Kids can “become the ninja” when they enter the martial arts kingdom of Lego Ninjago World, now open at Legoland Florida Resort. [Read more…]
The famous auction scene with the redhead in the Pirates of the Caribbean ride is going to be changing. The redhead will still be there, but in a new role. [Read more…]
International Drive keeps growing and growing. You can already marvel at the huge Orlando Eye observation wheel being built, now another ride rivaling its height is coming next door. A StarFlyer swing ride will take riders up 420 feet.
Unicorp National Developments, the company behind the I-Drive 360 complex, announced the new ride today, and a new name for the complex which houses Kings Bowling, Sleuths and other stores next door to I-Drive 360. The plaza will be known as Vue at 360, a play on the 360 degree view riders will have on the StarFlyer.
This will be the second StarFlyer on International Drive. There’s a 230-foot one operating just down the street at Magic Midway. But this new one will be the tallest in the world at 420 feet. (The Orlando Eye will be approximately 425 feet tall.)
The StarFlyer is expected to open in late 2015 or early 2016. It will take riders up in 12 sets of double seats (24 total) on a three to four minute ride. A ride is expected to cost about $10 per person.
Here’s a look at the Sky Screamer at Six Flags New England. It stands approximately 400 feet tall:
Continuing their expansion into a multi-day resort, Legoland Florida will have a couple of new things for guests later this year. A new Lego Friends area of the park will open this summer and the Legoland Hotel will open this spring. [Read more…]
Get ready to take the wildest ride in the wilderness home as Big Thunder Mountain Railroad comes to life as an all-new Marvel and Disney Kingdoms comic book in spring 2015. [Read more…]
A new ride is opening at Fun Spot America in Orlando this Halloween. It’s called Air Raid and it will send you spinning in more ways than one. [Read more…]