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August 1, 2016, 10:26 AM Cedar Point prepares to say last rites for its Mean Streak

Cedar Point prepares to say last rites for its Mean Streak

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August 1, 2016, 11:47 AM Here's how to watch the Summer Olympics at Universal Orlando

Here's how to watch the Summer Olympics at Universal Orlando


August 1, 2016, 1:09 PM Why Albus Potter needs to join his dad, Harry, in Orlando

Why Albus Potter needs to join his dad, Harry, in Orlando

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August 2, 2016, 1:53 PM Is Disney World's bad summer about to get worse?

Is Disney World's bad summer about to get worse?

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August 2, 2016, 2:20 PM A Star Wars-themed, Pokemon Go-style game - that costs $500 to play

A Star Wars-themed, Pokemon Go-style game - that costs $500 to play

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August 2, 2016, 2:54 PM Disneyland confirms Sept. 5 close for Paint the Night parade

Disneyland confirms Sept. 5 close for Paint the Night parade

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August 3, 2016, 10:13 PM First taste of Universal CityWalk's new Dongpo Kitchen

First taste of Universal CityWalk's new Dongpo Kitchen

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August 4, 2016, 10:05 AM Incredible Hulk Coaster reopens at Universal's Islands of Adventure

Incredible Hulk Coaster reopens at Universal's Islands of Adventure

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August 4, 2016, 11:51 AM Krampus is coming to Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

Krampus is coming to Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

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August 4, 2016, 4:31 PM Planning a trip to Disneyland? Here's what recent changes will mean

Planning a trip to Disneyland? Here's what recent changes will mean

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August 5, 2016, 8:56 AM Six Flags doubles down on VR with interactive gaming coasters

Six Flags doubles down on VR with interactive gaming coasters

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August 6, 2016, 11:49 AM My perfect day at Universal Orlando

My perfect day at Universal Orlando

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August 7, 2016, 1:46 PM Dubai Parks releases its theme song, from Disney's Alan Menken

Dubai Parks releases its theme song, from Disney's Alan Menken

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August 7, 2016, 9:33 PM Dopey falls during Fantasmic mishap at Disney World

Dopey falls during Fantasmic mishap at Disney World

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August 8, 2016, 4:08 PM Discover the magic of stop-motion animation, with Laika and Universal

Discover the magic of stop-motion animation, with Laika and Universal

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August 8, 2016, 4:57 PM Where to find Fantastic Beasts? They're at NBCUniversal

Where to find Fantastic Beasts? They're at NBCUniversal

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August 9, 2016, 10:22 AM Halloween comes to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter... Japan

Halloween comes to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter... Japan

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August 9, 2016, 3:11 PM Disney confirms drop in summer theme park attendance

Disney confirms drop in summer theme park attendance

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August 10, 2016, 3:09 PM Universal continues Halloween Horror Nights 26 announcements

Universal continues Halloween Horror Nights 26 announcements

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August 10, 2016, 6:14 PM Disney confirms Electrical Parade's return to Disneyland

Disney confirms Electrical Parade's return to Disneyland

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August 11, 2016, 8:57 AM Disneyland details its new parking garage and entryway plans

Disneyland details its new parking garage and entryway plans

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August 11, 2016, 6:03 PM Dubai Parks and Resorts announces October 31 opening date

Dubai Parks and Resorts announces October 31 opening date

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August 12, 2016, 9:48 AM Universal Orlando prepares to open the ultimate Instagram restaurant

Universal Orlando prepares to open the ultimate Instagram restaurant

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August 12, 2016, 11:01 AM Everything you need to know about Disney World and hurricanes

Everything you need to know about Disney World and hurricanes

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August 15, 2016, 4:23 PM Six reasons why theme park fans should welcome the end of summer

Six reasons why theme park fans should welcome the end of summer

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August 16, 2016, 10:11 AM What happens when a park wants more visitors, but not too many more

What happens when a park wants more visitors, but not too many more

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August 16, 2016, 12:34 PM 'American Horror Story' comes to Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

'American Horror Story' comes to Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

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August 16, 2016, 8:45 PM News update: Disney cuts Animal Kingdom hours, Toothsome previews begin

News update: Disney cuts Animal Kingdom hours, Toothsome previews begin

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August 17, 2016, 8:10 PM News update: HHN Hollywood tix on sale; lightsabers in Star Wars Land?

News update: HHN Hollywood tix on sale; lightsabers in Star Wars Land?

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August 18, 2016, 10:22 AM A shocking (not so) true Hollywood Studios story

A shocking (not so) true Hollywood Studios story

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August 19, 2016, 8:50 AM What happens when reality doesn't live up to our memories?

What happens when reality doesn't live up to our memories?

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August 19, 2016, 11:02 AM Readers ask: Surprising your child with a Disney trip? Plus more

Readers ask: Surprising your child with a Disney trip? Plus more

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August 20, 2016, 11:10 AM Can Walt Disney World really make a Guardians of the Galaxy theme park ride?

Can Walt Disney World really make a Guardians of the Galaxy theme park ride?

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August 22, 2016, 8:12 PM Toothsome Chocolate Emporium opens at Universal Orlando's CityWalk

Toothsome Chocolate Emporium opens at Universal Orlando's CityWalk

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August 23, 2016, 10:02 AM Disney celebrates 45 years of the Country Bear Jamboree

Disney celebrates 45 years of the Country Bear Jamboree

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August 23, 2016, 1:32 PM DreamWorks Animation officially joins the Universal Studios family

DreamWorks Animation officially joins the Universal Studios family

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August 24, 2016, 4:38 PM What's the perfect way to wait for a theme park parade?

What's the perfect way to wait for a theme park parade?

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August 25, 2016, 10:32 AM Why do theme parks make so many rides based on movies and books?

Why do theme parks make so many rides based on movies and books?

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August 26, 2016, 10:52 AM New interactive frights are coming to this year's Knott's Scary Farm

New interactive frights are coming to this year's Knott's Scary Farm

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August 26, 2016, 4:21 PM News update: Watching Disney's Electrical Parade, Dining Deals at Universal

News update: Watching Disney's Electrical Parade, Dining Deals at Universal


August 27, 2016, 11:54 AM Orlando theme parks to start giving out free insect repellent

Orlando theme parks to start giving out free insect repellent

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August 28, 2016, 11:16 AM The 2016 Rao family vacation, or, we rode 55 coasters in eight days, baby!

The 2016 Rao family vacation, or, we rode 55 coasters in eight days, baby!

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August 28, 2016, 9:05 PM Are Disney's theme park annual passes a good deal?

Are Disney's theme park annual passes a good deal?

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August 29, 2016, 10:44 AM Disneyland announces Frightfully Fun Parade for Mickey's Halloween Party

Disneyland announces Frightfully Fun Parade for Mickey's Halloween Party

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August 29, 2016, 2:54 PM What's next for interactive attractions at Disney and Universal?

What's next for interactive attractions at Disney and Universal?

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August 30, 2016, 11:28 AM Disneyland announces final date for Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

Disneyland announces final date for Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

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August 31, 2016, 8:29 AM Universal Orlando adds new annual pass tier, raises prices

Universal Orlando adds new annual pass tier, raises prices

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August 31, 2016, 12:43 PM World's largest indoor theme park opens in Dubai

World's largest indoor theme park opens in Dubai

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August 31, 2016, 8:14 PM News update: Disney Springs bus service; new Dollywood parade

News update: Disney Springs bus service; new Dollywood parade

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