Legoland Florida plans expansion

New ride, interactive play area in works for Florida theme parks

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WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Legoland Florida will announce a park expansion and park executives say it will include a new ride and interactive play area.

A news conference for the planned expansion is scheduled for Tuesday.

Since opening in October 2011, the location has added hotels, a Star Wars-themed area and a water park.

Legoland Florida is based on the building-block toys and has rides and attractions geared toward ages 2 to 12. The Winter Haven location is one of five Lego-based theme parks in the world, and the company's largest.

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