Busch Gardens Tampa provides a first look at Cobra’s Curse on ride

Busch Gardens Tampa continues to prepare Cobra’s Curse for it’s official debut. The park has been putting all of the final touches on the ride to get it ready for summer time travel. Cobra’s Curse is one of the world’s first attractions of it’s kind that will spin riders 360 degrees through steel track. The main highlight of the ride …

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Universal Orlando Resort looks forward to the official opening of the new Incredible Hulk coaster

Universal Orlando Resort is located in Orlando, FL. It is one of the premier vacation destinations outside of Walt Disney World for many families and thrill seekers to enjoy innovative attractions and entertainment. Universal’s Island of Adventure announced in 2015 that The Incredible Hulk, one of the world’s most popular coasters, would close for future ride enhancements. The world would …

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Dollywood looks forward to the official opening of Lightning Rod

Dollywood, a theme park located in Pigeon Forge, TN, is gearing up to debut Lightning Rod, the world’s first launched and fastest wood coaster. The new roller coaster was scheduled to open in March 2016 but has been delayed due to the ride manufacturer wanting more time to commission the ride. The park has been hard at work along with …

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Cedar Point looks forward to debut of “Valravn” and 2016 season

Cedar Point, a park located in Sandusky, OH, has officially debuted Valravn to media organizations and coaster enthusiasts. The park held their media preview event on Wednesday, and the ride is opening to many positive reviews. Valravn is located on the main midway next to the new marina gate. The roller coaster blends very well with the midway as you …

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom begins initial testing of “The Joker”

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is located in Vallejo, CA, just outside of San Francisco. The park is getting set to debut “The Joker” later this month. The new coaster had the last piece of track installed on April 27. The park and the ride manufacturer Rocky Mountain Construction began initial test runs recently. The test runs are to ensure that …

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Six Flags Great Adventure begins initial testing of “The Joker”

Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ, is testing one of the most anticipated roller coasters this year. “The Joker” 4-D free fly roller coaster began initial test runs this week. The park is looking forward to debuting this one-of-a-kind experience later this spring. The park announced the ride on Sept 3, 2015 originally as Total Mayhem. In January 2016, …

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Lake Compounce gets set to debut Phobia Phear Coaster

Lake Compounce is an amusement park located in Bristol, CT. The park is roughly 30 mins west of Hartford, CT, and is home to amazing attractions such as Boulder Dash. The park announced in 2015 that they would be constructing New England’s first triple launch coaster, Phobia Phear Coaster. This new coaster is themed to thrill riders of the many …

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Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari looks forward to 2016 season with upgrades to “The Legend”

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari is a theme park located in Santa Claus, IN. The park serves the regions of Louisville, KY, the greater Evansville, IN area, and many other midwest regions. Holiday World is a park I first visited in 2015 to attend the debut of Thunderbird, one of the greatest rides I’ve ever been on and the nation’s …

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Kings Island looks forward to debut of “Tropical Plunge” and additional improvements

Kings Island is an amusement park located in Mason, OH, just 20 minutes north of Cincinnati. The park serves the regions Northern Kentucky, the greater Cincinnati area, and a majority of major tourist points in the midwest. The 2016 season has just begun and there are many new exciting experiences to look forward to. As the park announced in 2015, …

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Cedar Point begins initial testing for Valravn

Cedar Point has begun testing of the world’s tallest, longest, and fastest dive coaster “Valravn”. The park has been testing the new ride for a few weeks now and just begun running the trains through the track recently. Tony Clark, Director of Communications, has been sharing many updates via Twitter and on Periscope. The updates have continued to come in …

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