Behold, Cobra's Curse: Theme Park News and Notes for Week of Feb. 19, 2016
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Busch Gardens Building Excitement Ahead of Cobra’s Curse Opening
Adventures by Disney Adds Three New Destinations
SeaWorld Orlando Unveils Mako Roller Coaster’s Lead Car
Cedar Point Reportedly Dismantling 'Shoot the Rapids' Ride
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To mark the 40th anniversary season opening of California's Great America on March 25, the amusement park has added new attractions like “Mass Effect: New Earth 4D Holographic Journey” and the holiday event “WinterFest.”
It’s easy to fall in love with a theme park ride, and Clifford "Rockitman" Cutter has now ridden the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster at Universal Orlando Resort a record 10,000 times.
To usher in the spring season, Keansburg Amusement Park and Runaway Rapids are offering guests a two-for-one deal through March 31. Visitors can purchase a 200 ticket book for $99.45 and receive 200 tickets free, or they can buy a 100 ticket book for $55.95 and receive 100 free tickets.
In Switzerland, officials are renovating and rebuilding the Manoir de Ban, the final home of famed comedian Charlie Chaplin. The home will act as the centerpiece for the new Chaplin's World theme park being built around it.
Eerie drone footage of the abandoned remains of Ohio's Geuga Lake went viral this week, offering a haunting look at a once-revered theme park.
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