A-Z Blogging – Adventure parks – Z is for Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom

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

A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – S is for Six Flags

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is one of the most well-known amusement park chains in the world. The chain is the world’s largest in the industry, owning and operating 18 properties in North America that include theme parks, water parks and family entertainment centers. The company got its start in 1959 as The Great Southwest Corporation … More A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – S is for Six Flags

A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – R is for Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder was Six Flag’s Great Adventure’s dual racing coaster.  I say “was” because the ride was removed at the end of last season to make room for part of the new Zumanjaro Drop of Doom ride opening this year.  Rolling Thunder was the second of two big additions to the park, debuting in 1979, … More A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – R is for Rolling Thunder

Great Adventure’s Zumanjaro Drop of Doom coming summer 2014

insanitylurksinside A couple of days ago I penned a piece for Examiner on the newest rides coming to amusement parks for the summer of 2014 and my local park, Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. will be adding a new drop tower right under the edifice of the great Kingda Ka.  Here’s what I … More Great Adventure’s Zumanjaro Drop of Doom coming summer 2014