The Times Recorder from Zanesville, Ohio on May 14, 1998 · 64
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The Times Recorder from Zanesville, Ohio · 64

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Page 40 OHIO WEEKEND ADVENTURES Thursday, May 14, 1998 'Serial Thriller' waiting for you .1 f f ' By Lou Whitmire Thomson News Service AURORA Geauga Lake opens its 110th season with the premiere of Serial Thriller, a $10 million, suspended looping coaster. The suspended looping coaster is designed to carry trains below the track rather than above it. Thrill seekers will enjoy the 90-second ride over 2,037 feet of solid steel track. Riders first ride up a 120-foot hill before diving within approximately eight feet of the lake, all while traveling at speeds in excess of 50 mph. This radical new ride will take you through seven twists, loops and spirals. Open daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day and weekends in May, September and October, Geauga Lake theme park, based in Aurora, features more than 100 rides and attractions. When its 1998 season is complete, the theme park will have undergone more than $30 million in capital improvements and additions since 1996. For 110 years, Geauga Lake has provided guests of all ages with state-of-the-art rides and attractions. Attractions featured in the recent three-year, $30 million expansion include Mr. Hyde's Nasty Fall, the 13-story free-fall tower of terror; Hook's avJatioiiP COUNTRY CLUB "WHERE THE UTLES FLY" KYOSHO X HELKHAULtmtV fun Fly A Auction Ml ISA "SUMMft THUHDIR" IUAA fun Fly. CyCniwn A Auction u5-l- ffiCHA"HU-fMrMM710AMtS" fun Fly Vnoor TmOt snow A Auction WORLD S LARGEST AX HU1 AMSHOW WC HOBBY SHOP ApAdmNtlngMmkptmnAMt iftmn - Oom SMm 740 2-JW Lagoon, the five-story water complex for kids of all ages; Grizzly Run, the riveting raging rapids raft ride and the amazing forward- and backward-looping Mind Eraser super coaster. Guests also can enjoy the park's wet attractions. Geauga Lake's lineup of water attractions includes Hook's Lagoon, the Wave, Neptune's Falls and Stingray Wet Slides. For pint-sized guests the park also offers Turtle Beach, the water playground built exclusively for kids. Shows also are scheduled for guests daily, including everything from magic and circus shows to foot-stompin' country or rocking '50s musicals. Geauga Lake is nine miles north of Ohio Turnpike Exit 13187 approximately 30 miles southeast of downtown Cleveland and 35 miles north of Akron, directly adjacent to SeaWorld on Ohio 43 in Aurora. PRE-OWNED HARLEVS NOW IN STOCK! FMCS jjgh IIARLEY Hr1 DAVIDSON 933 Putnam Ave., Zanesville, OH Phone (740) 454-0010 -O n i ! J 4 Geauga Lake's new "Serial Thriller" presents a series of seven loops, twists and spirals. The park in Aurora installed the coaster at a cost of $10 million. Admission is $22.99 for 48 inches; free for chil- zens 61 years and older. isLmirelhan4,8inclies; dren 2 years and younger; For more information $11.99 for those less than and $13.99 for senior citi- call (330) 562-8303 l0ILAD,QH!0l . neiuuu Celebrating Our 33rd Year Of Family Camping . Come See Why We're Still jere! DOGWOOD VALLEY CAMPGROUND t i i wp. nu. y nr.. unead, Ohio 43338 FAX-419-946-5274 WEB http:www.gocampingamerica.comdogwood valley Open House Mother's Day Weekend RESORT - CAMPGROUND & RECREATION PARI! ESC A PE... o mc wooasf 2 Mi. North of Mt. Gil.ad on St. Rt. 61 Seasonal & Daily Camping Rates - Shelter Weekend Entertainment Hiking Picnicking Fishing Crafts Boat Rentals Worshitt On Sits twwi. D MAY X TO OCT. its - & vuvvuiiu House Swimming Annual Flea Market In September HEBRON.OH

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