Six Exciting New Amusement Park Rides

Author: , February 12th, 2015

Thunderbird-SizedAlong with April showers, May flowers, and non-bone-chilling temperatures, spring brings exciting new attractions to many amusement parks in the U.S. From a dizzying glow-in-the-dark funhouse roller coaster, to a beyond-vertical Batman, here are six new rides we’re looking forward to in 2015.

Best Steel-on-Wood Hybrid: Twisted Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain (California): The iconic Colossus, a behemoth wooden roller coaster, takes on a new steel track when it reopens as Twisted Colossus. Patrons will recognize the ride’s classic, white wood structure, but don’t expect the old same up-and-down circuit. Two trains will race each other on dueling tracks that twist around one another through multiple flips.

Most Dizzying: Laff Trakk at Hershey Park (Pennsylvania): A throwback to the park’s funhouses of yesteryear, Hershey Park will debut the first “indoor, spinning, glow-coaster” in the United States. Laff Trakk’s four-person cars spin horizontally along a curvy track, whizzing by neon characters and a hall of mirrors, set to the soundtrack of a cackling clown. Good luck stomaching this one.

By Jaymie Degaetano – Full Story at Shermans Travel