Category: Thrill Rides

Seaworld Parks & Entertainment To Open 11 New Rides And Attractions Across 10 Parks In 2022

Seaworld Parks & Entertainment To Open 11 New Rides And Attractions Across 10 Parks In 2022

Entertainment

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc. ( NYSE: SEAS), a leading theme park and entertainment company, today announced that 11 new thrilling rides and attractions will open in 10 parks, the largest number of new attractions ever introduced in a single year by the company. The new thrills include some of the steepest, tallest, fastest coasters of their kind in North America ... Read More

The Inside Track on Cedar Point’s Landmark Coaster and Potential Final Lap

The Inside Track on Cedar Point’s Landmark Coaster and Potential Final Lap

Cedar Fair

Across the world today, there are only so many roller coasters that can genuinely be described as “icons”; rides recognized across the globe; known by their silhouette alone; forever emblazoned in the record books; renowned by generations, and even living on as legends beyond their time… From The Beast to Millennium Force; the Incredible Hulk to Nemesis; X2 to Lightning Rod; Steel Vengeance to El Toro… ... Read More

Cedar Point selling pieces of Wicked Twister roller coaster track

Cedar Point selling pieces of Wicked Twister roller coaster track

Cedar Fair

The Wicked Twister roller coaster was removed from Cedar Point to make room for future expansion. SANDUSKY, Ohio — Editor's note: Video in the player above features a front-seat ride of the Wicked Twister roller coaster, which has now been removed from Cedar Point. Its yellow and blue structure pierced the Sandusky skyline for two decades before closing for good at the end of last season. ... Read More

Idaho Created 4 of the Top 10 Greatest Roller Coasters in the USA

Idaho Created 4 of the Top 10 Greatest Roller Coasters in the USA

Roller coaster

Does that headline have you scratching your head? We don’t blame you. Idaho’s only home to one amusement park and that park only has five high thrill coasters. Is it possible that four of them made this list?Of course the amusement park we’re talking about is Silverwood in Athol and their coasters are pretty darn good. Especially the Stunt Pilot that opened in 2021. But, no. ... Read More

Behind The Thrills | Europa Park Guide, Review, Trip Report. Rust, Germany Amusement Parks, Guides,…

Behind The Thrills | Europa Park Guide, Review, Trip Report. Rust, Germany Amusement Parks, Guides,…

Roller coaster

The park I’ve always wanted to visit and our fifth stop of our 100 hours of driving around Europe is Europa park. This theme park in Rust, Germany features a big collection of coasters, flat rides, dark rides, and shows, and near every single one has been manufactured by Mack Rides. It’s their theme park and proving grounds and they go above and beyond to showcase ... Read More

Disney’s Paid “FastPass” System Added to More Rides

Disney’s Paid “FastPass” System Added to More Rides

Thrill Rides

While all of the Disney Parks and Resorts offer some truly incredible and magical experiences to Guests, few Parks compare to the beauty and uniqueness of the Tokyo Disney Resort. Credit: Disney With amazing classic attractions like “it’s a small world”, Thunder Mountain, or Space Mountain, Guests are in for a treat when they visit Tokyo Disney. Recently, Disney announced that the Park’s version of Space ... Read More

3 Retired Universal Orlando Attractions That Received a Worthy Replacement (and 3 That Did NOT)

3 Retired Universal Orlando Attractions That Received a Worthy Replacement (and 3 That Did NOT)

News

In recent years, Universal Orlando has truly been bringing their A-game when it comes to introducing brand new attractions into their theme parks. While some attractions simply fill a vacant space within the park, oftentimes a new attraction will take over the show building or footprint of another. These ‘replacements’ are typically met with considerable apprehension throughout construction before their grand opening allows riders to experience ... Read More

Soaring on Comet for 76 years

Soaring on Comet for 76 years

Roller coaster

HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) — If you go to Hersheypark, the one coaster that always has a large line of guests and never disappoints is the Comet roller coaster, located in The Hollow section of the park. The ride has been thrilling guests since May of 1946 and is known for producing several moments of weightlessness and creating memories for the entire family. Heading up Comet’s 96-foot ... Read More

WOULD YOU RIDE…Four Of the Most Painful Roller Coasters?

WOULD YOU RIDE…Four Of the Most Painful Roller Coasters?

Roller coaster

Roller coasters are arguably one of the most popular theme park attractions. They provide thrills, fun, and sensations you cannot experience on any other type of ride. However, what happens when the coaster is more painful than enjoyable. Would you ride a coaster for its thrills even if it hurt? In this installment of WOULD YOU RIDE, we look at some roller coasters that bring just ... Read More

Fast & Furious Drifting Coaster Rumored for Universal Studios Hollywood – Orlando ParkStop

Fast & Furious Drifting Coaster Rumored for Universal Studios Hollywood – Orlando ParkStop

Roller coaster

Continuing the trend of more roller coasters being added to Universal Parks, a new rumor says Universal Studios Hollywood may be getting a new coaster of its own. And this specific project may also help to right what some consider a wrong at the park. Let’s dig into rumors for a Fast and Furious drifting coaster for Universal Studios Hollywood, and what that could mean for ... Read More