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Hard Rock Park opens as the world's first 'Rock n' Roll' theme park

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Published: May 9, 2008 at 11:09 AM

[Update: I've added part two of Russell's report, and posted it to the discussion board. Just follow the link at the bottom of the post for the complete report. - Robert]

From the ruins of an abandoned outlet mall,

rises the world's first Rock and Roll theme park.

Hard Rock Park features rides, attractions, and shows geared towards guests of all ages and music tastes. From the smooth sounds of Bob Marley to the ear piercing heavy metal of Led Zeppelin to the toe tapping sounds of country's best, there is something for everyone here. Even guests who listen to nothing but easy listening could find something to play air guitar to here.

Park designers have deliberately positioned attractions in each “rock environ” to satisfy guests of all ages and tastes. The idea for this theme park is for guests to walk around together as a family – no Mom and kids running to Fantasyland, while Dad runs to Pirates, and the teens run to Space Mountain – everyone experiences it together. Here you have attractions like Led Zeppelin: The Ride, for adults and teens that want a thrill, right next to the Reggae River Falls, designed for small children who want to have fun and get wet, next to Paradise Cafe, designed for adults who just want to relax. This philosophy of the family enjoying the park together repeats itself throughout the park's environs.

Read the rest of Russell Meyer's report...

Readers' Opinions

From Greg Bark on May 9, 2008 at 5:56 PM
Great Review! But if you did the rest of the park while you were there, could you post these reviews section by section, like a review of British Invasion one day and Born in the USA the next?
From Robert Niles on May 9, 2008 at 10:43 PM
Those new sections are up now, if you follow the new link at the bottom of the report. (It took me a while to edit and approve them. Sorry!)

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