Gather ’round Theme Park Fanatics, because we’re about to embark on a whimsical journey through the magical land of Disney World! But hold your Mickey ears, because there are a few things you need to know before you jet off to this  wonderland. Disney World can sometimes be like that flaky friend who changes plans at the last minute. So, brace yourselves, ’cause here are four things you absolutely won’t be able to do at Disney during June…

According to All Ears,  you won’t be able to go to the Boneyard at Animal Kingdom. Picture this: a play area where kids can unleash their boundless energy, running around like little dynamos. Sounds like heaven, right? Well, hold your pixie dust, ’cause this magical haven is closed for a lengthy refurbishment until June 13th. But don’t fret, my friends, if you’re lucky enough to visit later in the month, you’ll be granted the pleasure of watching your little ones go absolutely bonkers in this dino-themed wonderland. Roar-some!

Next on our Disney do-not list is the Voyage of the Little Mermaid. Now, this delightful stage show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been closed since the infamous 2020 closures. Can you believe it? Ariel and her underwater gang have been keeping their singing voices on mute for far too long. Disney, in their infinite wisdom – or lack thereof – has yet to announce if and when these fishy fellows will be back to entertain us with their aquatic antics. Let’s cross our fins and hope it’s soon, or else we might have to stage a fishy protest. Don’t underestimate the power of determined mermaid enthusiasts!

Disney Refurbishments:

Now, let’s splash into the world of water parks. Typhoon Lagoon, the wet and wild wonderland, reopened its gates in March, much to the delight of water-loving folks. But here’s the catch: its snowy cousin, Blizzard Beach, decided to take a break for a little refurbishment. So, if you were hoping to make a splash at Blizzard Beach in June, I regret to inform you that it’s currently closed with no reopening date in sight. Looks like we’ll have to endure the summer heat the old-fashioned way: by sweating like pigs in a sauna. Ah, the joy!

Last but certainly not least, we have the beloved Splash Mountain. This log-flume ride closed its doors in January 2023 and won’t be reopening until late 2024. But hold on to your mouse ears, my adventurous amigos, because when it finally reopens, it’ll be transformed into Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, inspired by the enchanting movie “The Princess and the Frog.” Just imagine sailing through the bayou, surrounded by singing frogs and twinkling fireflies. It’s a whole new world of magic! Well, here’s the catch, folks: you’ll have to wait a bit longer for that epic adventure, as the new ride won’t be open until 2024. Patience, my friends, patience.

So, there you have it, my fellow Disney enthusiasts. If you’re planning a trip to the magical kingdom in June, be prepared for a few closures and refurbishments. But fear not, for there’s still plenty of magic to be found in those hallowed theme parks. So grab that mouse-shaped ice cream bar, slap on your biggest grin, and enjoy the ride!

Top 10 Most WiLD Roller Coasters in Orlando

Okay you thrill-seeking adventurers, welcome to the most heart-pounding journey through the roller coasters of Orlando! I have embarked on a daring mission to unearth the crème de la crème of Orlando’s roller coasters. So, fasten your seatbelts, keep your arms and legs inside the ride at all times. This is gonna get WiLD.

When it comes to roller coasters, Orlando is the undisputed capital of thrills and spills. From the heart-stopping drops to the mind-bending twists, this city is a haven for those who seek the ultimate rush. But what sets Orlando apart from the rest is its ability to inject humor into every loop, every turn, and every hair-raising moment. Orlando’s roller coasters not only defy gravity but also tickle your funny bone in ways you never thought possible.

We’ve scoured the theme parks, braved the steepest drops, and survived the most daring inversions to bring you a list of Orlando’s finest roller coasters. And we I say “we” I mean me (Budman) because Marija is not one for high thrill levels. From Universal’s Islands of Adventure to SeaWorld Orlando, and from Disney’s Animal Kingdom to the hidden gems of Fun Spot America, we’ve left no loop untraveled in our quest for the perfect blend of thrills and humor.

So, prepare to embark on a roller coaster odyssey unlike any other. Buckle up. Leave your inhibitions at the gate. Then let our list of Orlando’s top roller coasters take you on a wild ride that will leave you breathless, exhilarated, and with a smile that will last long after the final drop. Unless you’re Marija. Then just enjoy the videos.

  • The Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind - EPCOT

    The Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is about to take you on a roller coaster adventure that’s truly out of this world! This indoor marvel boasts spinning ride vehicles that will have you twirling like a cosmic tornado. And don’t worry about those dark cosmic landscapes—just think of it as a thrilling space tour with mood lighting. Oh, and did we mention the reverse launch? Prepare for an exhilarating blast-off that’ll leave you wondering which way is up. So, hold on tight and join Marvel’s misfit crew as they save the galaxy in the most pulse-pounding, gravity-defying way possible. Get ready for a cosmic whirlwind that’ll have you screaming “I am Groot!” with pure excitement!

  • The Incredible Hulk Coaster - Universal's Islands of Adventure

    Prepare to unleash your inner Hulk and ride the emerald beast of coasters! With heart-pounding launches and mind-bending inversions, this green monster will make you wonder if you’ve been bitten by a radioactive adrenaline junkie. Hold on tight as you twist, turn, and scream your way through loops and drops that will leave you questioning if you’ve accidentally stumbled into an Avenger’s battle. The only thing more incredible than the ride itself is the face you’ll make in those on-ride photos!

  • Mako - SeaWorld Orlando

    Ever wanted to experience the sheer power and grace of a mako shark? Well, strap yourself in and get ready for a ride that’ll make you feel like you’re swimming with the ocean’s most formidable predator. As you dive, twist, and soar through the air, you’ll feel the rush of the wind and the laughter bubbling up from deep within. With speeds that’ll make even Michael Phelps jealous, Mako will have you yelling, “Fish, I’m coming for you!”

  • Expedition Everest - Disney's Animal Kingdom


    Attention, adventurers! We’re about to take you on a journey through the Himalayas that’ll leave you gasping for breath (and not just because of the altitude). Climb aboard Expedition Everest and hold on tight as you race through treacherous peaks, narrowly avoiding a ferocious yeti. This coaster combines storytelling and thrills so seamlessly that you’ll swear you’ve stumbled into the set of an action-packed Indiana Jones movie. And remember, when the yeti shows up, just give him a friendly wave and hope he doesn’t decide to join you for a cup of tea.

  • Kraken - SeaWorld Orlando

    Deep beneath the sea lies an aquatic nightmare known as Kraken—a coaster that’ll have you screaming louder than a seagull stealing your French fries. As you flip, twist, and spin through a maze of loops and inversions, you’ll find yourself questioning whether you’re on a coaster or in the middle of a kraken-themed fever dream. This ride is so intense, it’ll make you wonder if you’ve accidentally signed up for the Kraken Olympics. Pro tip: If you see Poseidon giving you a thumbs-up, it means you’re doing it right.

  • Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith - Disney's Hollywood Studio


    Who’s ready to rock ‘n’ roll with the mouse’s favorite band? Prepare to be catapulted into a high-speed concert experience as you race through the dark with Aerosmith’s greatest hits blasting in your ears. This coaster is a perfect blend of music, adrenaline, and trying not to spill your soda while you scream the lyrics. Just remember, if you can’t find your voice after the ride, blame it on the rock ‘n’ roll.

  • Revenge of the Mummy - Universal Studios Florida


    Looking for a coaster that’ll send chills down your spine, while also tickling your funny bone? Enter the Revenge of the Mummy, where ancient curses and mummy mayhem await. Brace yourself for a hilarious yet spine-tingling adventure as you navigate through the tomb’s twists and turns, avoiding falling debris and the dreaded mummy’s gaze. Don’t forget to give the mummy a thumbs-up as you escape because, hey, even undead creatures need a little love!

  • Cheetah Hunt - Busch Gardens

    This launch coaster is all about speed, agility, and embracing your inner cheetah as you race through the savannah-inspired landscape. With not one, not two, but three powerful accelerations, Cheetah Hunt will have you feeling like you’re strapped to a rocket-powered cheetah as it zooms through the grasslands.

  • Space Mountain - Magic Kingdom


    In a galaxy far, far away (or more accurately, in the heart of Orlando), lies Space Mountain—an otherworldly coaster experience that’ll have you yelling, “Beam me up, Mickey!” As you zoom through the darkness, feeling the exhilarating rush of speed and the anticipation of the unknown, you’ll wonder if you’ve accidentally stumbled into a cosmic disco. Keep your hands up and your intergalactic dance moves in check because this ride is sure to make your heart race at warp speed.

  • Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit - Universal Studios Florida

    Lights, camera, roller coaster action! On this Hollywood-inspired coaster, you’ll not only experience intense drops and twists but also get to choose your own soundtrack for the ride. Pick your favorite tune and become the star of your very own adrenaline-pumping music video. Just make sure to perfect your smoldering gaze before the on-ride camera captures your moment of fame!

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