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April 2009

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2009 Best Ride in America Tournament: final eight round-up and wrap-up

By Robert Niles
Published: April 1, 2009 at 7:10 AM

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Busch Gardens, SeaWorld auctioning VIP tours and more for wildlife charity

By Robert Niles
Published: April 1, 2009 at 9:52 AM

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New Walt Disney museum to debut in San Francisco this fall

By Robert Niles
Published: April 1, 2009 at 10:09 AM

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Another theme park movie? 'Adventureland' hits theaters Friday

By Robert Niles
Published: April 1, 2009 at 9:06 PM

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2009 Best Ride in America Tournament: Griffon, Apollo's Chariot, Mummy and Maverick

By Robert Niles
Published: April 2, 2009 at 6:55 AM

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Six Flags to hold 2nd Annual Walk in the Parks Event Across the US

By Anthony Murphy
Published: April 2, 2009 at 1:32 PM

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2009 Best Ride in America Tournament: Spider-Man, Hulk, Millennium Force and Everest

By Robert Niles
Published: April 2, 2009 at 1:33 PM

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2009 Best Ride in America Tournament: the semifinals

By Robert Niles
Published: April 3, 2009 at 7:04 AM

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Many openings at theme parks this weekend

By Robert Niles
Published: April 3, 2009 at 12:16 PM

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Walt Disney Co. cuts 1,900 theme park jobs over the past six weeks

By Domenik Jost
Published: April 5, 2009 at 9:58 AM

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2009 Best Ride in America Tournament: the final

By Robert Niles
Published: April 6, 2009 at 6:47 AM

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First look at menus for Disney's Sanaa restaurant at Animal Kingdom Lodge

By Scott Joseph
Published: April 6, 2009 at 1:18 PM

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Misadventures in travel writing

By Robert Niles
Published: April 6, 2009 at 6:45 PM

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Don't try to understand Knott's Berry Farm; just enjoy what you can

By Robert Niles
Published: April 7, 2009 at 9:35 PM

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Now, it's Universal Orlando in a credit mess

By Robert Niles
Published: April 7, 2009 at 11:43 PM

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Now that's how theme parks should use social media

By Robert Niles
Published: April 8, 2009 at 9:00 AM

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And Hard Rock Park's new name is... Freestyle Music Park?

By Derek Potter
Published: April 9, 2009 at 9:55 AM

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Crowds pack Disney World theme parks for spring break

By Robert Niles
Published: April 9, 2009 at 12:01 PM

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It's official: Six Flags off the New York Stock Exchange

By Robert Niles
Published: April 9, 2009 at 2:29 PM

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Vote of the week: How much would you pay to skip a line?

By Robert Niles
Published: April 10, 2009 at 10:03 AM

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Theme park cast member stories: 'Is that *really* your name?'

By Robert Niles
Published: April 13, 2009 at 10:42 AM

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Got any questions for the creative director of Men in Black: Alien Attack?

By Robert Niles
Published: April 13, 2009 at 3:25 PM

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If you run a theme park, read this

By Robert Niles
Published: April 13, 2009 at 9:22 PM

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A photo tribute to the floorless coaster

By Robert Niles
Published: April 14, 2009 at 6:21 PM

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Doublethink at Six Flags: CEO to get $3 million bonus if amusement park chain goes bankrupt

By Robert Niles
Published: April 15, 2009 at 9:34 AM

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Disney theme parks lead in 2008 annual attendance report

By James Rao
Published: April 16, 2009 at 9:23 AM

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First Diamondback ride brings in more than $100,000 for charity

By Derek Potter
Published: April 16, 2009 at 12:45 PM

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Vote the week: Are roller coasters better up front, or in back?

By Robert Niles
Published: April 16, 2009 at 10:59 PM

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Diamondback debuts at Kings Island

By Derek Potter
Published: April 17, 2009 at 11:31 PM

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Walt Disney World water parks join Theme Park Insider

By Robert Niles
Published: April 20, 2009 at 9:28 AM

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Theme park cast member stories: The Florida summer afternoon thunderstorm

By Robert Niles
Published: April 20, 2009 at 2:47 PM

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Dining among the tumbleweeds at Disneyland's Big Thunder Ranch

By Robert Niles
Published: April 21, 2009 at 3:43 PM

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Remember Six Flags New Orleans?

By Robert Niles
Published: April 22, 2009 at 10:25 AM

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Universal Orlando pushes back opening for Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit

By Robert Niles
Published: April 22, 2009 at 4:50 PM

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An insider's Q&A with 'Men in Black Alien Attack' creative director Dave Cobb

By Robert Niles
Published: April 22, 2009 at 9:19 PM

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Planning your theme park vacation: More useful Web links for saving money

By Robert Niles
Published: April 23, 2009 at 9:03 PM

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Vote the week: Favorite theme park snack?

By Robert Niles
Published: April 24, 2009 at 7:58 AM

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Opening menus finalized for Sanaa at Disney's Animal Kingdom

By Scott Joseph
Published: April 24, 2009 at 2:15 PM

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Disneyland one-ups the 2fer with 3-Day Summer Fun Pass

By Robert Niles
Published: April 24, 2009 at 2:16 PM

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Theme park cast member stories: When nature calls....

By Robert Niles
Published: April 26, 2009 at 10:53 PM

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First photos of Disney World's Sanaa restaurant

By Scott Joseph
Published: April 27, 2009 at 3:51 PM

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New construction photos of Universal Studios Florida's Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit coaster

By Robert Niles
Published: April 27, 2009 at 3:53 PM

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Silver Dollar City - Trip Report and Review

By James Rao
Published: April 28, 2009 at 11:39 AM

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Theme parks face impact from potential epidemic

By Robert Niles
Published: April 28, 2009 at 2:08 PM

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Turn on, sneak in, and get kicked out at SeaWorld Orlando

By Robert Niles
Published: April 29, 2009 at 12:04 PM

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Theme park deals, discounts and promo codes for May 2009

By Robert Niles
Published: April 30, 2009 at 1:26 PM

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Manta soft opening starts Tues., May 5*

By Robert Niles
Published: April 30, 2009 at 1:34 PM

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