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LEGOLAND New York Resort - First Look and What to Expect!

LEGOLAND New York was first announced by Merlin Entertainments back on October 25th 2017 and construction officially commenced in late 2019.

The brand new resort will make up the ninth LEGOLAND park in Merlin’s portfolio and will feature 24 rides and attractions as well as various themed restaurants, bars and hotels once open.

The resort will feature classic rides such as the Dragon Coaster and Mini Land as well as some brand new ones including the highly innovative LEGO Factory Adventure dark ride.

This imaginative new addition will take guests on a tour through a LEGO factory and will give guests the chance to transform into mini-figures for the very first time placing them right at the heart of the action.

The overall resort is set to take up a total space of 520 acres (2.1 km) and has come in at a total cost of $350 million.

Today however the resort have shared a first official look at how preparations are coming along ahead of their planned opening later this year.

Here's a little look at the resort's official entrance plaza whoch sports the traditional LEGOLAND appearance.
Here is a little inside look at the resort's highly innovative new dark ride LEGO Factory Adventure!
Here's a little preview of just a couple of the resorts extravagant new models set to feature on resort.
Yet another look at more of the giant new models set to feature at LEGOLAND New York!

Let’s face it though, LEGOLAND New York just wouldn’t be a traditional LEGOLAND resort if it didn’t feature some truly extravagant set pieces located throughout the park.

The brand new park is set to feature up to 15,000 new models placed throughout the resort totaling an eye watering 30 million bricks.

LEGOLAND New York also makes the third LEGO IP park to open in the U.S. among it’s counter parts LEGOLAND California and LEGOLAND Florida.

The brand new resort will also comprise of 7 heavily themed lands – Brick Street, Bricktopia, LEGO Ninjago World, LEGO Castle, LEGO City, LEGO Pirates and Miniland.

Each area will feature it’s own individual rides and attractions as well as food outlets, shops and so much more.

LEGOLAND New York will of course also feature it’s very own onsite hotel – The LEGOLAND Hotel which will give guests the chance to stay right at the heart of all the action in a whole array of differently themed rooms and more.

The brand new resort will be located in Goshen, New York and will officially open to the public as mentioned later this year, however as far as we’re aware no official opening date has been announced to date.

You can however stay up to date with all of the latest developments by signing up to LEGOLAND New York’s dedicated online newsletter through the resort’s official website.

Will you be visiting LEGOLAND New York once open? Let us know your thoughts on this exciting new addition in the comments below!

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