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  • 'Halloween Haunt' chronicles a Knott's Scary Farm legacy

    'Halloween Haunt' chronicles a Knott's Scary Farm legacy
    Ted Dougherty is an unassuming Glendale paralegal and classical musician with an overt dark side that reaches its monstrous zenith every October. Dougherty stumbled upon his twisted passion in 1987 during a visit to Knott's Scary Farm, which...
  • Cooling thoughts for the coming heat wave: top 20 water parks

    Cooling thoughts for the coming heat wave: top 20 water parks
    By now, everybody knows what to expect from your standard-issue ho-hum water park: body and tube slide complexes with funnels and bowls, deluge-inducing water play towers for the little ones, undulating wave pools and relaxing lazy rivers. Photos: 20...
  • Amusement parks: Taking U.S. roller coasters for a spin

     Amusement parks: Taking U.S. roller coasters for a spin
    SANDUSKY, Ohio — As an amusement parks blogger, I have visited most of the big theme parks in Southern California and central Florida, but my roller-coaster résumé was a little thin when it came to the parks in between. So last summer my wife,...
  • Dino Land launches China's first 4-D coaster

    Dino Land launches China's first 4-D coaster
    Dino Land theme park in China recently unveiled the $20-million Dinoconda, a thrilling fourth-dimension roller coaster with independently rotating seats. PHOTOS: Dinoconda 4-D coaster at China's Dino Land Located in Changzhou about two hours west of...
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk adding spinning coaster in 2013

    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk adding spinning coaster in 2013
    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk plans to replace a 20-year-old steel coaster with the $5.5 million Undertow spinning coaster in summer 2013. > Photos: Undertow spinning coaster at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Undertow is being billed as Northern California's...
  • Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2013

    Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2013
    Six Flags unveiled its 2013 lineup of new roller coasters, thrill rides, water slides and live shows at the amusement park chain's 13 locations. > Photos: New attractions coming to Six Flags parks in 2013 Six Flags' 2013 attractions include three...
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain adding Full Throttle coaster in 2013

    Six Flags Magic Mountain adding Full Throttle coaster in 2013
    The Full Throttle launch coaster debuting at Six Flags Magic Mountain in 2013 will feature a record-setting vertical loop that riders traverse twice -- once on the inside and again on the outside. > Photos: Full Throttle coaster at Six Flags Magic...
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain spills plans for record-setting coaster

    Six Flags Magic Mountain spills plans for record-setting coaster
    Six Flags Magic Mountain is expected to add a terrain-hugging launched roller coaster in 2013 featuring the world's tallest loop, according to an employee who wasn't authorized to speak on behalf of the amusement park. A Magic Mountain mechanic...
  • Galveston Pleasure Pier brings thrill rides back to Texas coast

    Galveston Pleasure Pier brings thrill rides back to Texas coast
    A disaster-prone Texas tourist destination that for more than a century has been an on-again, off-again home to oceanfront amusements will once again lure thrill-seekers with roller coasters, midway games and carnival confections. PHOTOS: New rides at...
  • France's Parc Asterix to add OzIris coaster to new Egyptian land

    France's Parc Asterix to add OzIris coaster to new Egyptian land
    The $26-million OzIris roller coaster at Parc Asterix will dive underwater in front of a sorcerer's temple as part of the French theme park's new Egyptian-themed land. PHOTOS: OzIris inverted coaster at Parc Asterix Debuting April 7, the Bolliger &...
  • Highs and lows of a roller-coaster trip

    Highs and lows of a roller-coaster trip
    If you go Cedar Point, 1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, Ohio; (419) 627-2350, http://www.cedarpoint.com. Must: Cedar Downs Racing Derby, one of the last racing carousels in the world. Miss: The miserable Mantis stand-up coaster, which left my head aching....
  • Real Madrid theme park to celebrate Spanish soccer team

    Real Madrid theme park to celebrate Spanish soccer team
    Real Madrid plans to open a $1 billion soccer-centric theme park on a United Arab Emirates man-made island in January 2015 that celebrates the history, triumphs and hubris of the richest football club in the world. PHOTOS: Real Madrid Resort Island in...