Let’s get this ship started!

Bright and early this morning, our first shipment arrived! Land ho! #Mayflower pic.twitter.com/dUbFu3fUtu — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 17, 2014 The rest should pull into dock in time for all the pieces to pull together on Saturday.

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The wisdom of Sir Isaac

Sir Isaac Newton said it first: “What goes up must come down.” Centuries later, Blood, Sweat & Tears set the phrase to music. Whether you prefer physics or ’60s pop-culture references, it’s time for us to let you know that Giraffica, the ride formerly known as Pilgrims Plunge, is no more. The tower is being…

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Mayflower sets sail from … Wichita?

That’s right. The original Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England. Our Mayflower is heading this way over the next two days by way of Wichita, Kansas. The good folks at Chance Rides were kind enough to snap some photos for us as they packed up the physical supports and sent them to Santa Claus. Indiana,…

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Too far?

Are we taking this theming thing too far? I must admit to saying “Huzzah!” a lot lately … Taking this theming thing too far? #Mayflower #ThemeParkProblemz pic.twitter.com/QWlQJayuGg — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 16, 2014

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A walk in the park

Such a pretty spring day here in Santa Claus, Indiana! It would be a shame not to take a walk in the sunshine … Such a beautiful day for a walk outdoors! #CoasterCats pic.twitter.com/6sRO1zl9lD — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 12, 2014

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Vegetable, Olive or Canola?

Somehow, I don’t think Ben worried about polyunsaturated fats when selecting the oil for our Legend’s lift chain! Here's Coaster Cat Ben, oiling The Legend's lift chain. How did you spend *your* day? pic.twitter.com/QE5q3I1KFW — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 11, 2014

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Your daily floss

Long ago, my oldest son explained to me the difference between a “geek” and a “nerd.” Tom now works at JPL (which you may recognize from The Big Bang Theory), so whatever he told me then was no doubt correct. Thing is, I don’t exactly remember what he said … But whether you’re a geek…

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Spring hath sprung

Finally! The park is springing to life! Now THAT's what I'm talking about! #SpringAtLast pic.twitter.com/YgOqlnmN4W — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) April 9, 2014

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Still blogging after all these years …

Happy 9th birthday to the HoliBlog! Did you know we were the first park in the world to have our own blog? Of course you did … Did you know you can subscribe to the HoliBlog so that you receive all of our posts (including contests) by email? If you’re using a desktop computer or…

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A swoon in the afternoon

We receive an email notification whenever someone “follows” us on Twitter. (And thank you to all 20,000 who do!) A recognizable name popped up in my Inbox today …

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