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Libertyland: Abandoned Amusement Park

With the news surrounding Libertyland lately and my professor asking me for an observational essay, I pictured Libertyland being the perfect place to visit. As usual, I would walk the perimeter of the park as I usually did. But this trip...


Xcelerator Accident Caught on Video

Yesterday on Xcelerator at Knott’s Berry Farm the cable snapped during a launch and was captured by an on-ride video camera. The riders get sprayed with the cable bits near the end of the launch. While coming back down it...


Poll: Who do you want to buy Busch?

Another new feature for Coaster101: polls! In this poll, we ask: who would you like to see purchase the Busch “Worlds of Discovery” parks including Busch Gardens, Seaworld, etc.?


Harry Potter Details Released

Universal Orlando has released some new details about the highly-anticipated Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I’ve never been to big of a Harry Potter fan so I can’t make much of all the names and terms but the new concept...


Really? Chang at Great America?

This is a new series in which we ask certain parks… REALLY!?! What were you guys thinking? With the rumors of Six Flags possibly moving Chang from Kentucky Kingdom to Great America in the coming years, I thought this would...


Libertyland Carousel Update

Some surprising news has come out of Memphis today! There is finally activity going on at the former Libertyland site. According to the Commercial Appeal: Four years after Libertyland was shuttered, the Grand Carousel will finally leave the property, though...


Busch Gardens Williamsburg 2007

Here are nearly 100 photos from way back in 2007 when the park was called Busch Gardens Europe. There’s a history lesson for you! These photos include Griffon, Apollo’s Chariot, Loch Ness Monster, Big Bad Wolf (RIP),  Alpengeist, and even...


Oddest Coaster in the World

I have to say I’ve been quite mesmerized by this coaster… or contraption. It’s name is Cobra and it’s being constructed at Conny-Land (website includes catchy theme song) in Switzerland. The ride was announced in the summer of 2006, so...