Summer of Thrills

A summer of thrills is coming to many amusement parks across America this summer. From Disney Parks on the east and west coasts, themed lands all throughout Orlando, and the world’s largest theme park of all, The Lodi Rampage invites you to seize this summer of thrills!

Walt Disney World Resort: Pandora – World of Avatar

The Valley of Mo’ara concept art featuring floating mountains
  • Opening May 27 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park
  • 12 acre land that will transport guests through the “Valley of Mo’ara”
  • Features two groundbreaking attractions: “Flight of Passage” and “Na’vi River Journey”
Flight of Passage on-ride footage
  • Witness the valley’s stunning nature: floating mountains, bioluminescent nightlife, and extravagant alien plant life.
  • Enjoy a bite to eat at Satu’li Canteen, a Chipotle-style, quick service restaurant serving cheeseburger steamed pods and hearty, customizable bowls.
Cheeseburger Steamed Pods available at Satu’li Canteen

Universal Orlando Resort: Jimmy Fallon 

The “Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon” attraction, which opened April 6, 2016
  • This attraction is immersive and a first of its kind– with a digital time return ticket system, there is never a wait time. Choose your board time and you’re all set.
  • It is an exact portrayal of 30 Rock in New York City!
  • From the moment guests enter, they are granted access to walk through halls of history.
  • A mini museum of Tonight Show history, Fallon-esque games, and live entertainment await guests before they board on a high-speed race through the streets of New York City.
  • Guests are able to smell pizza, be splashed with water, and take in the sights of New York City on this flight simulator.
The Ragtime Gals entertain riders before boarding

Universal’s Volcano Bay

Universal’s Volcano Bay, which opens May 25
  • Universal’s first on-site water park  –its 3rd park.
  • Volcano’s Bay will feature Krakatau, a massive volcano placed center of the park. It will contain a one-of-a-kind water roller coaster, which will mesh water and new ride technology to create a ride system exclusive to Orlando.
  • With Tapu Tapu, you will never need to wait in line. You can wear it on your wrist to allow access to every ride in the park, pay for food, among many other activities.

Disney’s California Adventure: Mission Breakout!

On-ride concept art of “Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!” opening May 27 at Disney’s California Adventure Park in Anaheim, CA
  • The ride itself is based off of movie villain, The Collector
  • The Collector has chosen to feature the Guardians of the Galaxy in a grand showcase, as music from the movie plays in a drop-tower style attraction
Mission Breakout is replacing the former Tower of Terror attraction, to the dismay of many longtime Disney fans

The theme park world will continue to evolve in the coming years, with Star Wars Land at Disney Parks coast to coast, Toy Story Land in Florida, and the presence of Nintendo at Universal Orlando; summer can not come any sooner!

Future Attractions

Toy Story Land, scheduled to open in Late 2018 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Star Wars Land, scheduled to open in 2019 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios