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6 Incredible New Amusement Park Rides for 2015

Shermans Travel | Posted 02.12.2015 | 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 10.13.2014 | 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.

'World's Tallest, Fastest Drop Ride' Finally Opens At Six Flags

AP | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey theme park finally opened what it calls the world's tallest and fastest drop ride. The Zumanjaro: D...

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.

Six Flags Reopens Controversial Ride After Death

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Six Flags reopened the Texas Giant roller coaster Saturday for the first time since a rider died at the North Texas amusement park...

Roller Coaster Reopens At Six Flags

AP | Posted 08.16.2013 | Travel

SAN ANTONIO -- The roller coaster at a Six Flags park in San Antonio has reopened one month after a woman died in an accident on a roller coaster at a...

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...

Six Flag Shares Down After Fatal Accident

AP | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Six Flags shares are down slightly as the company continues to investigate a fatality at one of its parks. A woman di...

Police Probe Six Flags After Woman Dies On Roller Coaster

AP | Posted 09.19.2013 | Crime

ARLINGTON, Texas — A woman who died while riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas fell from the ride, an Arlington ...

Woman Dies While Riding Six Flags Roller Coaster

AP | Posted 09.18.2013 | Crime

ARLINGTON, Texas -- A woman riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas died Friday, and witnesses say she fell from a ride t...

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...

Six Flags To Become World's Biggest Theme Park

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 10.30.2012 | Travel

The nosy giraffes, fearless llamas and nonchalant rhinos that motorists have had to maneuver around at a popular New Jersey theme park will be back ag...

Roller Coaster Stalls 150 Feet Above Ground

AP | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel

VALLEJO, Calif. -- Mechanical problems were not to blame for the stalling of a roller coaster carrying a dozen people at a Northern California theme p...

Bird Smacks Boy Riding Roller Coaster In The Face

AP | Posted 09.26.2012 | Weird News

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) -- A boy is recovering after he was hit in the face by a bird while riding a roller coaster at an amusement park in New Jersey. ...

39 Children Injured In New Jersey School Bus Collision

AP | Posted 08.28.2012 | Crime

PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- Police say 39 children from a Pennsylvania sports camp have received minor injuries in an accident involving four school buses on ...

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...

Six Flags Great America's New Winged Roller Coaster

AP | Posted 11.01.2011 | Chicago

GURNEE, Ill. -- A winged roller coaster will debut next year at Six Flags Great America between Chicago and Milwaukee, Wis. Riders on the X-Flight co...

Amusement Parks In Georgia: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Andrea Hermitt | Posted 10.03.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in Georgia offer a variety of options and attractions where families and friends can enjoy themselves -- some parks have the thrill fa...

Washington, D.C., Amusement Parks

The Huffington Post | Jane Ellis | Posted 10.03.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks near Washington, D.C., are a great way to break up the museum and monument hopping that inevitably fill any trip to the nation's capit...