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Two Record-Breaking Coasters Coming to American Dream’s Nickelodeon Universe

The new indoor Nickelodeon Universe theme park inside the under-construction American Dream retail and entertainment complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, will feature two world record-breaking Gerstlauer coasters: a launched “Euro-Fighter” and a spinning coaster. UPDATE: We’ve received official renderings of...

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Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Returns in 2017

For me, the holiday season begins the day after Halloween. Fortunately for those of us who start celebrating early, Dollywood’s official holiday season kicks off this weekend, November 4, 2017, with the start of another Smoky Mountain Christmas event. Dollywood’s...

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National Roller Coaster Museum Planning Expansion

The National Roller Coaster Museum and Archives (NRCMA) is fundraising to double the size of its archive facility in Texas in honor of its late founding board member Mark Moore, who died last year. The expansion would also include a...

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Toverland Planning Fenix Wing Coaster for 2018

Toverland in the Netherlands announced this week major plans for its 2018 season including a wing coaster, large boat ride, a new area and more. The theme park’s 2018 additions center around a new area of the park, Avalon. The...

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Legoland Billund Opening Flying Eagle Coaster in 2018

Legoland Billund in Denmark will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2018 with a new roller coaster and several other park enhancements. The park’s western-themed Legoredo Town area will a significant expansion, which a new steel roller coaster. The Flying Eagle...

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Legoland Parks Bringing Virtual Reality to Three Coasters

Legoland parks in Florida, Germany and Malaysia will soon transform their respective “Project X” roller coasters into the virtual reality-driven The Great Lego Race. The virtual reality (VR) roller coasters will open at Legoland Malaysia in late 2017 followed by...

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What We Think About the 2018 Six Flags Announcements

A couple weeks ago the whole Coaster101 team got together to share our mostly positive thoughts about the 2018 Cedar Fair announcements (which included four pretty awesome looking coasters). Now it’s Six Flags’ turn, as they made new attraction announcements...