Carowinds is unveiling plans to bring a fresh and exciting Carolina coastal experience to guests with a historic waterpark expansion in 2016. The transformation is part of the park’s commitment to celebrate Carowinds’ heritage as the place where the Carolinas come together, creating an “aquatic playground” with thrilling new attractions, new amenities and a new coastal name - Carolina Harbor.
Carolina Harbor waterpark will be included with park admission and will offer guests relaxing moments of tranquility and refreshing thrills by the “shores”, plus delivers a best day ever guest experience. The addition is the latest phase in a $50 million plus multi-year expansion at Carowinds, an effort kicked off by building the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster, Fury 325, as well as new park food offerings which are regionally relevant.
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Six Flags New England today launched the first hybrid coaster to hit the East Coast – the Wicked Cyclone. The Coaster Capital of New England is proud to bring the latest in ride technology and innovation to Massachusetts. The Wicked Cyclone offers the ultimate in thrills and adrenaline by combining the extreme characteristics of both steel and wood. Meteorology students from Western Connecticut State University and celebrity storm chaser Reed Timmer from Discovery Channel’s “Storm Chasers” are among the inaugural riders.
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For more than 40 years, Carowinds has been the place where the Carolinas come together. It’s where the Tar Heel State and the Palmetto State meet. It’s where families and friends bond over thrilling rides and entertainment. Carowinds will now unite its storied history with its future as the standard for thrills by unleashing Fury 325, the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster.
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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom guests should be prepared to have a boatload of fun and get soaking wet on the park’s newest attraction, Tsunami Soaker, which opens to the public on May 31, 2014. This exhilarating interactive water ride is guaranteed to provide smiles and thrills for the entire family.
“Our collection of rides and attractions is quite diverse and Tsunami Soaker is the only one of its kind on the West Coast. This is truly an invigorating new addition for guests of all ages to engage, play and interact with one another,” said Don McCoy, park president. “One of the best features is the individual water cannons that riders and observers can use to douse one another. We predict a lot of water battles among guests.”
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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, the largest water park in North Texas, prepares to offer bigger, better and wetter thrills for guests this summer heat with the opening of two phenomenal water slides. Typhoon Twister and Tsunami Surge were previewed today by media and VIP guests. The slides open to the public on Saturday, June 22, 2013.
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Towering at a world-record 400 feet, LEX LUTHOR: Drop of Doom was introduced at Six Flags Magic Mountain today. Attached to both sides of the iconic SUPERMAN: Escape from Krypton tower, LEX LUTHOR: Drop of Doom, is considered an engineering phenomenon, dropping fearless riders in floorless gondolas at speeds up to 85 miles-per-hour in five seconds.
“We are excited to add another world-record ride to our existing collection of record-breaking attractions,” said Bonnie Rabjohn, Six Flags Magic Mountain Park President. “Six Flags is known as the industry leader in introducing innovative thrills and attractions, and Six Flags Magic Mountain, with more one-of-a-kind rides and attractions than any other theme park on the planet, is proud to expand our status as the Thrill Capital of the World.”
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Thrills by day, Fright by night. Six Flags Great America kicks off its 21st season of Fright Fest presented by SNICKERS® with new haunts, new shows and more scares than ever before. Starting October 1 and running weekends throughout October the theme park transforms into a 100 acre fog-filled shadow-land of ghosts and ghouls. Fright Fest, the area’s premier Halloween event, returns this season with three haunted houses, five horrific scare zones, eight hair-raising shows and nearly 200 roaming monsters throughout the park. Plus, enjoy more of your favorite rides with an eerie makeover.
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Six Flags Magic Mountain, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, today launched its record-breaking 18th coaster with the debut of the new first-in-the-U.S., vertical track, spinning GREEN LANTERN: First Flight. GREEN LANTERN: First Flight is the third of three new epic coaster experiences introduced at the Valencia theme park this year. Located in the new DC UNIVERSE themed area, GREEN LANTERN: First Flight is a "must ride" experience for all thrill seekers this summer.
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Six Flags Over Georgia’s 11th roller coaster, the highly anticipated DARE DEVIL DIVE, is now open for thrills! The innovative new coaster sends riders over a 10-story vertical lift at a spine-tingling 95 degrees: beyond vertical!
Media, roller coaster enthusiasts and professional test pilots from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics were on hand for the launch of the park’s latest thrill offering. DARE DEVIL DIVE boasts three inversions, zero-gravity hills and high-speed turns. Riders travel in the world’s first “v-shape” trains fitted with lap bar restraints and stadium seating, paying homage to World War II-era stunt planes and the daring pilots that thrilled onlookers with their incredible aerial acrobatics. The ride soars at a blistering 52 miles per hour as it makes its way through 2,090 feet of twisted steel track.
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Travis Air Force Base squadron members took to the sky at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom today, as the first “flyers” to experience the park’s newest thrill ride, SkyScreamer. SkyScreamer, which opens to the public on Friday, May 27, is the latest sensation in tower rides, and takes the concept of spinning round and round to a new level of thrills. The lofty attraction joins the park’s unique array of rides, shows and interactive animal experiences.
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Six Flags Magic Mountain, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, today launched their next generation of thrills with the debut of the new ride experience, SUPERMAN: Escape from Krypton. Taking the record-breaking 100-mph-in-seven-seconds feature and elevating it to the next level of extreme by reversing the direction of the vehicles and sending riders shooting backwards up 41-stories into the sky, SUPERMAN: Escape from Krypton leaves riders hanging for several seconds of weightlessness before they plummet back to earth … face first!
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VisitScotland, the national tourism agency, is offering Americans the chance of winning their very own Great Scottish Adventure. Stay in a Clan Chief's Scottish castle, experience the thrills of the Edinburgh Festivals, kayak with dolphins and whales off Scotland's islands, treat yourself to the ultimate malt whisky indulgence and explore the secrets of Loch Ness. These five amazing adventures in Scotland await the lucky winner.
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