Thrills on hold
Frequent fliers aren’t the only ones grounded by the coronavirus. Roller coaster lovers were forced to give up their place in line when Universal Studios Theme Park, as well as the entire Orlando Universal Resort, closed and remain closed until further notice. Universal isn’t alone: the virus has forced amusement parks all over the country to delay opening until at least the end of May. So what’s an adrenaline-loving roller coaster addict to do? Until the parks reopen, you can get your fix virtually, with these surprisingly stomach-dropping videos. Shot from a prime front-of-the-car perspective, each video manages to recreate that moment of weightlessness that occurs just before you take the plunge. It’s not perfect, but you can hop back on any time, no ticket required. Find out how to take the 20 best virtual Disney World rides.