Princess Diana took Prince William and Prince Harry to Disneyland in 1993. Prince Harry remembers his mother as "a total kid through and through."
A man who climbed to the top of the Supreme Scream tower in Buena Park, California, is in police custody and will undergo a mental health evaluation.
The "Magic Carpet" ride at the Cherry Festival in Traverse City, Michigan, was out of control after becoming separated from its base.
It's possible to build a roller coaster as high as the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa. But it could seriously injure or kill riders.
TikTok user @damarri_eddie posted a video on September 5 that shows a crowd of people at Universal Orlando in Florida. The resort closed in March and reopened on June 5 with limited capacity and social-distancing guidelines, according to its website. The video shows what the user thought Universal would look […]
A 17-year-old Sesame Place employee was attacked and seriously injured on Sunday by a visitor whom he had asked to wear a mask, the amusement park and the police said. Sesame Place, a “Sesame Street” theme park in Pennsylvania, requires all visitors over the age of 2 to wear masks. […]
New Jersey’s Action Park was famous for its wild rides that pushing the limits of regulation, resulting in six deaths, countless injuries, and a heap of lawsuits. But Andy Mulvihill, whose father founded the park, remembers it differently. Mulvihill just released a book chronicling his experiences growing up in the […]
Controversial attractions Superstar Limo and ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter no longer exist. Disney is set to rebrand Splash Mountain, which has been called out as having racist depictions. The Enchanted Tiki Room (Under New Management) received backlash for “ruining” a beloved attraction. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Disney Parks are […]
Amusement parks around the world are planning to reopen soon, and some already have. Post-pandemic changes include mandatory or suggested mask-wearing, social distancing, and temperature checks. Walt Disney World Resort theme parks plan to begin reopening on July 11. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. As some amusement parks open […]
A Japan theme-park association released a set of guidelines for when amusement parks reopen. One guideline discourages guests from yelling or screaming on roller coasters. The association is also urging temperature checks, mask requirements, and staff in costumes to refrain from hugging and high-fiving. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Disney parks are constantly changing, with new rides opening and old ones closing every year. The 2010s saw the opening and closing of more than 20 attractions. Here are the newest Disney attractions from this decade, along that some that didn’t make it to 2020. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
Disney theme parks are among the most visited destinations around the world. There are fascinating secrets and facts behind some of the most iconic Disney rides, like the ride that’s powered by french fry oil and the hidden basketball court inside another ride. Read on for 18 surprising facts you […]
Last year, Six Flags paid people $US600 to lie in a coffin for 30 hours. The amusement park is bringing back the challenge, but this time around it’s asking couples to put their relationship to the ultimate test. Couples or friends who can spend 30 hours in a coffin together […]
Disney shared in a memo on Tuesday that 28,000 employees will be laid off because of the negative impact on its business during the pandemic. Disney’s California Parks are still closed as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but Disney World has reopened. According to data from the Bureau […]
Kingda Ka is the tallest roller coaster in the world. At 139 meters, it’s nearly the height of the Great Pyramid of Giza. But what if someone built a roller coaster as tall as the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world? Although the engineering would be possible, it […]
Fans waited for hours to board the newest ride at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter on opening day. It’s called Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike and involves riding on a rollercoaster that looks like Hagrid’s motorbike from the “Harry Potter” books and movies. It officially opened on Thursday. Reports vary […]
Some abandoned amusement parks still contain spooky remnants of attractions. The Upstream Plunge pool at an abandoned Disney water park has been drained and filled with cement. Six Flags New Orleans never reopened after Hurricane Katrina. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. During the peak summer months, amusement parks are […]