Travel

These 17 roller coasters have been named the best rides of 2017

1 day ago   |   By

Carowinds / Travel Channel Even theme parks get awards.
Amusement Today is a monthly periodical featuring news on amusement parks and rides, but it's best known for handing out the Golden Ticket Awards.
Each year, the Golden Ticket Awards ranks the best steel and wooden roller coasters out there. It also does our accolades for things like the best theme park food and best water park.
We decided to limit our focus on the Golden Ticket Awards' ranking for best steel roller coasters as amusement parks compete to offer faster and taller rides than ever before.
Here are the best rides this...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Travel      Theme      California      Traveling      Theme Park      Food      Park      Features      Golden Ticket Awards      Roller Coasters      BITranspo  


Sean Spicer says he regrets making assertions about Trump's inauguration...

Sean Spicer says he regrets making assertions about Trump's inauguration crowd size during his first briefing as press secretary

Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said he regretted how he handled his first briefing, during which he made assertions about the size of... Read more ...

Here are 3 issues that will take center stage at this week's UN summit

Here are 3 issues that will take center stage at this week's UN summit

AP Photo/Evan Vucci The United Nations convenes this week for its annual General Assembly speeches and meetings, with President Donald Trump making his debut appearance before... Read more ...

Tesla hits an all-time high

Tesla hits an all-time high

REUTERS/Jason Reed Tesla hit an all-time high on Monday. The stock jumped 2.03% to $389.57 in mid-day trading, but it's now trading fractionally lower at $383.77. Tesla's... Read more ...

Solar power could protect the US military from dangerous threats to the...

Solar power could protect the US military from dangerous threats to the electric grid

Steve Marcus/Reuters As the U.S. military increases its use of drones in surveillance and combat overseas, the danger posed by a threat back at home grows. Many drone flights... Read more ...

'He didn't make any comment about refugees' Bangladesh Prime Minister...

'He didn't make any comment about refugees' Bangladesh Prime Minister expects no help from Trump on Myanmar crisis

NEW YORK - Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday about Rohingya Muslims flooding into her country from Myanmar, but... Read more ...

Toys R Us could file for bankruptcy on Monday

Toys R Us could file for bankruptcy on Monday

Getty/Bennett Raglin The toy retailer Toys R Us may be on the brink of filing for bankruptcy. It's one of several options the chain is considering to pay down $5 billion in... Read more ...

Don't buy the new iPhone - fix your old one

Don't buy the new iPhone - fix your old one

Business Insider You, savvy internet reader, have likely noticed that Apple released a new iPhone. We'll admit: It sure is pretty! But should you buy it? Watch our video... Read more ...

18 weird but useful kitchen gadgets you might not have yet

18 weird but useful kitchen gadgets you might not have yet

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. When stocking... Read more ...

FBI agents reportedly photographed Paul Manafort's expensive suits during...

FBI agents reportedly photographed Paul Manafort's expensive suits during its July raid at his house in Virginia

Jeff Chiu/AP New details about a July FBI raid at Paul Manafort's home in Virginia shine a new light on the tactics Robert Mueller is using in his investigation of the Trump... Read more ...

GOP senators 'cautiously optimistic' they won't fail to repeal Obamacare again

GOP senators 'cautiously optimistic' they won't fail to repeal Obamacare again

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images WASHINGTON - As Senate Republicans barrel forward with another - and possibly - final attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the... Read more ...