| Jul 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2014, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages.
Photos: Most anticipated...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I was overjoyed when I first heard SeaWorld San Diego was going to build an Aquatica water park.
The original Aquatica at SeaWorld Orlando in Florida was an instant success, setting a new standard for excellence and excess in the water park industry...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The stirring documentary "Blackfish" vividly tracks the thorny case of Tilikum, a 12,000-pound killer whale and longtime SeaWorld Orlando attraction responsible for three deaths over the course of several decades in captivity.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:02 AM
The new documentary "Blackfish" opens with footage of a killer whale and a human being beneath the water's surface. As their forms become entangled, it looks as if they are involved in some kind of struggle, and the moment grows increasingly ominous....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Attendance at SeaWorld parks across the country has dropped 6% in the first half of the year, but is the decline due to bad publicity or bad weather?
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. has endured some harsh publicity lately with the debut this summer of...
| Jun 16, 2013
I've visited many theme parks in the United States over the last few years as the theme park blogger for The Times' Travel website, but this summer's crop of rides already has me updating my bucket list. Here's a look at some of the biggest new roller...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:15 AM
By now, everybody knows what to expect from your standard-issue ho-hum water park: body and tube slide complexes with funnels and bowls, deluge-inducing water play towers for the little ones, undulating wave pools and relaxing lazy rivers.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The theme park industry will take a deep breath in 2013 after the launch of several landmark attractions and with more groundbreaking projects on the horizon.
The last few years have seen several theme park additions that have altered the industry...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Just-released video of a 2006 incident at SeaWorld San Diego shows a whale dragging its trainer underwater....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:30 AM
The new "Insane Coaster Wars" coming to the Travel Channel this summer lets viewers take a virtual ride on many of the best roller coasters in the United States right from the comfort of their living room couch.
PHOTOS: 24 rides competing in "Insane...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:12 AM
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. and its killer whales are going public, filing for an initial public offering that could raise $100 million.
The theme park company, famous for using the orca Shamu as a performer, said in a filing with the Securities and...