Keep an Eye out for SeaWorld Orlando’s Newest Roller Coaster “Mako” on the Highway

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 The first piece of SeaWorld Orlando’s new 200-foot-tall hypercoaster surfaced today. It is traveling from the production facility in Ohio to its new home in Orlando. Mako will be Orlando’s tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster, and will reach speeds of 73 mph along 4,760 feet of steel track when it opens in summer 2016.Over the next week, the giant piece of deep indigo and ocean blue coaster track will journey on an open flatbed semi-truck nearly 1,000 miles to its … [Read more...]


Universal Orlando-Incredible Hulk Coaster Refurbishment Begins September 8, 2015!

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The Incredible Hulk Coaster is closing for some major enhancements and refurbishment work this Fall. This is one announcement that has me very upset and happy all at the same time. Universal Orlando announced that the popular ride The Incredible Hulk Coaster will be closing on September 8th for a lengthy refurbishment and will reopen in the summer of 2016. This is where the sad part comes in…..I’ll be visiting Universal Orlando at the END of September which means I’ll miss riding one of my … [Read more...]


How Do You Get Picked for the Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular?

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How do you get picked as an extra for the Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular?Excellent question! The answer is that there is no definitive way to get picked. You can definitely do things to help though. First, I would suggest you get there early and get as close as possible to the front. Second, wear something bright or distinctive. The last time I was in Disney World there were two different gentlemen picked wearing colorful and unique Hawaiian-type shirts. Three, If you happen to see a Cast … [Read more...]


Construction on Avatar Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Is Moving Full Speed Ahead

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Behind the construction walls in the former Camp Minnie/Mickey area between Oasis and Africa sections of Disney's Animal Kingdom lies the skeletal shape of one of the buildings of the future Avatar Land.  Originally the site for a land of mythical and legendary creatures that was never built, Avatar Land will instead be home to dragons, unicorns and blue skinned Na'vi people along with bioluminescent trees straight from the 2009 movie.Taking over the area where the Festival of the Lion King … [Read more...]


Just a Reminder Selfie Sticks Are Now Banned at Disney World and Disneyland

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Just a friendly reminder that selfie sticks will be under a universal ban as of June 30th, 2015.First Disney banned selfie sticks on the rides but that was not enough because they were still having problems with people using them on rides, and causing incidents in the parks. So Disney decided to ban them all together last week. You can not even enter the park with a selfie stick. You will have to leave with it or you can leave it at guest services and then come back and pick it up on your … [Read more...]


5 Attractions That I Hope Never Close at Magic Kingdom

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It seems like every week we are letting you know about a new change coming to Disney. With all the closing, refurbishment, and re-branding announcements, I couldn’t help but think about all my favorite attractions and shows at the Magic Kingdom and how I hope that they never close.Here are my top 5 attractions that I never want to see leave the park.Space Mountain: My favorite ride at Magic Kingdom, Space Mountain is all at once thrilling and iconic. A landmark of Tomorrowland, Space … [Read more...]


First look at Frozen Ever After the new ride in Epcot’s Norway Pavilion

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We have a first look of the all new Frozen Ever After attraction that will be replacing Epcot's Maelstrom ride hopefully sometime next year. The ride is a celebration of the Frozen characters and a chance for guests to experience the film in an all new way. While not offering any new songs there is however some new twist on existing melodies from movie composers Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson Lopez.Frozen Ever After takes place in summer at Arendelle's Winter Festival, think the end of … [Read more...]


Possible Opening Date for the New “Frozen” Attraction – Frozen Ever After

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Hiya guys and gals it is I Anonymouse your Gossip Queen! Let me get straight to the point, because I know this is a controversial topic for some of you. We may or may not have an opening date for the new "Frozen" attraction coming to Epcot Frozen Ever After. I say may or may not because we all know that nothing is official until the head mouse over at Disney announces it.My sources tell me that the unofficial opening date will be May 1, 2016. So we have a little less than a year to enjoy all … [Read more...]


Summer In Walt Disney World – What To Expect

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Summer is a very popular time to visit Walt Disney World, and if you’re one of the many planning to make the trek during the upcoming months, then you will want to remember this - summer in Orlando is HOT and WET. Not only are the temperatures high, but the humidity is stifling, and there is thunder and rain storms almost every afternoon (and sometimes all day too!). Also, the crowds can get super intense, which for some isn’t an issue, but others might not love it. For many of you, summer is … [Read more...]


Wizarding World of Harry Potter Coming in 2016 to Universal Studios Hollywood

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Universal Studios Hollywood announced some details about the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter that will be open there in Spring 2016.The well known “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” ride will add 3D visuals, which is quite the upgrade from the ride we have at Universal Orlando. The ride will happen in Hogwarts Castle. It will take you on an amazing journey into the iconic scenes along with the stars of the movie. Riders will also get Quidditch-inspired 3D goggles.“Flight of the … [Read more...]