Category: Features

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Thunder Road’s Last Day, In Photos

On May 23, Carowinds announced that Thunder Road would close on Sunday, July 26. After over two months of celebrating Thunder Road’s 39-year legacy, the day for the Thunder Road’s “last ride” finally arrived yesterday. Ever since I moved to North Carolina in...

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Coaster101 Photo Contest 2015: Vote

It’s time to vote for your favorite coaster photographs in our 2015 Photo Contest! Voters, you have your work cut out for you, as we received many outstanding entries this year. Many thanks to the talented photographers who submitted their work. The...

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Pirate Island Boat Ride at the Columbus Zoo

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is one of the best themed zoos in the country. That’s why a record breaking 2.47 million people visited in 2014. Attendance was driven upwards by the new Heart of Africa section that opened last...

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Amazing Glimpse of Shanghai Disneyland Park

Today, Disney chairman and CEO, Bob Iger released an exciting glimpse of the under-construction Shanghai Disney Resort and the six themed lands that will comprise the Shanghai Disneyland theme park. At a media preview for the resort, Iger revealed a scale model...

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Meet Coaster101 V5.1

If you’re reading this, you’ve likely noticed Coaster101’s new look. Meet Coaster101 “V5.1.” Why 5.1? We introduced V5 in late 2013, and today’s update builds upon the new layout V5 introduced (hence the “5.1” name). This new look is not...