Published on : Thursday, August 20, 2020
This summer, visitors to the most-popular theme parks will have to get accustomed to the reality of life in the midst of pandemic: temperature checks at the entrance, staff (including characters like Goofy) wearing masks and social distancing — even on roller coasters.
“In preparing to reopen during this unusual time, we have to manage our theme parks in a very different way from what we’ve known before,” said the Walt Disney Co. in a statement regarding phased reopening of its Florida parks from July 11.
Theme parks have temporarily stopped fireworks shows and parades. All parks would need an online reservation system for managing how many people could attend at a time.
In Paris, the Louvre will involve all visitors to book a time slot once the museum opens in July.
Mississippi boasts of cultural richness that few regions can match. Here, one can find authentic adventures in music and history, while on the cooking front, star-studded cuisine and friendly smiles await every corner. Among the state’s most popular attractions are the Mississippi Blues Trail, Vicksburg National Military Park, Tupelo’s Elvis Presley Birthplace and the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, known as the Two Museums. When these attractions combine with live music and authentic southern cuisine, visitors start feeling the warmth of Mississippi’s hospitality.
The Trails of Mississippi—Blues, Country Music, Writers and Freedom—provide an insight on Mississippi’s music, literary and civil rights history. Mississippi’s music and cultural marker programs tell the stories of its musicians, artists, venues, trail stations, sites, cities, writers, civil rights activists and happenings that make Mississippi “The Birthplace of America’s Music” and the haven of this country’s most talented authors.
Mississippi has witnessed vibrant and nurturing film, television and media environment along with a strong incentive cash rebate program.
In Kansas City, Missouri, there are its famous attractions: the food—barbecue, the fountains, and of course, the football – home to the reigning Super Bowl Champions, the Kansas City Chiefs. However, there are many more facets to the city, which proudly promotes itself as the “New Midwest.”
KCMO has many remarkable museums, including The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, telling the story of African-American baseball and its deep impact on the social advancement of America. The Kauffman Performing Arts Center, designed by well-known architect Moshe Safdie, is a premier site for music, opera, theater and dance.
When you think of St. Louis, the Gateway Arch is often the first thing coming to your mind. The towering 630-foot-tall structure, designed by Eero Saarinen, and the surrounding 90 acres became the country’s 60th national park in 2018.
St. Louis is witnessing some major revitalization projects to refresh few of its most beloved institutions. With a range of restaurants featuring award-winning chefs and flavors from around the world, St. Louis has turned out to be a popular destination for foodies.
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