• Posted on 04/25/2014

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Opening Day

The theme park capital of the world is ushering in new attractions this summer to create even more awesome vacation memories. There are more daring thrill rides, more ways for imagination to take flight and more chances to drop into watery fun for an #awesummer vacation in Orlando!

Theme Park Expansions

DUPLO Train at LEGOLAND Florida

  • The new DUPLO Valley, at LEGOLAND Florida, features new farm-themed attractions geared towards preschoolers, including a train, mini tractor ride and water play area.
  • A new nighttime Shamu show debuts at SeaWorld Orlando on June 21 in celebration of SeaWorld's 50th anniversary.

  Diagon Alley Dragon

  • Universal Orlando Resort expands The Wizarding World of Harry Potter across both of its theme parks with the addition of Diagon Alley. Guests are invited to hop aboard the Hogwarts Express to journey between Hogsmead and Kings Cross Station and experience a brand-new, multi-dimensional thrill ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.
  • Walt Disney World Resort completes a multiyear project that is doubling the size of Fantasyland with the debut of Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, a family-friendly coaster which takes guests on a wild journey through the Seven Dwarfs' infamous diamond mine.

Water Park Additions

Ihu's Breakaway Falls at Aquatica Waterpark

  • Ihu's Breakway Falls at Aquatica - SeaWorld's Waterpark is the only multi-drop tower slide of its kind in Orlando with slides nearly 80 feet (24 meters) tall.
  • The Aqua Drag Racer - a slide six stories tall at Wet ‘n Wild Orlando - propels guests through four lanes of head-to-head competition at 15 feet (4.5 meters) per second. 

Brand-New Resorts

Universal's Cabana Bay Resort
  • The recently opened, Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort is the fourth on-site hotel at Universal Orlando Resort, featuring a 10-lane bowling alley, fitness center and two massive pool areas.

SEE ALSO:  Cabana Bay Beach Resort Opens at Universal Orlando

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

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