Ready to take on this record-setting roller coaster?
Imagine going 180 feet in the air, then a 95-degree plummet, five airtime hills, two inversions, and four launches. That describes the new record-breaking rollercoaster at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. It is called Pantheon, and it is the world’s fastest multi-launch roller coaster.
Michigan amusement parks wait to reopen: Heres what changes to expect
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. Amusement parks in Michigan are waiting for Gov. Barrymores is giving us a look at what the amusement park will have changed once it does reopen. David Dalpizzol, who runs the park, said social distancing will be key. With all the precautions and changes, Dalpizzol feels the park will be cleaner than a grocery store. More stories: Reopening Michigan -- whats open, and how, amid pandemic
The story of Boblo Island
Boblo (or Bob-Lo) sparks memories for many adults who spent summers riding the ferry to Boblo Island, visiting its amusement park or just enjoying a picnic. They transformed the island into an amusement park, including a coaster, Ferris wheel, fun house and more. (From 2018: Old Boblo Island boat catches fire at Detroit marina)BOBLO BOAT TOUR: Take a video tour of the historic boat that traveled the Detroit River for 81 years. http://bit.ly/2cIo6Ny (Video by Alex Atwell) Posted by WDIV Local 4 / ClickOnDetroit on Wednesday, September 28, 2016Vintage Boblo Boat (Video)VINTAGE BOBLO: Throwback video of the old Boblo boat and Boblo Island. Here are some we found on various blogs and forums:I was one of the last generations of people who were able to enjoy Bob-Lo island amusement park.