Coaster boot camp

Watching the work on The Legend‘s track makes me think of boot camp, where the emphasis is to build you up, but only after first breaking you down. (I don’t have personal experience in the military, but Semper Fi to my baby brother!) And so, today we show you the first step in the re-tracking…

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The Legend reborn

We’ve teased you long enough. Here’s what we’re working on for our 70th Birthday season: We hope you’re as excited as we are to experience our wooden coasters again for the first time – especially The Legend! (Oh, and Thunderbird, too!) This snow won’t last forever … By the way, if you’ve been meaning to…

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Weigh to go, Shane!

This morning, this photo appeared in our Twitter feed and we were thrilled to see we were part of this gentleman’s incredible weight-loss story: @HolidayWorld one of my weight loss motivations was to ride your roller coasters. See you this season!! pic.twitter.com/gvwxSY2XLn — Shane (@ShaneInTC) January 11, 2016 We got in touch with Shane and…

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Whatever you do: Don’t. Look. Back.

If you’re a regular reader of the HoliBlog (thank you for that), you already know: #SomethingsUp. And so it begins. #NextChapter pic.twitter.com/QNGFiA1R0L — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) December 17, 2015 We’ll fill you in on the details in January, as we begin celebration of our 70th Birthday Season.

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A very Brady coaster

There’s no denying, Thunderbird is getting a lot of love and attention this fall. It’s the new coaster on the block, and there’s lots of interest in how construction is coming along. (Spoiler alert: it’s coming along really, really well – stay tuned for more next week. Maybe even watch the Thunderbird ConstructionCams. On Monday.)…

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Are you a ‘middle child’?

Paula’s note: as a fellow “middle child,” I just had to take a few minutes on my day off to post Leah’s musings. My middle child, John, started laughing when I told him what I was up to: You should wait till tomorrow, Mom. That fits the Middle Child Syndrome perfectly – “Um, I really…

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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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Coaster Cats, in the sun

Our Coaster Cats are enjoying today’s sunshine and warmth as they take their inspection walk on The Legend. Test laps begin later this week.

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Time to celebrate this new holiday!

Happy Last-Day-of-Winter's Eve! #YesWeJustNamedThisNewHoliday #WeAllDeserveIt #StartCelebratingNow pic.twitter.com/m4Eio6C8eH — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) March 18, 2014

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Halloween may be over …

… but we've just heard The Voyage was named one of the 10 Scariest Rides in America by HauntWorld.com. Here's what they had to say: This is a wooden roller coaster that I truly believe … if it were 10 feet longer it would kill you! This thrill coaster is without competition in a league…

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