Amusement Parks

Fans waited up to seven hours for Disney's Guardians of the Galaxy ride

Marvel’s <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> ride was open to the public for the first time ever this weekend — and the public was very excited about it. Lines for the ride were more than five hours long, according to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, with some on social media saying the wait time climbed to seven hours …

Disney's Animal Kingdom

Unique Summer Getaways That Don't Require A Passport Or A Lot Of Time Off

With summer on the horizon just weeks away, it’s time to start planning those summer vacations. While the warm weather is great and the sunny days …

Disneyland

You’ll Definitely Fall for Disneyland’s New Guardians of the Galaxy Ride

I have to say, I had mixed feelings about Disney repurposing the creepy-cool <i>Twilight Zone-</i>inspired <i>Tower of Terror</i> and Marveling it up. But after going to the Grand Opening party of <i>Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout</i> at California Adventure and trying the thrilling ride (it opened …

Disneyland

New Pixar concert at Disney's Hollywood Studios

The summer at Disney's Hollywood Studios will put the music of Pixar on a pedestal.<p>The show titled "The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of …

Disney's Hollywood Studios

Can a new killer whale attraction help rescue SeaWorld?

A symphonic score filled the former Shamu Stadium at SeaWorld, the tempo building suspense as footage of an icy landscape in Antarctica moved across …

SeaWorld

Polar bear cub doing well: Sea World

A polar bear cub born at Sea World in April has doubled in size and is being well cared for by its mother, the Gold Coast theme park says.<p>Despite the …

SeaWorld

These Abandoned Disney Park Photos Look Like Scenes From a Postapocalyptic World

When we think of Disney World, "creepy" doesn't usually come to mind. But photos of Walt Disney World's first water park, called Disney's River …

Walt Disney World Resort

Avengers Hatch Appears Outside Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: Breakout

Disneyland Resort held the grand opening of their first Marvel-themed attraction <b>Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout</b> last week (read our …

Disneyland

North Korea fires unidentified projectile

<b>Seoul:</b> North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile from the region of Wonsan on its east coast in an easterly direction, South Korea's military …

North Korea

Power of Nature on Display in Pandora -­ The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Pandora - the World of Avatar has finally opened in Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World resort. As the weeks pass, you will likely hear much about the floating mountains and the two signature attractions of this new land, and rightfully so. But what you may fail to hear about, …

Disney's Animal Kingdom

There's a Plant Themed Amusement Park in France

If you're the type who loves nothing more than digging around in fresh soil, harvesting food and flowers you've grown yourself, and just generally …

Walt Disney Company

8 Theme Parks That Wanted To Be Disneyland (And Failed Hard)

There's not much middle ground when it comes to theme parks -- either you operate a magical and amazing facility that children will stab each other …

Cool Stuff

Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort: What You Need to Know

Universal Orlando Resort’s Volcano Bay<p>I’ve just spent two days at Universal Orlando’s newest theme park, Volcano Bay. The first day was set aside for …

Universal Orlando Resort

A Day at the Suối Tiên Theme Park

One look at the pictures of Saigon’s bizarre theme parks, and we knew we’d be visiting at least one. After careful deliberation, we selected Suối …

Harry Potter

Classic La Ronde attraction Pitoune at end of its ride

The Pitoune, one of La Ronde amusement park’s oldest attractions, has reached the end of its ride.<p>After 50 years in existence, the log-style water …

Disneyland

Zoe Saldana wore all white before Memorial Day, because fashion rules are made to be broken

With summer creeping up on us faster and faster, celebrities bust out some lovely looks for us. Actress Zoe Saldana wore all white before Memorial …

Disneyland

‘Big Bang Theory’ star shares her wisdom in ‘Girling Up’

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT NEWSNetflix takes on the impossible: Bringing video games to TV | 1:04<p>The new teaser for Netflix's …

Disney's Animal Kingdom

British police release photo of Manchester bomber

<b>LONDON:</b> British police have released a photograph of Salman Abedi on the night he killed 22 people in a suicide bomb attack in Manchester and say …

Manchester Arena

Disney World’s New Pandora Is More Amazing Than You Can Imagine

When I heard that Walt Disney World was opening a land based on <i>Avatar</i>, I was like, “Huh?” It’s not even a Disney movie, plus it came out <i>eons</i> ago. But when you think about the otherworldly aspect of the film, the deep story, the fact that follow-up films are in the works, and that it’s the second …

Disney World

3 More Reasons Why Disney World's New Land Changes Everything

Pandora -- The World of Avatar officially opens on Saturday morning, and it's going to make a big difference.<p>Pandora -- The World of Avatar …

Disney's Animal Kingdom

9 Ways to Beat the Summer Crowds at Disney

9 Useful Tips to Beat the Summer Crowds at Walt Disney World<p>With the grand opening of Walt Disney World’s new 12-acre Pandora: the World of Avatar in …

Magic Kingdom

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I’ll be writing more about Pandora - The World of Avatar next week, and the overall experience there, but with the new land at Walt Disney World’s …

Disney World

7 things you probably didn't know you can buy at Costco

Costco is known for its bargains, but did you know it's also a place where you can buy a luxurious steak?<p>The retail giant sells a number of items that you might not consider buying during your weekly shopping trip.<p>Of course, there are some staples you should always buy in bulk at Costco, like bacon …

Dominican Republic

Disney World Lingo - What Does It All Mean?!

I am Disney obsessed. No surprise there. However, I didn’t realize how much Disney specific language I used until my family pointed it out to me. …

Walt Disney Company

Watch: Six Flags’ new Wonder Woman pendulum ride

How does Wonder Woman’s Lasso of Truth work?<p>Frightening velocity has a way of bringing any fictional criminals — or real-life theme park visitors — …

Six Flags

Reporter Freaks Out on Disneyland's New Guardians of the Galaxy Ride

This reporter was not feeling the Disney magic.<p>Disneyland's new <i>Guardians of the Galaxy—MISSION: BREAKOUT!</i> ride opened in place of popular drop ride …

Disney World

Angelina Jolie Celebrates Daughter Shiloh’s 11th Birthday at Disneyland With Kids

<b>Angelina Jolie</b> celebrated daughter Shiloh’s 11th birthday at Disneyland with her kids and friends on Friday, May 27, and she made sure to hit plenty …

Disneyland

Alton Towers Smiler rollercoaster crash victims Joe Pugh and Leah Washington celebrate two year anniversary after ill-fated date

Alton Towers Smiler rollercoaster crash victims Joe Pugh and Leah Washington have celebrated their second anniversary as a couple.<p>Joe, 19, and his …

The Wizarding World Theme Park Is the Best Harry Potter Anything Since the Books

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is obnoxiously overpriced, small, and pretty gimmicky. And yet it is a much better experience for a <i>Harry Potter</i> …

Harry Potter

Live updates: Pandora crowds build line after line at Disney

It was this kind of opening day at Pandora – The World of Avatar: There were lines to get into other lines.LONG lines to get into other long lines. …

Disney's Animal Kingdom