Walt Disney World has finally opened its Pandora—The World of Avatar attraction in Florida, so Universal Studios is doing what it can to keep tourists flocking to its theme parks. This past weekend Universal Studios Hollywood revealed an amazing nighttime light show at its Wizarding World of Harry Potter, but you …
The Guardians of the Galaxy have officially invaded Disney with a new ride, and they’re going to be there for a long, long time. This past weekend marked the opening of Mission: Breakout at Disney’s California Adventure. But if you don’t think you’ll get there for a while, these videos should give you an idea of what…
The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s penchant for relentlessly teasing future films has already taught moviegoing audiences to keep their butts in their theater seats until the very end of the credits. Now, it’s also going to teach theme park attendees to keep an eye out for clues to their next ginormous queue-generator.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is obnoxiously overpriced, small, and pretty gimmicky. And yet it is a much better experience for a Harry Potter fan than Fantastic Beasts, Cursed Child, or any of J.K. Rowling’s endless Pottermore essays.
Disney’s foundation may have been built on animation, but these days, Disney is powered by franchises. That’s especially true in the theme parks; where major expansions have recently been announced based on some of Disney’s newer, blockbuster franchises like Star Wars, Marvel and... Avatar. And while you may have no…
This week, Disney opens their first Marvel Studios theme park ride in the United States, called Guardians of the Galaxy—Mission: Breakout! Though it features many, many elements from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, don’t let that fool you: the ride is in a world all its own... and it’s only the beginning.
The original Star Tours has a place in the heart of many Star Wars fans—although following its revamp back in 2011, it’s now impossible to experience Disney’s first foray into the world of Star Wars rides in person. At least this amazing fan-made project lets you rekindle a few of those memories.
Because beginning next year, you’ll be able to travel to the new Warner Bros. World in Abu Dhabi and visit, amongst other WB-themed locations, Metropolis and Gotham City-inspired theme parks. Becuase everybody knows how much family fun people have in Gotham City!
When Star Wars themed lands open at Walt Disney World and Disneyland in 2019, things are going to be interactive. Maybe, a little too interactive.
We saw a brief glimpse in the first trailer for The Last Jedi and soon, you’ll be able to visit there yourself.
Most electric wheelchairs and mobility devices can easily shrug off a little rain, but on the whole, they really don’t mix well with water. So engineers at the University of Pittsburgh designed a powered wheelchair that runs on compressed air, allowing those with limited mobility to safely enjoy a day at the water…
Years have passed since Disney bought Marvel, and while the resulting movies have already been a huge success, on May 27, Marvel’s invasion of the Disney theme parks officially begins.
Modern genetics still hasn’t brought us the dinosaur-filled theme park that Michael Crichton first envisioned back in 1990. So Lego master James Burrows built his own using 125,000 bricks to create an entire Jurassic Park theme park you’ll wish you could actually line up for.
Disney is embracing two major franchises in its U.S. theme parks—and on an investor call Tuesday, the company CEO announced when each land would open.
If you’ve always wanted to witness a Godzilla attack from the ground level—but without, of course, the 99 percent probability that you would die during it—Universal Studios in Japan has the answer.
Disney’s first Iron Man ride won’t officially open until early in the new year, but a few lucky riders have already been on it, and they brought back some a truly fun video of it in action. It’s the next best thing to flying to Hong Kong, getting a hotel, going to the park, and waiting in line for several hours.
Though we’re still a few years away from seeing James Cameron’s Avatar back on the big screen, 2017 will start to ease the franchise back into popular culture. Most significantly, Pandora: The World of Avatar will be opening at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park. A new video takes fans behind the scenes.
The Japanese city of Beppu is known for its countless hot springs and spas that pop up around them. So much so, that the city’s mayor, Yasuhiro Nagano, pledged to build an entire spa-themed amusement park—although it might not be quite as awesome as the one featured in this promotional video.
So, Disney released a “first look” at one of the Avatar characters that will populate its Pandora portion of Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida. And it’s horrifying.
Two women and two men were killed while riding the Thunder River Rapids ride at an Australian amusement park.