Potter into their Islands of Adventure theme park, everyone finally sat up and took notice.  The theme park community stood in awe of this brand new attraction. ...

SeaWorld Announces Major Redevelopment Of Entry Complex

Fall brings a time of renewal to the theme parks. Today, we take a dive into SeaWorld San Diego to see what's new. And there's a big new project on the horizon for us...

Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest a Surprise Hit

Over the past few weeks, we have been bringing you news from Fright Fest 2012 including our Exclusive Walk-Through of Willoughby's Resurrected.  In this update we will outline both the good and frightful of...

SeaWorld Orlando Spooktacular Great Halloween Fun For Kids

With Halloween becoming such a huge success for so many parks, it makes sense that SeaWorld Orlando would get in on the fun. Unlike the offerings at Disney, Busch Gardens, or Universal, SeaWorld Orlando's...

Six Flags Magic Mountain’s biggest Fright Fest Ever

Fright Fest 2012 begins Friday, October 5th at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Today, we have an EXCLUSIVE first look at one of the new mazes this year, Willoughby's Resurrected, as well as some news...

SeaWorld Orlando Antarctica Progress

Let's take a look at the massive expansion to SeaWorld Oralndo set to open in 2013.  Antrctica: Empire of the Penguins is a new trackless attraction that will whisk riders away to the frigid...

Universal Orlando keeps the Day Show Going, Night Show Scary

Universal Orlando is pulling triple duty at the moment as they are performing two shows at once.  In the day, they are an operating theme park, at night they are a horrifying Halloween experience,...

World Showcase at Night in 1983

Yesterday was the 30th anniversary of the opening of EPCOT Center—now simply called Epcot. Of course, Werner was there in January 1983, when the amazing new park was just a few months old. In...

Knotts Scary Farm Celebrates 40 Years of Fear

40 years ago, the first Halloween Haunting of a theme park occurred at Knott's Berry Farm. That event was rather simple by today's standards when they took their two signature attractions, The Timber Mountain...

SeaWorld San Diego gets into the Halloween Spirit

After a successful opening of the new coaster, Manta, and the closure of the much loved Cirque de la Mer show, SeaWorld has calmed down into normal Fall traffic patterns. We return to the...

Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream A Feast of the Senses

Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa, one of Florida’s favorite Halloween events, is celebrating its 13th anniversary this year. This year's main theme is "Unlock the Fear Inside", highlighted by event icon "Trickster" and his...

Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights Preview

Orlando Parkhopper had the pleasure of attending the opening weekend of one of the country's top haunted attractions.  Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights returns on weekends and select nights until October 31st for its...

Epic Disney Honeymoon: Final Chapter

We have been following Rya86n and his blushing bride around the United States as they experienced an epic Disney-themed honeymoon. After visiting Orlando theme parks and taking a Disney cruise, they came to the...

Sneak Peek At Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights

The lineup for Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood skews to movies.  Mostly the terrifying kind.  This year, the classic horror film Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), and the wildly popular film and video...

Knotts Scary Farm preview of new Haunt maze, Dominion of the Dead

As a special treat for all of you Knotts Scary Farm fans, we were granted a special look inside the Dominion of the Dead.  The maze, still under construction backstage at Knott's Berry Farm,...

Six Flags Magic Mountain gets ready for Fright Fest, prepares to head Full Throttle...

The off-season is here and Six Flags Magic Mountain is hard at work getting ready for Fright Fest. Some preparations are being done in advance of vertical construction of Full Throttle. Before we look inside...

Halloween haunts Universal Orlando as new construction takes shape

Halloween preparation is underway at Universal Orlando while the Resort is in full construction mode with future blockbuster attractions and theme park improvements. Even with the construction, popular seasonal events including Halloween Horror Nights...