Knott's Berry Farm sits just miles away from Disneyland, attracting park-goers who want a more thrilling experience than classic Disney rides. The park is famous for their wild rides, family fun, and delicious berry festivals. But a new major roller coaster has been due at Knott's for quite some time. Thankfully, that's all about to change.
Cedar Point fans rejoiced when the park announced that Mean Streak would be closing for future plans. After all, the rumors all pointed to one possible outcome: A steel transformation from Rocky Mountain Construction.
This year's lineup of new coasters isn't that impressive, with the best new ride for 2017 being a small GCI coaster. Thankfully, 2018 is already promising to make up for it, with lots of early construction taking place and some parks even making their announcements.
Last month marked the second anniversary of Theme Park Press, and to celebrate, I decided to take a short break from blogging to give the site a brand new look.
While the official opening date for Skyplex has been pushed back to 2020 (due to ongoing permitting), several additional attractions have been announced for the entertainment center.
Boasting 17 roller coasters, Cedar Point is widely recognized as the "Roller Coaster Capital of the World." Thrill seekers flock to rides like Millennium Force and Top Thrill Dragster, but some of the park's coasters have been lacking in attention due to their painful trains or layouts. Lately, it seems Cedar Point has been dedicated to renovating these rides. Just last year, the park transformed their neglected stand-up coaster into an intense floorless coaster. Now, it would appear that their attention has turned to an even meaner coaster.