The world famous Giant Dipper wooden roller coaster at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz, California

Historic Wooden Roller Coasters To Ride On National Roller Coaster Day

If you love thrill rides, then you might know that National Roller Coaster Day is coming up soon on Monday August 16. Held annually, the event commemorates the opening of America’s first loop-the-loop coaster designed by Edwin Prescott in 1898.  This year, several amusement parks across the country will mark the occasion with discounts, gifts … Continue reading Historic Wooden Roller Coasters To Ride On National Roller Coaster Day

Suggested Carousels To Ride On National Carousel Day

With National Carousel Day fast approaching, wouldn’t it be fun to ride one of America’s most treasured carousels? After all, Americans have had a long relationship with amusement rides and many classic merry-go-rounds are still in operation! What’s more, since this special day only comes once a year and some attractions might be free or … Continue reading Suggested Carousels To Ride On National Carousel Day

Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco: Top Hotel Recommendations

Visitors that come to San Francisco tend to stay at hotels in two distinct areas. One is Union Square, home to the theater district and high end retail stores. The other is of course, the Fisherman’s Wharf area, essentially a must-see spot for many local attractions. Although some residents and travelers will say Fisherman’s Wharf … Continue reading Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco: Top Hotel Recommendations