Theme Parks and Travels goes to Kennywood (7/2/15)

On Thursday, July 2nd, the TP&T team woke up nice and early, got in the car, and began our four and a half hour drive to West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, the town where Kennywood is located. Kennywood is a park with …

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The History of the Modern Roller Coaster: 131 Years in the Making

Today (June 16, 2015), 131 years ago, the first modern roller coaster opened to the public, the Switchback Railway at Coney Island. It travelled at a speedy 6mph and was a hit. Since then, thousands of roller coasters have been …

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