| May 31, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Cedar Point theme park in Ohio plans to add a $25-million record-setting winged roller coaster in 2013, according to local media reports.
Photos: Winged roller coaster at Cedar Point
The Swiss-based Bolliger & Mabillard Wing Rider, dubbed "CP Alt....
| Oct 28, 2012
| 10:33 PM
Technology has changed much at Walt Disney World recently.
Since just last year, guests have marveled at "The Magic, The Memories and You!" visual spectacle at Cinderella Castle, enjoyed the interactive fun of the "Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom" game,...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Knott's Berry Farm has tentatively penciled in a mid-July premiere for its new 301-foot-tall WindSeeker spinning swing ride after watching Memorial Day weekend and Fourth of July debuts slip out of reach.
Knott's recently topped off the new $5 million...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 3:18 PM
The new 301-foot-tall WindSeeker tower swing ride at Knott's Berry Farm combines the exhilaration and tranquility a bird must feel soaring amid the clouds.
The ever-changing view from the lazily spinning ride provides the perspective of a circling hawk...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Kings Island and Cedar Point are the most popular seasonal amusement parks in the U.S., according to a report issued by the Theme Entertainment Association.
Both parks, owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment of Sandusky, Ohio, saw a slight rise in...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:00 AM
SeaWorld's Aquatica will introduce an innovative hybrid concept to San Diego on June 1 that combines a marine park with a water park, allowing visitors to interact with animals like dolphins, stingrays and flamingos as they zip down water slides.
| Mar 8, 2011
Even though Dorney Park's newest coaster Invertigo won't be ready until 2012, the park has already begun receiving parts of the inverted-boomerang style thrill ride....
| Apr 1, 2011
Here's your flash-in-the-pan Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- In the surest sign yet that the economy's on the mend, the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in two years -- 8.8%. That's still......
| May 5, 2011
"Awesome" was the first thing my son said as we entered the new Planet Snoopy at Dorney Park in South Whitehall Township. The first thing he noticed was that all the generic Dorney Park trash cans in the expanded kids section had been replaced with...
| Jun 20, 2011
A former Disney executive and hotel chain manager has been named president of Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., the Ohio theme park company that owns Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park. Cedar Fair announced Monday that Matthew A. Ouimet, 53, would......
| Apr 27, 2012
After you enter Dinosaurs Alive!, a new attraction at Dorney Park, you head down a path marked with imprints of ferns and giant footprints. Animatronic dinosaurs loom among the trees in the distance. The sound of snapping tree branches — as...