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Holiday World 2010

I was skeptical of Holiday World getting a large new attraction next year until I saw this in the newsletter emailed yesterday: “Yes, we will have a new…thing…for next year… Our big announcement will be Thursday, August 13, at 11...


California Adventure 2007 Photos

We’ve been busy in Chicago over the past few days but I thought I would post some long-lost photos Brandon took of California Adventure in 2007, before the big transformation. Here’s a sight that will change in the future! One...


Photo Contest Results

The results are in and here are the winners of Coaster101’s Second Annual Photography Contest! Thanks to everyone who entered! Winner – People’s Choice: Brian Raymond Winner – Editor’s Choice: Natalie Visage Honorable Mentions Jordan Darrington Alex Chihak


Trip Report: Six Flags Great America

Today I returned from a full day of Six Flags Great America after a four-year hiatus of visiting the park. This was the first time seeing the park in the “Shapiro-era”, so I was curious to see what all had...


Coaster vs. Toupee

This is a few days old, but the story is too funny to pass up. Dennis Murphy, a local business owner in Myrtle Beach saw a commercial for Freestyle Music Park’s Time Machine coaster in which a piece of a...


Guess the Coaster: Round 1

This is pretty self-explanatory. Each week or so I will post a heavily-distorted picture of a rollercoaster. It is not necessarily a picture that can be found on Coaster101, so you can’t go snooping around for a look alike! You...


Big Bad Wolf to be retired

There is some sad news out of Williamsburg today from Busch Gardens: “WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (July 24, 2009) – After 25 years traveling at the speed of fright, The Big Bad Wolf will take its last trip through Busch Gardens’ Bavarian...