Author Archives: Josh Young

Sesame Place San Diego To Open in 2021

After years of speculation, we now know where the second Sesame Place Theme Park will open: San Diego! Announced this morning, Aquatica San Diego will be closing in 2020 in order to convert the park into a Sesame Place. “We share Sesame Workshop’s goal of educating and entertaining generations of children, and the opening of

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Breaking: Plans for Universal Studios Beijing Officially Revealed

At long last, it seems that Universal Studios Beijing has finally been officially revealed! While we got the scoop on this new park ago years ago (literally), today’s announcement serves as more of a confirmation of all that info we’ve shared in the past. As usual, nothing is official until Universal says it is and

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The Bourne Stuntacular Confirmed for Universal Studios Florida Spring 2020

Well, it looks like Universal Orlando spilled the beans. A new stunt show based on the Bourne Identity franchise will be premiering at Universal Studios Florida in the spring of 2020. Yes friends, ever since Terminator 2: 3D closed in 2017, Theme Park University has predicted a Bourne Identity stunt show to take it’s place.

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Cast of Comedy Warehouse Return to New Show on International Drive in Orlando

Thanks to the express consent of the commissioner of baseball, the cast of Pleasure Island’s Comedy Warehouse is back in Orlando performing improv! Personally, out of anything that I miss at Pleasure Island, Comedy Warehouse was the top of that list. To be fair, those talented performers from the Pleasure Island days of Walt Disney

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4 Changes We Hope Disney Implements After Evacuating The Disney Skyliner

By now you’ve probably heard that the Disney Skyliner was evacuated on October 5, 2019. As I type this, crews are working on getting guests down from their gondolas one at a time. Some have been trapped up there for hours. If there is any sort of “good news” to come from this? There hasn’t

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Would You Cross The Longest Suspension Bridge in The United States?

I’ve always been a fan of scenic attractions. I’m a big fan of observation towers, scenic chairlifts and anything that gives me a view from of an entire city. However, there was something unnerving about crossing the longest suspension bridge in the United States. Located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the Gatlinburg SkyBridge sits at the top

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Training Begins on Bourne Identity Stunt Show Headed to Universal Studios Florida Spring 2020

Looks like we have our first signs that the Bourne Identity show is starting to ramp up production! For those that don’t know, replacing Terminator 2: 3D will be a brand new theater show based on the Bourne Identity franchise. Keep in mind, this info isn’t official and won’t be until later in 2019 (possibly

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BREAKING: New Temporary Stranger Things Attraction Opening Soon at Universal Studios Florida

Sharp-eyed visitors to Universal Studios Florida have noticed something strange recently. If you head over to the former exit of Terminator 2: 3D you’ll notice some props that are themed to Hawkins, Indiana. We have strong reason to believe that this will be a Stranger Things attraction opening at Universal Studios Florida very soon. Keep

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Anakeesta in Gatlinburg Offers Spooky Additions for Fall

My personal favorite attraction in Gatlinburg, Tennessee continues to be Anakeesta. They truly have the most breathtaking views of the Great Smokey Mountains once you reach the top of the mountain via chairlift. What I continue to admire, is their commitment to “plussing” the park every time I come back. This visit, there were a

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Unique History Lessons at The Buttonwillow Civil War Theater in Pigeon Forge

Truth be told, I didn’t know what to expect when I walked into the Buttonwillow Civil War Theater in Pigeon Forge. Every time I’m in this area, it’s overwhelming to keep track of all the new attractions, shows and restaurants that constantly open up in this area.  Before we dive in, I need to make

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