to help people feel safe when visiting, but the majority of theme park fans continue to recognize that the safest place to be in a pandemic is inside their home.Okay, I get it. People don't want to go to theme parks right now. Heck, I run a theme park website for a living and you don't see me getting on a flight or in a car to go visit Walt Disney World, Cedar Point or a Six Flags park. Theme parks have done their best
But even if our desire to visit parks might be on hold for the moment, I suspect that our need for entertainment is not. So instead of going to Disney, Universal or your local thrill park this summer, what are you doing to stay entertained?
For me, I started this pandemic with some "DIY" entertainment — heading into the kitchen to make videos of theme park recipes for you. I'm fortunate to live in a place with pretty nice weather year round, so I've been taking daily walks around the neighborhood, as well. For the past couple of months, I've been directing a weekly livestreamed classical music show.
After work, we've decided to start watching all the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies in their narrative chronological order, starting with Captain America: The First Avenger. We finished Iron Man 2 last night, so it's four down and 19 to go. And there's always written entertainment. I've been trying my best to keep you well informed, as always, with daily coverage here on Theme Park Insider. As for fiction, I've been rereading some Carl Hiaasen and looking forward to his next novel, coming out in a month.
And of course, not visiting theme parks hasn't kept me from thinking about and planning future travels.
What about you? What stuff is keeping you most entertained at the moment? Is it books, movies, music, video games, exercise, or making something? I've listed five categories for a vote this week, along with a couple of examples to illustrate each category. I'm just curious to see what theme parks like you are turning to when you're not visiting the parks.
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