Category Archives: Outside The Parks

Wynn Resort in Las Vegas Plans To Implement Rapid Testing – Could Theme Parks and Cruise Ships Be Next?

By now we are all getting used to the “new normal” of the pandemic. Temperature checks, face masks, physical distancing and more are now a part of our routine. However, “new normal” doesn’t mean permanent nor did it ever. The question operators are looking at is: how do we get out of this? The odds

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Stranger Things Drive Thru Experience Coming To Los Angeles Fall 2020

It looks like you’ll be able to drive your car through “Hawkins, Indiana” (Los Angeles, California) this fall! Netflix and Stranger Things just announced a drive through experience that is an hour long! According to the website, visitors will be able to drive through Hawkins, Indiana and relive some of the best moments of the

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Dezerland Park Orlando Will Soon Bring Dozens of Trophy Cars to International Drive

Orlando’s newest attraction is dedicated to all things transportation. Dezerland Park Orlando will be located in the former Artegon Mall on the north side of International Drive. Once completed, the park will be comprised of over 800,000 square feet and consist of several different attractions, shops and food locations. The main draw of Dezerland Park

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Pigeon Forge Makes Strides in Opening Attractions As Tennessee Slowly Reopens

What a fascinating time to be in the attractions industry. States are slowly starting to ease up on stay-at-home restrictions. With that, comes the opening of attractions (and eventually) theme parks. As we stated a few weeks ago, Pigeon Forge is the first tourist-driven town in the United States to slowly reopen their attractions and

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Pigeon Forge Announces More Business Reopenings, Some Push Back Plus New Guidelines

With the stay-at-home order for Tennessee being lifted on May 1st, many businesses throughout the state are preparing for reopening. This means that out of all the major tourist destinations in the country, Pigeon Forge will be the first to slowly reopen its doors to not only locals but tourists looking to take in some

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Harry Potter Studio Tour Rumored To Be Headed to Tokyo

The Harry Potter Studio Tour is one of London’s top attractions. Since opening in 2013, it has grown and expanded to include new scenes, props and interactive experiences. Now it seems that there could be another Harry Potter Studio Tour opening in Tokyo by 2023! For those unfamiliar with the Harry Potter Studio Tour, it

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Dubai Set To Open World’s Tallest Observation Wheel October 2020

As observation wheels slowly take over the planet, we have yet another one opening in 2020. Expected to open ahead of the Dubai Expo, this observation wheel will be the largest in the world. Currently, the record holder belongs to the High Roller in Las Vegas at 167 meters. However, the new Ain Dubai (translated:

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Cirque Du Soleil’s “R.U.N.” Opens To Terrible (And Suspiciously Positive) Reviews

Las Vegas is an ever-changing landscape of new restaurants, slot machines, hotels and entertainment. Cirque du Soleil for years has dominated the strip with a whopping seven shows for quite some time now. Their newest show “R.U.N”, which has been in previews for weeks and officially opening November 14, has gotten some scathing feedback online

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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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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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