Six Flags Great America will open a new rollercoaster for its 2012 season, park officials said this morning.
The new wing-style rollercoaster, X-Flight, will feature suspended seats, a 12-story initial plunge, 3,000 feet of drops, and five inversions,...
Six Flags America is envisioning 2012 as the end of the world and wants visitors to take that last ride aboard a new roller coaster.
The Apocalypse, a thrilling coaster that will drop riders 90 feet, is set to open at the Maryland theme park on May 25....
By Brady MacDonald
, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
| Sep 12, 2011
| 4:48 PM
The $20-million Wild Eagle at Dollywood in Tennessee is on track to be the first winged coaster in the U.S. when it opens in March 2012.
> Photos: Wild Eagle winged coaster at Dollywood
With riders sitting on either side of the track in a winged...
Somebody drew the short straw.
And it wasn't me.
I was lucky enough to spend the early afternoon at Six Flags Great America's Hurricane Harbor. The waterpark added a four acre addition this year they're calling Riptide Bay, complete with a few new...
Somewhere between Skull Island and the Crazy Horse Saloon, I lost her. There I was in the blistering sun of a Texas summer, a 7-year-old in rumpled shorts and a pixie haircut, suddenly missing a sister 12 years my senior.
I remember feeling afraid, but I...