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Intimidator Looking Intimidating

Construction on Intimidator 305 at Kings Dominion has been progressing quite nicely. One of the two supports for the massive 305 foot hill has been erected. You can check out the latest pictures over at KDFansite. The ride already looks...


Gilroy Garden Photos

Coaster101 recently returned from a trip to the beautiful Gilroy Gardens – formerly known as Bonfante Gardens. The park is home to a wide variety of family attractions and a lush landscape full of exotic plants.


The Future in 3D

If you’ve been following Coaster101 you may have seen some of the amusement park ride 3D computer models we have been working on in our spare time. In those earlier posts, all we presented you with were 2D pictures of...


Walt Disney World Videos

Here are some videos that never made it over from the former version of Coaster101. POV videos of The Seas with Nemo and Friends, Goofy’s Barnstormer, and Maelstrom at Epcot are featured. The Seas with Nemo & Friends at Epcot...


Really? Demon Drop to Knotts Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm will be replacing the existing “Screamin’ Swing” ride with “Demon Drop”, in the area previously occupied by “Vertigo.” Demon Drop will be 131 ft. tall and consist of a 4-person enclosure that rises on tracks to the...


Trip Report: Fright Fest at SFOG

I spent the day at Six Flags over Georgia yesterday and was somewhat disappointed in the park’s Fright Fest compared to my last Fright Fest visit at Six Flags Great America. While the two parks are very different, I felt...


Midwest Mania, Part V: Holiday World

To conclude this Midwest Mania expedition, what’s a better park for the month of October than Holiday World? Check out this Halloween-themed finale of our Midwest Mania trip!


New Ride Simulator at Epcot

Epcot’s newest thrill ride attraction allows guests to design and ride their own coaster! From CNN: Any kid can dream up a roller coaster. But those who visit a new exhibit at Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park can actually...