Coaster Critic Finally Meets The Beast

Meteorologists Don’t Fail Me Now
I’m planning on making a return trip to Kings Island. Hopefully this time I’ll get into the park. On my attempted visit in April of ’05, a fluke snow storm caused the park to shut down. So I went to movie theater across the street and watched Kung Fu Hustle. Not a bad substitute, but not really what I expected.

I’ve been itching to get to Kings Island since I became an enthusiasts more than 10 years ago. The Beast is a legend. It’s a wooden coaster that’s one of the longest roller coasters in the world. Also, Firehawk (a flying coaster that was relocated from Geauga Lake) just opened there this season. And I’ll get to ride the newly reopened and delooped Son of Beast as well as a coaster with Mini Cooper trains based on the Italian Job movies. Lastly, it’ll be cool to check off the last large theme park in the Eastern half of the U.S. Of course, coaster reviews and a full park review will follow. Wish me luck!

Anyone have any Kings Island tips? Feel free to leave a comment below.