Author: John

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Review: Revamped Legend at Holiday World

Holiday World’s late president Will Koch reviewed more than 200 suggestions from roller coaster enthusiasts in the late 1990s during the design phase of the park’s now iconic Legend wooden coaster. In fact, he posted initial design plans for the coaster online and...

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Skyline Attractions Teases Skywarp Attraction Concept

Skywarp, a new ride concept from Skyline Attractions, takes the circular “Larson Loop” flat ride to another level — and doubles it. According to the ride animation below, Skywarp would feature two separate “trains” that traverse the pretzel-loop style track layout. The two trains would...

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A-Z Coaster of the Week: Arkansas Twister

Welcome back to our annual “A-Z Coaster of the Week” series. This year, we’re selecting some unique or lesser known coasters to highlight. We’ll share trivia, history and the coaster’s need-to-know stats. First up is Arkansas Twister at Magic Springs...

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Nickelodeon Universe Opening at American Dream Meadowlands

The second Nickelodeon Universe theme park in the world is scheduled to open at the under-construction American Dream Meadowlands entertainment and shopping destination located just outside of New York City. Nickelodeon Universe at American Dream is touted to be the largest indoor...

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Trip Report: Tennessee State Fair

When you live down the street from the local fairgrounds, you have no excuse not to visit the fair when it comes to town. So I suppose I was “obligated” to spend the afternoon at the nearby Tennessee State Fair, which opened on Friday....

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Golden Ticket Awards 2016 Winners Announced

Amusement Today’s 2016 Golden Ticket Awards by Amusement Today were revealed this evening, highlighting some of the best parks and attractions in the amusement industry. See this year’s Golden Ticket Awards 2016 winners below. Top-10 Steel Coasters Fury 325 at Carowinds...