| Jan 20, 2013
| 11:38 AM
PARK CITY, Utah -- "Escape from Tomorrow," filmed on the sly at Disney theme parks, is the talk of the Sundance Film Festival this weekend. But what was it like to make a movie over 25 days at Disney World, Epcot and Disneyland without park employees,...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Disney has unveiled plans to roll out a revolutionary new digital reservation system at its four Florida theme parks allowing visitors to pre-book rides, shows, parades, restaurants and character meet-and-greets months before a vacation.
So when will...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The protests that roiled Anaheim this summer had no regular home base, no Zuccotti Park or Tahrir Square. Instead, demonstrators angry over a series of shootings by Anaheim police marched on several days along Harbor Boulevard and a handful of other...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 5:30 AM
Star Tours 2.0 promises the possibility of 54 different experiences when the updated attraction reopens at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida on May 20 and Disneyland in California on June 3.
Photos: Concept art for Star Tours 2.0
Star Tours 2.0, set...
| Feb 11, 2011
Bill Justice, a former Walt Disney Studios animator who worked on classics such as "Fantasia," "Bambi" and "Alice in Wonderland" and later joined Walt Disney Imagineering where he helped program Audio-Animatronics figures for attractions at Disneyland and...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Travelers with pets have a new option when visiting the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The park's new Best Friends Pet Care facility bills itself as a "luxury pet resort," with amenities including a 25,000-square-foot dog park, a water......
| Jun 11, 2010
| 4:33 PM
REVIEW: WORLD OF COLOR This is a longer version of my review of the new spectacle at California Adventure. The review will run as a cover story in Saturday's Los Angeles Times Calendar section. Disneyâs California Adventure in Anaheim will......
| 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 1, 2010
| 6:05 PM
With 14 rides, including eight roller coasters, the proposed Orlando Thrill Park hopes to cater to enthusiasts underserved by Florida's theme parks.
Photo gallery: View the 14 proposed Orlando Thrill Park rides
Scheduled to open in summer 2013, the...
| Nov 14, 2010
During the last 10 years, I have written about some of the vacations my husband, our three children and I have taken to Ireland, Italy, Paris, Germany, the Netherlands and London. The response has been mixed. Many found inspiration in our tales; others...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 3:23 PM
The Los Angeles Times Funland blog covers news, trends, issues and changes at major amusement and theme parks as well as the latest information on new rides, attractions, shows, parades and Halloween events.
Funland categories: Theme Parks |...