Category: Features

Wild Adventures Interview

We got the chance to ask Bob Montgomery, the general manager of Wild Adventures, some questions about they plan to do with the park in the future: How is it working with the “African” theme that you don’t see in...

Hard Rock Woes: My Take

Ever heard of Hard Rock Park? Possibly not, which is why they filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. Hard Rock Park announced on its website that it is closed for the season “to allow management to focus on restructuring efforts.” The...

Busch Gardens Howl-o-Scream

Coaster101 member Johny Canon took a trip to Busch Gardens Europe to check out their annual Howl-o-Scream event. I think the European theme of the park is great for a creepy, dark setting. It seems like they really know how to put on a...

Astroworld 1971 Photos

Before there was Six Flags Astroworld, there was just Astroworld. The park opened in 1968 and sadly closed in 2005. These pictures are from 1971. Several characters would roam the parks making for several photo ops.     I’m guessing this...

Six Flags New Orleans 2008

Coaster101 recently returned from a trip to New Orleans and we stopped by Six Flags New Orleans to see what state the park was in after almost three years. The sign still says “Closed for Storm”. The signs along the...

Aftershock Opening Day Photos

Our very own “FeelTheForce” was the winner of the “choose the name” contest for the park’s new coaster… Aftershock. He was able to ride one of the first rides out of the station. Congratulations! Here are some photos from the...

Revenge of the Mummy Review

Has anyone ever told you that you wouldn’t make it, that you wouldn’t be there at the end? Let me tell you right now, Imhotep isn’t the most optimistic person you’ll ever meet. So if you don’t want to be...

Nickelodeon Universe Construction

Since Nickelodeon Universe officially opens tomorrow, I thought we would look back at some of the construction over the past few months. The park has experience quite a change since Nickelodeon took over! The first stages of Spongebob construction. Construction...