Whether it be Halloween Horror Nights, the upcoming changes to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, or expansions to Volcano Bay, Universal Orlando is doing quite a lot.
Fun Spot America is currently in the midst of constructing a new food court area, two roller coasters and a Skycoaster, all set to open in time for their 15th anniversary on June 8, 2013. [Read more…]
With most of the New Fantasyland opening within a few months, construction is coming to an end and final details are being added. [Read more…]
With the announcement of a July opening for the rest of Storybook Circus and a “in time for the holiday season” opening of the remaining expansion (besides the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train coaster in 2014), construction is in full swing. Above is a view of the second spinner for Dumbo The Flying Elephant which recently had all of the arms installed on the base. [Read more…]
I don’t make it to Disney’s Animal Kingdom as often as I’d like to since it usually closes early. But I squeezed in a few hours on Halloween. Here are some of the more interesting things I noticed. [Read more…]
International Drive, AKA I-Drive, has a number of new businesses on the way. Some are proposed and some are already under construction. The above photo shows a wooded 70 acres that are for sale next to Festival Bay Mall at the northern end of I-Drive. Local TV news station WFTV.com is reporting that Baker Leisure Group is proposing a new theme park for the land tentatively called Orlando Thrill Park. [Read more…]