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Universal Orlando Resort Video

Check out Coaster101’s latest video from Universal Orlando Resort. I tried to go a little artsy with the music and such and it would’ve turned out better if I had gotten better video to work with or even if the ...

Busch Entertainment becomes SeaWorld

I think we all knew something like this was coming sooner or later… It’s going to take some getting used to, but I can see their logic in the decision. BUSCH ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION CHANGES NAME TO “SEAWORLD PARKS & ENTERTAINMENT”...

Universal Orlando Trip Report

As you may have read, Coaster101 recently returned from a trip to Florida where we visited Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure Theme Parks. Here are a few pictures from the parks along with some of my random thoughts about...

Delgrossos Park Photos

Here are some photos from a while back from Delgrossos, a beautiful family-owned park in Pennsylvania. They purchased the Revolution from Libertyland in Memphis, Tennessee but have yet to install it… best of luck to them! Enjoy the pictures:

Coaster Enthusiast Gift Ideas

It’s black Friday and the Christmas season has officially begun! I’ve been surfing the web lately for some good gift ideas for the coaster enthusiast in your life (or perhaps yourself!). Here are some of my favorites: Theme Park Review’s...

Beijing WaterCube to become waterpark

We usually don’t report on waterpark news, but this news item really took my interest. It seems that the “WaterCube” aquatic venue which was used during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics will soon be converted into a waterpark. Now that’s a...

Kiddieland Coaster to Great America?

According to multiple sources including RCDB, Kiddieland’s Little Dipper wooden family coaster has been sold to Six Flags Great America. I’m at a total loss of words – this is so unlike Six Flags. However, it’s very encouraging – this should...

Leap the Dips photos

Since we’re heading into that dull off season time of the year, I thought we’d take a look at the oldest operating coaster in America, Leap the Dips at Lakemont Park in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The coaster opened in 1902 and,...