| Dec 26, 2010
The coming year will bring major new attractions at Disney parks on both coasts, big roller-coaster additions at Six Flags and Busch Gardens and a throng of towering thrill rides at a handful of parks.
The headliner for 2011 is the $100-million Voyage of...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 11:26 AM
What better way to ring out the old year than with 10 of my favorite theme park "Top 10s" of 2010? This collection of photo galleries covers roller coasters, thrill rides and new attractions at theme parks across the U.S..
So without further ado, here's...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 5:46 PM
Knott's Berry Farm has quietly begun offering a fee-based, line-cutting pass for some of its most popular roller coasters and thrill rides.
The $40 Hate to Wait front-of-line pass made its debut in early December after a test run during the Buena Park...
| Aug 17, 2010
Harrison "Buzz" Price, an engineer turned theme-park strategist whose research led Walt Disney to place Magic Kingdoms in Anaheim and Orlando, has died. He was 89.
Price died Sunday of chronic anemia at Mt. San Antonio Gardens' hospice in Pomona, his...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 3:50 PM
Reporting from Hersheypark in Hershey, Pa.-- A mysterious series of hidden messages, encrypted codes and tantalizing symbols has theme park enthusiasts wondering what Hersheypark has planned for 2012.
Here's what we know: Construction has already...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:32 AM
Nobody walks in L.A.? Ridiculous! This is one in a series of articles exploring the many opportunities for walking in (and around) a city of 3.8 million.
Distance: 3 to 7 miles
Duration: 1 to 2.5 hours
| Sep 19, 2011
| 10:38 AM
The Verbolten multi-launch roller coaster debuting in Spring 2012 at Busch Gardens Williamsburg will take riders on a high-speed drive along the German autobahn before detouring through the forbidden Black Forest.
> Photos: Verbolten coaster at Busch...
| Feb 27, 2010
| 4:33 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. â Employees wept and audience members grew silent Saturday at SeaWorld as the theme park's popular killer whale show resumed with a photo montage memorial for a trainer who was killed by one of the orcas in front......
| Nov 24, 2009
| 4:33 PM
At just shy of 2 weeks old, this white rhinoceros calf, born at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in Florida, already looks like its mother, Mlelani, in miniature (minus the horns, of course). The calf's birth is a boon both to......
| Dec 30, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Regular readers of L.A. Unleashed may be familiar with our addiction to adorableness and, in a related note, with our regular feature, Your Morning Adorable. (Naysayers and grumps may scoff, but we ask you: What better way is there to......
| Oct 7, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Anheuser-Busch's sale of SeaWorld and Busch Gardens to the Blackstone Group for $2.7 billion should have little to no impact on the operation of the theme parks, officials said. The Busch Gardens parks in Tampa, Fla., and Williamsburg, Va., will retain...