Category: Features

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Waldameer Interview

Coaster101 interviewed Steve Gorman, the general manager of Waldameer which is adding Ravine Flyer II to its lineup this year. Here’s what he had to say: Why did the park decide...

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SheiKra Review

I recently returned from a week-long trip in Florida. We decided to take a break from Disney for one day and travel over to Tampa to check out what Busch Gardens...

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Orlando 2006

I was a young lad of only 14 years. I remember my parents telling me that we were taking our first family vacation to Disney World and Universal Studios. I don’t...

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Expedition Evacuation

I was fortunate enough to experience an emergency stop on Expedition Everest earlier this week! The ride was going along greatly, we went up the first lifthill with no problems, completed...

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Gravity Group Interview

We had the opportunity to ask Chad Miller of  The Gravity Group some questions about what all they do. Read what he said below: When designing a coaster, do you help...