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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #165 on: July 21, 2018, 09:56:45 PM »
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2018
MARCH
17 - Silver Dollar City - Spring Break Days
17 - Silver Dollar City - TIME TRAVELER NOW OPEN
25 - Six Flags St. Louis - Opening Weekend
25 - Six Flags St. Louis - BATMAN BACKWARD! NOW OPEN
27 - (SPRING BREAK) Universal Studios Florida
27 - (SPRING BREAK) Universal Studios Florida - Universal's Super Star Parade
27 - (SPRING BREAK) Universal Studios Florida - Universal's Mardi Gras Parade
28 - (SPRING BREAK) Islands of Adventure - part 1
28 - (SPRING BREAK) Islands of Adventure - part 2
29 - (SPRING BREAK) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
29 - (SPRING BREAK) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogwarts Express
29 - (SPRING BREAK) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade
29 - (SPRING BREAK) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Daytona International Motor Speedway
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Motorsports Hall of Fame
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Daytona Beach
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Daytona Beach Boardwalk Amusements
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Fun Spot Orlando
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Coca-Cola Orlando Eye
31 - (SPRING BREAK) Gatorland
31 - (SPRING BREAK) Boggy Creek Airboat
31 - (SPRING BREAK) Fun Spot Kissimmee
31 - (SPRING BREAK) Old Town USA

APRIL
14 - Silver Dollar City - Festival of Wonder
20 - Kansas City Zoo
20 - Worlds of Fun - Opening Day
20 - Worlds of Fun - NORDIC CHASER NOW OPEN
28 - Six Flags St. Louis - BOSS v2.0 NOW OPEN

MAY
10 - Silver Dollar City - Bluegrass & BBQ
19 - Worlds of Fun - TIMBER WOLF REBORN NOW OPEN!
25 - Oceans of Fun - Opening Day
26 - Hurricane Harbor St. Louis - Opening Day

JUNE
2 - Bigfoot On The Strip
2 - The Lumberjack
2 - Heavy Metal Highrise
2 - Wild Woody
2 - The Branson Ferris Wheel
2 - Track 3
2 - Track 4
2 - Track 5
2 - Kids Kountry
13 - Kenny's Funland
15 - America's Fun Park Grand Opening
15 - America's Fun Park
20 - Silver Dollar City - Star-Spangled Summer Festival
20 - The Runaway

JULY
2 - Parakeet Pete's Waterfront Zipline
2 - Parakeet Pete's Steampunk Balloon
4 - Southern Fun Carnival
5 - Dutchman's Deck Adventure Course at MOA
5 - Nickelodeon Universe at MOA
5 - Mall of America
6 - Valleyfair!
6 - Soak City Valleyfair
13 - Six Flag St. Louis - Mardi Gras
19 - Hurricane Harbor St. Louis - TYPHOON TWISTER NOW OPEN!
20 - Adventureland - Bernie's Barnyard NOW OPEN
21- Worlds of Fun - Harlem Globetrotter Experience
22 - Hurricane Harbor Chicago
23 - Six Flags Great America
24 - Michigan's Adventure
24 - Wildwater Adventure
25 - Cedar Point
26 - Cedar Point Shores
27 - Kings Island


HARLEM GLOBETROTTER EXPERIENCE AT WOF
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/07/harlem-globetrotters-wof.html



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https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/07/bernies-barnyard-adventureland.html


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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #166 on: July 29, 2018, 07:31:00 PM »
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2018
MARCH
17 - Silver Dollar City - Spring Break Days
17 - Silver Dollar City - TIME TRAVELER NOW OPEN
25 - Six Flags St. Louis - Opening Weekend
25 - Six Flags St. Louis - BATMAN BACKWARD! NOW OPEN
27 - (SPRING BREAK) Universal Studios Florida
27 - (SPRING BREAK) Universal Studios Florida - Universal's Super Star Parade
27 - (SPRING BREAK) Universal Studios Florida - Universal's Mardi Gras Parade
28 - (SPRING BREAK) Islands of Adventure - part 1
28 - (SPRING BREAK) Islands of Adventure - part 2
29 - (SPRING BREAK) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
29 - (SPRING BREAK) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogwarts Express
29 - (SPRING BREAK) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade
29 - (SPRING BREAK) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Daytona International Motor Speedway
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Motorsports Hall of Fame
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Daytona Beach
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Daytona Beach Boardwalk Amusements
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Fun Spot Orlando
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Coca-Cola Orlando Eye
31 - (SPRING BREAK) Gatorland
31 - (SPRING BREAK) Boggy Creek Airboat
31 - (SPRING BREAK) Fun Spot Kissimmee
31 - (SPRING BREAK) Old Town USA

APRIL
14 - Silver Dollar City - Festival of Wonder
20 - Kansas City Zoo
20 - Worlds of Fun - Opening Day
20 - Worlds of Fun - NORDIC CHASER NOW OPEN
28 - Six Flags St. Louis - BOSS v2.0 NOW OPEN

MAY
10 - Silver Dollar City - Bluegrass & BBQ
19 - Worlds of Fun - TIMBER WOLF REBORN NOW OPEN!
25 - Oceans of Fun - Opening Day
26 - Hurricane Harbor St. Louis - Opening Day

JUNE
2 - Bigfoot On The Strip
2 - The Lumberjack
2 - Heavy Metal Highrise
2 - Wild Woody
2 - The Branson Ferris Wheel
2 - Track 3
2 - Track 4
2 - Track 5
2 - Kids Kountry
13 - Kenny's Funland
15 - America's Fun Park Grand Opening
15 - America's Fun Park
20 - Silver Dollar City - Star-Spangled Summer Festival
20 - The Runaway

JULY
2 - Parakeet Pete's Waterfront Zipline
2 - Parakeet Pete's Steampunk Balloon
4 - Southern Fun Carnival
5 - Dutchman's Deck Adventure Course at MOA
5 - Nickelodeon Universe at MOA
5 - Mall of America
6 - Valleyfair!
6 - Soak City Valleyfair
13 - Six Flag St. Louis - Mardi Gras
19 - Hurricane Harbor St. Louis - TYPHOON TWISTER NOW OPEN!
20 - Adventureland - Bernie's Barnyard NOW OPEN
21- Worlds of Fun - Harlem Globetrotter Experience
22 - Hurricane Harbor Chicago
23 - Six Flags Great America
24 - Michigan's Adventure
24 - Wildwater Adventure
25 - Cedar Point
26 - Cedar Point Shores
27 - Kings Island


HURRICANE HARBOR CHICAGO
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/07/hurricane-harbor-chicago.html


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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #167 on: July 30, 2018, 11:45:39 AM »
Had a surprise trip this weekend, my wife found a piece of furniture we have searched for for over 10 years. I walked into the house and told to get packed and go to Athens Tenn to pick this thing up on Sat afternoon. So... I got out of Fayettevilla at 6pm. Stop in Memphis at Mom's for the night. She decided to tag along and we left at 8am on Sat. We drove hard till we got to Lynchburg. We managed to call ahead at Mrs Mary Bobo's and got squeezed in for reservation. Man, if you are ever in for a tour of the Distillery, one must call ahead (months to be safe) and reserve a lunch here. They have really changed the place up since my last visit over a decade ago. The square is the same but the visitors center is very nice. We did the Angel's Share tour and we were on or way to Athens. We got there get the piece loaded up and went back to ChattaNoosa and I stopped at Lake Winnie just to ride Cannon Ball, it had been since I was maybe 12 since I visited Winnie, the woodie was what it was and the wild mouse is standard carney fare. The water park looks ok but nothing to go out of the way for, just a nice additional visit beside the dry side. The old flume is old and that makes it ok.  Anyway, we hit the hotel and visited the battlefield yesterday morning and them heased back to Memphis while knocking off in Nashvegas for a couple of hours. I rolled right into the driveway at midnight and unloaded the massive, heavy piece got in moved into the bedroom and was out a 1am. 1600 miles in a hair over 48hrs. With a 1 and a half hour visit to Lake Winnie and Jack Daniels tour and lunch. Got myself a bottle #27 Gold only availible in the States at the distillery ( one can get it in Europe too) Super Smooth. It was done like normal Jack then charcoal filtered again and then barreled for a second time in maple insread of oak. Smooth and nothing like regular Jack.

While at Opry Mills, I did notice the staging yard for watersides for the hotel addition, so that's progressing.
I had forgot about that, so I looked it up and here is the youtube promo

https://youtu.be/3QA8Ij2F0WA
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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #168 on: July 31, 2018, 09:24:47 PM »
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2018
MARCH
17 - Silver Dollar City - Spring Break Days
17 - Silver Dollar City - TIME TRAVELER NOW OPEN
25 - Six Flags St. Louis - Opening Weekend
25 - Six Flags St. Louis - BATMAN BACKWARD! NOW OPEN
27 - (SPRING BREAK) Universal Studios Florida
27 - (SPRING BREAK) Universal Studios Florida - Universal's Super Star Parade
27 - (SPRING BREAK) Universal Studios Florida - Universal's Mardi Gras Parade
28 - (SPRING BREAK) Islands of Adventure - part 1
28 - (SPRING BREAK) Islands of Adventure - part 2
29 - (SPRING BREAK) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
29 - (SPRING BREAK) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogwarts Express
29 - (SPRING BREAK) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade
29 - (SPRING BREAK) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Daytona International Motor Speedway
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Motorsports Hall of Fame
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Daytona Beach
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Daytona Beach Boardwalk Amusements
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Fun Spot Orlando
30 - (SPRING BREAK) Coca-Cola Orlando Eye
31 - (SPRING BREAK) Gatorland
31 - (SPRING BREAK) Boggy Creek Airboat
31 - (SPRING BREAK) Fun Spot Kissimmee
31 - (SPRING BREAK) Old Town USA

APRIL
14 - Silver Dollar City - Festival of Wonder
20 - Kansas City Zoo
20 - Worlds of Fun - Opening Day
20 - Worlds of Fun - NORDIC CHASER NOW OPEN
28 - Six Flags St. Louis - BOSS v2.0 NOW OPEN

MAY
10 - Silver Dollar City - Bluegrass & BBQ
19 - Worlds of Fun - TIMBER WOLF REBORN NOW OPEN!
25 - Oceans of Fun - Opening Day
26 - Hurricane Harbor St. Louis - Opening Day

JUNE
2 - Bigfoot On The Strip
2 - The Lumberjack
2 - Heavy Metal Highrise
2 - Wild Woody
2 - The Branson Ferris Wheel
2 - Track 3
2 - Track 4
2 - Track 5
2 - Kids Kountry
13 - Kenny's Funland
15 - America's Fun Park Grand Opening
15 - America's Fun Park
20 - Silver Dollar City - Star-Spangled Summer Festival
20 - The Runaway

JULY
2 - Parakeet Pete's Waterfront Zipline
2 - Parakeet Pete's Steampunk Balloon
4 - Southern Fun Carnival
5 - Dutchman's Deck Adventure Course at MOA
5 - Nickelodeon Universe at MOA
5 - Mall of America
6 - Valleyfair!
6 - Soak City Valleyfair
13 - Six Flag St. Louis - Mardi Gras
19 - Hurricane Harbor St. Louis - TYPHOON TWISTER NOW OPEN!
20 - Adventureland - Bernie's Barnyard NOW OPEN
21- Worlds of Fun - Harlem Globetrotter Experience
22 - Hurricane Harbor Chicago
23 - Six Flags Great America
24 - Michigan's Adventure
24 - Wildwater Adventure
25 - Cedar Point
26 - Cedar Point Shores
27 - Kings Island


SIX FLAGS GREAT AMERICA
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/07/six-flags-great-america.html


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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #169 on: July 31, 2018, 10:35:58 PM »
We were out at the Ozark Empire Fair today for my daughter's bday.  Plan on going back tomorrow to catch the rides since it's free ride band day (thanks Price Cutter!)  Wade Shows has a great looking carnival there, and pleased with all there was to do.  It's been a long time since we've been to a fair (first time in Missouri) and had a great time.

Hoping I'll get the video from it all edited and posted by this weekend.
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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #170 on: August 01, 2018, 05:01:20 PM »
Visited SFSL for the first time in 20+ years this weekend....took the family to capitalized on my Six Flags passes I bought early this year in Dallas for that family trip.  I've got family in St. Louis and have some fond memories of the park from my younger days when my Uncle would take me and my cousins when I visited the 'big city' in the summers.  But even since I've had a family of my own most of my time in town was always just spent with them.  This past weekend we snuck up there to do some attractions we never seem to have time for.  Got in a Cardinals/Cubs game, city museum, ted drewes, pizza, and the park.

It was great to have cooler weather for this end of summer trip but that also included overcast, rain, and occasional storm was a major factor in all of our activities.  We scheduled a Monday and Tuesday to hit the park....I had a goal to hit all the kid ride and family rides on Monday....hopefully most of the big rides and do a full water park day on Tuesday where I could sneak over and get the bigger rides in.  It rained off and on both monday and tuesday with caused all sorts of havoc on the plans.  With a high of 77 on Monday and rains HH closed around 2 that day with the workers saying they only had 37 people in the park all day....by the time the sun came out and we were thinking about going....they had closed.  Ended up being 5 of about 50 people in the water park on Tuesday until it again closed around 2:30 (this time for storm moving in).  Most of the coaster where closed Tuesday due to nearby lightening and/or heavy rains.  Ended up talking off for home earlier than expected:(

Park Review:  I wasn't expecting much from this park and it just kind of meant my expectations.  I had a few pretty cool moments remembering my childhood while experiencing a few rides.  The mine train is one of my earliest childhood coasters....that drop in the dark was extremely frightening to me and it was fun to relive with my son riding with me.  It was the only coaster I could get him on and he was about my age from when I remembered it.  I rode the ninja....which I never did as a kid....I was scared to death of that think.  It wasn't until I was high school aged that I took on OE at WoF and discovered the fun of loopers.  I liked the Ninja....not as rough as the internet claims it is....I thought it is still fun.  Never got on Screaming Eagle:(  It was barely ever open in the rain.  Rode boomerang, fireball.  My oldest loved Batman...we rode it 3x including a front row....she liked Stl better than the SFoT version.  I thought American Thunder was great....very fun.  Mr. Freeze was running faster than at SFoT!  Then there is the Boss....I hated it.  It beat me up....my daughter hated it too....I could only take one ride.  I completely get the comments about it's roughness now and how it would be a great RMC project.  Even my daughter said...."I thought it was going to be fun like the Texas Giant".  Really hated that Colossus was down:(...another ride I remember riding as a kid.

I left thinking this park really needs a new steel coaster:  A hyper?, a BM Dive? BM floorless? Winged?  It just needs some type of headlining unique steal coaster.  That plus an Iron Boss (:)) would really help put this park on the map as a coaster destination.  Not sure I need to go back until an attraction like that is built.  Hopefully that wouldn't be another 20 years for me.  My wife and kids didn't like the park as much as SFoT....I think we might actually go back there instead of SFSL for a Christmas time visit this year.
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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #171 on: August 02, 2018, 08:22:01 PM »
Interesting read....SDC #16

TripAdvisors "Top 25 Amusement Parks in the World"

https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Attractions-a_Mode.expanded
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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #172 on: August 03, 2018, 12:06:32 AM »
Interesting read....SDC #16

TripAdvisors "Top 25 Amusement Parks in the World"

https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Attractions-a_Mode.expanded


But wait... where’s Dollywood?   I thought everyone (Amusement Today) thought it was soooo much better than SDC in everything (especially Christmas events)  ::) ;D
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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #173 on: August 03, 2018, 10:18:16 AM »
Interesting read....SDC #16

TripAdvisors "Top 25 Amusement Parks in the World"

https://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Attractions-a_Mode.expanded


But wait... where’s Dollywood?   I thought everyone (Amusement Today) thought it was soooo much better than SDC in everything (especially Christmas events)  ::) ;D

#9 is the "Islands in Pigeon Forge"???? - I wonder if that slot was really for Dollywood.

No explanation of how the list was made....if it is purely from there own reviews or if some editorial opinions where added in.

Seems like a pretty reasonable list besides #9.
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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #174 on: August 03, 2018, 11:28:06 AM »
Travel lists are increasingly low effort. They literally just google random stuff and whatever pops up goes on the list. Written and posted in less than 30 minutes. Then they get free advertising from all the people complaining about how crappy the list is.

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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #175 on: August 04, 2018, 03:42:10 PM »
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2018
MARCH
17 - Silver Dollar City - Spring Break Days
17 - Silver Dollar City - TIME TRAVELER NOW OPEN
25 - Six Flags St. Louis - Opening Weekend
25 - Six Flags St. Louis - BATMAN BACKWARD! NOW OPEN
27 - (SB) Universal Studios Florida
27 - (SB) Universal Studios Florida - Universal's Super Star Parade
27 - (SB) Universal Studios Florida - Universal's Mardi Gras Parade
28 - (SB) Islands of Adventure - part 1
28 - (SB) Islands of Adventure - part 2
29 - (SB) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
29 - (SB) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogwarts Express
29 - (SB) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade
29 - (SB) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle
30 - (SB) Daytona International Motor Speedway
30 - (SB) Motorsports Hall of Fame
30 - (SB) Daytona Beach
30 - (SB) Daytona Beach Boardwalk Amusements
30 - (SB) Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
30 - (SB) Fun Spot Orlando
30 - (SB) Coca-Cola Orlando Eye
31 - (SB) Gatorland
31 - (SB) Boggy Creek Airboat
31 - (SB) Fun Spot Kissimmee
31 - (SB) Old Town USA

APRIL
14 - Silver Dollar City - Festival of Wonder
20 - Kansas City Zoo
20 - Worlds of Fun - Opening Day
20 - Worlds of Fun - NORDIC CHASER NOW OPEN
28 - Six Flags St. Louis - BOSS v2.0 NOW OPEN

MAY
10 - Silver Dollar City - Bluegrass & BBQ
19 - Worlds of Fun - TIMBER WOLF REBORN NOW OPEN!
25 - Oceans of Fun - Opening Day
26 - Hurricane Harbor St. Louis - Opening Day

JUNE
2 - Bigfoot On The Strip
2 - The Lumberjack
2 - Heavy Metal Highrise
2 - Wild Woody
2 - The Branson Ferris Wheel
2 - Track 3
2 - Track 4
2 - Track 5
2 - Kids Kountry
13 - Kenny's Funland
15 - America's Fun Park Grand Opening
15 - America's Fun Park
20 - Silver Dollar City - Star-Spangled Summer Festival
20 - The Runaway

JULY
2 - Parakeet Pete's Waterfront Zipline
2 - Parakeet Pete's Steampunk Balloon
4 - Southern Fun Carnival
5 - Dutchman's Deck Adventure Course at MOA
5 - Nickelodeon Universe at MOA
5 - Mall of America
6 - Valleyfair!
6 - Soak City Valleyfair
13 - Six Flag St. Louis - Mardi Gras
19 - Hurricane Harbor St. Louis - TYPHOON TWISTER NOW OPEN!
20 - Adventureland - Bernie's Barnyard NOW OPEN
21- Worlds of Fun - Harlem Globetrotter Experience
22 - Hurricane Harbor Chicago
23 - Six Flags Great America
24 - Michigan's Adventure
24 - Wildwater Adventure
25 - Cedar Point
26 - Cedar Point Shores
27 - Kings Island


WILDWATER ADVENTURES
http://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/07/wildwater-adventures.html




MICHIGAN'S ADVENTURES
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/07/michigans-adventure.html

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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #176 on: August 06, 2018, 02:01:55 PM »
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2018
MARCH
17 - Silver Dollar City - Spring Break Days
17 - Silver Dollar City - TIME TRAVELER NOW OPEN
25 - Six Flags St. Louis - Opening Weekend
25 - Six Flags St. Louis - BATMAN BACKWARD! NOW OPEN
27 - (SB) Universal Studios Florida
27 - (SB) Universal Studios Florida - Universal's Super Star Parade
27 - (SB) Universal Studios Florida - Universal's Mardi Gras Parade
28 - (SB) Islands of Adventure - part 1
28 - (SB) Islands of Adventure - part 2
29 - (SB) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
29 - (SB) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogwarts Express
29 - (SB) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade
29 - (SB) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle
30 - (SB) Daytona International Motor Speedway
30 - (SB) Motorsports Hall of Fame
30 - (SB) Daytona Beach
30 - (SB) Daytona Beach Boardwalk Amusements
30 - (SB) Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
30 - (SB) Fun Spot Orlando
30 - (SB) Coca-Cola Orlando Eye
31 - (SB) Gatorland
31 - (SB) Boggy Creek Airboat
31 - (SB) Fun Spot Kissimmee
31 - (SB) Old Town USA

APRIL
14 - Silver Dollar City - Festival of Wonder
20 - Kansas City Zoo
20 - Worlds of Fun - Opening Day
20 - Worlds of Fun - NORDIC CHASER NOW OPEN
28 - Six Flags St. Louis - BOSS v2.0 NOW OPEN

MAY
10 - Silver Dollar City - Bluegrass & BBQ
19 - Worlds of Fun - TIMBER WOLF REBORN NOW OPEN!
25 - Oceans of Fun - Opening Day
26 - Hurricane Harbor St. Louis - Opening Day

JUNE
2 - Bigfoot On The Strip
2 - The Lumberjack
2 - Heavy Metal Highrise
2 - Wild Woody
2 - The Branson Ferris Wheel
2 - Track 3
2 - Track 4
2 - Track 5
2 - Kids Kountry
13 - Kenny's Funland
15 - America's Fun Park Grand Opening
15 - America's Fun Park
20 - Silver Dollar City - Star-Spangled Summer Festival
20 - The Runaway

JULY
2 - Parakeet Pete's Waterfront Zipline
2 - Parakeet Pete's Steampunk Balloon
4 - Southern Fun Carnival
5 - Dutchman's Deck Adventure Course at MOA
5 - Nickelodeon Universe at MOA
5 - Mall of America
6 - Valleyfair!
6 - Soak City Valleyfair
13 - Six Flag St. Louis - Mardi Gras
19 - Hurricane Harbor St. Louis - TYPHOON TWISTER NOW OPEN!
20 - Adventureland - Bernie's Barnyard NOW OPEN
21- Worlds of Fun - Harlem Globetrotter Experience
22 - Hurricane Harbor Chicago
23 - Six Flags Great America
24 - Michigan's Adventure
24 - Wildwater Adventure
25 - Cedar Point
25 - Cedar Point - Steel Vengeance
26 - Cedar Point Shores
27 - Kings Island


CEDAR POINT
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/07/cedar-point.html




STEEL VENGEANCE
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/07/steel-vengeance-cedar-point.html


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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #177 on: August 06, 2018, 05:03:50 PM »
^ Ironic about the ones posted right above in light of what I'm doing next week.  But that's a surprise for my channel still.  shhhh

Here's the latest videos from what we have been doing though!
Ozark Empire Fair last week, where we had a blast.  It's been much much to long since we've been to a fair!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeTOenI8RVQ

Oh, and if you're interested, here's the entire combine demolition derby. Unleash your inner redneck.  hehe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgjg_62aJjc

And part 2 of our trip to Israel, with Qumran, Ein Gedi, Masada, the Dead Sea, Bethlehem, and first looks in Jerusalem.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCVuZ6QdxvU
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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #178 on: August 11, 2018, 11:22:42 PM »
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2018
MARCH
17 - Silver Dollar City - Spring Break Days
17 - Silver Dollar City - TIME TRAVELER NOW OPEN
25 - Six Flags St. Louis - Opening Weekend
25 - Six Flags St. Louis - BATMAN BACKWARD! NOW OPEN
27 - (SB) Universal Studios Florida
27 - (SB) Universal Studios Florida - Universal's Super Star Parade
27 - (SB) Universal Studios Florida - Universal's Mardi Gras Parade
28 - (SB) Islands of Adventure - part 1
28 - (SB) Islands of Adventure - part 2
29 - (SB) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley
29 - (SB) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogwarts Express
29 - (SB) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade
29 - (SB) Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle
30 - (SB) Daytona International Motor Speedway
30 - (SB) Motorsports Hall of Fame
30 - (SB) Daytona Beach
30 - (SB) Daytona Beach Boardwalk Amusements
30 - (SB) Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
30 - (SB) Fun Spot Orlando
30 - (SB) Coca-Cola Orlando Eye
31 - (SB) Gatorland
31 - (SB) Boggy Creek Airboat
31 - (SB) Fun Spot Kissimmee
31 - (SB) Old Town USA

APRIL
14 - Silver Dollar City - Festival of Wonder
20 - Kansas City Zoo
20 - Worlds of Fun - Opening Day
20 - Worlds of Fun - NORDIC CHASER NOW OPEN
28 - Six Flags St. Louis - BOSS v2.0 NOW OPEN

MAY
10 - Silver Dollar City - Bluegrass & BBQ
19 - Worlds of Fun - TIMBER WOLF REBORN NOW OPEN!
25 - Oceans of Fun - Opening Day
26 - Hurricane Harbor St. Louis - Opening Day

JUNE
2 - Bigfoot On The Strip
2 - The Lumberjack
2 - Heavy Metal Highrise
2 - Wild Woody
2 - The Branson Ferris Wheel
2 - Track 3
2 - Track 4
2 - Track 5
2 - Kids Kountry
13 - Kenny's Funland
15 - America's Fun Park Grand Opening
15 - America's Fun Park
20 - Silver Dollar City - Star-Spangled Summer Festival
20 - The Runaway

JULY
2 - Parakeet Pete's Waterfront Zipline
2 - Parakeet Pete's Steampunk Balloon
4 - Southern Fun Carnival
5 - Dutchman's Deck Adventure Course at MOA
5 - Nickelodeon Universe at MOA
5 - Mall of America
6 - Valleyfair!
6 - Soak City Valleyfair
13 - Six Flag St. Louis - Mardi Gras
19 - Hurricane Harbor St. Louis - TYPHOON TWISTER NOW OPEN!
20 - Adventureland - Bernie's Barnyard NOW OPEN
21- Worlds of Fun - Harlem Globetrotter Experience
22 - Hurricane Harbor Chicago
23 - Six Flags Great America
24 - Michigan's Adventure
24 - Wildwater Adventure
25 - Cedar Point
25 - Cedar Point - Steel Vengeance
26 - Cedar Point Shores
27 - Kings Island

SEPTEMBER
15 - Worlds of Fun - HAUNT
29 - Six Flags St. Louis - FRIGHT FEST


CEDAR POINT SHORES
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/07/cedar-point-shores.html




KINGS ISLAND
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/07/kings-island.html


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Re: Your Travels Thread (2018)
« Reply #179 on: August 12, 2018, 01:40:49 PM »
One more video from Israel that I'm hoping to finish up today and have posted up for everyone tomorrow.

but excited because I had an unexpected invite last week to go to Cedar Point this week!  I'll be there Thursday and Friday.  Now it's hoping the weather will work with us.  it was looking good a week ago, but now we're looking at a 60% chance of rain on our first day there.  Hopefully with the 2 days we'll get enough good weather to get everything in.  Haven't been there in well over 16 years, so really excited to finally get back.

and happy to hear that the issue with Steel Vengeance the other day was a quick fix.  Really hoping to get some rides in on it.

Then October will bring a family trip back to Walt Disney World, including Mickey's Not So Scary.  it's been an incredible year for travel for u s.
This is a stick up!  Get it? Stick.... Nevermind, it's a train robbery.  I want everyone to get your hands up and act scared.