| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The long-anticipated RingRacer at Germany's Nurburgring racetrack is set to join the ranks of the fastest roller coasters in the world when it reopens this summer after a four-year delay.
Photos: RingRacer coaster at Germany's Nurburgring racetrack...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 7:28 AM
That old adage holds true with the new Full Throttle roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain: Looks can be deceiving.
Photos: Full Throttle launch coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain
From the ground, you ask yourself: What’s the big deal? It...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Over the years, cirque-style shows have dealt with themes as wide-ranging as Hollywood and 1960s counterculture, magic and martial arts, evolution and sexuality, fairy tales and mythology, Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson.
But cirque meets the Wild...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A real-world version of the "Resident Evil" video game coming to Universal Studios Japan this summer will arm theme park visitors with a gun and a limited amount of ammunition in a fierce battle against attacking zombie hordes.
Scheduled to debut on...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Knott's Berry Farm has restored a theme park attraction considered groundbreaking in its time to a technological level its legendary creator could have only imagined when the ride was conceived more than four decades ago.
Photos: Timber Mountain log...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I was overjoyed when I first heard SeaWorld San Diego was going to build an Aquatica water park.
The original Aquatica at SeaWorld Orlando in Florida was an instant success, setting a new standard for excellence and excess in the water park industry...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Knott's Berry Farm is stuck with that old carrots-versus-candy conundrum this summer -- forced to administer a dose of what's needed rather than what's wanted.
Knott's unveiled three family rides on Thursday that won't make many people rush out to the...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The new "Mickey and the Magical Map" at Disneyland offers a solid if predictable storytelling foundation for an energetic musical stage show that's expected to run for years at the Anaheim theme park.
Photos: "Mickey and the Magic Map" show at...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A unique new haunted attraction opening this summer at a small United Kingdom theme park will combine a walk-through horror maze featuring live actors with a dark ride journey inside an abandoned mine shaft.
The Hobs Pit maze and ride is set to open...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The eternal problem with Tomorrowland is that the commonplace reality of today inevitably catches up to and ultimately surpasses the ultramodern imagined future of yesterday.
Disneyland's forward-looking land of tomorrow has seen many evolutions since...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Insane Coaster Wars" would be the ultimate road trip for any ride enthusiast who had about $100,000 to drop on a single vacation and the fortitude to travel around the world.
Photos: 28 thrill rides competing in 'Insane Coaster Wars'
Premiering at 8:...