Just amazes me how many people form such strong negative opinions about a park they've never visited. I *will* get there before they close up for the year. Or rather, before the seasons turn, turn, turn.
@ Gator. See, that's just the thing. You say marketing isn't doing its job getting butts through the gate. I agree. And with what they are not doing, my butt wouldn't ever go through that gate. When I hear Hard Rock Park, I think of sex, drugs and rock & roll. Think a family vacation area is going to support that type of business climate or its perception of it?
Fortunately, there are people like you and sites like this that keep me informed of the true nature of the park. Maybe marketing should let the general public know the same.
Thanks to Gonch, Tina, a few others (but not HRP marketing efforts) my butt will be going through that gate.
I recently made my first visit to the park this past Tuesday. The one thing I will say about this park is that I just had a ton of fun! I would never claim to be a music junkie or anything of the like, but the atmosphere was just fun. I thought the ride line-up was fine, although I think an actual water ride (Flume, rapids, chute, ect..) would serve the park very well. It was the small things that made this park unique.
Take Maximum RPM, what other park has a ride where you can do Karaoke while waiting in line? I think that is really cool. Also, the fact that they had a inflatable pit that adults could participate in was another plus I thought.
I have to agree with Lord Gonchar that going for the rides alone is going to set anyone up for disapointment.