Phantoms Revenge looks like a great hyper coaster and definately a ride I am looking forward to. I think it runs two trains but any advice on lines on a saturday night or sunday morning or afternoon would help. Definately something I would want to reride and hopefully get several rides on
The three classic wooden coasters are definately something I want to go on. Thunderbolt looks like the best one and I think it will be a back seat ride with the 90 feet plus last drops in the ravine. I also would want to ride later in the day, because most wooden coasters are better then and maybe a night ride. What are the lines like and how many trains does it run. What time is the line the shortest?
Jack Rabbitt looks classic John Miller and probably has great airtime on the double dip. Racre loops fun and is unique considering it is only mobius loop racing coaster in the states. Both are fun and would like to know info about lines and if it runs multiple trains.
Finally the other coaster is their indoor spinning wild mouse. After riding and really not liking the spinning wild mouse at Six Flags Great America, I am not to excited for Exterminator. I just want to know would it be worth doing, considering I don't like spinning wild mouses. Also it probably will have long lines due to capacity, and rather wait for Thunderbolt or Phantoms Revenge.
Other rides I want to go on, our Pitt Fall, all their dark rides, maybe their long flume, and some other flats.
Would it be better to go all day saturday, or do a night admission for saturday and also sunday. The second option would probably be better, but more expensive since the two days. Also doing a saturday night allows me to see the park at night and Lost Kennywood which looks nice. How bad is a saturday afternoon, and could I do everything I want with one whole day?
Hit PR first thing in the morning once or twice and you will get a walk on or a train wait. They won't run two trains until the line gets pretty long, usually around mid-early afternoon they will run both trains. Keep an eye on the lift hill and when you start seeing the trains farily often get into line and keep re-riding until your tired or they take the second train off. If you are lucky, as I was last Friday night, they will run them both all evening and you will get plenty of rides.
The woody lines will never go over 30 minutes no matter how long they look. Try and get into the second to last seat on Racer, I think its the best seat on the ride.
The Exterminator is a much different ride in the dark, but if you don't like spinning mice...
The Flume can be skipped in all honesty, and thats from a log flume fanatic. Raging Rapids is fun though. And if you can, hit the Auto Race and Antique cars. Seriously...
Phantoms Revenge, Exterminator, Noahs Ark and Pittfall.
Try to get night rides in on everything, PR is great at night. Ride Pitt Fall several times to get the different views from each side. It really looks a lot higher when you are facing the river. You must hit the Kangaroo as others have said. Gold Rusher is worth a ride also.
Pitt fall seems like one of the better drop rides, and I like the ones that offer a nice view. Any food that I have to try there. I thought they were know for having good french fries. I typically don't eat a big meal at parks, but will try something if it is good.
I had 2 trains opereration on Phantom, theres a good chande that would be running especially if the crowds kick up. They usually run just 1 train in the morning. There's plenty of time to do just about everything.
As for rides, I also wouldn't miss the Swing Around as it sits in a rather unique position that may not quite the same in the future. Also, King Kahuna (top spin) is actually a very wet water ride on hot days, so if you're not one that hates top spins, and you're hot, give it a try.
For food, wander to the "back corner" of Lost Kennywood, near the Wave Swinger and get the chicken strips and fries at Small Frys. It's the same as Potato Patch fries with less line, more food (chicken strips) and including a drink is around $5.00.
Try and catch the shows for this year if you can, Kennywood's done a really good job of upgrading their entertainment this year. The Kenyan acrobats on the Kennyville stage (near Thunderbolt) are painfully impressive, and the dog/magic shows back on the Garden Stage (under Swing Around) are silly fun and worth 20 minutes of your time.
If you do Saturday night, tickets are only $14.95 after 6pm.
Finally, Kennywood's an absolute b!tch to find if you've never been in the area. Drop me a PM or an email, I can get you some pretty good directions including local food stops and such.
I have a question was Steel Phantom(I had to call it this for a reason), the second hyper in the US. Cause i really want to hit a bit of a hystorical hyper even with it changing over the years. At least does it have the roomier trains like Morgan had on Steel Force.
2) The trains are comfortable and have a ton of leg room, especially if you sit in the back row of the car.
Nope. Steel Phantom's highest point was only 140 feet off the ground. But it's second drop was longer than any drop on Magnum...it took the record for longest drop but NOT tallest coaster.
Another tip if you are there until close Saturday night, take a walk past Racer, they fill both trains for the last ride of the night so they re-open the queue until they have enough peeps to fill them. At least they did Saturday night. :)
The only ride I usually intentionally skip are:
Bumper Cars (Too Tame)
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