Britain's Oldest Rollercoaster Scenic Railway Reopens

The Scenic Railway is considered to be the heart of Dreamland – an unchanging icon that has stayed the same through decades of change. It fell into disrepair after the attraction closed in 2005 and was badly damaged by an arson attack in 2008. And when a revamped Dreamland opened …

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ZDT’s Roller Coaster Offers Record-Setting Experience in Seguin

Fast, thrilling, intense and fun were just a few of the words people used to describe ZDT’s Amusement Park’s new roller coaster — the Switchback. “Switchback is the only wooden shuttle coaster in the world, the only wooden roller coaster to go both forwards and backwards, and it’s the only …

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Dubai Parks and Resorts Gets First Ride.

The Dragon rollercoaster, one of Legoland Dubai’s most eagerly anticipated attractions for children and parents, is the first ride to be installed at Dubai Parks and Resorts. In a media statement, the theme park destination called this a landmark moment. “The Dragon is a must-ride highlight for children and parents …

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Great America Teases Winter Holiday Festival to Follow Fright Fest

The transition from summer to fall is marked every year in Lake County when Fright Fest decorations go up at Six Flags Great America, but chatter at the Gurnee theme park on Thursday suggested Great America could join its Six Flags cousins with the launch of Holiday in the Park …

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Best Theme Park Halloween? Vote Now!

Come autumn, theme park goers head to their favorite amusement parks for more than just the rides. Amusement parks across the nation offer Halloween thrills in the form of mazes, scare zones and creepy costumed characters, often with not-so-scary events especially for kids. Which theme park throws the best Halloween …

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Fright Dome Set to Scare for 13th Season

Spooky times are headed to Las Vegas when Fright Dome at Circus Circus celebrates its 13th anniversary starting on Friday, Oct. 2. The five acres of the Adventuredome theme park feature six haunted houses, all ready to scare the bejesus out of horror fans. SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment and Warner Bros. Source: …

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Star Wars to Break Ground at Disney in 2016

Walt Disney Co. will break ground on “Star Wars”-themed lands at Disneyland and one of its Florida theme parks in 2016, Chief Operating Officer Thomas Staggs said Thursday.. The 14-acre “Star Wars” areas represent the largest expansions in the Burbank-based company’s history for a single-themed area at its parks. Source: …

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Valravn Soars Into Cedar Point

PRESS RELEASE: Cedar Point will change the Lake Erie skyline once again with over 3,400 feet of thrill ride innovation when it introduces Valravn (val-rey-vuhn), the world’s tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster, in 2016. Valravn is the regal king of birds, swooping in to conquer all other dive coasters …

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