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December 2013

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What's the future of theme park ride design for visitors with disabilities?

By Daniel Etcheberry
Published: December 1, 2013 at 12:39 PM

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Why should you and your family visit Orlando?

By Robert Niles
Published: December 1, 2013 at 10:34 PM

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USA Today features Theme Park Insider for holiday theme park picks

By Robert Niles
Published: December 2, 2013 at 3:40 PM

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Theme Park History: July 17, 1955 and the original '...And something goes terribly wrong'

By Derek Potter
Published: December 3, 2013 at 10:23 AM

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We're looking for a freelance Orlando correspondent. Interested?

By Robert Niles
Published: December 3, 2013 at 3:34 PM

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Are Disney MagicBand privacy concerns legit?

By Robert Niles
Published: December 4, 2013 at 2:34 PM

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10 top new theme park attractions in America for 2014

By Robert Niles
Published: December 5, 2013 at 11:46 AM

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Disney reveals concept art for Shanghai Disneyland's Gardens of Imagination

By Robert Niles
Published: December 5, 2013 at 8:28 PM

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Vote of the Week: Character meet-and-greets - yes or no?

By Robert Niles
Published: December 6, 2013 at 11:32 AM

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Disney buys the film distribution rights for Indiana Jones. So what's that mean for the theme parks?

By Robert Niles
Published: December 6, 2013 at 5:12 PM

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Australia's Sea World debuts its Storm Coaster water coaster

By Robert Niles
Published: December 6, 2013 at 8:32 PM

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Our first look from inside Universal Orlando's Diagon Alley

By Robert Niles
Published: December 7, 2013 at 10:46 PM

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Universal Orlando kicks off its Grinchmas Wholiday Spectacular and Macy’s Holiday Parade 2013

By Krista Joy
Published: December 8, 2013 at 8:28 PM

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Where to Eat: Breakfast at the Kona Café at Disney World's Polynesian Resort

By Anthony Murphy
Published: December 9, 2013 at 11:58 AM

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Disney launches animated series based on It's a Small World

By Robert Niles
Published: December 10, 2013 at 10:41 AM

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Tuesday theme park news round-up: Shanghai Disneyland, Facebook, and Vegas roller coaster news

By Robert Niles
Published: December 10, 2013 at 9:04 PM

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Disneyland gets its close-up (for a little while, at least) in 'Saving Mr. Banks'

By Russell Meyer
Published: December 10, 2013 at 10:36 PM

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Theme Park History: The Millennium Project at Universal Studios Florida

By Robert Niles
Published: December 11, 2013 at 6:03 PM

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Universal Orlando announces new restaurants for CityWalk

By Krista Joy
Published: December 12, 2013 at 9:48 AM

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One new detail officially 'leaks' about Universal's Diagon Alley

By Krista Joy
Published: December 12, 2013 at 2:08 PM

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Vote of the Week: Do you use Disney's Photopass?

By Robert Niles
Published: December 13, 2013 at 10:41 AM

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Universal Creative talks about Diagon Alley

By Robert Niles
Published: December 13, 2013 at 3:27 PM

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Theme Park History: Walt Disney and the beginning of his 'World', part one

By Derek Potter
Published: December 15, 2013 at 11:39 AM

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Weekend theme park news round-up: Subs, Doc Brown to close

By Robert Niles
Published: December 15, 2013 at 9:29 PM

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Should theme parks offer advance-purchase, multi-day discounts on parking?

By Brian Emery
Published: December 16, 2013 at 5:25 PM

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Will activists targeting SeaWorld end up helping it instead?

By Robert Niles
Published: December 16, 2013 at 10:41 PM

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Fox announces Twentieth Century Fox World theme park, to open in Malaysia in 2016

By Robert Niles
Published: December 17, 2013 at 1:31 AM

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Universal to reveal more Diagon Alley details on January 23

By Robert Niles
Published: December 17, 2013 at 10:36 AM

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I-Drive Live gets a new name: The Orlando Eye

By Robert Niles
Published: December 18, 2013 at 10:19 PM

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Tokyo Disneyland to replace Captain EO with Stitch

By Robert Niles
Published: December 19, 2013 at 11:42 AM

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Vote of the Week: Which direction will you ride first on Universal's Hogwarts Express?

By Robert Niles
Published: December 20, 2013 at 9:57 AM

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Weekend theme park news round-up: Despicable Me opening date, SeaWorld strikes back

By Robert Niles
Published: December 22, 2013 at 9:22 PM

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Waste some time online with our world tour of Disney and Universal theme parks

By Robert Niles
Published: December 23, 2013 at 12:01 PM

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The top stories of the year in theme parks: 2013

By Robert Niles
Published: December 24, 2013 at 1:48 PM

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How to survive the crowds and enjoy the busiest week of the year at Disney and Universal

By Robert Niles
Published: December 26, 2013 at 11:52 AM

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Vote of the Week: Where's the best place for New Year's Eve in the Orlando area theme parks?

By Robert Niles
Published: December 27, 2013 at 11:38 AM

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Theme park patent and trademark filing round-up

By Robert Niles
Published: December 30, 2013 at 11:33 AM

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Theme Park Insider's 2014 New Year's resolutions for theme park fans

By Robert Niles
Published: December 31, 2013 at 6:23 AM

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