Theme Park Roundup: Sesame Street, Disney’s Pandora and 'The Shining'

By Ashley Carter , Attractions Insider
Last Updated: Friday, May 19, 2017, 6:08 PM EDT

In this edition of Theme Park Roundup, Sesame Street is coming to SeaWorld Orlando, we go inside Disney’s Flight of Passage ride and Universal Orlando adds a new house to Halloween Horror Nights.

Sesame Street land

SeaWorld Entertainment is planning a Sesame Street themed land at its Orlando theme park.

The new land is expected to open in 2022.

The company operates Sesame Street Place in Pennsylvania, which includes rides, parades and character shows.

Flight of Passage preview

Pandora-The World of Avatar opens next week at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Flight of Passage, one of the rides inside the new land, is generating a lot of buzz.

We had the chance to preview the ride before it opens to the public.

You fly through the skies of Pandora on the back of a banshee, and, yes, it’s as cool as it sounds.

'The Shining' added to HHN27

Universal Orlando has announced another house for this year’s Halloween Horror Nights.

“The Shining” will be serving up chills and thrills this fall.

Guests will venture through the Overlook Hotel with ax-wielding caretaker Jack Torrance.

Universal previously announced that the American Horror Story house was returning.

HHN27 begins Sept. 15.


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