California’s Great America Update – July 21st 2016

image1 (Medium)After some extensive traveling these past few week I was finally able to make another trip out to the beautiful California’s Great America, and provide an update for our readers. This weekend is the first half of the Taste of Orleans food festival, meaning there are putting the finishing touches on the preparation. In addition, there is plenty going on in the rest of the park for me to report so sit back and enjoy the following update. Continue reading “California’s Great America Update – July 21st 2016”

SeaWorld San Diego – Trip Report July 2016

20160719_112203 (Medium)We were back at one of our favorite parks in the state (or anywhere really), SeaWorld San Diego! The park that perfectly combines rides, exhibitions, shows, animals, landscaping, and family fun. During this visit we made sure to get our last One Ocean show in, and we spent quite some time in the animal exhibits. Of course we also rode the park’s rides. That and a whole lot more in our Trip Report!  Continue reading “SeaWorld San Diego – Trip Report July 2016”

Summer Vibes in Full Swing at SeaWorld San Diego

20160719_162943 (Medium)Yesterday, we got a chance to visit SeaWorld San Diego, and got a chance to check out the all new Summer Vibes Show; Gazillion Bubbles. This show, housed in the Mission Bay Theater, featured Guinness World Record holding bubble artist Danny Yang. “World record holding bubble artist?” you ask. Well Danny and his family hold the record for world’s largest bubble (156 ft long) and most people fit into a bubble (over 100).

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Ride Review: Wildfire – Kolmården Wildlife Park


Alastair: It’s what Europe has been waiting for since 2013, when the incredible RMC topper-track coaster “Outlaw Run” opened at Silver Dollar City in the US – finally, an RMC on this side of the Atlantic! Last  week we visited Kolmården Wildlife Park in southern Sweden to try out this latest wooden monstrosity; Wildfire. Continue reading “Ride Review: Wildfire – Kolmården Wildlife Park”

S&S 4D Free Spin perfect for Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

BatmanSFDK Idea001 (Large)Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has just come off the back of a big investment, and even better hit with The Joker. With that, we understand another coaster is most likely not coming in the next year or two. Despite all this, we had a chance to check out Batman: The Ride, the S&S 4D Free Spin model at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and boy were we big fans. We loved the ride as a whole, but more than anything we noticed just how well such a ride would fit at our very own Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.

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Pony Express Closed Through July 24th

DSCN2825 (Large)Pony Express at Knott’s Berry Farm closed mid-season for an unexpected reason. After its annual refurbishment in March of this year, when the trains and launch were maintained, the ride operated with just one train. Now both trains have returned but the ride won’t open ’til after the peak summer crowds, July 24th. Let’s look into what’s going on!  Continue reading “Pony Express Closed Through July 24th”