• El Loco Roller Coaster – Adventuredome – POV Video

    by  • March 6, 2014

    When you build your amusement park inside a dome, all your attractions have to have a small footprint. But that doesn’t mean they can’t pack in a lot of thrills. El Loco at Circus Circus’ Adventuredome park does just that. Just opened last month, this will be a must ride for coaster fans in...

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    Nicco Park India Cyclone Roller Coaster Front Row POV

    by  • February 16, 2014

    Everyone has their first real roller coaster. It’s usually a woodie (no loops) and probably at some aging amusement park somewhere. In fact, it might have even been demolished to make way for a new coaster, or worse, a condominium. But what if there was an exact clone of that ride somewhere else in...

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    Conneaut Lake Park To Be Sold Off In Pieces

    by  • February 7, 2014

    Sad news for one of America’s shrinking number of amusement parks. Conneaut Lake Park trustees were unable to raise the money to pay off back taxes. Now the park is set to be sold off in pieces. Home to the ‘Blue Streak’ coaster, recently refurbished and designated historic by American Coaster Enthusiasts, Conneaut Lake...

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    Despicable Me 2, More Minions

    by  • June 24, 2013

    My friend Whit got invited to attend a Despicable Me 2 event at Universal Studios Florida and I didn’t. His write up is now up on DadCentric and my theoretical visit is not. Obviously, you’ll want to go read about his experience A.S.A.P. while I try and contain my jealousy. I do get to...

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    Big Bear Mountain Resorts Opens Summer Thrills Adventure Park

    by  • June 15, 2013

    Looking for a little extreme adventure this summer? Check out Snow Summit Adventure Park, the first complete outdoor summer adventure park of its kind in Southern California. This year they have new summertime thrills that include the new side-by-side Flying Squirrel Zipline, a new hiking trail and Southern California’s only lift-served mountain bike park...

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    Ender’s Game Trailer

    by  • May 8, 2013

    2013 is shaping up to be a banner year for movies. Oblivion, Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, Star Trek Into Darkness, After Earth, a new Hunger Games, and now add Ender’s Game to that list. The first trailer for the movie version of the seminal science fiction novel that helped many kids discover...

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