California TOP 50 – 2015 – Part THREE (30-21)

TOP 50 TNail001 YESCalifornia Coaster Kings rated many coasters, and although we’re usually not fans of listing/ranking rides or parks, we do create an annual California TOP 50! You might, and likely will, disagree, that’s totally fine! That’s what this TOP 50 is all about! Of the many rides in the state, we selected the 50 we think are best! Here are places 30-21 in the 2015 California TOP 50!  Continue reading “California TOP 50 – 2015 – Part THREE (30-21)”

California’s Great America Update – June 9th 2015

DSC_0653 (Large)We were very happy to be back at California’s Great America for another update, and good thing we were as there is a lot going on. Huge numbers of school trips were at the park, major construction is being done, new theming has been added, and an old ride is getting a new look! So, I could fill this intro with so more nonsense, but I think we’d both much rather get started with this update, so let’s do it! Continue reading “California’s Great America Update – June 9th 2015”

Screampunk Scream!

20150520_125936 (Large)Now the Screampunk District has opened at Six Flags Magic Mountain, Scream! has ‘reborn’. It finally received the attention it deserved, and along with the new area, it looks great. Six Flags Magic Mountain created quite a unique style for the ‘new’ Scream!. They combined the old slogans and ‘theme’ of the ride with the new steam-punk theme. Let’s take a look.  Continue reading “Screampunk Scream!”

California TOP 50 – 2015 – Part TWO (40-31)

TOP 50 TNail001 YESCalifornia Coaster Kings rated many coasters, and although we’re usually not fans of listing/ranking rides or parks, we do create an annual California TOP 50! You might, and likely will, disagree, that’s totally fine! That’s what this TOP 50 is all about! Of the many rides in the state, we selected the 50 we think are best! Here are places 40-31 in the 2015 California TOP 50!  Continue reading “California TOP 50 – 2015 – Part TWO (40-31)”

California TOP 50 – 2015- Part ONE (50-41)

TOP 50 TNail001 YESCalifornia Coaster Kings rated many coasters, and although we’re usually not fans of listing/ranking rides or parks, we do create an annual California TOP 50! You might, and likely will, disagree, that’s totally fine! That’s what this TOP 50 is all about! Of the many rides in the state, we selected the 50 we think are best! Here are places 50-41 in the 2015 California TOP 50!  Continue reading “California TOP 50 – 2015- Part ONE (50-41)”

Universal Studios Hollywood Update – May 29th 2015

20150529_094500 (Large)We visited Universal Studios Hollywood again today. It was expected to be a quiet day, but at the first WaterWorld showing of the day, capacity was reached and people couldn’t find seats. It wasn’t that quiet after all. We’ve got some cool Wizarding World of Harry Potter things, Jurassic World, and other things around the park!  Continue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood Update – May 29th 2015”

California’s Great America Update – May 25th

image (7) (Large)– Due to technical difficulties this post was delayed, we’re proud to present it to you at this time! – We were back at California’s Great America for memorial day update. As it has been awhile since we last visited the park, we have lots to talk about including awesome Gold Striker operations, memorial day crowds, new midway games and even more, so let’s get started! Continue reading “California’s Great America Update – May 25th”

Ghost Town Update Memorial Weekend 5-25-2015

tSilverbullet (Large)Well folks, it’s officially ‘Roller Coaster Season’. Theme Parks across America have opened their doors to the public and people are pouring in from miles away. Knott’s Berry Farm felt the force of the Memorial Day weekend, with crowds as large as Halloween Haunt! Knotts Berry Farm was very gracious to give out free admission to our Veterans and Military personnel all Memorial Day weekend. As you’ll see, a lot of people took them up on the offer. Continue reading “Ghost Town Update Memorial Weekend 5-25-2015”

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Update – May 23rd 2015

DSC_0584 (Large)It was great to be back at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and such a nice and sunny day. I know everyone is very excited about Twisted Colossus, we are too, but the Boardwalk deserves coverage too, so stick around. It was a pretty crowded day today as expected, and there has actually been quite a lot going on at the park since our last visit, so let’s get started! Continue reading “Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Update – May 23rd 2015”

Twisted Colossus and Hurricane Harbor Opening Day

20150523_111703 (Large)Today, May 23rd 2015, Twisted Colossus officially opened, and Hurricane Harbor opened for the 2015 season. I wanted to experience the crazy opening day of Twisted Colossus, and went to Hurricane Harbor to report on their 2015 Opening Day as well. It was crazy crowded at Twisted Colossus, but rather empty at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor. UPDATE: This post has been updated after I returned later in the day, there’s several new topics discussed. Continue reading “Twisted Colossus and Hurricane Harbor Opening Day”

Dare Devil Chaos Coaster Media Day

DSC_0548 (Large)We would like to start out by thanking Six Flags Discovery Kingdom very much for inviting us to such a well put together event. We had a fantastic time and got to experience Dare Devil Chaos Coaster for the first time. Just as a prelude to our thoughts on the ride, no matter how you feel about the marketing for it, it is a very fun and thrilling ride that we loved, and I’m sure the general public will as well when it officially opens today. Continue reading “Dare Devil Chaos Coaster Media Day”

Twisted Colossus – RIDE REVIEW

IMG_20150520_104549 (Large)Twisted Colossus: perhaps it’s the eight wonder of the world. Perhaps it’s the craziest air-machine in California (who am I kidding… IT IS the craziest air-machine in the state)… This ride has set Six Flags Magic Mountain apart. The ride is crazy, amazing, filled with air-time, but most importantly… FUN. It’s incredibly FUN, besides the thrilling aspects, the ride is just filled with spectacular entertainment when the trains race. Here’s our full Twisted Colossus Ride Review!  Continue reading “Twisted Colossus – RIDE REVIEW”

Twisted Colossus and Screampunk District Open at Six Flags Magic Mountain

20150520_124805 (Large)Wow. Where do we begin with this craziness we call Twisted Colossus… I guess Media Day is a great place to start. Before I post a very detailed ride review of Twisted Colossus and a detailed overlook of the new Screampunk District, I’ll be providing a general report of the official opening of the Screampunk District and Twisted Colossus!  Continue reading “Twisted Colossus and Screampunk District Open at Six Flags Magic Mountain”

Voyage to the Iron Reef – RIDE REVIEW

20150517_143128 (Large)Voyage to the Iron Reef has opened and seems to be a hit with the guests. We personally are a big fan of the ride, for many different reasons. The unique theme of the ride, and the fact that it’s perfect for the line-up of rides at Knott’s, really add to the list of reasons we are a fan of the new addition. Find out why Voyage to the Iron Reef is a great new addition! Continue reading “Voyage to the Iron Reef – RIDE REVIEW”