Six Flags Magic Mountain at Capacity + Quick Update

20160228_143647 (Large)What happens when Bring a Free Friend Day coincides with a Cheer Championship, and nice weather? Hell is created! Six Flags Magic Mountain reached capacity early on in the afternoon, having to send hundreds of cars away. It was awesome to see the park with this attendance, though it wasn’t very enjoyable 😛 . Though I just posted a New Revolution Update, in this update we’ll be taking a look around the park itself, and the crazy crowds of course! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain at Capacity + Quick Update”

The New Revolution Update – February 28th

20160228_143037 (Large)So I went to Six Flags Magic Mountain today for a New Revolution Update. Little did I expect that my usual 5 minute drive to the park’s parking lot turned into a 60 minute one. The park reached parking capacity, and it took me 90 minutes to park and get inside the park. So keep in mind the hell I went through to get this update. I’ll also be posting a regular Six Flags Magic Mountain update with pictures of the wonderful crowds! Let’s start taking a look at The New Revolution and the renewed Six Flags Plaza!  Continue reading “The New Revolution Update – February 28th”

Universal Studios Hollywood Update – February 27th 2016

20160227_083221 (Large)It’s been almost another week since our last visit, and with all these Wizarding World of Harry Potter soft-openings we just can’t stay away! Here’s this week’s update with some Jurassic Park progress, more on the new Hollywood Boulevard, new stores, refurbishment of the entry plaza in front of the park, and a whole lot more!  Continue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood Update – February 27th 2016”

Ride Review: The Smiler – Alton Towers

Alton Towers’ newest coaster, The Smiler, smashed the world record for inversions on a coaster when it opened in 2013. Sadly, it is perhaps best known today for the terrible incident in June of last year when two trains collided on the track, resulting in multiple severe injuries to riders on the front row. But, with it being scheduled to reopen next month with the park, it’s a good time to find out whether the coaster itself lives up to the hype… Continue reading “Ride Review: The Smiler – Alton Towers”

Knott’s Berry Farm – New GhostRider and Ghost Town Opening Dates

Knott’s Berry Farm announced today that its celebration of the 75th anniversary of the historic old west Ghost Town will run May 27 through September 5. To mark 75 years of Ghost Town, Knott’s will reopen GhostRider, the longest, tallest, and fastest wooden roller coaster on the West Coast on May 27 following a complete restoration. Continue reading “Knott’s Berry Farm – New GhostRider and Ghost Town Opening Dates”

The 5 Best Water Ride Drops in California

20130817_162118 (Large)Although some of the most famous and talked about drops are found on massive roller coasters or drop towers, there’s something uniquely thrilling about a relatively unrestrained drop that ends in a splash, especially on a hot sunny California day. This list will be counting down the top five drops found on water rides throughout our wonderful state of California. Continue reading “The 5 Best Water Ride Drops in California”

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival 2016!

Aligator-and-Cheese-CurdsCelebrate Knott’s historic berry during Knott’s Boysenberry Festival, March 19 – April 3, in Ghost Town, the heart of the theme park. The 16-day food festival features over 70, one-of-a-kind boysenberry inspired fare, drinks and more, the Wine and Craft Brew Tasting Garden, plus live entertainment and fun the whole family will love! From sun up to sun down, the festival features dueling fiddlers, PEANUTS Party in the Park, vine dancing, live music, Jammin’ in the Dark (a nighttime dance party). Festivalgoers can also shop for the perfect handmade gift at dozens of craft vendors located in Ghost Town. The limited-time festival is included with admission to Knott’s Berry Farm. Continue reading “Knott’s Boysenberry Festival 2016!”

Ride Review: La Machine à Voyager Dans le Temps – Futuroscope

Alex: The video game industry is undoubtedly more popular than ever before. That’s why the success of some video games has been exported into different means of entertainment. Today, we’re going to review a collaboration between Futuroscope and the worldwide famous video game brand Ubisoft, on one of their more popular, and crazy, games. We’re talking about La machine à voyager dans le temps aka The Time Machine that can be found at Futuroscope, France,  hosted by the silly Rabbids! Continue reading “Ride Review: La Machine à Voyager Dans le Temps – Futuroscope”

Universal Studios Hollywood – New Dining and Retail Complex Update

20160221_122005 (Large)After quite a period of construction at Universal Studios Hollywood, the new 2016 Dining and Retail center is finally in its final stages of construction, where some more touches are added on the outside and the interiors of the building are being prepared for opening. In this quick update we’ll take a look at that new complex, as well as a very quick look at Jurassic Park and studio construction.  Continue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood – New Dining and Retail Complex Update”

Exploring the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

20160219_171749 (Large)After six long hours of baking in the sun in front of Hogsmeade… The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened for guests to enjoy for the rest of the day. As it was ‘soft’ opened there are still tweaks that will be made… but let me start off with saying that the experience was already incredible! Immersive, exciting, and so intensely detailed you will discover amazing book and movie references in every direction you look. Let’s take a look! Continue reading “Exploring the Wizarding World of Harry Potter”

WinterFest coming to California’s Great America!

California’s Great America has announced that not only will they be remaining open for the winter season next year, but they will be holding a holiday event as well by the name of WinterFest. In this article we will briefly break down what this event will consist of, as well as our thoughts and opinions on this recent announcement. We hope you enjoy it. Continue reading “WinterFest coming to California’s Great America!”

Ocean Explorer coming to SeaWorld San Diego in 2017!

Ocean Explorer - Submarine Ride (Large)SeaWorld San Diego is opening a couple of new rides in Spring of 2017! And it wouldn’t be SeaWorld if it didn’t involve an awesome way to further explore creatures from the earth’s oceans. The new ride/area is thus filled with aquariums. Let’s find out what exactly we can expect to see coming to SeaWorld San Diego in 2017! Continue reading “Ocean Explorer coming to SeaWorld San Diego in 2017!”

The New Revolution – Tour Report #1

DSCN2554 (Large)Today was a wonderful day out, weather wise and coaster wise. I was very excited to be invited to the first New Revolution tour, where we got a chance to see the progress made so far, including the station and entry plaza. Of course I learned quite a bit, most of which I will provide you with in the tour report. In this report we’ll be looking at The New Revolution as well as all the changes being made to the Six Flags Plaza! Continue reading “The New Revolution – Tour Report #1”

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Update – February 13th 2016

Kong002There isn’t such thing as loving Six Flags Discovery Kingdom too much, so of course we were back this weekend. Not just for the Joker, but for some all around fun around the park as well! We published our Joker Update a few days back, here’s our regular park update, taking a look around the park seeing the changes from last week, and of course including some coaster-shots.  Continue reading “Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Update – February 13th 2016”

Ferrari Land – Construction Update – February 14th 2016

Last week we brought you our very first Ferrari Land update, and it spread around the internet very quickly! A week later, and we’re back for more! A lot of progress has been made, and the all-new coaster ‘Formula’ is shaping up quite nicely. Join us as we take a look at PortAventura’s gigantic new 2017 addition! Continue reading “Ferrari Land – Construction Update – February 14th 2016”

Ride Review: Black Mamba – Phantasialand

Europe has some coasters that you have to put on your bucket list. That’s why we want you to get to know them, and what better way to do so than with a ride review? 2,519.7 feet (768m) long, only 85.3 feet (26 m) tall but 49.7 mph (80km/h) and four inversions! Let’s go to Phantasialand to review its custom B&M inverted coaster: Black Mamba! Continue reading “Ride Review: Black Mamba – Phantasialand”

PINK Supreme Scream! – Knott’s for the Cure!

Knott's Supreme Scream Pink for a Cure_Verticle Shot (Large)This Valentine’s Day week through March 18, Supreme Scream, visible for miles – towering over 312 feet in the air, will be transformed into a monumental beacon of hope as it is lit pink in honor of the third annual Knott’s for the Cure partnership with Susan G. Komen Orange County. The brilliantly lit Supreme Scream will join the famous Calico Mine Ride, which rises more than seven stories high and currently glows pink in support of the partnership.Look at the awesome pictures below! Continue reading “PINK Supreme Scream! – Knott’s for the Cure!”

The 5 best Coasters in California Under 100 Feet Tall.

DSC_0154 (Large)The saying goes that numbers don’t lie, but they don’t always tell the whole truth. Although a towering giant of a coaster can deliver an unforgettable ride experience, sometimes big things come in small packages.That’s exactly what we’re looking at today. Height is just a number, a ride should speak for itself, and that’s exactly what these five coasters under the height of a hundred feet do. Continue reading “The 5 best Coasters in California Under 100 Feet Tall.”