Writer travels across "America's Coaster Belt"

Posted Friday, May 25, 2012 9:55 AM | Contributed by Jeff

From the piece:

As an amusement parks blogger, I have visited most of the big theme parks in Southern California and central Florida, but my roller-coaster résumé was a little thin when it came to the parks in between. So last summer my wife, Nancy, our 11-year-old daughter, Hannah, and I climbed aboard more than 70 coasters in 10 days at theme parks in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Read more from The LA Times.

Friday, May 25, 2012 2:17 PM
rollergator's avatar

"I fell in love with Knoebels as soon as we arrived at the park, built in 1926 in a remote wooded campground, declaring I'd found my final resting place. It was by far my favorite park of this trip."

There's just *something* I like about this guy... ;)

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Sunday, May 27, 2012 3:04 AM

Yeah, it's nice to see a mainstream journalist who 'gets' classic amusement parks.


My author website: mgrantroberts.com

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