It already feels as if 2011 is shaping up as a tweener ye
ar for new rides and attractions at U.S. theme parks.
Last year saw the blockbuster debuts of Harry Potter at Universal's
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That leaves the summer of 2011 as the calm between the storms.
Photo gallery: View the Top 10 new U.S. theme park rides and attractions for 2011
My Top 10 list for 2011 includes major new attractions at Disney parks on both coasts; big roller coaster additions at
Which ride is No. 1? Click here to view the Top 10.
Naturally, every new ride can't make my Top 10 list. Below I've included other new rides and attractions that willmake their debuts in 2011 (many of them at smaller parks), as well as major ride renovations and relocations (many of them at Six Flags parks) and significant water park expansions.
Other new rides and attractions
* Canobie Lake Park (