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Let the Orlando Sentinel’s Theme Park Rangers guide you on your visit to Disney World, Universal, SeaWorld and all the other must-see attractions in Central Florida.

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Let the Orlando Sentinel’s Theme Park Rangers guide you on your visit to Disney World, Universal, SeaWorld and all the other must-see attractions in Central Florida.

    Back inside Disney parks after 4 months. We preview Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom during annual passholder preview (Ep. 57)

    Back inside Disney parks after 4 months. We preview Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom during annual passholder preview (Ep. 57)

    Orlando Sentinel theme park reporters Dewayne Bevil and Gabrielle Russon describe the strange experience that awaited them at Disney’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom after a coronavirus-forced four-month hiatus.

    Surreal experience (:32)
    Cinderella Castle paint job (1:15)
    So much elbow room (2:30)
    Safety protocol (3:32)
    Animal Kingdom: 5-minute wait for Flight of Passage (4:59)
    Magic Kingdom: ‘A Disney fan’s dream’ (8:44)
    Capacity at parks (10:08)
    Masks (13:11)
    Mickey Bars and photo ops

    • 20 min
    The near future of Disney World (Ep. 56)

    The near future of Disney World (Ep. 56)

    The reopening of Disney World’s theme parks is swiftly approaching and Disney fans missing the magic are getting antsy. Theme park reporter Dewayne Bevil talks with John Frost, owner and editor of The Disney Blog, about what guests can expect when the gates open.

    Missing the atmosphere (1:37)
    Expectations (5:33)
    Top fear (7:03)
    Queues (9:07)
    Improve on it (12:19)
    Masks (14:12)
    Splash Mountain (16:48)
    Cinderella Castle (17:44)
    Character experiences (19:20)
    Food & Wine Fest (20:43)

    • 24 min
    What you need to know if you are planning to visit Disney World when the parks reopen (Ep. 55)

    What you need to know if you are planning to visit Disney World when the parks reopen (Ep. 55)

    Orlando Sentinel theme park reporter Dewayne Bevil attempts to answer all the questions filling his inbox about Disney World's reopening.

    How do I get tickets?  (3:08)
    No park hopping. No Fast Passes. No virtual lines (4:58 )
    New safety protocol (6:26)
    What will be open? (8:12)
    Character motorcades (10:52)
    Epcot Food and Wine Fest (13:12)
    Mickey’s Not-So-Scary (14:19)
    Rebate/refunds (17:42)
    Water parks (18:35)
    Is it worth it? (20:41)
    When will parks get back to normal? (22:45)

    • 29 min
    Celebrating 10 years of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal (Ep. 54)

    Celebrating 10 years of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal (Ep. 54)

    Harry Potter celebrates 10 years today at Universal Orlando. Theme park reporter Dewayne Bevil covered the opening festivities when The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened at Universal’s Islands of Adventure on June 18, 2010.
    Double-secret Butterbeer (4:49)
    People waited outside for weeks for preview (5:21)
    Butterbeer and the bathroom are hits (7:15)
    ‘Potter’ film stars (7:56)
    Universal’s evil/genius plan (11:23)
    Ode to Dragon Challenge (14:41)
    Social distancing at Wizarding World (20:55

    • 23 min
    A return to Universal Orlando: Masks on rides, character pics while 6 feet away and some red flags (Ep. 53)

    A return to Universal Orlando: Masks on rides, character pics while 6 feet away and some red flags (Ep. 53)

    The Theme Park Rangers visited Universal Orlando ahead of the official opening. They share what it’s like to ride Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit while wearing a mask, moments that raised red flags, and tips for enjoying the parks while coronavirus fears loom.

    Safety measures (:59)
    Riding the rides with masks (5:46)
    Getting your Butterbeer fix (8:32)
    Social-distanced selfies with characters (9:36)
    What works and what doesn’t (11:48)
    Advice for those returning to parks (18:19)

    • 24 min
    Reopening plans for Disney World, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld theme parks — what guests can expect (Ep. 52)

    Reopening plans for Disney World, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld theme parks — what guests can expect (Ep. 52)

    Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld have announced plans for reopening their parks. In: Mandatory face masks, temperature checks and social distancing. Out: Fireworks, parades and character meet and greets.

    Reopening dates (1:21)
    Disney’s reservation system (2:09)
    Limited capacity (3:38)
    Why is Disney opening a month after Universal? (5:30)
    No fireworks or parades at Disney parks (8:12)
    Mandatory masks (8:47)
    Who’s going: Tourists or locals? (11:49)
    Will people obey the rules? (14:43

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