Old Amusement Parks
Old Amusement Parks - posted in Other Roadside Business / Attractions: It seems that a good number of my childhood memories come from visiting amusement parks or fairs with midways. My dad taught us how to properly lean to make the Tilt-A-Whirl go fast enough to make us all queasy (and I have passed this along to my kids- it's an important life skill, you know!)By the number of websites I have come across that commemorate defunct parks and show what's up at parks still operati...
15 Favorite Midwest Amusement Parks
Whether you're looking for thrill rides or family time, Midwest theme parks deliver a day (or more!) of fun. Check out our tips to make the most of your trip.
The Tidal Wave was the first new roller coaster added to the Marriott’s GREAT AMERICA parks. To lure opening-season guests back for 1977, the Tidal Wave rolled out across Yankee Harbor in San…
California's Great America Has Had Some Awesome Rides That Are No Longer There, How Many Do Your Remember?
California's Great America first opened its doors in 1976 and has seen featured in movies such as Beverly Hills Cop III.
The Edge made its debut in both Gurnee and Santa Clara in 1983. Similar to the case of The Demon roller coaster, The Edge was a major attraction that was not integrated into the theme of its sectio…