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Barges and Canyons: Part 10 of our look at River Rapids attractions

In 1987, Barr Engineering was called upon to design their first River Rapids attraction, the Thunder River at Valleyfair! (Shikopee, MN).  It features smaller 6 passenger rafts and a beautiful course in the back of the park.   1,125 more words

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New Universal Patents Refresh Rumors Of New Harry Potter Attraction

There has been a lot of speculation that Universal Orlando’s Dragon Challenge is headed for closure, Universal’s new patent request refreshes that speculation. 121 more words


Is Universal Orlando Replacing The Dragon Challenge Coasters?

Recently, rumors have been swirling on the internet that the Dragon Challenge (formerly Dueling Dragons) coaster could be torn down at Islands Of Adventure at Universal Orlando Resort. 399 more words


Universal Studios with a Toddler

There are a ton of blogs out there which talk about all the great things you can do in Universal Studios, and believe me, there is a ton to do. 1,352 more words

Trip Planning

I am back from the best week ever!!!!

I just got back from Disney World and Universal Orlando with my little sister!! I had so much fun! We went to all four Disney parks, Disney Springs, and both Universal parks, I am going to spend the next few days going through photos and videos and make a few, more in depth, posts about our trip if you’re interested. 18 more words

AED52: Islands of Adventures Lighthouse!

Another card means another secret post until the recipient has received it!

SO happy with the way it turned out, I only wish I took some more in-progress photos.


Disney's Forgotten Beastly Kingdom and Universal's Lost Continent: Connected

For those unaware, Disney had planned an area for their Animal Kingdom park long before it’s announcement. Animal Kingdom is notorious for being themed towards animals from all over the world, Dinosaurs, but at one point planned towards creatures that only exist within fantasy. 599 more words

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