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Walt Disney World shows renderings for new gondola system stations

The official blog details the new transportation system.

SeaWorld and Fun Spot inspectors ride roller coasters every morning

Riding coasters alone is a daily routine.

Carowinds sued by disabled family for denying access to rides

Complaint says they were denied access to ride "not because of legitimate safety requirements."

Meadowlands American Dream park will have two Nickelodeon themed roller coasters

A Euro-Fighter and spinning coaster will be built at the indoor amusement park.

Former Dogpatch to be leased by conservative entertainment company

The park will remain a small theme park.

No one tests water in PA water rides

Experts weigh in on water quality following filing of lawsuit.

IAAPA previews its new headquarters in Orlando

The project seeks state and county incentives.

Lawsuit says Kennywood water ride caused eye parasite infection

Complaint says water was "dirty, stagnant and sludge-like."

Elitch Gardens staying downtown, building office

Rumors have implied the park may move out of the lucrative downtown real estate.

Tokyo Disneyland reportedly planning a $2.7 billion expansion

The busy theme park complex will increase in size by a third.

Disney and union still without agreement at Walt Disney World as deadline approaches

A federal mediator is handling the negotiations.

CalOSHA requires changes to Knott's Berry Farm log flume after injury

A report says a water level sensor did not function as intended.

Girl injured climbing on equipment at closed Joyland

She and other kids entered the shuttered park.

Bob Chapek, Disney Parks chief, considered to replace Iger as CEO

Iger plans to retire in July 2019.

Holiday events at regional parks growing this year

While destination parks have had events for years, regional players are finding new ways to use their off-season.

Holiday World adding junior slides, wave pool

The new attractions will be ready for the 2018 season.

Retirees from The Villages are dedicated fans of Walt Disney World

Residents of planned community make frequent trips to the resort.

Knott's Berry Farm's HangTime roller coaster opening in summer 2018

The park is marketing the attraction as the first "dive coaster" on the west coast.

Sources say Nintendo footprint at Universal Orlando will be bigger than section of studio park

Orlando TV station WFTV says that Nintendo attractions may appear in Islands of Adventure and undeveloped areas beyond the existing resort.

Family sues Six Flags Great America over beating

Complaint says the park did nothing to stop attack.

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  2. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure
  3. Millennium Force, Cedar Point
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  5. Boulder Dash, Lake Compounce
  6. Leviathan, Canada's Wonderland
  7. Lightning Rod, Dollywood
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