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Carowinds To Retire Iconic Thunder Road

Thunder Road is gearuing up for its final ride. The wooden roller coaster will carry its last guest on July 26 after 39 years and nearly 40 million rides, according to a Carowinds news release. The ride is being retired to make room for future park growth which is part of a more than $50 million multi-year investment plan. Source: …

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Mountain Coasters Offer the Newest Fun in Tennessee

Visitors to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park by way of Wears Valley Road in Pigeon Forge might notice long lines of people in front of one of the newest and most popular attractions in the Smokies: The Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster. The attraction features a winding stainless steel rail that twists and turns up the face of the mountain …

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Raptor Encounter Open at Islands of Adventure

I’ve always dreamed of getting up close and personal with a dinosaur. Now my dream has finally come true! Velociraptors have arrived at Jurassic Park in Universal’s Islands of Adventure! That’s right—starting this weekend, you’ll get the chance to see these magnificent creatures face to face in an all-new experience: Raptor Encounter. Source: coaster-net.com

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Making sense of Disney and Universal's messy joint custody of Marvel

With the recent news of Universal partnering with Nintendo, many in the theme park fan community have once again begun speculating about the future of Marvel at Universal Orlando. With all of the rumors, speculation and recent news, I’m going to attempt to summarize what we know, what we think we know, and what we have no clue about in …

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Jack Returns to Halloween Horror Nights

It’s no surprise that after the gangbuster business Universal raked in last year for its Halloween Horror Nights, the theme park announced it is expanding the scare-fest to a record 30 nights and doubling the number of actors roaming the park to startle visitors. Universal Orlando on Tuesday fired off an early Halloween Horror Nights 2015 tease, complete with video …

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