Trees please

Thunderbird and Voyage

Today is National Love A Tree Day And we’ve got plenty of love to go around. Over the decades, we’ve bent over backwards to keep our parks filled with beautiful trees.   Did you know the acclaimed “S Curve” at the bottom of The Raven’s fifth drop was created to save a row of trees?…

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The training train

Holidog Express train ride

It is training season here at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari: Foods training, Lifeguard drills,  Sweeper coaching, Admissions instruction … the list goes on and on. Come to think of it, there’s even train training. There’s also lots of Safety Training. Each department has its own, and there are additional company-wide sessions. This one is…

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25th Annual Play Day

Play Day - Santa

We celebrated another wonderful Play Day today – our 25th! Schoolchildren with disabilities – all the invited guests of Easterseals – happily flocked into the park for their special day. One inquisitive lad asked Santa, “How many days till Christmas?” Without missing a beat, Santa replied, “Why, 229 days, of course!” Yes. Of course. We…

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Tunneling our way to spring

What’s that they say about seeing a light at the end of the tunnel? With tonight’s snowy forecast, we are looking hard for that sunshiny light of spring! Well, at least we have the tunnel, right? And where exactly is this under-construction tunnel? It’s along that last curve as you head back to the station…

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A bridge to 2014

If you've ridden our wooden roller coasters, Frightful Falls and Raging Rapids, you know we love tunnels. With 2014 comes another form of tunnel – the covered bridge. We're adding two for next year, the first is for the Holidog Express train ride. When I first glanced at this photo, I thought, "what are those…

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All aboard!

With a toot-toot and a clang-clang-clang, Holidog Express train ride made its first run around Holidog’s FunTown on Friday afternoon. There were smiles all around. Here’s a video of that first ride: We still ride through Mother Goose Land and visit with old friends such as Humpty Dumpty … … Little Miss Muffet and that…

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Clickety clack

This is one of those Good News/Not-So-Good News stories. Let's start with the good news: Holidog has his own train coming to Holidog’s FunTown! We hope you’ll enjoy making memories with your family as Holidog Express takes you through Mother Goose Land, starting in early June. This is the photo of what the train will…

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