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My First Visit to Kennywood Park

Kennywood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been near the top of my amusement park bucket list since I first saw photos of it in my first roller coaster book. As a child, I viewed Kennywood as the quintessential American amusement park —...

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Cirque Imagine Returns to Carowinds!

Back in fall of 2015, Carowinds had a major announcement for Carolina Harbor and Plants vs. Zombies. Somewhat overshadowed by those two announcements was the announcement of a new show, Cirque Imagine, that would debut at the park in 2016....

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Kings Dominion Begins Teasing for 2018

On all forms of social media today, Kings Dominion posted a mysterious image, which leads us to believe that we’re starting to get teases from the park for 2018. 816. Just remember… things aren't always what they seem. pic.twitter.com/L3tne13Mf1 —...

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Watch This Incredible Mine Blower On-Ride Video

The compact, inverting Mine Blower wooden coaster at Fun Spot America in Kissimmee, Florida, is preparing to open, and an incredible on-ride POV video is now available to hold you over until it opens to the public. Watch the Mine...

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First-Ever Launched Flying Coaster Coming to Phantasialand

German theme park Phantasialand today announced plans to build the world’s longest and first launched flying coaster, to be named “Fly” (stylized F.L.Y.). An opening date wasn’t specified, but given the announcement date, 2018 seems likely — but I’m not ruling...

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Kraken Unleashed Debuts at SeaWorld Orlando

The Kraken has finally been unleashed at SeaWorld Orlando! Kraken Unleashed, the highly anticipated virtual reality addition to SeaWorld’s first coaster, opened to the public on Friday. From the press release: “Just in time for summer vacation, one of the...