On Friday, the Legoland New York Resort fully opened with all seven of its lands available for kids and adults to explore.
‘Let’s get back to life’
It’s Anchor’s Away! Just be aware of the park’s warning: “Storms may pick you up, toss you side to side and spin you right round!
The opening is another sign of relief for a state and an industry hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic.
“This is historic,” said Cuomo. “This is the first new theme park in the Northeast United States in 40 years.”
Cuomo also said that the opening of Legoland came at a great time and encouraged “everyone in the nation” to visit. “Let’s get back to life.”
The Lego Factory Adventure puts you in the middle of construction.
Merlin Entertainments invested $400 million dollars in the project, which is comprised of 520 acres and 50 rides.
Legoland New York is in Goshen, a village in Orange County. In the Hudson River Valley, it’s roughly 60 miles from Manhattan.
CNN’s Mirna Alsharif contributed to this story.