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May 2013

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What are the best (and worst) high-motion dark rides for visitors with upper-torso weakness?

By Daniel Etcheberry
Published: May 1, 2013 at 10:59 AM

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Universal Orlando announces June 20 debut for Transformers, plus a contest to win a trip to the opening

By Robert Niles
Published: May 2, 2013 at 9:05 AM

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The Blog Flume Filter for May 2, 2013

By Jeff Elliott
Published: May 2, 2013 at 10:40 AM

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Vote of the week: Do you do theme park parades?

By Robert Niles
Published: May 2, 2013 at 11:29 PM

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Plan your day at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

By Robert Niles
Published: May 3, 2013 at 10:34 PM

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How not to plan a trip to a theme park: Iron Rattler edition

By Bobbie Butterfield
Published: May 6, 2013 at 2:35 PM

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Take a video ride on Cedar Point's new Gatekeeper

By Robert Niles
Published: May 6, 2013 at 2:59 PM

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Told ya so! Universal Orlando confirms Harry Potter - Diagon Alley for 2014

By Robert Niles
Published: May 8, 2013 at 6:49 AM

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SeaWorld Orlando reveals theme song for new Antarctica attraction

By Robert Niles
Published: May 9, 2013 at 7:28 AM

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The Blog Flume Filter for May 9, 2013

By Jeff Elliott
Published: May 9, 2013 at 2:45 PM

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The first Inverted roller coaster is now running backwards

By Anthony Murphy
Published: May 9, 2013 at 9:31 PM

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Vote of the week: Backwards or in the dark -- which coaster thrill do you prefer?

By Robert Niles
Published: May 10, 2013 at 10:40 AM

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Gatekeeper opens to the public at Cedar Point

By Jim Koehl
Published: May 11, 2013 at 8:43 PM

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Plan your day at Disneyland

By Robert Niles
Published: May 12, 2013 at 1:37 PM

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More aerial construction photos of Orlando theme parks, including the Hogwarts Express track

By TH Creative
Published: May 12, 2013 at 9:50 PM

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Merida meets 'Murica

By Robert Niles
Published: May 13, 2013 at 1:42 PM

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Expect 'NextGen'-style animation and interactivity in Universal's Diagon Alley

By Robert Niles
Published: May 14, 2013 at 1:34 PM

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Look east -- far east -- for Disney's best response to Harry Potter

By Robert Niles
Published: May 16, 2013 at 1:19 PM

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The Blog Flume Filter for May 16, 2013

By Jeff Elliott
Published: May 16, 2013 at 4:29 PM

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Madagascar Live! Operation: Vacation debuts at Busch Gardens Tampa

By TH Creative
Published: May 16, 2013 at 6:46 PM

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Vote of the week: What's the top animated franchise you want to see in a theme park?

By Robert Niles
Published: May 17, 2013 at 11:16 AM

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Plan your day at Walt Disney World's Epcot

By Robert Niles
Published: May 19, 2013 at 3:04 PM

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Spring ticket price increases begin at the Orlando theme parks

By Robert Niles
Published: May 20, 2013 at 9:56 AM

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Update from Orlando

By Robert Niles
Published: May 21, 2013 at 6:22 PM

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Let's talk about international theme park travel with Stefan Zwanzger, 'The Theme Park Guy'

By Robert Niles
Published: May 22, 2013 at 10:54 AM

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Construction is underway on Orlando's I-Drive Live

By Robert Niles
Published: May 22, 2013 at 7:07 PM

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It's an early, early morning to visit a galaxy far, far away for Disney's Star Wars Weekends

By Amanda Jenkins
Published: May 22, 2013 at 7:31 PM

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Ride review - Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin at SeaWorld Orlando

By Robert Niles
Published: May 23, 2013 at 7:23 AM

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Universal Orlando confirms new Simpsons land for this summer

By Robert Niles
Published: May 23, 2013 at 11:11 AM

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Show Review - Mickey and the Magical Map at Disneyland

By M. Ryan Traylor
Published: May 24, 2013 at 2:24 AM

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A great day to be a theme park fan

By Robert Niles
Published: May 24, 2013 at 1:18 PM

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The Blog Flume Filter for May 25, 2013

By Jeff Elliott
Published: May 25, 2013 at 8:56 AM

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Plan your day at Disney's Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World

By Robert Niles
Published: May 26, 2013 at 9:19 PM

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A preview of Busch Gardens Williamsburg's Food and Wine Festival

By Russell Meyer
Published: May 27, 2013 at 6:15 PM

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Top theme parks look to win visitors with new attractions for Summer 2013

By Robert Niles
Published: May 27, 2013 at 9:38 PM

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Could SeaWorld's concept art for Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin have set up visitors for disappointment?

By Robert Niles
Published: May 28, 2013 at 10:18 AM

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Disneyland evacuates Toontown after possible explosion (*Updated)

By Robert Niles
Published: May 28, 2013 at 6:11 PM

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Where to eat? Lunch at the Columbia Harbour House at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

By Robert Niles
Published: May 29, 2013 at 11:32 AM

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The Blog Flume Filter for May 30, 2013

By Jeff Elliott
Published: May 30, 2013 at 12:56 PM

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Vote of the week: Aquatica opens in San Diego, so let's talk water parks

By Robert Niles
Published: May 30, 2013 at 7:40 PM

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Transformers soft-opens in Orlando; Simpsons next, this weekend

By Robert Niles
Published: May 31, 2013 at 9:09 AM

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