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Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth opens

Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth opens

Jackson, New Jersey, USA

Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth, the world's tallest and fastest rotating pendulum ride, opened at Six Flags Great Adventure. This Zamperla Giant Discovery stands 172 feet (52.5m) tall and reaches speeds up to 75 mph (121 km/h), matching CraZanity at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Southern California. Click the headline for more information ...
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Cedar Fair buys Schlitterbahn water parks

Cedar Fair buys Schlitterbahn water parks

Sandusky, Ohio, USA

Cedar Fair announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase two water parks from Schlitterbahn. The park chain will spend about $261 million to become the owner of Schlitterbahn water parks in New Braunfels and Galveston, Texas, with options on the property in Kansas City. Click the headline for more information ...
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Pandemonium soars Over Georgia

Pandemonium soars Over Georgia

Austell, Georgia, USA

Pandemonium opened at Six Flags Over Georgia near Atlanta. Standing 150 feet (46m) tall, the Zamperla Giant Discovery rotating pendulum attraction swings riders at speeds up to 70 mph (112.5 km/h) high above the park and is the first of three opening at Six Flags parks this year. Click the headline for more information ...
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Dolly Parton opens Wildwood Grove

Dolly Parton opens Wildwood Grove

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA

Dolly Parton officially opened Wildwood Grove, the largest expansion in Dollywood theme park history. Featuring eight new attractions and a cost of $37 million, Wildwood Grove is Dollywood’s largest capital investment ever and is the first new area added to the park since Wilderness Pass in 2008. Click the headline for more information ...
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Finnegan's Flyer swings over Williamsburg

Finnegan’s Flyer swings over Williamsburg

Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Finnegan's Flyer opened at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. The S&S Screaming Swing ride provides amazing airtime as passengers soar 100 feet (30m) into the sky and although there are dozens of these rides located at parks the world over, you'll be hard pressed to find one in a lovelier setting. Click the headline for more information ...
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Kentucky Flyer takes off

Kentucky Flyer takes off

Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Kentucky Flyer, the much anticipated Gravity Group family coaster, opened at Kentucky Kingdom. This out-and-back wooden coaster has a minimum height requirement of just 40 inches (110cm), compared to the usual 48 inches (122cm), which means that young ones can ride with the rest of the family. Click the headline for more information ...
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Seventh coaster for Fårup Sommerland

Seventh coaster for Fårup Sommerland

Blokhus, Nordjylland, Denmark

Fårup Sommerland announced they will be adding a Vekoma family boomerang coaster for 2020. Saven, which is Danish for Saw, will be the park's seventh coaster and the first since Orkanen, a Vekoma suspended family coaster, opened in 2013. It's the same type of coaster as Raik at Phantasialand in Germany and Accelerator at Drayton Manor in the UK, but with a unique layout. Click the headline for more information ...
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Tigris to roar from April 19

Tampa, Florida, USA

Busch Gardens Tampa will officially open Tigris, a triple-launch steel roller coaster, on Friday April 19th, just in time for the Easter weekend. Sending riders head over heels some 150-foot (46m) in the air, the new attraction is Florida’s tallest launch coaster and the ninth coaster in the park’s collection, solidifying it as the state’s thrill-ride leader. Click the headline for more information ...
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