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Complete IAAPA 2017 Coverage

What's New —
Live reports from the show floor, news conferences, latest product offerings coming to a park near you.

TV Schedule Updated

What's Updated — October 1 2017
On the TV/Movie Schedule - Theme Park Secrets reveals the West Coast parks as well as Vegas. In case you missed Build it Bigger, there are some more repeats coming up. Criss Angel that Mindfreak tries not to get hit by Adventuredome's Canyon Blaster. Ruffman measures fear factor after riding roller coasters. There are also some other shows which may be amusing as well.

Linnanmäki Revealed

What's New —
We've traveled to Finland to bring you the most interesting rides.
  • Kirnu (28 photos, 6 vids)
  • Tulireki (17 photos, 3 vids)
  • Linnunrata (1 photo)
  • Pikajuna (11 photos, 2 vids)
  • Vonkaputous (20 photos, 3 vids)
  • Vuoristorata (15 photos, 3 vids)
  • Griffon's First Dive

    What's New —
    We bring you up close and personal with Griffon. 16 POV photos, 13 construction photos, 8 media clips including complete ride review, and commentary.

    * 2018 Season Preview
    Is the skyline changing near you? Preview the complete list of new Roller Coasters opening up in parks around the world.  PREVIEW ...

    * Industry News Bits
    Get updated news tidbits as it relates to roller coasters and theme parks around the world.

    Posted: 26 October 2017
    Busch Gardens is readying itself for CHRISTMAS TOWN ! - Busch Gardens in Virginia will be ready to open its annual Christmas Town event on certain days this year between November 24, 2017 through January 1, 2018 The new InvadR wooden coaster will also be open during this time! Make plans to buy your tick   MORE DETAILS ...
    * Editorial
    A personal message from our Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Coastin' Carl D Ragan.
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    * TV/Movie Schedules
    Updated every Monday. Wondering what to do in the off season, can't get enough between trips? We provide a listing of dates, channels & descriptions for upcoming TV/Cable programs that feature theme parks & thrill rides.  CHANNEL SURF ...

    * Coasters
    Find out what others are saying about your favorite ride. Learn interesting facts and statistics on new coasters. Feel you have an awesome picture and would like to share? Send it in. Currently 1,312 rides in the system. Now with 852 original photos online featuring 224 ride reviews.  COAST AWAY ...

    * CoasterBoard
    Take part in our interactive CoasterBoard with discussion on roller coasters, parks, & computer games. Let's get this message board rockin'!  CHAT HERE ...

    * Park Locator
    Going on a trip? Browse the nearest family, amusement, and theme parks near you. 627 now online!  SEARCH NOW ...

    * Trip Reports
    Look for our upcoming review of parks in Japan, South Korea, & China ... as we kick off Coaster Quest 2018! For our BEST OF - read our trip reports on Six Flags Fiesta Texas.  VIEW REPORT ...

    * Our Ride & Park Review Feature
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