Derrion: Its that time again! Universal Studios Hollywood is on the rise to remaining the entertainment capital of LA. On this visit we are going to take a look at some of the changes currently going on in the park. Continue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood Park Update-Late April 2019”
Derrion: It feels great to be reporting back to you all with another Six Flags Magic Mountain update! I have not been to the park on a Saturday in ages, but I thought I would give it a go amid the end of the spring break crowds. Lets take a quick look at some of the changes in the park and of course the “progress” on the new for 2019 attraction: West Coast Racers. Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Park Update – April 27th, 2019”
Sean: Are you all ready for the next adventure? A Great Adventure, if I may? This week’s out-of-state trip brought us to Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ. Home to trend-setters and record breakers such as El Toro and Kingda Ka, Six Flags Great Adventure has one of the world’s best coaster lineups. Let’s see what we thought of the park’s operations and rides! Continue reading “Six Flags Great Adventure Trip Report – Late April, 2019”
Alexander: We’ve hit a different regional park every week this April. After Silver Dollar City the previous week (and Six Flags Over Georgia the week before), our next stop is Carowinds!
Hello All! Jeff here again. After a lovely morning at the Kaleidoscape media event (see that report here), I returned the next day, Saturday April 13 for the first day of a Passholder Preview weekend before the park opened to the general public on Saturday, April 20. Continue reading “Elitch Gardens Passholder Preview – Mid April”
Get ready for an episode full of reviews! This includes Time Traveler, Copperhead Strike, Tigris, Popcorn Revenge and Wilderness! In that area, RMC Hybrid Untamed will open soon and we talked to park director Mascha Van Till! After that, we spin the Manufacturer Wheel of Fortune and speak out about our favorite coasters from the manufacturer that pops up. Enjoy!
Sven: It’s the Easter weekend and it’s sunny side up in Belgium. Guests are flowing in theme parks and we walked among them in Walibi Belgium. At the start of the season, the park reopened a new themed area: Karma World. Discover more about the new food, a repainted Cobra and most importantly the world’s first Erratic Dark Ride: Popcorn Revenge! Plus an update on the brand new coaster!
Sean: Alright y’all, we here! Finally I got the chance to visit one of the country’s best reviewed theme parks: Silver Dollar City! As a proud Dollywood season pass holder we rolled up and were given 50% off admission. Join us as we check out some of the country’s best coasters, food and scenery! Continue reading “You’ve Got a Great Past Ahead of You – Silver Dollar City Trip Report”
Jeff: Hey all, allow me to introduce myself. I’m Jeff, and I’m super excited to be providing some guest coverage for Coaster Kings, one of my favorite theme park sites. A little about myself: I’m an artist and painting instructor. I also work as a Scenic Artist at Knott’s Berry Farm. If you’ve been to Haunt in the last two years, you’ve probably seen my work in the mazes. If you want to see more, I’m @artbyjefflee on IG
I’m also a huge theme park fan. My favorite park is Knoebels and my favorite coaster
is was Volcano the Blast Coaster at Kings Dominion.
I drove out from California to Elitch Gardens in Denver for the opening of “Kaleidoscape” the new dark ride by Meow Wolf, an artist collective based in Santa Fe. For those not familiar with Meow Wolf, this passage from their website explains things better than I could:
Hi Readers! Check out this amazing art piece by our friend Jeff Lee!
“Cordelia and Walter”
Boysenberries and white acrylic paint on canvas, 2019
18″ x 24″
I guess I was mainly inspired by Knott’s Berry Farm’s impressive ability to add boysenberry to pretty much anything. I wanted to find a way to incorporate actual berries as artistic materials. The hardest part of the whole process was finding boysenberries in February. I was about to give up and use blackberries instead when I found frozen boysenberries at Mother’s Market. Continue reading ““Cordelia and Walter” a Boysenberry Art by Jeff Lee”
Derrion: Universal Studios Hollywood has so many different projects on the horizon. I appreciate the time the park has taken to continue to expand. Lets see what is going on this week in the park! Continue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood Park Update – Early April 2019”
Derrion: Hey folks we decided to head to the park for a quick Six Flags Magic Mountain update. The crowds are coming back, so be mindful of the days you will be visiting the park. We recommend going during the middle of the week for the best experience. Lets check out some of the parks most recent changes! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Park Update- Early April 2019”
Alex: One of Europe’s most anticipated new rides this season opened its gates just this weekend at PortAventura! We were there to discover the first dark ride at the park.
Derrion: The Boysenberry Festival is back at Knott’s Berry Farm and what an amazing day it was! With so many treats, wines, beers, and rides, there is nothing not to love about the famed seasonal event. Lets take a look at what you will find this year.
Sven: We just came back from our first park of the European theme park season! Walibi Holland was so kind to invite us for the opening of Wilderness, a new themed area. This also included a construction tour of Western-Europe’s first RMC coaster: Untamed! Find out more about this exciting area and ride! Continue reading “Walibi Holland Update – Opening of Wilderness – April 6th 2019”
Alexander: It’s early Spring and the regional parks of North America are waking up from a long winter’s nap! We had the pleasure of starting our 2019 seasonal-park season at Six Flags Over Georgia! We enjoyed solid operations, saw some fresh changes, and of course rode some great rides!