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.
Next year, SeaWorld San Antonio will debut Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster, the first of its kind in North America.
After adding Storm Chaser for 2016, Kentucky Kingdom is coming back next year with a new addition to their flat rides: Eye of the Storm.
Following an unusual dry season, wildfires of unprecedented size sprung up in the Smoky Mountains. As the flames spread towards Gatlinburg, the city issued a state of emergency and called for an evacuation of the area. Dollywood itself was forced to shut down as fires raged in close proximity to the park.
Earlier this fall, I made the trek to my home park, Dollywood. Even though I went on a Saturday, the lines were fairly short and I was able to get in a decent number of rides.