Category: Features

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Rollglider: Where Roller Coaster Meets Zip Line

What happens when you cross a zip line with a roller coaster? You get the “Rollglider,” a new style of zip-line ride that is gaining popularity across the globe. According to the manufacturer, the Rollglider fuses the “thrill of free...

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Carolina Harbor Media Day Report

After “making a big splash” last August with the announcement of Carolina Harbor, and working tirelessly throughout the off-season and the early spring to make the concept a reality (Construction Updates: #1, #2, #3, #4), Carowinds officially opened the “largest water park...

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Book Review + Giveaway: Six Flags Great Adventure

Until reading Six Flags Great Adventure, the newest addition to the Images of Modern America series, I didn’t know much about the New Jersey amusement park in its pre-Six Flags years. I knew it opened in the 1970s, but most...

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First Look at New Shanghai Disneyland Attractions

Several years in the making, Shanghai Disneyland will open to the public on June 16 of this year. In preparation for this grand opening, Shanghai Disneyland began soft openings for invited guests over the weekend. Photos and videos of several of the...

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Review: Storm Chaser Touches Down at Kentucky Kingdom

Two Coaster101 writers recently visited Kentucky Kingdom to preview the park’s newest roller coaster, Storm Chaser. The Rocky Mountain Construction coaster utilizes the support structure from the park’s former Twisted Twins, a dueling wooden coaster built by the now-defunct Custom Coasters...