Travel All the New Rides & Roller Coasters Debuting in 2020
Nickelodeon Universe -- the largest indoor theme park in North America -- opens this week
All your favorite Nickelodeon characters are coming to New Jersey. © American Dream An artist's rendition of the interior of the Nickelodeon Universe theme park set to open in New Jersey. Nickelodeon Universe, which at 8.5 acres will be the largest indoor theme park in North America, will open on October 25 at the American Dream mall in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The park features more than 35 rides, roller coasters and attractions. Nickelodeon characters such as SpongeBob, Dora The Explorer and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be at the mall to meet.
Roller coaster fans: start planning your vacations, because 2020 is going to be a big year.
Thrillseekers and daredevils alike will find plenty to look forward to this year, when some of the biggest and best roller coasters debut at amusement parks across the country. Major records are being shattered at multiple locations, and with faster-than-ever speeds, multiple launches, and staggering drops, there’s more airtime than you’ll be able to handle on the horizon.
Still, it’s not all eye-watering heights on deck for next year. With a half-dozen rides themed to movies like Ratatouille, Star Wars, The Secret Life of Pets, and The Lego Movie, there’s plenty of attractions to enjoy in 2020, whether you love intense coasters or not.
American Dream Nickelodeon Universe giant indoor theme park sells out for first weekend
Nickelodeon Universe theme park in New Jersey has 35+ rides and attractions. It's touted as the largest indoor theme park in the Western Hemisphere. American Dream has not released a list of rides in the theme park, but they said the property will be home to a handful of record-breaking coasters. Some of the roller-coasters that have been revealed are The Shreddar, The Shellraiser and Nickelodeon's Skyline Scream.The Ice Rink will be an NHL-size skating and hockey facility that offers open skating, figure skating, hockey tournaments and other events. .For this weekend, operating hours are: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Walt Disney World has new shows, restaurants, and new experiences on the way for 2020, but there are also two stand-out rides set to open.will debut at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in March, while will receive its first-ever Ratatouille attraction in summer 2020, themed to the famed Pixar film. Disneyland, on the other hand, will complete its Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge land with the reveal of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, the immersive, experiential attraction that opens on January 17th. The attraction , and it was beyond impressive; definitely make this a priority if you’re traveling there on vacation. Later in the year, Disney California Adventure will , which is set to open in phases that start in 2020.
The Best Rides at the New Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park, According to a Toddler
Inside Nickelodeon Universe, the first attraction to open at the much-anticipated and long-awaited American Dream complex in East Rutherford, NJ, with a 2-year-old.He stopped in his tracks, in awe of the larger-than-life police dog, and pointed, hardly believing his luck. That disbelief followed him throughout the five hours we spent at Nickelodeon Universe, the first attraction to open at the much-anticipated and long-awaited American Dream complex in East Rutherford, NJ.
Universal Orlando Resort doesn’t have much on the docket for 2020 — no,won’t be ready — but following the launch of a this past year, there will be a new Bourne Stuntacular coming Orlando’s way this summer. Across the country at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Secret Life of Pets will finally see its first theme park attraction when Max, Chloe, Gidget, and rest of the furry gang find themselves in a new adventure when .
will open this year on July 4th, 2020, bringing an entirely new park to the New York metropolitan area, while LEGOLAND California will open The Lego Movie World, which debuted recently at its .
Still, the biggest news comes from the major coasters hitting the parks next year. Busch Gardens Williamsburg will unveil Pantheon in 2020, a wild coaster that tops out at 180 feet above the ground. With four launches, two inversions, and speeds up to 72 miles per hour, it’ll also clock in as the fastest multiple launch coaster in the country. Iron Gwazi, which will open at Busch Gardens Tampa in spring 2020, is going to be the world’s fastest and steepest hybrid coaster, reaching an apex of over 200 feet with three inversions, a dozen airtime moments, and top speeds of 76 miles per hour.
The Best Roller Coasters Around the World
Today, roller coasters have become instruments of adrenaline (or torture, depending on your perspective). They break speed records, hurl passengers through space, and some are even designed to trick riders. Whether they’re sending us upside down (14 times), zooming us over a course at 150 miles per hour or making us scream by shuffling the track while we’re on it, today’s roller coasters are thrilling marvels of engineering.Head to Ferrari World in Dubai for the fastest coaster experience on the planet. Or go to California to ride through the highest inverted loop in the world.
Sea World Orlando’s Ice Breaker is another doozy, with both forward and reverse launches and a 93-foot spike with a 100 degree angle that delivers airtime, thrills, and a steep, beyond-vertical drop opening in spring 2020. And, at Sea World San Antonio, the wooden Texas Stingray which will push the limits to set new records within the Lone Star State next spring. Sea World San Diego debuts a new floorless dive coaster too, Emperor, with maximum speeds over 60 miles per hour in summer 2020.
Hersheypark will also launch Candymonium next year, which is set to provide more thrills than its other 14 coasters, while Kings Island brings a showstopper to Ohio. Orion, which will welcome its first guests in 2020, soars to brand new heights as the park’s only giga coaster, meaning it reaches heights at or over 300 feet. There are only seven in the world, and this new one will reach speeds up to 91 miles per hour, debuting as the tallest, fastest, and longest steel coaster at Kings Island — which with their lineup, is equally impressive as this ride’s stature.
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All in all, 2020 is going to be a banner year for all-new attractions.
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Kings Island's Orion giga coaster track is complete. Here's what it took to build it. .
The giga coaster will be the tallest, fastest and longest steel coaster at Cincinnati's Kings Island amusement park when it officially opens April 11.With its last piece in place, Orion weighs in at nearly five million pounds, according to the press release.
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