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Monday, September 25, 2017

Destinations

Posts about non-Disney destinations.

Lex Luthor Drop of Doom Opens at Magic Mountain

Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom has finally opened to the public at Six Flags magic Mountain in Valencia, Ca (just north of Los Angeles).  A ride that has been on the drawing board ever...

Dog Days of Summer and Wildlife Rescue at Discovery Science Center

This is the last weekend to see the special event, Dog Days of Summer at the Discovery Science Center. Guests will find special interactive learning stations and meet with pet rescue groups.  The topper...

SeaWorld Orlando Welcomes A Baby Bottlenose Dolphin

When you deal with live animals, there are always bound to be surprises. On June 30th, 2012, SeaWorld Orlando welcomed a brand new addition.  A baby Bottle Nose Dolphin was born at the park....

Universal Orlando Unleashes Minion Mayhem

DESPICABLE ME: MINION MAYHEM GRAND OPENING On July 2nd, 2012 Universal Orlando officially opened Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, bringing a great new family attraction to the Universal Orlando Resort! http://youtu.be/UShInCeeHQU CITYWALK PROMENADE NEARS COMPLETION The surprise project the...

4th of July Fun in Southern California

Happy Independence Day everyone! Looking for somewhere fun to spend the Fourth of July in Southern California?  We have a listing of what the major area theme parks are doing to commemorate the holiday,...

How to Celebrate the Fourth of July in the Orlando Area

The 4th of July falls on a Wednesday this year, which makes breaking away with the family for an American adventure a bit more difficult than usual. Whether you are only able to break...

Lex Luthor Drop of Doom Delayed at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Today's update was supposed to be a full review of Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom - including photo's, video's and interviews - but unfortunately, the ride's opening has been pushed back a week. That...

Photos In Wonderland: Timber Mountain Logging Co.

Today, we're venturing outside the realm of Disneyland. Everyone got your hand stamped and your return ticket? Good. Personally, I still place Knott's Berry Farm higher in worth visiting factor than Universal, in the broader...

What’s New at Universal Studios Hollywood

News is beginning to stream, once again, from Universal Studios. They are settling in to one of their most successful Summers ever with the opening of Transformers and are preparing to get spooky for...

Is A Visit to Knott’s Soak City a Good Deal?

With the Summer heating up, In the Parks will be cooling off at some of Southern California's top water parks. This week, we splash down at Knott’s Soak City in Buena Park. Soak City...

Universal Studios Orlando Sudden Demolition of Soundstage 44

Last week, the Orlando Parkhopper showed you the walls going up around Sound Stage 44.  Universal Orlando has wasted no time demolishing this building.  Earlier this year, building permits were issued for Sound Stage...

Kinetix returns to Busch Gardens Tampa

Kinetix is back for another summer at Busch Gardens Tampa! This amazing show is a mix of live musicians and singers, dancers and acrobatic acts of all kinds! This year’s show is brand new...

Universal Studios Hollywood Discounts And Munsters Filming

Looking for fun places to take the family this summer? Universal Studios Hollywood is near the top of our list this year, with their new Transformers attraction and reasonable prices. Let's take a look...

SeaWorld Shapes Up For Summer With New Landscaping And Cirque De La Mer

SeaWorld San Diego is ready for the summer crowds. We thought it would be a good time to update you on how Manta is settling in and changes to Cirque De La Mer. Welcome to...

Knott’s Berry Farm Offers a Ton of Summer Offerings at Lower Prices

With all the excitement over Cars Land, we've let Knott's Berry Farm coverage slip for a couple of weeks.  But there has been a lot happening on the farm and lots and lots of...

A Flamboyance Of Fancy Flamingos At SeaWorld Orlando

We breeze through SeaWorld Orlando this week for a splash of news from around the park.  The Happy Harbor area is behind walls for construction.  Meanwhile, Antarctica: Empire opt the penguin, is going vertical....

Rumors Abound At Universal Orlando

Universal seems to be preparing for some interesting things.  This week, they began to set up a filming location on CityWalk.  Next, construction walls suddenly appeared in the center of the park.  Do these...

Six Flags Magic Mountain Lex Luthor Drop of Doom and Pirate Paradise

They may be located an hour and a half away from Disneyland, but we still try to make it to Six Flags Magic Mountain from time to time to bring you updates on what's...

Despicable Me Minion Madness in Technical Rehearsals At Universal Orlando

Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem has opened at Universal Studios Florida for Technical Rehearsals. This is Universal's term for a soft opening. We were lucky enough to ride and will share our review below (Spoiler...

Universal Orlando News and Photo Updates

Summer has only just begun at the Universal Orlando resort and already, we can spy the first signs of construction for Halloween Horror Nights this Fall. We've also spotted some changes to the Lagoon...