By Michelle Stark, Anne Glover, Amber McDonald and Kelly Stefani, Times Staff Writers
Illustration by Steve Madden, Times Staff Artist
Developed by Alexis N. Sanchez
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Disney World, SeaWorld, Universal Orlando and other theme parks across Florida are either closing in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew, or closely monitoring the situation.
Once you step inside The Repository, you'll have to utilize all the memory and problem-solving skills you honed in elementary school.
The first scene you'll see in the American Horror Story maze is season one's Dr. Montgomery attempting to bring his batpig to life.
There's a new member of the menagerie at Busch Gardens in Tampa. The park announced Thursday that a male western lowland gorilla was born at the theme park on Aug. 18. The baby, Oliver, is being cared for by its 28-year-old mother, Mary, in the park's Myombe Reserve habitat. Mary came to the park in 2010 from a zoo in …
As if plunging 150 feet down a floorless coaster isn't scary enough, SeaWorld has announced that its Kraken roller coaster will be retrofitted next year with virtual reality headsets to make riders feel like they are undersea being chased by mythical monsters.
Busch Gardens is temporarily extending the reach of its $168 Annual Pass by three months, which means you can get 15 months at the Tampa theme park for the price of 12 months.
A Pasco County "scream park" is finding the humor and the horror in the current election with some clever marketing—two large billboards in Tampa advertising Scream-A-Geddon as more terrifying than a Hillary Clinton or a Donald Trump presidency.
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo announced Tuesday that on Sept. 11 the zoo welcomed its first critically endangered Malayan tiger cub. With only 250 Malayan tigers left in the wild, the implications of this birth "could be massive in the protection of the species both in the wild and in human care," the zoo wrote in a news …
The spookiness at the first night of Howl-O-Scream 2016 began before guests had even entered Bush Gardens proper, when a tram driver ferrying …
Many attractions tone down the gore for Halloween parties aimed at kids under 12. Here are the biggest ones:
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