New water park opens at top tourist attraction near Swadlincote

One of South Derbyshire’s most popular tourist attractions is to open a new splash park ahead of the hot summer. Conkers, in Rawdon Road, Moira, near Swadlincote, is opening its new Conkers Cove splash park which features interactive bubbling jets, a pirate ship and other water activities. All of the activities are powered by movement, … Read more

What’s new in Branson? More than enough for a week’s vacation. | Travel

By Jim Winnerman Special to the Post-Dispatch Like tourist destinations throughout the world, Branson suffered during the pandemic when potential visitors stayed home. Most venues were shuttered for a time. However, the absence of paying customers did not stop the entertainment destination from adding new attractions, many of which opened just before or soon after … Read more

Public returned to UK attractions in 2021 as lockdown eased

Two giraffes pictured at Chester Zoo, one of the top five UK visitor attractions last year Visitor attractions welcomed a quarter more visitors in 2021, but the numbers are still below pre-pandemic levels. The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (Alva) said there was strong demand for gardens, parks, forests and zoos in the UK. But … Read more

Attractions at Disney World’s Hollywood Studios, Ranked

I’m a lifelong Disney World fan who’s been visiting the theme park since the late ’90s. After my most recent trip in August 2021, I ranked every Hollywood Studios attraction from worst to best. I love all sections of Hollywood Studios, from Toy Story Land to Galaxy’s Edge. Amanda Krause/Insider I ranked each attraction based … Read more