Category Archives: Theme Parks

Just Awesome! The Joker at Six Flags America, Illinois

Of all the Joker and Batman Coasters this one is the most insane. After being lifted straight up a 12-story, 90-degree hill, and the freestyle-coaster will wreak havoc as riders flip head-over-heels up to six times along the weightless journey. … Continue reading

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Coaster Close Up: Rip Ride Rocket At Universal Studios Orlando

Often overlooked but a great experience, Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit is a steel roller coaster at Universal Studios Florida in Orlando, Florida. With a height of 167 feet (51 m), a length of 3,800 feet (1,200 m), and a top speed of … Continue reading

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Mystic Timbers At Kings Island – Top Coaster for 2017

Kings Island is home to some of the top-ranked roller coasters in annual industry and enthusiast polls, including Mystic Timbers, voted by Amusement Today as the “Best New Ride” in 2017. This fun and thrilling wooden roller coaster takes riders … Continue reading

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Welcome to the New Coasterglobe!

For over 20 years Coasterglobe.com has been a site for roller coaster and amusement park news. We are excited to be back in this new format. We love amusement parks and combined with our travel industry experience we are going … Continue reading

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Cedar Point Claims Valravn Will Shatter Ten World Records When It Debuts

Cedar Point is about to debut a massive coaster that is 3,400 feet of thrill ride innovation. They claim it is the world’s tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster, in 2016. Valravn is the regal king of birds, swooping in … Continue reading

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Canada’s Wonderland Introduces Two New Rides for 2016

Canada’s Wonderland will be introducing two new rides for the 2016 season. Skyhawk, the first ride of its kind in North America, will take riders to a new level of adventure when the park opens for its 35th season in … Continue reading

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter Now Spans Two Universal Parks

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter now spans two theme parks – Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida – at the Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida, USA. The first phase opened to the public on June 18, 2010. … Continue reading

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Holiday World To Add New Coaster

Holiday World announced a new coaster, The Thunderbird which will be the park’s first major steel roller coaster. A computer-generated video showed the unfurling of what would be Holiday World’s first major steel coaster. The wing coaster extends two sets … Continue reading

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Knoebel Park to Add New Steel Coaster in 2015

Knoebels Amusement Resort is a family-owned and -operated amusement park, picnic grove, and campground in Elysburg, Pennsylvania. It is and has been America’s largest free admission park for 87 years of operation. Knoebel Park announced it is building a new steel … Continue reading

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Despicable Me Ride to Open in Universal Hollywood

Universal Studios HollywoodSM announces the much-anticipated arrival of “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem,” a 3D Ultra-HD movie motion-simulator adventure.  Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s worldwide blockbuster Despicable Me will come to life in Hollywood in an attraction modeled after the one … Continue reading

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