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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Destinations

Posts about non-Disney destinations.

Yesterland: Antique Auto Ride at Knott’s Berry Farm

Yesterland takes you on the Antique Auto Ride at Yester Knott’s Berry Farm. The electric cars run along a center rail, so there’s no need to steer. The track winds through a contoured, landscaped...

Lumination Colors The Night At Gilroy Gardens

Inspiration, move me brightly. Light the song with sense and color. Hold away despair. -Robert Hunter Lanterns have been part of Chinese culture for centuries, and like any other endeavor, refinements and improvements have occurred...

Fab News: WDW Security Stops Armed Man

Hello my loves. I always like to get the scary stuff out of the way first - but, actually, it makes me feel a bit safer. Remember when I said I was happy that...

Howl-O-Scream “Evil Encore” at Busch Gardens Tampa Details

Busch Gardens Tampa has begun releasing details for the 2016 rendition of Howl-O-Scream, Evil Encore.   This year's event runs for 21 select nights from September 29 through October 30 and will be the usual mix...

Pacific Rim 5D Comes To Six Flags Discovery Kingdom And New Attraction Announced

"We're the same sad story that's a fact One step up and two steps back" -Bruce Springsteen While The Joker has captured most of the attention this year at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, and deservedly so, the...

Fab News Part 2: D23 Mag, Jungle Book BD, Meet at DL and Queen...

So, so much from the mailbag today! In fact, just about all of it! But it's everything that wouldn't stay put last night for some reason. I hope to see you at Disneyland this...

Skull Island, Hulk & Sapphire Falls Open at Universal Orlando Resort

Exciting days at Universal Orlando Resort, where a brand new King Kong ride and new hotel are now open. AND, as if that wasn't enough, the Incredible Hulk coaster is just about to reopen...

A Taste of Orleans at California’s Great America

 When the Black Cat's in town, it's time to get down! - Dwight "Black Cat" Carrier After some tumultuous years involving Levi's Stadium and rumors of the park's very demise, the 40th anniversary of California's Great...

Yesterland: Independence Hall at Knott’s Berry Farm

Hardly anyone noticed a significant milestone in theme park history earlier this month, on July 4, 2016—the Quinquagenary (50th anniversary) of Independence Hall at Knott’s Berry Farm. This isn’t a “Yester” article about something that’s...

Fab News: More Comic-Con Goodness and Disney Adventures

Today we've got Cosplay, Midsummer, stuff from the floor, musicians, artists, Adventures and MORE! KEEPING SCORE WITH TELEVISION & FILM’S GREATEST COMPOSERS AT COMIC-CON 2016 Tyler Bates, too, teased the new Guardians of the Galaxy 2,...

Mousetalgia Podcast 405: Conversations with Bob Gurr and Marty Sklar

Listen to our exclusive interviews with WED Imagineers Bob Gurr and Marty Sklar in this episode of Mousetalgia, in our continuing coverage of the 2016 Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet. Gurr and Sklar both worked...

Universal Studios Hollywood Park Update and Annual Pass Changes

Hello readers! It's time to jump back into Universal Studios Hollywood with a mini update that follows the ongoing changes to the park and nearby CityWalk. With The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, The...

Universal Studios Hollywood Summer Park Update

It's time for another Universal Studios Hollywood park update and we have plenty of news and pics for you to enjoy today.  CityWalk projects are coming along with Dongpo Kitchen, Voodoo Donuts and the...

Universal Orlando Resort Photo Report

Things change rapidly at the Universal Orlando Resort. Let's take a look at all the amazing work underway at Universal. That's it for this week from Universal Orlando Resort! Have you experienced Kong yet? Like...

Yesterland: Henry’s Auto Livery Ride at Knott’s Berry Farm

You might think that car rides at theme parks and amusement parks always have a guide rail down the center of the track. Not this one! You actually get to steer your car—in fact,...

Universal Studios Hollywood Stays Cool In The Heat

We have an easy breezy update from Universal Studios Hollywood for you this week. After the official Press sneak peak of the brand new Walking Dead walk-through attraction, it closed again to allow Universal...

New Walking Dead Attraction Previews at Universal Studios Hollywood

In a terrifying fanfare that would make Rick Grimes proud, The Walking Dead attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood held a sneak preview for press on June 28th. Getting a glimpse inside this brand new,...

Ghost Town Alive! An In-Depth Look at Knott’s Berry Farm’s Newest Interactive Offering

As someone who got really in-depth with Disneyland's Legends of Frontierland a couple of summers ago,  it's hard not to compare the two experiences. It's clear that while both Wild West experiences were setting out...

Universal Studios Hollywood – Major Expansion Announced

This week Universal Studios Hollywood announced another major round of expansions that would effect the theme park, CityWalk and, most notably, the Studios. As a cherry on top, they even unveiled a streamlined new...

Yesterland: Vintage Photos of Ghost Town at Knott’s Berry Farm

Today you’ll find 14 never-before-published historical photos of Ghost Town from an earlier time—around 1958, give or take a few years. Knott’s is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Ghost Town this summer with a spruced-up...