Category: Features

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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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Carowinds Adding Six New “Camp Snoopy” Attractions in 2018

Originally opened in 1975 as Hanna-Barbera land, Carowinds‘ children’s area has undergone several changes over the years, including a re-branding to Nickelodeon Universe in 2004, and another re-branding to its current theme, Planet Snoopy, in 2010. The area will be...

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My Final Rides on Dueling Dragons

I last visited Islands of Adventure in 2006 — I spent a couple of hours at the park after a long day at the neighboring Universal Studios Florida. The visit consisted of a lap around the lagoon with a couple...

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An Interview with VP/GM of Kings Dominion, Gary Chadwick

Here at Coaster101, we enjoy taking you behind the scenes and talking with people help who make your favorite theme parks run like clockwork. This interview is no different, as this time, we’re talking to Kings Dominion’s General Manager and...

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Hersheypark adding Two Major Water Attractions in 2018

For several weeks, Hersheypark has been teasing a new addition to the park’s Boardwalk area, and today, we found out that they would be receiving not one, but TWO new attractions at the Boardwalk; Breakers Edge Water Coaster and Whitecap Racer. These are...