Category: Trip Reports

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Six Flags Great America Update 2017

I visited Six Flags Great America (multiple times) over this past Memorial Day Weekend. My priority of course was riding the new-for-2017 Joker roller coaster (read my review here), but I wanted to see what else was new at my...

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Small Park Showcase: Belmont Park

While visiting my college roommate in San Diego this week, I had the opportunity to visit Belmont Park. The park, which began operating in 1925, sits on just seven acres adjacent to San Diego’s Mission Beach. Given its small size,...

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48 Hours in Hamburg

With the new coaster season underway, it was good to reacquaint ourselves with several old coaster friends recently, with a 48 hour away-day in northern Germany. It has been a fair few years since visiting Heide Park. Last visit was...

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InvadR Opens at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

After more than a year in development, Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s “Project 2017,” InvadR, opened to the public on Friday. After following the construction progress since InvadR was announced last spring, we were among the first to ride the first-ever wooden...

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What’s New at Dollywood in 2017?

I decided to make this past Saturday at Dollywood the kickoff to my 2017 roller coaster-riding season. And as I expected, Dolly did not disappoint. Foolishly (April Fools Day pun intended), I made the assumption that the park opened at...