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Interactive Florida Theme Park Guide - Tampa Bay Times
  1. Universal will double down on Halloween Horror Nights scares this year

    Florida

    It's no surprise that after the gangbuster business Universal raked in last year for its Halloween Horror Nights, the theme park announced it is expanding the scare-fest to a record 30 nights and doubling the number of actors roaming the park to startle visitors.

     Universal
  2. Disney resort bar lets you see Magic Kingdom fireworks without park ticket

    Florida

    A new bar has opened up at Walt Disney Word's Polynesian Resort, and you don't need a ticket to the theme park or to be a resort guest to take in this unusual watering hole.

    Reminiscent of a South Seas hideaway, Trader Sam's Grog Grotto at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort whisks away guests to a tropical oasis with a selection of exotic cocktails, small plates and scenic views. ?Located in the Great Ceremonial House, the themed lounge overlooks the resort's marina and Seven Seas Lagoon and features signature beverages such as the Polynesian Pearl and Castaway Crush and a?varied?menu?including?pork p‰tŽ b‡nh m“ sliders, Hawaiian poke, sushi and pan-friend dumplings. The lounge has 50 seats inside and 82 on the patio.?Disney?s Polynesian Village Resort?is located at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.?(David Roark, photographer)
  3. Busch Gardens, SeaWorld raised ticket prices Thursday

    Florida

    Busch Gardens and SeaWorld ticket prices went up $2 to $97, Busch Gardens announced Wednesday — the second ticket price increase in a year for the theme parks, which hiked prices $3 last May.

    The Cheetah Hunt roller coaster at Busch Gardens.
  4. Kid-friendly Legoland Hotel newest addition to theme park

    Florida

    The theme park aimed at the 2-12 age group just added a five-story, 152-room Legoland Hotel, fewer than 100 steps from the Winter Haven theme park.

    Photo by Chip Litherland for LEGOLAND Florida Resort/Merlin Entertainments Group
Legoland Hotel at the Winter Haven theme is putting its final touches in place ahead of the May 15 opening of the new 152-room hotel built for kids