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Six Flags Rage of the Gargoyles Virtual Reality Coaster

Six Flags Over Georgia has combined a virtual reality experience with a real-life roller coaster to create one of the world’s first fully interactive Virtual Reality Roller Coasters: Rage of the Gargoyles. The new attraction will run throughout October at Fright Fest and we got to be one of the first to test it out! The Victims Two crazy

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The Great Magic Hall Soft Opens For Six Months and Counting

Have you heard about The Great Magic Hall, the new magic attraction that soft opened at Old Town in Kissimmee? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. As many readers of Theme Park University know, I am a huge fan of magic and have ran articles on the famous Magic Castle in California, David Copperfield’s never-opened restaurant

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Crayola Experience Opens in Orlando

The Crayola Experience opened in July 2015 and Theme Park University was invited to check out Orlando’s newest attraction! This location, which is part of the Florida Mall, is actually the second Crayola Experience to open.The first is located in Easton, Pennsylvania, which is home of the Crayola Factory. Think of this attraction like an

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The Queen Mary Delivers Equal Parts History and Creepy

I am a self-proclaimed travel aficionado. Out of all the places I have visited in my life, none seem to stack up to The Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. It’s part hotel, part attraction, and it’s oozing with history thanks to its use in the United States Navy, as well as the well-known ghosts

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Nik Wallenda Walks Orlando Eye Ahead of May 4 Grand Opening

Early on the morning of Wednesday April 29, media gathered to watch Nik Wallenda walk across the top of the Orlando Eye without any kind of balance pole or tether. Media poured in from all over the state with their cameras pointed to the skies to capture the moment, which was also being broadcast live

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Madame Tussauds Orlando Featuring Wax Figure of Walt Disney!

A few days before it officially opens to the public, the folks at I-Drive 360 opened the doors to Madame Tussauds Orlando for members of the press.   Located in the same complex that features the Orlando Eye and Sea Life Aquarium, Madame Tussauds will be one of three attractions in the area owned by parent

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Sea Life Aquarium Orlando Opens May 4, 2015

As part of I-Drive 360, Sea Life Aquarium will open its doors on May 4, 2015 and Theme Park University got a preview of the new attraction! Located at the base of the Orlando Eye observation wheel is an attractions concourse that gives visitors the chance to experience the Sea Life Aquarium, the Orlando Eye

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Franz Harary’s House of Magic Opening at Studio City Macau in Fall of 2015

There are some things that just make sense, like combining an ageless and timeless art like magic with a full scale multi-million dollar attraction and melding them together. Just think about it: there are very few art forms like magic that appeal to anyone from children to seniors and every demographic in between and yet

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Jimmy Fallon Unveils Five New Figures For Madame Tussauds

Jimmy Fallon recently helped Madame Tussauds Wax Museum unveil a first ever for the attraction when they unveiled five figures simultaneously. In the cold open of “The Tonight Show”, Jimmy sang Barbara Ann by the Beach Boys with his was figures singing back up. Funny and creepy, click on the video below to see what

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Orlando Tree Trek Opens Near Walt Disney World

  I am many things, but an athlete? Not exactly. Coordination and agility are not exactly my best friends, so when I first heard about Orlando Tree Trek, I was skeptical and a bit nervous, but excited to try something new. Orlando Tree Trek opened recently just south of the Walt Disney World Resort and

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