Tagged: drop tower

Dollywood Opening Drop Tower and Junior Coaster in 2017

Dollywood announced plans this morning for two new rides in 2017: Drop Line, a 200-foot-tall drop tower and Whistle Punk Chaser, a small roller coaster. Drop Line drop tower Drop Line, a 200-foot-tall drop tower will claim the spot formerly occupied...

Hersheypark Announces Hershey Triple Tower for 2017

Hersheypark today announced Hershey Triple Tower for 2017, the United States’ first “choose-your-thrill” drop and launch tower complex. Hershey Triple Tower, located in the park’s Kissing Tower Hill area, will be comprised of three S&S towers of varying heights, each providing a different...

Two Insane Drop Rides Coming to Florida

It’s the battle of the drop in Florida as two tower entertainment complexes in Orlando and Miami have announced record-breaking “drop ride” experiences. Orlando We already know that Orlando’s Skyscraper coaster, weaving around the 570-foot-tall Skyplex, is poised to become the...

Guest Blog: A History and Review of Falcon’s Fury

At Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida, Falcon’s Fury has begun taking fearless riders up the 335 foot tower.  That’s right, Falcon’s Fury is now open.  After months of anticipation, I was able to experience Falcon’s Fury twice on its second...

Falcon’s Fury Officially Opens

The wait is over for those waiting to challenge Falcon’s Fury, North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower. The Busch Gardens Tampa record-breaker officially opened today after weeks of preview rides. “We know guests from around the world have been waiting to...

Video: Drop Face Down on Falcon’s Fury

If you don’t think you’re afraid of heights, you may want to reconsider after watching the video below. Busch Gardens Tampa has released on-ride footage of Falcon’s Fury, the soon-to-open 335-foot-tall drop tower. Watch it if you dare: Unfortunately, the...