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The 7 Amusement Park Wonders of the World

Orbitz.com | Posted 07.14.2016 | Travel
Orbitz.com

Never mind the merry-go-round. August 16 is National Roller Coaster Day, which means we're aiming for high-stakes thrills, baby! You wanna go for the ride of the life? Check out these seven roller coaster wonders and remember: Keep your hands inside the car at all times.

Six Flags Says New Roller Coaster Will Shatter 3 World Records

Posted 08.29.2013 | Chicago

The newest attraction coming to the Chicago-area Six Flags Great America is aiming to top not just one, but three, world records. According to the ...

Family Sues Six Flags After 'Fright Fest' Character Scares Daughter

Posted 09.12.2012 | Chicago

The father of a girl who was chased by a character at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Ill. last year has filed a $30,000 lawsuit against the park. ...

Water Parks In Illinois: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Holly Quinn | Posted 12.15.2011 | Travel

Water parks in Illinois bring a little bit of the tropics to the Midwest, with sun, fun and thrill rides. Whether you're looking for a fun outing wit...

Amusement Parks In The Midwest: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Lisa Pratto | Posted 01.01.2012 | Travel

Amusement parks in the Midwest are a great source of family fun and a welcome escape from the everyday. Whether you have toddlers or teens, taking the...

Our Guide To Amusement Parks In Chicago

The Huffington Post | Megan Farrell Fuchsloch | Posted 10.03.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in and near Chicago allow for a light-hearted and fun-filled break from exploring the city's renowned architecture and landmarks. Chic...

Can't Get Far With A Boot On Your Tire...

Posted 08.09.2011 | Chicago

Carina Rios and Alejandro Alvarez of Zion, Illinois learned the answer to that question we've all thought about, but were too afraid to ask: how far c...

Two Arrested After Attacking Woman Dressed As Porky Pig At Six Flags

Trib Local | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two patrons were ejected from the Six Flags Great America theme park in Gurnee this week after allegedly striking repeatedly a woman dressed as Porky ...

Six Flags Rebuilds Kiddieland's Little Dipper

ABC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An amusement park known for its giant, high-speed roller coasters is adding the small but much-loved Little Dipper. The American Eagle was Six Flag...

Six Flags Nearing Bankruptcy

New York Times | Tim Arango | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Will parents let their children ride a roller coaster owned by a bankrupt company? Six Flags hopes it does not have to learn the answer....