As spring weather brings the perfect setting for active bodies to get out and explore our nation many of the top theme parks across the country are gearing up for the 2010 season with new rides and attractions! From the rolling hills of the Ozark Mountains to the sizzling beach surroundings of Orlando and Anaheim, there are settings across the United States waiting to provide all-new thrills for 2010!
In Branson, MO, thrill seekers will find the 18th century setting of Silver Dollar City has added a touch of mischievous fun to the park with the addition of the Tom and Huck RiverBlast. Along the active ode to Missouri culture, guests will ride along a river by raft complete with water guns to squirt on-lookers with! However, all along the raft’s path water guns are situated to give non-ride participants an equal advantage! As one of the first interactive rides of its kind, Tom and Huck RiverBlast alone makes it worth rediscovering Silver Dollar City all over again.
In Orlando, FL, both Disney World and Islands of Adventure are featuring active, new offerings. At Disney World, guests will find Disney’s Wide World of Sports completely made over with the ESPN brand, combining the magic of Disney World with the comprehensive knowledge of the sports world that only the Worldwide Leader in Sports can provide.
As for Islands of Adventure, they are adding an entirely new, sixth island – the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. From thrill rides to stores and dining options directly from the books and movies, fans of Harry Potter will quite literally find themselves transported to Hogwarts while visiting Islands of Adventure in 2010.
Traveling westward, toward Anaheim, CA, guests of Disneyland will be thrilled to experience the return of Captain EO! This exciting 3D film is directed by Francis Ford Coppola, produced by George Lucas and stars Michael Jackson for an imaginative spectacle the likes of which only Disney could bring to life!
Regardless of your destination, 2010 brings exciting new changes to popular theme parks in almost every area of the United States, providing the opportunity for a thrilling 2010 travel season!