It’s finally Friday and that means the work week is over and we can finally have fun! If you are looking for something to do around Orlando this weekend we have a suggestion! This is Orlando, and we are home to many theme parks! IF you haven’t heard there have been many new attractions opening in these parks! Whether you favor Disney or Universal, there is something new and exciting for you to check out! We put together a list of the great new attraction our theme park neighbors have added. Take a look below:
Find your favorite new Orlando attraction!
Skull Island: Reign of Kong
This new highly anticipated, Skull Island: Reign of Kong has opened its doors last week to all guests! This new ride takes you on a thrilling expedition set in the 1930’s. You just happen to be caught in the fight between the man eating dinosaur and larger than life ape! Every turn your jeep makes will have an exciting scene for you. This is a fight for survival not only between the creatures but you as well! You won’t want to miss this experience. Lines have been reported to be long, but many say it’s well worth the wait. Be one of the first to experience the new attraction at Universals Islands of Adventure. This ride allows everyone above 36-inches to ride, however it is recommended for teens and adults. Put on your 3D glasses and enjoy entering the ruins of Skull Island where King Kong reigns!
One of Island of Adventures classics is set to reopen at the end of the summer. They have been testing the refurbished green coaster all week so you might get lucky if you head out there this weekend. The Hulk really needed some fixing up, but has been a classic for many years. They have also completely redone the waiting line with Hulk inspired decorations. For die-hard coaster fans, you’ll want to see if this Orlando attraction has been opened to the public!
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Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon
This ride is not set to open until early 2017, however it is definitely worth mentioning. Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon is inspired around one of Americas favorite talk show host Jimmy Fallon. You will race against Jimmy though New York City after stepping into Studio 6B. Put your 3D glasses on and get excited to get up close and personal with the comedian while speeding through the streets of The Big Apple.
Frozen Ever After
This new Disney ride in Orlando is for all of the Frozen fans out there. If you remember the old Norway ride at Epcot called Maelstom, you might get an idea of what this Orlando attraction has in store for you. You’ll be taking the same path as the old ride, however with a completely new storyline! Hop in the boat for this exciting adventure, but be sure to get there early because lines have been exceeding five hours!
Orlando has tons of new attractions to check out! Get pumped for the weekend and head to your favorite theme park to check one out today and always remember to drive safe!