Six Flags Magic Mountain surges ahead of Cedar Point for coaster crown

Six Flags Magic Mountain surges ahead of Cedar Point for coaster crown

In the hyperbolic battle for the self-proclaimed title of "Roller Coaster Capital of the World," Six Flags Magic Mountain will jump out to a seemingly insurmountable lead this summer as rival Cedar Point continues to fade in the race for amusement park supremacy.

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Review: Fright Fest slowly improves at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Review: Fright Fest slowly improves at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Like a lumbering and laborious monster intent on capturing his prey, Six Flags Magic Mountain continues to make slow but steady progress...

Six Flags Magic Mountain unveils Fright Fest 2013 mazes

Six Flags Magic Mountain unveils Fright Fest 2013 mazes

Magic Mountain is in the middle of a four-year expansion of Fright Fest that will see the Six Flags amusement park in Santa Clarita add more...

Photos: Fright Fest 2013 at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Photos: Fright Fest 2013 at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Six Flags Magic Mountain has added three new haunted mazes and two new scare zones to Fright Fest 2013.

Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2014

Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2014

Six Flags unveiled its 2014 lineup of new roller coasters, thrill rides and water slides at the amusement park chain's 13 locations.

Photos: New rides coming to Six Flags parks in 2014

Photos: New rides coming to Six Flags parks in 2014

Six Flags will roll out new roller coasters, thrill rides and water slides at each of the amusement park chain's 13 locations in 2014.

Six Flags Magic Mountain to unveil 19th coaster in 2014

Six Flags Magic Mountain to unveil 19th coaster in 2014

Rather than a big new ride for 2014, Six Flags Magic Mountain will unveil several smaller attractions throughout the year.

New attractions at Six Flags Magic Mountain in 2014

New attractions at Six Flags Magic Mountain in 2014

Six Flags Magic Mountain will add a new kiddie coaster and a pair of water slides to its Hurricane Harbor water park for summer 2014. In...

Review: Giant loop on Magic Mountain's new coaster offers big thrills

Review: Giant loop on Magic Mountain's new coaster offers big thrills

That old adage holds true with the new Full Throttle roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain: Looks can be deceiving.

32 best new theme park additions for 2013

32 best new theme park additions for 2013

The theme park industry will take a deep breath in 2013 after the launch of several landmark attractions and with more groundbreaking...

Review: Six Flags Magic Mountain raises the bar with Fright Fest

Review: Six Flags Magic Mountain raises the bar with Fright Fest

Like a slow but determined zombie, Fright Fest at Six Flags Magic Mountain continues to lumber in the right direction after years of generic...

Top 13 Halloween mazes at theme parks around the world

Top 13 Halloween mazes at theme parks around the world

As we slip into October, I decided to assemble my first-ever Fantasy Halloween League of the Top 13 haunted mazes at theme parks around...

Photos: Top 13 theme park haunted mazes in the world

Photos: Top 13 theme park haunted mazes in the world

A closer look at the Top 13 most demented, disturbing and disgusting haunted mazes and attractions at theme parks around the world.

Photos: Full Throttle coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Photos: Full Throttle coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain

The triple-launch Full Throttle coaster debuting at Six Flags Magic Mountain in 2013 is to feature a record-setting 160-foot-tall vertical...

Photos: New attractions coming to Six Flags parks in 2013

Photos: New attractions coming to Six Flags parks in 2013

Six Flags will add three roller coasters, two tower rides, four water slide complexes and two shows in 2013 at the amusement park chain's 13...

Six Flags Magic Mountain adding Full Throttle coaster in 2013

Six Flags Magic Mountain adding Full Throttle coaster in 2013

The Full Throttle launch coaster debuting at Six Flags Magic Mountain in 2013 will feature a record-setting vertical loop that riders...

Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2013

Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2013

Six Flags unveiled its 2013 lineup of new roller coasters, thrill rides, water slides and live shows at the amusement park chain's 13...

Photos: Lex Luthor drop tower at Six Flags Magic Mountain

Photos: Lex Luthor drop tower at Six Flags Magic Mountain

The new 40-story Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom debuting Saturday at Six Flags Magic Mountain ranks as the world's tallest and fastest drop tower.

Bird? Plane? It's Superman coaster at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Bird? Plane? It's Superman coaster at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

A first-of-its-kind vertical roller coaster debuting June 30 at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom will take riders through a pair of twists, a...

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