Ready, Set, Go: News From the Theme Parks

This year there are more reasons for roller-coaster lovers, as well as the tiniest Frozen fans, to queue for fun in the Sunshine State’s theme-park corridor.

By Terry Ward

Busch Gardens

In Tampa, the spin coaster Cobra’s Curse opens with an archeological theme in the park’s Egypt area.


Transport yourself to the city of Arendelle to celebrate Queen Elsa. The new Frozen Ever After attraction is coming this summer to the Norway pavilion.

Islands of Adventure

On Skull Island: Reign of Kong, park-goers journey through King Kong’s multisensory kingdom of temples and jungles.

Legoland Florida Resort

Take a break between rides with the 4-D film The Lego Movie 4D: A New Adventure, which debuted on the big screen in January.

SeaWorld Orlando

The 200-foot-tall steel hyper-coaster Mako is the tallest, fastest and longest ride in Orlando. Rocketing at up to 73 miles per hour, it renders riders nearly weightless.

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  • Published: Spring 2016