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Horror Nights Hopefuls: 6 Movies That Deserve Haunted Houses

With only so many white whales left in the genre, Universal is going to have to start digging deeper and darker to fill its roster. The following films are suggestions based on popularity and feasibility, both as a walkthrough adaptation and merchandise mover. None of them are speculated or rumored to appear anytime soon.

The Bonkers Story of the Castle that Inspired Walt Disney... and the "Mad" King Who Built It

We probably wouldn’t have Disneyland and Walt Disney World if not for an eccentric Bavarian king…

No Longer Second Best? The Case for Howl-O-Scream

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s Halloween event, though a premier event in its own right, has lived in the shadows of its competitor just down I-4 for 20 years.

COUNTDOWN: The Best Disney and Universal Rides of the Century (So Far)

Last month, we took a half-hearted look at what we think are the "Worst" Disney Attractions of the Century (So Far). Today, we'll flip the script and look at the best to come out of Disney (and Universal) Parks so far in the 21st century – that is, opening in the year 2000 or late

Sounds Like Vacation: 7 Superb Universal Orlando Soundtrack Selections

A theme park soundtrack is as much about placemaking as it is scoring thousands of infinitesimally specific moments every day.

What is Disney's Hollywood Studios Like Right Now? (UPDATE)

A lot has changed at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in the last month…

Thrills, Chills, and Lift Hills: 5 Horror-Themed Coasters

So how do we cope in the eleven months that aren’t October? By finding attractions—roller coasters, namely—that center around a horror theme. That’s why I’m bringing you 5 horror-themed coasters that serve thrills and chills year-round.

What is Epcot Like Right Now?

Epcot is, admittedly, a little weird right now…

Would You Dine in the Haunted Mansion's Ballroom? Here are 6 Rides That Should Have Restaurants INSIDE

Are these spatially possible? Practical? Of course not! Consider this more of a conceptually exercise than a concrete one. But if you can join us in temporarily forgetting space constraints, ignoring blueprints, and thinking Blue Sky, consider how great these dining experiences would be...

The 10 Most Incredible PROJECTION MAPPED Effects in Disney Parks (With Videos to Prove It!)

In the last few decades, fans have seen one particular tool rise to the forefront in Disney Parks: projection mapping.

What Are Walt Disney World Resort Hotels Like Right Now?

Is it really worth staying at a Walt Disney World resort hotel right now?

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