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10 of the Best Amusement Parks in the U.S.

Taylor Bybee | Posted 10.11.2016 | Travel
Taylor Bybee

Outside of those who are die hard coaster fans, how often does the average family visit an amusement park? Once a year? Maybe twice? Or for some it's ...

You'll Want to Hear What New Rides Six Flags Just Announced for 2017!

Taylor Bybee | Posted 09.03.2016 | Travel
Taylor Bybee

One of the most anticipated times of year for coaster enthusiasts young and old comes at the tail end of summer, when amusement parks all over break t...

This Is What The Abandoned Six Flags In New Orleans Looks Like Now

Lonnie Nadler | Posted 06.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Lonnie Nadler

Outspeak steps inside the abandoned Six Flags in New Orleans to offer a harrowing reminder of Hurricane Katrina's devastating power.

15 Fun (and Cheaper) Disneyland Alternatives for the Summer

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel

By Caroline Banton, Contributor Disneyland is a popular vacation destination, but it's not an inexpensive one. According to Hipmunk, a four-day, fou...

Video Shows Dizzying First Test Ride Aboard Six Flags' 'Joker' 4D Coaster

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 05.01.2016 | Travel
Read More: Six Flags, Travel News

via GIPHY When it comes to high-intensity thrills, The Joker is no joke. Newly released video taken at New Jersey’s Six Flags Great Adventure ...

10 Things I Learned About Vallejo, California

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 03.29.2016 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Vallejo, California is in the San Francisco Bay Area. I was there recently, here are 10 things I learned: 1. The motto is "city of opportunity". 2....

22 St. Patrick's Day 2016 Freebies, Deals and Sales

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business

By Caroline Hailey, Contributor Saint Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland, wasn't even born in Ireland. He was born in Roman Britain in the 4th century ...

8 Rejected Theme Park Rides

Paul Lander | Posted 01.02.2017 | Comedy
Paul Lander

From Mr. T Cups to Bumper Kardashians.

NASA Confirms Discovery of Water Theme Park on Mars

Spencer Green | Posted 09.29.2016 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"There is no doubt that those Martians perished while waiting to get on the ride," says professor Irwin Lafferdean of the Institute of Interplanetary Amusement. "Can even advanced species survive the quest for reasonably-priced fun for all ages? I don't know. Damn it, I just don't know."

Six Flags Offers A Bone-Chilling Virtual Ride On New 'Joker' Coaster

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.04.2015 | Travel

Six Flags unveiled huge news for thrill ride fans Thursday with the announcement of new rides to hit each of its theme parks in 2016. Among the most t...

Finding Thrills in New Jersey

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 08.28.2016 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

When I was spending my high school years in New Jersey, all I could dream about was getting out and exploring the world. Now that I'm middle aged with two young kids growing up in Europe, New Jersey doesn't look so bad... at least when it comes to thrill rides.

Teen Lesbian Couple Attacked In Alleged Hate Crime At Six Flags New England

MassLive | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

AGAWAM -- Two women were arrested Wednesday after allegedly attacking and injuring a lesbian couple they observed kissing at Six Flags New England, ac...

How to Enjoy Roller Coasters When They Scare You to Death

Quora | Posted 06.28.2015 | Entertainment

Don't worry about keeping your "cool" on a roller coaster -- scream as much as you want.

6 Incredible New Amusement Park Rides for 2015

Shermans Travel | Posted 04.14.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Spring brings exciting new attractions to many amusement parks in the U.S. From a dizzying glow-in-the-dark funhouse roller coaster, to a beyond-vertical Batman, here are six new rides we're looking forward to in 2015.

Disney's Animal Kingdom Make List Of The '10 Worst Zoos For Elephants'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Green

Ten U.S. attractions, including Disney World, Six Flags and the Bronx Zoo, are being accused this week of treating captive elephants poorly. Among...

Things You Have To Explain To People Who've Never Worked In A Theme Park

Thrillist | Posted 04.11.2015 | Travel

We talked to a bunch of current and former theme park "cast members" to get the inside scoop on what it's like to work in that mystical wonderland. After they were finished, we couldn't look at Mickey the same way ever again.

Six Flags Summer

Mary Beth Holcomb | Posted 09.09.2014 | Parents
Mary Beth Holcomb

The music blaring from the speakers made me feel as if the entire park had frozen since I'd last been there as a teenager, only to start up again as I walked through the gates.

4 Hurt In Roller Coaster Accident

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

Four people were injured and approximately two dozen riders stranded after an accident on the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Vale...

Veteran Who Lost His Legs Brought To Tears By Treatment At Six Flags

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 03.21.2014 | Impact

A veteran with disabilities was brought to tears by the treatment he received -- in front of his teenage daughter -- at a Six Flags in Texas. Sgt. ...

Longines DolceVita

Francis Levy | Posted 04.19.2014 | Media
Francis Levy

Gloria Perkins the sexy American actress (played by Dorothy De Poliolo) is back. If you recall she lured Sandro (Gabriel Ferzetti) away from Claudia (...

How U.S. Theme Parks Are Gearing Up For Halloween

Budget Travel | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

It's never too early to start planning for Halloween, and some theme parks start the festivities in late September. We've got the inside scoop on Halloween events happening this year at Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld, and Six Flags theme parks.

What Are The Most Dangerous Amusement Park Rides?

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald and Jan Diehm | Posted 11.11.2013 | Weird News

Earlier this year at a Six Flags theme park in Texas, a 52-year-old women fell to her death when the safety bar failed during her ride on the roller c...

Too Big for Rollercoasters: IS America Too Obese?

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 09.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Stephanie R. Caudle

Early last week news giants from across the country reported the heartbreaking story of Rosy Esparza. Espara, along with her son, were visiting Six F...

Man Sues Six Flags For Discrimination

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.14.2013 | Business

One Texas man is accusing Six Flags of barring him from a ride because he doesn't have hands. Clint Bench who was born without hands due to a cong...

Amusement Parks In Missouri: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Ashley Henshaw | Posted 01.02.2012 | Travel

Amusement parks in Missouri are more abundant than you might think. This state is actually a great place for families, couples and seniors to visit on...