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Ultimate Guide to Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: From Wild Claims to Kidney Stones!

Howdy Folks! And welcome to the Wild West. Since you’re here, let me take you on a virtual ride of BIG Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disney’s Magic Kingdom theme park!

And by wild west, I really mean Frontierland location at Walt Disney World.

Home to Peco’s Bills, Tom Sawyer Island, Country Bear Jamboree, the upcoming attraction Tiana’s Bayou Adventure and of course the star of today, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad!

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is one of the four “Disney Mountains,” the other being Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, and Expedition Everest.

Considered a true Disney Classic and one of the must-do experiences when you visit the resort, today I will be diving deep into the history of the attraction and its impact on the park in which it resides.

For your safety, remain seated with your hands, arms, feet, and legs inside the train—and be sure to watch your kids. If any of you folks are wearin’ hats or glasses, best remove ’em—’cause this here’s the wildest ride in the wilderness!

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Doctor Doom’s Fearfall at Universal: The Good, the Bad, and the Scary!

Are you too scared to ride Doctor Doom’s Fearfall at Universal’s Islands of Adventure?

Hidden in an alley within the Marvel Superhero Island, lies a supervillain concocted attraction. Most people don’t even realize that it is an opening day attraction, making its debut with Islands of Adventure on May 28, 1999.

But the question is why is it so overlooked? It could possibly be due to the fact that it’s a bit hidden away and its next to the Amazing Adventures of Spiderman ride, a popular superhero.

Today, we will dive into the history and why you should give it a bit more love on your next visit to Islands of Adventure.

Regarding Dr. Doom, I will touch on:

  • Backstory of Dr. Doom
  • History of the Ride
  • Theme of the Attraction
  • Story of Doctor Doom Fearfall
  • Ride Stats

So, let’s dive into the mind of Victor Von Doom!

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Top 10 Best Cedar Point Rides All RANKED!

Want to know what the best rides at Cedar Point are for your visit?  If so, then I have the PERFECT park for you: Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.

Unlike the parks and rides you might be familiar with down here in the Sunshine State, the Cedar Point rides are like no other!

And that’s because nearly all Cedar Point roller coasters are world record breakers and world record holders!  Seriously!

In fact, almost all new Cedar Point attractions must prove to be the biggest, fastest, or tallest in their class, or else Cedar Point may not even consider building it.

So if you’re ready to take on some of the most intense and thrilling roller coasters the world has ever seen, then you’ve come to the right place! 

Let’s talk about the 10 best rides at Cedar Point!

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5 BEST Roller Coasters in Orlando: Here’s Why!

Ready to conquer some of the BEST roller coasters in Orlando, Florida?

Most people come to Orlando for the thrills that the parks have to offer, but which ones have the best of the best? Which parks have the creme de la creme of roller coasters?

Which coaster takes rider’s breath away with their theme, thrills and takes records as they go along? That is what we are here to check in on today!

We will go over the following:

  • Brief History
  • Theme
  • Stats

We have talked about the best coasters in all of sunny California, so of course it was only natural to check up on the best of Orlando!

Will your favorite make the list? Let’s find out, shall we?

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5 Best Roller Coasters in Sunny California You Must Do!

Do you want to know what the best roller coasters are in California? Lucky for you, I’ve got the best picks for you!

Most visitors come to California for many tourist attractions: Los Angeles, Hollywood, Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, San Fransisco and to relax on one of the numerous beaches the state is known for.

However, sometimes visiting a theme park means you want to get on the most thrilling, adrenaline pumping coasters the state can provide and they certainly deliver!

Today, I will be showcasing the top 5 roller coasters that California is home to! They won’t be listed in any particular order, but we will dive into the following:

  • Brief history
  • Park Location
  • Stats
  • Fun Facts

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Fast & Furious Ride: Is it the Worst Ride at Universal Studios?

ThemeParkHipster Full Fast and Furious Supercharged Ride Review

I know, you’ve heard all the bad reviews flooding the internet. Unhappy fans wanting something new seems to be the majority.

And I can understand why.

No, you don’t have to avoid Fast and Furious Supercharged attraction at Universal Studios Florida. This ride has been the main source of controversy in many of the online theme park groups and forums.

Before you jump on the bandwagon of negativity, here are some my thoughts on the Fast and Furious ride and why you should or shouldn’t give it a chance.

And trust me, my opinion has changed since it’s over-the-top grand opening at Universal Studios.

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7 BEST Rides at Disney’s Animal Kingdom You MUST Do!

Are you ready to experience some of the BEST rides at Disney’s Animal Kingdom?

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park is where the wonder of nature and the magic of Disney combine into one adventurous day.

While some people might think of this park as a half-day park, only to do big attractions like Expedition Everest or Avatar Flight of Passage, if you really want to get everything out of Animal Kingdom, then you know it’s a whole day trek.

While you’re definitely going to see lots of animals at a park called Animal Kingdom, this theme park is also home to some of the best rides at Walt Disney World.

Here are the ThemeParkHipster top seven attractions at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park.

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Disney World Roller Coasters: ALL RANKED for 2023!

So, you really think you can handle ALL the Disney World Roller Coasters?! Well, we’ll just have to see about that, ThemeParkHipster!

There are 8 roller coasters currently at Disney World as of June 2022 – with one more on the way! Each of them has their own unique theme, style, and literal ups and downs!

Want to find our which is the best? Then you better fasten your seatbelt, pull on that little yellow strap, and brace yourself for the ride of a lifetime because this here is the wildest list on the internet!

That’s right, today I’m ranking ALL the Disney World Roller Coasters!

Now, let’s gooooooo!

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9 Fastest Rides at Disney World You MUST Experience in 2023!

Do you know what the fastest rides at Disney World are?

This guide is not for the faint of heart, but if you’re in great health and seek thrills, you’ve come to the right place! 

The best part of being a solo traveler is not having to wait in long lines all the time.

Skipping through Single Rider is one of the best parts of your visits. Especially when anticipating riding the fastest and thrilling attractions that Walt Disney World has to offer. 

Today, I will be sharing the 7 fastest attractions at the Disney resort. I will also be sharing some of my solo traveler tips along the way! 

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