Friday, December 8, 2023

Orlando’s Fun Spot Action Park Getting New Coasters and Name as Part of $20 Million Expansion

The LA Times reports on the International Drive amusement park, to be renamed “Fun Spot America,” including the GCI wooden and Vekoma suspended coasters:

“The $20-million investment will expand the Fun Spot Action Park located along Orlando’s International Drive corridor from 5 to 15 acres in three stages:

“The first stage will add a wooden roller coaster, a Screamin’ Swing thrill ride and a double-decker carousel by February 2013.

“The second stage would see the addition of a SkyCoaster thrill ride and a water park with four slide complexes by May 2013.

“The third stage would add a suspended steel roller coaster and a Windseeker swing tower by May 2014.

“The family-owned and operated Fun Spot has secured financing for the first stage and is seeking loans for the two subsequent stages, according to officials.”


Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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