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Kings Dominion Announces Snoopy Rides and More for 2017

Kings Dominion today announced the park’s 2017 plans: a Planet Snoopy addition with three kid-friendly rides as well as a number of in-park amenities. The park held a live event to make the announcement — you can watch the video here....

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Dorney Park Adding Two Flat Rides for 2017

Dorney Park today announced two new family rides and numerous park enhancements for the 2017 season. Two Family Flat Rides Dorney Park will open a spinning flat ride and bumper cars next season: Kaleidoscope is a HUSS Troika flat ride...

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Happy National Roller Coaster Day 2016

Happy National Roller Coaster Day! Today is the day where the white-knuckle thrill rides we love so much are celebrated from coast to coast (and beyond). And this year, one of our writers is celebrating the day in a big...

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Everything You Need to Know About Dubai Parks and Resorts

The massive Dubai Parks and Resorts multi-park development will officially open on Monday, October 31, 2016. We’ve covered the Motiongate Dubai theme park, but there’s much more to the Dubai Parks and Resorts resort. So what’s inside Dubai Parks and Resorts? In total, the resort...

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Hersheypark Announces Hershey Triple Tower for 2017

Hersheypark today announced Hershey Triple Tower for 2017, the United States’ first “choose-your-thrill” drop and launch tower complex. Hershey Triple Tower, located in the park’s Kissing Tower Hill area, will be comprised of three S&S towers of varying heights, each providing a different...

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Mean Streak at Cedar Point Closing September 16

Cedar Point’s Mean Streak wooden roller coaster will close on Friday, September 16, 2016, the park announced on Twitter today: Goodbye, pard'ner. pic.twitter.com/94ucD8RgJl — Cedar Point (@cedarpoint) August 1, 2016 Rumors of a Rocky Mountain Construction conversion treatment have swirled...

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Mystic Timbers Wooden Coaster Coming to Kings Island in 2017

Kings Island today announced Mystic Timbers, a Great Coasters International wooden coaster that will open spring 2017. Mystic Timbers will stand 109 feet tall with a 97-foot-tall drop, reaching a top speed of 53 mph during its 3,265-foot-long course. It will also contain...

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Coaster101 Photo Contest 2016: Results

With a record number of entries for this year’s photo contest, we had our work cut out for us. Choosing our favorites was not easy, but I’m pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Coaster101 Photo Contest below. These...