Introducing a new weekly post series, Flashback Friday, where we’ll take a look at six legendary coasters that made their mark in the amusement industry. Although many of the rides we’ll cover are no longer in operation, they’re still held in high regard as the innovative designs that brought us to where we are today. In today’s edition of Flashback Friday, we’ll be taking a look at the roller coaster that started it all: Switchback Railway.
Amusement parks might be at the top of everyone's vacation plans, but they're certainly not a cheap activity. Once you add up ticket prices, hotel rooms, parking, meals, and up-charge attractions, the total bill likely makes you gasp. But, with careful planning, you can enjoy a fulfilling amusement park experience without breaking the bank.