Category: Features

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...

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 to go with Gravity Group when designing Ravine Flyer...

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 Africa had to offer. As you approach the park,...

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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 remember much after that moment, but judging by these...