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Where's the Line? Theme Parks Aiming to Eliminate Them

Where's the Line? Theme Parks Aiming to Eliminate Them

By Mike Schneider | Mar 21
At Universal Orlando Resort's new "Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon" ride, waiting in line has been replaced by lounging on couches and listening to a racy barber shop quartet sing until it's time to enter the ride.

Virtual Reality Roller Coaster Opens at Six Flags New England

Virtual Reality Roller Coaster Opens at Six Flags New England

Mar 20
A new kind of roller coaster experience is set to premiere next month at Six Flags New England.

Sea World Adds New Features for 2017

Sep 28
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a new virtual reality experience on a roller coaster, a new presentation on orcas, and a shareable entrance pass.

Plan for New Branson Adventure Park Unveiled

Oct 12
The Missouri Ozarks tourist attraction Branson is getting a $10 million adventure park.

Big Thrills for Little Ones at Universal Orlando Resort

By David Foucher | Feb 12
Universal Orlando might have a reputation for catering to the older kids in all of us - but your youngsters will find plenty to do in this high-tech, thrilling wonderland.

Out on the Mountain, Where the Gays Go to Play

By Ken Knox | Sep 13
The event serves two purposes: To provide an all-ages, LGBT-specific event built around the park's attractions and to serve as a fundraiser for a number of charities as well as organizations whose missions can positively impact the gay community.

Gay Games Getaways

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 12
Make the most of your trip to Gay Games 9 with these fabulous side trips!

Italy Opens Theme Park in Tribute to Film Industry

By Kavitha Surana | Aug 1
A new amusement park outside Rome celebrates the world of cinema, taking visitors back to the golden age of Italian film production when the Rome-based Cinecitta Studios - still in operation - were known as "Hollywood on the Tiber."

Heart Pounds, Eyes Close on the Tallest Waterslide

By Bill Draper | Jul 13
Halfway up the 264 stairs leading to the top of the world's tallest waterslide, it was clear this was the most breathtaking ride I'd ever encountered. And that was before I ever stepped foot in the raft.

The Importance of Being Inverted: Gay Days at Amusement Parks, Part 2

By Tony Phillips | May 23
Part 2 in a series, EDGE writer Tony Phillips explores the ins, outs, ups and downs of the multi-billion dollar amusement park industry that is still trying to find its niche in the LGBT community.

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