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Lone Star Adventure: Legoland Discovery Center

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The latest attraction at Legoland Discovery Center is a big hit, with an occasional minor crash.  They call it Forest Ranger Pursuit, with kids behind the wheel of little police cars, often their first time driving experience. Sort of a primer course for freeway driving.

Legoland opened at Grapevine Mills Mall in March of 2011,  recently passing the half a million mark in visitors. Normally you have to have at least one child in your group to come to Legoland. But once a month, the last Wednesday night of the month, Legoland becomes Adult Only.

"The idea is to let adults come and get back in touch with their inner child," said Cal Walsh. "And use those bricks they had when they were kids to build stuff that they can now imagine as adults."

Cal, with a degree in Aerospace Engineering,  is now Master Model Builder at Legoland, always constructing for the ever changing attraction.

"Big US flags and fireworks and that kind of stuff that we have to build and have prepare for 4th of July."

The new driving experience comes with the admission price -- the first of its kind at Legolands in the states, only duplicated at one in Britain. It met and exceeded expectations for  young Jackson Conant.

"I saw it in a Lego magazine that they were putting this in and I wanted to go see it. It's kind of cool that they let you ride the cars."


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