Let’s Take A Look At Sol Spin – REVIEW

Sean/McLaren: Knott’s Berry Farm officially opened Sol Spin on April 21st after several weeks of construction and testing, and of course we were there to check it out! The park’s newest ride is located on the lot where WindSeeker used to reside and offers guests a totally unique experience in the Californian theme park world. Let’s take a look at Sol Spin and what our experience of the new thrill ride was like! Continue reading “Let’s Take A Look At Sol Spin – REVIEW”

California’s Great America Purchases 100% Renewable Energy from Silicon Valley Power to Cover Electricity Use

Silicon Valley Power (SVP) is pleased to announce that California’s Great America, Santa Clara’s 100-acre amusement park, will cover 100% of its electricity use with renewable energy through SVP’s Santa Clara Green Power program. Santa Clara Green Power is a renewable energy program that allows Santa Clara residents and businesses to purchase 100% solar and wind energy. Continue reading “California’s Great America Purchases 100% Renewable Energy from Silicon Valley Power to Cover Electricity Use”

SOL SPIN IS NOW OPEN AT KNOTT’S BERRY FARM!

Spring time is in full bloom at the farm and the newest thrilling installment has arrived at Knott’s Berry Farm just in time to enjoy during the popular Knott’s Boysenberry Festival. Sol Spin will bring brand new hair-raising thrills to the Fiesta Village area starting (Today) April 21st.  Continue reading “SOL SPIN IS NOW OPEN AT KNOTT’S BERRY FARM!”

Viper and Vekoma MK1212 Trains

Sean: As you may have read in our brand new Six Flags Over Georgia report, we were huge fans of Blue Hawk at the Southeast Six Flags park. Blue Hawk went through life as Kamikaze for two years before opening as Ninja at Six Flags Over Georgia in 1991. For the 2016 season the ride has received a makeover with brand new MK1212 trains from Vekoma. The ride is now one of the best loopers we’ve ridden. We believe that Viper at Six Flags Magic Mountain can benefit from these trains, to assure amazing ride experiences for years to come! Continue reading “Viper and Vekoma MK1212 Trains”

Knott’s Berry Farm and Komen Orange County Collectively Raise Over $108,000 Dollars For Breast Cancer Awareness

Knott’s Berry Farm and Susan G. Komen Orange County have partnered for a fourth consecutive and successful year to raise more than $108,000 for breast cancer awareness and services for the local community during Knott’s for the Cure promotion in January. Continue reading “Knott’s Berry Farm and Komen Orange County Collectively Raise Over $108,000 Dollars For Breast Cancer Awareness”

Another Not-California Report: Six Flags New England

Alexander: After the enjoying so much of the Southeast lately (in addition to our usual dosage of Southwest), it’s time for another California Coaster Kings first: A quick northeast visit for Six Flags New England! Continue reading “Another Not-California Report: Six Flags New England”

Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – April 15th 2017

Sean: Another week, another Six Flags Magic Mountain update! We’re in the midst of Spring Break crowds and the park was filling up quickly today. The weather was awesome and like every Spring, there are more changes around the park that we will address in this week’s update. Including new restaurants at Metropolis that have opened, repaints of water slides, and more! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – April 15th 2017”

From Southwest to Southeast: Six Flags Over Georgia

Sean: After visiting two of the country’s best parks, that have been in the spotlight a lot recently, it was time to check out another new park in the South. The most Southern of them all… Six Flags Over Georgia! One thing I may have learned on this trip is: if it’s another Six Flags park, expect another Six Flags experience. Let’s find out what this park in the chain has to offer with its near-perfect lineup of attractions. Continue reading “From Southwest to Southeast: Six Flags Over Georgia”

Sol Spin Testing – Sol Spin Light Package – Supreme Scream Boysenberry Light Package

Sean: It’s always a good time for a quick update! Especially when Sol Spin has started testing and has been programmed! In addition to which, even though the stickers/patterns have yet to be added to the ride’s mechanisms, the light package is already working! While we take a quick look at Sol Spin and its light package, we’ll also discuss the Boysenberry Festival light package on Supreme Scream! Continue reading “Sol Spin Testing – Sol Spin Light Package – Supreme Scream Boysenberry Light Package”

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Update – Early April 2017

Jeremy: This week we ventured out to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom to see what has been going on at the park lately, as well as to see if there is a glimpse of Wonder Woman in the making. We went to the park this last Friday, and there was quite a downpour of rain in the beginning of the day. To our surprise though, most everything was running! Let’s take a look in our new Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Update.

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