Author: Kyle

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Silver Dollar City Adding Time Traveler in 2018

Silver Dollar City announced today that it will be adding Time Traveler, the world’s fastest (50.3 mph), steepest (90 degrees) and tallest (100 feet) spinning coaster. “Time Traveler speaks to the dreamer in each of us. This custom-designed coaster defies...

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Mystic Timbers Media Preview

Today, we were lucky enough to get the chance to preview one of the most highly anticipated new roller coasters of 2017, Mystic Timbers at Kings Island. Members of the media were granted the first rides on the new coaster...

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Breaking: Lakemont Park Closed for Summer 2017

This afternoon Lakemont Park in Altoona, Pennsylvania announced to the public that it would not open its gates for the 2017 summer season. The park released the following statement via Facebook:   LAKEMONT PARK TO UNDERGO RENOVATIONS DURING SUMMER OF...

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A-Z Coaster of the Week: Wildfire

We are already to “W” in this series of A-Z Coasters of the Week! Today we head out to Branson, Missouri to take a look at Wildfire. This B&M sitdown coaster opened in 2001 and is possibly in one of...

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A-Z Coaster of the Week: Jack Rabbit

Here we are in week 10 our annual “A-Z Coaster of the Week” series! This week we will take a look at Kennywood’s Jack Rabbit. Kennywood is located in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania and is home to seven roller coasters. Jack...

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A-Z Coaster of the Week: Big Dipper

Welcome back for week two of our annual “A-Z Coaster of the Week” series! This week we will take a look at Camden Park’s Big Dipper. Camden Park is located in Huntington, West Virginia and is home to four roller...

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My First Visit to Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Several members of the Coaster101 Team have been to Busch Gardens Williamsburg before, but this was my first trip (and I was excited to say the least). This has been a park on my bucket list for as long as...

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InvadR Construction Update

While at Busch Gardens Williamsburg the other day, I made sure to take some time to snoop around (look over the fence) and see how the park’s newest coaster was coming along. InvadR will be the first wooden coaster at...