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MGM Grand Adventures 5: Grand Canyon Rapids

I have done about a half dozen interviews with various individuals who were involved with creating MGM Grand Adventures now. After asking every single one what they thought made the park stand out from others, I expected to hear attractions like Hollywood Backlot River Tour or Deep Earth Exploration. However, without hesitation, industry veterans like […]

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MGM Grand Adventures 4: Haunted Mine Ride

Today we take an exclusive behind the scenes look at the Haunted Mine at MGM Grand Adventures, a very short lived dark ride that opened with the rest of the park in 1993. Guests entered a queue that was set up like a museum dedicated to an Indian Tribe that once lived in Southern Nevada, […]

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MGM Grand Adventures 3: Backlot River Tour

Traditional movie parks have most of their attractions tie in with a popular film or franchise like Transformers: The Ride at Universal Hollywood, the Ice Age Adventure at Warner Brothers Movie World Germany, or even The Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. In the case of MGM Grand Adventures, their rides and shows almost […]

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MGM Grand Adventures 2 – Deep Earth Exploration

One of the most unique dark rides ever built, Deep Earth Exploration, featured an enclosed simulator along a traditional ride track with show scenes

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MGM Grand Adventures Part 1: Lost In The Shuffle

Located in Las Vegas, Nevada, MGM Grand Adventures was a 33 acre park serving as the cornerstone of Sin City trying to turn it’s image around.

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