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Which Florida theme parks still require masks outdoors?

Here's what you need to know before visiting the state's popular amusement locations.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Marking a major turning point in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased mask-wearing guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated.

The updated CDC guidelines suggested vaccinated individuals could stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds, as well as in most indoor situations.

President Joe Biden praised the change, calling it "a great day for America."

On Friday, some of Florida's major theme parks began adjusting their own face-covering requirements to reflect the federal changes.

Walt Disney World

  • Masks required indoors for cast members and guests 2 and older, except while actively eating or drinking
  • Masks required while inside attractions, transportation systems and theaters
  • Masks are optional in outdoor common areas
  • Masks are optional on pool decks
  • Physical distancing will be gradually reduced throughout the park, but six-foot distancing measures are currently expected to continue at restaurants and in stores
  • Temperature checks have also been phased out
  • Click here for a full list of rules.

Universal Orlando

  • Face coverings are not required outdoors
  • Face masks are mandatory inside, including at shops and in restaurants
  • Face masks are required while from the moment you get in line at an attraction, during the ride and until you exit it
  • Social distancing of 3 feet is expected throughout the resort
  • Temperature checks have also been phased out
  • Click here for a full list of rules.

SeaWorld Orlando

  • Face coverings are not required for fully vaccinated guests at SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, and Discovery Cove.
  • No proof of vaccine is required, but guests are asked to comply with the policy.
  • All park employees are required to wear a face covering.
  • Temperature checks have also been phased out
  • Click here for a full list of rules.

Busch Gardens

  • Face coverings are not required for fully vaccinated guests at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island.
  • No proof of vaccine is required, but guests are asked to comply with the policy.
  • All park employees are required to wear a face covering.
  • In certain locations throughout the park, social distancing has been reduced to 3 feet
  • Temperature checks have also been phased out
  • Click here for a full list of rules.

LEGOLAND

  • Face coverings are required at indoor locations in the resort
  • Face masks are required on all rides for guests 8 and older
  • In the water park, masks are only recommended in situations where they can stay dry
  • Face coverings shouldn't be placed on children under 2 years old
  • Social distancing of 3 feet is expected throughout the theme park
  • Temperature checks have also been phased out
  • Click here for a full list of rules

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