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We are The Theme Park Duo! We are a Husband and Wife team that absolutely love Theme Parks, Amusement Parks, Haunts, Dark Rides, Roller Coaster and many more things in the Theme Park world. Now the fun doesn’t stop here, we have a fun podcast called “The Theme Park Duo Podcast”. On that show we will talk about a myriad of topics and news of the Theme Park world. Along side the podcast, we have this site to publish all our reviews of upcoming theme park and haunt events. We have some fun people joining us along for the ride, surprisingly, they are couples too! So hang on time for a crazy ride with the Theme Park Duo!

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We are The Theme Park Duo! We are a Husband and Wife team that absolutely love Theme Parks, Amusement Parks, Haunts, Dark Rides, Roller Coaster and many more things in the Theme Park world. Now the fun doesn’t stop here, we have a fun podcast called “The Theme Park Duo Podcast”. On that show we will talk about a myriad of topics and news of the Theme Park world. Along side the podcast, we have this site to publish all our reviews of upcoming theme park and haunt events. We have some fun people joining us along for the ride, surprisingly, they are couples too! So hang on time for a crazy ride with the Theme Park Duo!

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Theme Park Duo are THE BEST!!

By AJKenobi - May 31 2020
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Love these two so much! Always informative and just two genuinely warm hearted people. I especially enjoy listening to their thoughts on Haunts once October starts coming around! Awesome podcast!

Love the insight

By Instructor Hearth - Feb 01 2020
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Great podcast. Love the insight about the theme parks. It’s so important to listen to a variety of different podcasts to get information about the parks before you go. Keep up the great work. -Diz Hiz Podcast

iTunes Ratings

68 Ratings
Average Ratings
61
2
1
3
1

Theme Park Duo are THE BEST!!

By AJKenobi - May 31 2020
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Love these two so much! Always informative and just two genuinely warm hearted people. I especially enjoy listening to their thoughts on Haunts once October starts coming around! Awesome podcast!

Love the insight

By Instructor Hearth - Feb 01 2020
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Great podcast. Love the insight about the theme parks. It’s so important to listen to a variety of different podcasts to get information about the parks before you go. Keep up the great work. -Diz Hiz Podcast
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The Theme Park Duo Podcast

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Rank #1: EPISODE 203 - TOP 5 UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ATTRACTIONS WISH LIST with GUEST THE UNOFFICIAL UNIVERSAL ORLANDO PODCAST

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On this Episode of the Theme Park Duo Podcast we are joined by Lee and Tracey of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast were we all share our TOP 5 attraction wish lists for Universal Studio parks. The only stipulation was that the themes have to be Universal owned. Wait till you hear what we think of! Before we jump into the main topic, we have a Theme Park Bulletin. We chat about the wild and crazy rumors that are the Mary Poppins ride coming to the UK pavilion at EPCOT! If you are a Walt Disney World fan, what do you think about this rumor?

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Mar 11 2018

1hr 22mins

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Rank #2: EPISODE 201 - A HISTORICAL TOUR OF GHOST TOWN AT KNOTT'S BERRY FARM with JEFF TUCKER of 91 REASONS

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WE"RE BACK! On the Season Premier of The Theme Park Duo Podcast, The Duo takes a tour, with Jeff Tucker of 91 Reasons Podcast, of Ghost Town at Knott's Berry Farm. There is history steeped in every corner of Ghost Town and if you look close enough, you can see many items from the past that still reside in Ghost Town! Find out the history behind the famous Catawampus! Also find out what things in Ghost Town are true originals from back in the day!

The Duo also starts off Season 02 with a bang with Park Peeves where they talk about how to accurately speak about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Theme Parks. 

Lastly, The Duo chats about the recent price increases at The Disneyland Resort and compare those prices with the ticket prices of Knott's Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain, and Universal Studios Hollywood!

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Feb 12 2018

1hr 43mins

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Rank #3: EPISODE 324 - TED TALK: DO WE NEED HIGHLY IMMERSIVE THEMED LANDS? (A THEMED ENTERTAINMENT DISCUSSION)

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On this episode of the Theme Park Duo Podcast, Gabe and Nikki talk about whether we need Highly Immersive Themed Lands within the themed entertainment world. Before that, they get into the Theme Park Bulletin with Christmas news from: Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Orlando Resort, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Queen Mary! We also get some insight into the new Bear-y Tales ride coming to Knott's Berry Farm for their 100th Anniversary!

Thank goodness we can chat about all of this theme park goodness and stay awake doing it. That’s because we are being caffeinated by EXPEDITION ROASTERS! The delicious  flavors of the theme park inspired coffee has us ranting and raving. Make sure you head over to ExpeditionRoasters.com and use code DUO15 to get 15% OFF your purchases of Expedition Roaster coffee! Brew Your Happy Place!

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Nov 18 2019

1hr 47mins

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Rank #4: EPISODE 103 - MODERNIZATION VS PRESERVATION OF THEME PARK ATTRACTIONS with GUEST HOSTS EXTENDED QUEUE

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Sit down with Nikki and Gabriel as the hosts of The Theme Park Duo Podcast bring you an interesting conversation with Stephen and Tiffany of Extended Queue: A Theme Park Podcast all about modernization and preservation of theme park attractions. Remember The Enchanted Tiki Room: Under New Management? Do you like motion simulator attractions? These are just some of the attractions we cover in this episode, spanning all Theme Parks, including: Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, EPCOT , Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, and much much more. We also talk about Mystic Timbers at Kings Island, Invade at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Knott's Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival, Boomerangs closure, AT-AT spotting at Star Wars Land construction site and Race through New York with Jimmy Fallon. Its a fun packed episode so make sure to hold on tight. 

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Mar 27 2017

1hr 21mins

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Rank #5: EPISODE 122 - TRIP REPORT: UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT

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On this Episode, The Duo takes you on a journey to the East Coast to talk about their crazy trip to The Universal Orlando Resort for Halloween Horror Nights, Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. Also maybe some Disney stops along the way. We talk our favorite moments and our not so favorite moments from our quick vacation to Orlando. Find out what we loved (SPOILER ALERT its probably The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley) and didn't love about our first experience with Universal Studios on the East Coast! Also find out why we ended up crying so much on our trip!

Along with our trip report, we talk about the newly renovated and intensified Ghost and Legends Tour aboard The Queen Mary in Long Beach California. Take a tour aboard the famously haunted Queen Mary, but watch out because you will be entering some of the most haunted locations on the ship and you might just have an encounter yourself!

On top of that we give major shout outs to some friends of the show and chat about our crazy weekend for Nikki's Birthday that took us to Universal Studios Hollywood for some Butter Beer, Disneyland and Disney California Adventure for Dinner at Cathay Circle and so much WINE! 

You're gonna hear Disney, Universal and (Semi) haunt related stories all on this Episode, what more can you ask for!?

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Nov 13 2017

1hr 21mins

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Rank #6: EPISODE 209 - ATTRACTION REVIEW: DREAMWORKS THEATRE AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

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On this weeks episode of The Theme Park Duo Podcast, The Duo head on over to Universal Studios Hollywood to experience the BRAND NEW DreamWorks Theatre Attraction featuring Kung Fu Panda. But before that, they go into a Theme Park Bulletin! The Duo discuss some Disney/Disneyland news with the announcement that Pirates of the Caribbean would receive FastPasses and park specific block out dates are being rolled out for Annual Passholders of The Disneyland Resort! Lastly, The Duo talk about their experience going to the Christmas in Spring event at MEND in the San Fernando Valley, Hosted by Universal Studios!

Thank goodness we can chat about all of this theme park goodness and stay awake doing it. That’s because we are being caffeinated by EXPEDITION ROASTERS! The delicious  flavors of the theme park inspired coffee has us ranting and raving. Make sure you head over to ExpeditionRoasters.com and use code DUO15 to get 15% OFF your purchases of Expedition Roaster coffee! Brew Your Happy Place!

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Jun 05 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #7: EPISODE 211 - TED TALK: FASTPASSES AT WDW AND DISNEYLAND (A THEMED ENTERTAINMENT DISCUSSION)

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On this weeks episode of The Theme Park Duo Podcast, The Duo are joined by Jeremy Stein from The Main Street Magic Podcast and The Dis Dudes Podcast to discuss, in a BRAND NEW SEGMENT, the fastpass system at Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California. Our new segment is called our TED Talk, because it's our Themed Entertainment Discussion.

Before we delve into our fastpass discussion, we have a Theme Park Bulletin where The Duo discusses The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle in Universal Studios Hollywood, Butter Beer Ice Cream coming to the Wizarding World in Hollywood, and Six Flags parks being named number 1 by USA Today readers! We also have a Haunting Headlines where The Duo discusses Sinister Pointes newest haunted attraction, Scary Place, New Scare Zone and maze announcements out of Halloween Horror Nights in Universal Orlando Resort,  and lastly Midsummer Scream's announcement of Warner Bros. Horror Made Here participation in this years Halloween Convention. 

Thank goodness we can chat about all of this theme park goodness and stay awake doing it. That’s because we are being caffeinated by EXPEDITION ROASTERS! The delicious  flavors of the theme park inspired coffee has us ranting and raving. Make sure you head over to ExpeditionRoasters.com and use code DUO15 to get 15% OFF your purchases of Expedition Roaster coffee! Brew Your Happy Place!

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Jul 02 2018

1hr 51mins

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Rank #8: EPISODE 216 - JURASSIC PARK: THE RIDE

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On this weeks episode, The Duo talk everything Jurassic Park: The Ride, here at Universal Studios Hollywood. What were the original concepts for the attraction? How much did it cost? HOW MANY PLANTS WERE USED!? You find out all this and more when we take a deep dive into the history of Jurassic Park: The Ride. It's the least we can do to remember this incredible attraction before it's permanent reworking to Jurassic World...the ride? Anyway, other than dinosaurs, The Duo also talk Halloween Horror Nights in Hollywood. Gabe was lucky enough to be invited on a construction tour with Creative Director of HHN, John Murdy, in the highly anticipated Stranger Things maze. WITHOUT SPOILERS, they chat about what he saw, what is planned and how the team is trying to bring the show to life every night for guests. 

Thank goodness we can chat about all of this theme park goodness and stay awake doing it. That’s because we are being caffeinated by EXPEDITION ROASTERS! The delicious  flavors of the theme park inspired coffee has us ranting and raving. Make sure you head over to ExpeditionRoasters.com and use code DUO15 to get 15% OFF your purchases of Expedition Roaster coffee! Brew Your Happy Place!

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Sep 09 2018

1hr 9mins

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Rank #9: EPISODE 109 - DOUBLE TRIP REPORT: SEAWORLD SAN DIEGO & DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE

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We have a double dose of trip reports for everyone today! The Duo went to Sea World San Diego to check out their brand new area Ocean Explorer, rode its main attraction Submarine Quest, saw the BRAND NEW Orca Encounter show, got a back stage tour with a close encounter with a Dolphin and Sea Lion, and rose their big rides Manta (roller coaster) and Journey to Atlantis! In The Duo's second trip, they visited Disney California Adventure park to ride Guardians of the Galaxy Mission: Breakout for the first time. Hear their thoughts and problems with the fun new additions to Hollywood Land at The Disneyland Resort. Also on this episode, The Duo is joined by Brian Saeger of skywalkingadventure.com to chat about the theme park news! They chat about Universal Studios and their announcement of Super Nintendo World, Universal Studios Hollywood getting a Voodoo Donuts, Universal Studios Hollywood's new DreamWorks Theatre attraction replacing Shrek 4D, as well as a Haunting Headlines segment about American Horror Story Roanoke coming to Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood! Oh and we breifly chat about the incident at Walt Disney World with the Monorail piece flying off near guests at EPCOT! It's a packed episode, so buckle up tight because this is going to get crazy!

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Jun 19 2017

1hr 23mins

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Rank #10: EPISODE 107 - TOP 5 CLOSED ATTRACTIONS

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Have you ever just wished that your favorite closed attraction from the past would make a resounding return to the world of theme parks and amusement parks? One more ride on The Enchanted Tiki Room: Under New Management at The Magic Kingdom? One more trip into the twilight zone on the Tower of Terror at Disney' California Adventure? Well this is the episode where the Duo talks about oldies that have gone the way of the dodo. Everyone has their personal attachment to attractions whether its at Disneyland in Anaheim California or Universal Studios in Orlando. So the Duo gives their personal TOP 5 closed attractions here in Souther California. It is a whirl wind of emotions, sad stories and wonderful memories. Not only do we reminisce on amazing rides and attractions of the past, but we do talk about the new night time show coming to Universal Studios Hollywood in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. We mention that permits have been filed to drastically change EPCOT's future and Sea World in Orlando will be receiving a Sesame Street themed area to their park! Last but not least, we have a Haunting Headlines announcement with The Shining being confirmed for both Universal Studios Orlando and Hollywood for Halloween Horror Nights. Grab your photo albums, fire up that projector and come with us as we stroll down memory lane of our favorite closed attractions!

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May 22 2017

55mins

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Rank #11: EPISODE 106 - RIDE BATTLE: PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN with GUEST HOSTS EXTENDED QUEUE

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Set sail with Nikki and Gabriel as the hosts of The Theme Park Duo Podcast bring an intense RIDE BATTLE between Pirates of the Caribbean from Disneyland and Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in celebration of the release of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.  Although there are many differences, the magic that was used to design both attractions is immense. Incredible minds came together to create an attraction that has surpassed the bounds of theme parks and has permeated the popular culture. By the end of this episode, you will be saying Yo Ho Yo Ho a pirates life for me. Along side this voyage, we will be making some pit stops to chat about the current news. This news includes our Mouse Report: insider new and previews of Pandora: The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom, the rumored Haunted Mansion themed restaurant, Club 33 opening up in the Walt Disney World Resort and The Foolish Mortals Documentary all about fans of the Haunted Mansion. FINALLY we have some Haunting Headlines with leaked information about Universal Studios Florida and their Halloween Horror Nights event! Leaked images show Stephen King's The Shining will be appearing as a theme for a maze. Now hop in the your pirate ship, grab your rum and your parrots, as we sail the seven seas in search for really bad eggs....I mean treasure!

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May 08 2017

1hr 24mins

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Rank #12: EPISODE 303 - MYSTERY LODGE at KNOTT'S BERRY FARM with SPECIAL GUEST BOB ROGERS OF BRC IMAGINATION ARTS

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On this episode of the Theme Park Duo Podcast, The Duo talk about one of their favorite attractions...MYSTER LODGE at Knott's Berry Farm. We were lucky enough to have a chat with Bob Rogers of BRC Imagination Arts, the man behind the attraction itself. Learn about the story behind Mystery Lodge, how it came to be and why it was called Spirit Lodge before it came to Knott's Berry Farm and was in the hands of Disney! All of that and so much more regarding the fabulous attraction...Mystery Lodge.

Thank goodness we can chat about all of this theme park goodness and stay awake doing it. That’s because we are being caffeinated by EXPEDITION ROASTERS! The delicious  flavors of the theme park inspired coffee has us ranting and raving. Make sure you head over to ExpeditionRoasters.com and use code DUO15 to get 15% OFF your purchases of Expedition Roaster coffee! Brew Your Happy Place!

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Mar 26 2019

1hr 18mins

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Rank #13: EPISODE 120 - UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS HOLLYWOOD 2017

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The Theme Park Duo visited Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood to see what they have cooked up for this years incredibly scary event. USH HHN is known for their high quality sets, make up, masks and hard core scares. Listen as we recount our visits to USH and here our thoughts on this years HUGE IP houses that include: Insidious, Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, Ash Vs Evil Dead, Saw and much more! Find out what we loved and what we didn't love as much about this years fun event. Will Jack Torrance get us within the walls of the Overlook Hotel, or will we be grabbed by a demon within The Further? You have to listen to find out!

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Oct 27 2017

1hr 11mins

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Rank #14: EPISODE 226 - SEASON FINALE: TALES FROM DISNEYLAND with SPECIAL GUEST RICK WEST

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On the SEASON FINALE of SEASON 2 of The Theme Park Duo Podcast, the Duo sit down with Show Writer and Creative Director of Midsummer Scream, Rick West to talk about his time as a Disneyland cast member back in the 80's. He worked classic attractions such as Pirates of the Caribbean and The Haunted Mansion; whilst sharing some incredible stories of both rides. A episode that is surely not to be missed!

We would like to sincerely thank each and every person who listens to our show. We don't do this for ourselves, we do this for everyone who enjoys listening to our silly wacky adventures through the world of themed entertainment. Happy New Year to everyone and lets start 2019 off with a bang! We will be back! 

Thank goodness we can chat about all of this theme park goodness and stay awake doing it. That’s because we are being caffeinated by EXPEDITION ROASTERS! The delicious  flavors of the theme park inspired coffee has us ranting and raving. Make sure you head over to ExpeditionRoasters.com and use code DUO15 to get 15% OFF your purchases of Expedition Roaster coffee! Brew Your Happy Place!

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Dec 30 2018

1hr 49mins

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Rank #15: BONUS EPISODE - KNOTT'S SCARY FARM 2017 ANNOUNCEMENT EVENT

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Knott's invited The Duo to the Knott's Scary Farm Announcement event and we got the scoop on all the spooky details that await everyone this coming Halloween season! We also got incredible interviews with Jon Cooke, Daniel Miller (Maze Designers) and Ken Parks the Director of Entertainment at Knott's Berry Farm! In this episode we share our thoughts about the ALL NEW MAZES as well as the returning mazes for Knott's Scary Farm 2017!

The most haunting Halloween event in Southern California, Knott's Scary Farm, returns with unimaginable scares and innovative thrills for its 45th season. The fully transformed park will feature 13 uniquely haunted mazes and attractions, including the return of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, for her last performance as she bids farewell to the Scary Farm crowds with an all-new show. Knott’s Scary Farm is back for 25 horrifying nights from September 21 – October 31. This year’s Knott’s Scary Farm experience has all the ingredients of a truly terrifying nightmare, but unlike most dreams, Knott’s Scary Farm is a nightmare you can’t wake up from.

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Sep 04 2017

1hr 10mins

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Rank #16: EPISODE 309 - TOP 5 UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT TO UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD WISHLIST

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On this episode of the Theme Park Duo Podcast, The Duo talk about what they would like to see from Universal Orlando Resort at Universal Studios Hollywood. You can bet your butt you won't see Fast and Furious on this list...or will you? This episode is in conjunction with our partners in crime, The Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast! They will be doing a list of things they want at Universal Orlando Resort from Universal Studios Hollywood. Make sure to tune in! The Duo also talk about Gabe's recent theme park trips to Galaxy's Edge at the Disneyland Resort and Knott's Summer Nights at Knott's Berry Farm!

Thank goodness we can chat about all of this theme park goodness and stay awake doing it. That’s because we are being caffeinated by EXPEDITION ROASTERS! The delicious  flavors of the theme park inspired coffee has us ranting and raving. Make sure you head over to ExpeditionRoasters.com and use code DUO15 to get 15% OFF your purchases of Expedition Roaster coffee! Brew Your Happy Place!

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Jun 17 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #17: EPISODE 327 - HISTORY OF WESTCOT

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On the SEASON FINALE of The Theme Park Duo Podcast, The Duo reviews West Coast Racers at Six Flags Magic Mountain, chat about their experience at Goofy's Kitchen at Disneyland and FINALLY get to the main topic of the episode. The Season Finale episode is a history episode about the purposed WESTCOT park that was suppose to be where DCA stands now. Find out what lead to the inception, how it was purposed, what was in the park and it's demise. 

Thank goodness we can chat about all of this theme park goodness and stay awake doing it. That’s because we are being caffeinated by EXPEDITION ROASTERS! The delicious  flavors of the theme park inspired coffee has us ranting and raving. Make sure you head over to ExpeditionRoasters.com and use code DUO15 to get 15% OFF your purchases of Expedition Roaster coffee! Brew Your Happy Place!

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Dec 30 2019

1hr 32mins

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Rank #18: EPISODE 108 - THE FUTURE OF THEME PARKS with GUEST RICK WEST OF THEME PARK ADVENTURE

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We always end each episode with "There is always a great big beautiful tomorrow" because of our bright future ahead of all of us. But what a fitting thing to say with this weeks topic of the future of theme parks. Where are theme parks headed? What types of new technology will be implemented to make us feel like we are enveloped in fantastic worlds? Will there be media? Will it be practical? Will it incorporate Virtual Reality or Augmented Reality? We try to figure out all these answers, but our opinions might surprise you! We are joined by Rick West of Theme Park Adventure and Midsummer Scream to talk about where we see the theme park industry headed. We talk about Universal Studios Flordia's Volcano Bay and their new Tapu Tapu virtual line system, Jimmy Fallon: Race Through New York, Star Wars Land and many many more! In our Haunting Headlines section, we discuss the unfortunate news of the passing of Gary Corb, a staple and pillar of the Southern California Haunt community. Rick also drops some MAJOR news regarding his popular event, Midsummer Scream! This is a must listen episode for all those Knott's Scary Farm Halloween Haunt fans! 

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Jun 05 2017

1hr 19mins

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Rank #19: EPISODE 307 - UNPOPULAR THEME PARK OPINIONS

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On this episode of the Theme Park Duo Podcast, The Duo talk Unpopular Theme Park Opinions. Do you hate Hogsmeade? Do you think Minion Mayhem is God's gift? Listen to see if you agree or disagree with many theme park opinions, which were sourced directly from twitter! Before we hurt anyones feelings, we also have a Haunting Headlines where we discuss more news surrounding Midsummer Scream 2019! And we have a quick trip report to Knott's Berry Farm where Gabe was able to attend the media night for the newly refreshed Calico River Rapids! This also includes interviews with Ken Parks (VP of Entertainment at Knott's) and Garner Holt from Garner Hold Productions!

Thank goodness we can chat about all of this theme park goodness and stay awake doing it. That’s because we are being caffeinated by EXPEDITION ROASTERS! The delicious  flavors of the theme park inspired coffee has us ranting and raving. Make sure you head over to ExpeditionRoasters.com and use code DUO15 to get 15% OFF your purchases of Expedition Roaster coffee! Brew Your Happy Place!

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May 21 2019

1hr 32mins

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Rank #20: EPISODE 308 - STAR WARS GALAXY'S EDGE OPENING DAY REVIEW

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THE THEME PARK DUO PODCAST: SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES, GOOGLE PLAY, STITCHER, iHEART RADIO AND SPOTIFY!

On this episode of the Theme Park Duo Podcast, Nikki takes a break while Gabe is joined by Brad Hughes (Views with Hughes) to talk everything Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Brad was able to procure two separate reservation spots to visit Batuu and he has travel back from across the galaxy to inform us what to expect when visiting. From Dok Ondar, Millenium Falcon: Smugglers Run, and Blue Milk; Brad has the coverage for everything you need to know about the BRAND NEW land added to Disneyland and soon Walt Disney World. Does Galaxy's Edge (Star Wars Land) live up to the hype? Or will it's hyperdrive fail? Listen and find out!

Thank goodness we can chat about all of this theme park goodness and stay awake doing it. That’s because we are being caffeinated by EXPEDITION ROASTERS! The delicious  flavors of the theme park inspired coffee has us ranting and raving. Make sure you head over to ExpeditionRoasters.com and use code DUO15 to get 15% OFF your purchases of Expedition Roaster coffee! Brew Your Happy Place!

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Jun 03 2019

2hr 23mins

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