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Father and son turn theme park dream into homemade dark ride
Father and son turn theme park dream into homemade dark ride

Countless kids and plenty of adults have dreamed of building their own theme park ride. Even with an endless supply of creativity, hard work, ingenuity and determination, the dream remains a long-shot undertaking that few ever attempt and fewer still ever achieve. Scott and Ashton D’Avanzo dreamed that dream after one fateful trip to Disneyland and turned it into reality, building a full-fledged theme park ride in the two-car garage of their family home. The result is Mystic Motel, a truly amazing homemade dark ride and haunted maze that the father of six and his fifth-grade son built in their Southern California home. "I really wanted a roller coaster, but you can do more...

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