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ACE Fall Conference 2014 – Part 2: Fun Spot America Kissimmee & Orlando Plus Legoland & Boardwalk Amusements

Legoland Florida After leaving Busch Gardens Tampa Saturday afternoon Richard and I made a detour in ACE Fall Conference 2014 for a quick stop at Legoland Florida in Winter Haven. Formerly Cyprus Gardens, I visited this attraction as a child as well as during the time that the amusement park was added and it became Cyprus Gardens Adventure Park. Unfortunately I never made it during the brief time that the relocated Starliner (PTC-John Allen, Wood Out & Back, 1966/2007[/2015 hopefully!]) operated. We arrived around 3:30, a little later than I had planned. It was an expensive proposition to pay for […]

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Fun Spot America Opens Their New Expansion Area!


Today just after 5PM Fun Spot America opened their gates to the new back area of their new expansion. Although the coasters are not quite ready, there are new rides, such as the Enterprise (formally the Wheelie at Six Flags Over Georgia), Rip Tide, and Tilt – A- Whirl with new locations for the Paratrooper and the double decker carousel topped with the Statue of Liberty. The new kiddy coaster was also under construction. The area had a midway feel with brick pavers along the path. The Sky Coaster was also not ready, but a new eating/party area was open and […]

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Fun Spot Update


Fun Spot America is looking great! A green arch now welcomes guests on the North side of I-4 acting as a beacon to fun. This green arch is towering over 3 go cart tracks, and a lot of construction. A VERY picture-es suspended kiddy coaster with yellow track, trimmed with supports of blue, “Rocket Man” looks nearly completed. The GCI Wooden coaster themed to a train is living up to the wonderful architecture a GCI tends to provide. There is a 4th go-cart track (green track) has winding supports in the new construction area, and signs around the existing park countdown less than 50 days […]

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Fun Spot Orlando Adding Enterprise to Lineup: Wheelie from Six Flags Over Georgia


Fun Spot Orlando recently announced via their Facebook page that they will soon be adding an Enterprise ride to their lineup… and it’s none other than the Wheelie, which just retired from a 35 year run at Six Flags Over Georgia.  Wheelie fans, rejoice!  Orlando is just a hop, skip, and a jump from Georgia!

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