So far this Roller Coaster Road Trip 2014 has been awesome, and even though there’s lots to tell, including zip-lining in a cave, great Louisville neighborhoods, Brazilian food, Kentucky Kingdom and the like, there was one event yesterday that epitomized this trip, and my love for roller coasters. You see, four years ago, Rich, Eddie … More Roller Coaster Road Trip 2014: Kings Island and The Beast
Roller coaster season is upon us and I simply can’t wait to start riding (very soon!). My pal Rich is as excited as I am and between the two of us, we’ve been riding a lot of coasters lately via P.O.V. (point of view) videos on YouTube. YouTube inparkmagazine Here’s one that he found and … More Check Out This Wild New Roller Coaster: Sky Scream
Well, only nine days later and we’re finally here! I tell ya, the A-Z Blogger’s Challenge is always tough and this year’s was no exception. I hope you’ve enjoyed this month’s A-Z posts on stuff that I find interesting in the amusement world and in roller coasters especially. I’ve linked the rest of the posts … More A-Z Blogging – Adventure parks – Z is for Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom
Wow, I thought the letter “X” was bad, but “Y” is even worse. I am finally almost at the end of this Blogger’s Challenge, and about 8 days late. But, as the saying goes, “better late than never,” right? Anyway, I could not think of much, if anything to do with amusements and the letter … More A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – Y is for Yankee Cannonball
kulfoto Ah, the letter “X!” Another seemingly impossible letter. There’s not too much under the letter “X” in the world of amusement, but there is a coaster at Knott’s Berry Farm, in Buena Park, California that’ll do just fine. Check out Xcelerator, both our “X” post and our “X” Coaster of the Day… Cool!
hark What do you think of when you hear the words “Walley World?” The top definition for the term on Urban Dictionary says it’s a nickname that “overzealous shoppers” have given to Wal-Mart, their favorite store. Others might think of a campground called Wally World Resort located in Loudenville, Ohio. As for me, and probably … More A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – W is for Walley World
Valleyfair is an amusement park in Shakopee, Minnesota and therefore one which I can’t envision myself ever visiting because I don’t ever envision myself going to Minnesota. But, hey, you never know, and if I ever did I’d be sure to visit this Midwest mecca for coaster-riding. sciencebuzz Valleyfir Amusement Park is a Cedar Fair … More A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – V is for Valleyfair Amusement Park