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Complete IAAPA 2015 Coverage

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

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)

  • * 2015 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 September 2015
    Plummeting 335 ft at a 90 degree angle ? - Intamin's scariest drop tower Falcon's Fury making it the tallest in North America new at Busch Gardens Tampa.   MORE DETAILS ...
    * Editorial
    A personal message from our Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Coastin' Carl D Ragan.
    READ ON ...

    * 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 1,287 rides in the system. Now with 852 original photos online featuring 223 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. 616 now online!  SEARCH NOW ...

    * Trip Reports
    Look for our review of upcoming hits from North American and Europe as we kick off Coaster Quest 2016! For our BEST OF - read our trip report on Six Flags Fiesta Texas.  VIEW REPORT ...

    * Our Ride & Park Review Feature
    IAAPA 2015: Orlando USA - Day 1
    IAAPA 2015: Orlando USA - Day 1





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