(Frisco, Texas): Texas has no shortage of big amusement parks, and most of them are Six Flags or Schlitterbahn locations. But we're a big state with lots of room for more family fun, and for years people have wondered why we can't have a big Universal or Disney resort.

Well, it looks like we're about to get an answer on at least one of those.

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Universal Decides To Build In Texas - Frisco To Be Exact

On January 11, Universal Parks & Resorts announced the construction of a new theme park via a news release. The release goes into detail about the park, saying that the aim of the area will be steered towards younger kids, but will still provide entertainment for the whole family.

The release also states the park will be sized "for a regional audience." But it's not just a theme park that is being built by the company. Other various amenities will be available to those visiting the area, including a hotel.

Hotel And Other Buildings Planned

The press release included details that 97 acres of was obtained. In addition to the park, a hotel is planned, and even more potential for growth for the park itself if needed. But why Frisco, Texas some ask?

The company said in the release that it was for two simple reasons: Frisco's growth of population and its attractiveness to potential businesses. So soon, Universal will be in Texas.

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