Carowinds continues construction on Carolina Harbor waterpark

Carowinds made their epic “big splash” announcement on August 27, 2015, that they would be transforming the current Boomerang Bay into the new Carolina Harbor waterpark. The new rebranding would include many world class attractions and amenities from a new wave pool, the new Myrtle Turtle Beach, Kiddle Hawk Cove, and Blackbeard’s Revenge waterslides. The park is capitalizing on their …

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Valravn continues to grow at Cedar Point

Cedar Point announced on Sept 9, 2015, that the world’s tallest, fastest, and longest dive roller coaster would be constructed. Valravn, which is themed to a supernatural bird from Danish folklore, will debut with a height of 223 ft. The first drop will plummet riders down 214 ft before entering the first of 3 inversions on the ride. Total ride …

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Storm Chaser continues to grow at Kentucky Kingdom

Kentucky Kingdom continues to construct “Storm Chaser”, one of the most anticipated attractions in the park’s history. The ride is under construction by Rocky Mountain Construction, who is known for reconstructing and branding current wooden coasters into their all new I-Box styled steel hybrid coaster. Storm Chaser will feature a first of it’s kind in North America heart line first …

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Six Flags parks begin “Holiday In The Park”

Holiday In The Park has begun at select Six Flags parks throughout the country. Six Flags has extended the Holiday In The Park event to Six Flags Great Adventure this year and it has opened to stellar reviews. The event is also held at other parks including: Six Flags Over Georgia, Six Flags Over Texas, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Six …

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ACE Southeast hosts Smoky Mountain Coasterfest at Dollywood

Each year, the American Coaster Enthusiasts hold an event each year at Dollywood called “Smoky Mountain Coasterfest” which features many activities from exclusive ride time (ERT) to many other surprises such as a construction tour of a newly announced attraction. This year, the event was held on Saturday, Nov. 21, and it was my first time ever attending it. I …

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Busch Gardens Tampa unveils “Cobra’s Curse” model at IAAPA expo

Busch Gardens Tampa is located in Tampa Bay, FL, which is about 1 hour to the west of Orlando, FL, one of the busiest tourist destinations for thrills. The park is home to many attractions from Cheetah Hunt, and Falcon’s Fury one of the world’s tallest drop rides. The park announced Cobra’s Curse on May 28, 2015, and it will …

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