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
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
greatadventurehistory Ultra Twister was known as a “heartline” roller coaster. The ride originally opened in 1986 at Six Flags Great Adventure and was moved to Astroworld in 1991 where it stayed until that park closed in 2005, never to be ridden again. I remember when the ride first opened, it’s design was unlike anything I’d … More A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – U is for Ultra Twister
Note – Sometimes I wish that the A-Z Blogger’s Challenge didn’t take place in April. This time of year is so crazy for me at school, and other things have been happening in my life, so I haven’t really had too much time to devote to the challenge this year. This isn’t the first time … More A-Z Blogging – Adventure Parks – T is for Thunderbolt
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