Rileygirl, I've heard rumours about UO adding a third gate, so although it probably isn't in their 5 year plan, it might be close. They've been snatching up parcels of land and nobody has really been paying attention. However, I'm not sure why you think any place needs to be a 7 day destination. I never go to WDW or DL for 7 days. To me, that is way too long. I'd much rather split my vacation and stay at two different places. Oh and Blackstone doesn't own any part of UO anymore. Comcast bought them out in 2011. Comcast owns UO, USH and Wet 'n Wild.