Monday, April 15, 2019

Visit Six Flags Magic Mountain

a landscape of Six Parks from above
a landscape of Six Parks from above
Six Flags Magic Mountain is a tourist attraction located at Santa Clarita, California, neighborhood of Valencia, 57 kilometers northwest of downtown Los Angeles. This place is an entertainment park that has 262 hectares of amusement park. This amusement park opened on May 30, 1971, as Magic Mountain, which is a development of Newhall and Farming Company. In 1979, Six Flags bought a park and added the name "Six Flags" to the park's title. The full address of this amusement park is at Magic Mountain Pkwy, Valencia, CA 91355, USA.  
This place is part of an amusement park company based in the United States. The company was named Six Flags Entertainment Corporation. This company is the largest amusement park company in the world, based on the number of properties owned. The company's property is spread in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The number of properties owned by this company is 25 properties. One of these properties is Six Flags Magic Mountain. The name "Six Flags" originally referred to the flags of six different countries that had ruled Texas: Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the United States, and the American Confederate State. 
With 19 roller coasters, Six Flags Magic Mountain holds the world record for theme parks with the most roller coasters. As of 2017, the park is estimated to have 3.3 million visitors, and is ranked sixteenth most visitors in North America.

Six Flags Magic Mountain has 2 types of attractions that are very interesting to visit. The two types of attraction are Themed Areas and Roller Coasters.

Themed Areas

There are currently eleven separate themed areas in the park. Each zone displays different rides, attractions and food service places. The eleven themed areas are:

  • DC Universe
Rides and attractions in this area are inspired by the world of DC comics.
Screampunk District
Consists of carnival-style games, and three of the biggest roller coasters in the park. This area is also equipped with Lex Luthor: Drop of Doom.
  • Bugs Bunny World
This area features rides and attractions inspired by Looney Tune characters. In this area there is also a Whistlestop Park. There are four Junior roller coasters. Themed Area is originally Thomas Town, you can see that the train on Bugs Bunny World is just a repainting of the original Thomas character. For some reason Thomas Town was replaced by Bugs Bunny World.
  • Full Throttle Plaza
Inspired by extreme lifestyles, this area has an outdoor barbecue, a seated sports bar, gift shop, splash pad and concert. Full Throttle is the main attraction of this area.
  • Six Flags Plaza
The main entrance and main exit from the park. Featuring souvenir shops, food service venues, photo services and guest relations.
  • Iron Ridge
It is located on the southern border on themed dessert landscape; including X2 and Viper.
  • Rapids Camp Crossing
This area simulates campsites located deep in the middle of the American wilderness. The main attraction of this area is the Roaring Rapids. Although not camping-themed, the entrance to Tatsu is included in this area.
  • The Underground
This area is a new area and was recently renovated in 2019. This area displays Doomsday, West Coast Racers, Jet Stream, and Cyclone 500. This area was formerly known as Cyclone Bay.
  • Metropolis
Rides and attractions in this area are inspired by the Justice League from the world of DC comics. The main attractions are Justice League: Battle for Metropolis & The Riddler's Revenge
  • Samurai Summit
An area themed in Japanese folklore and mythology, with two roller coasters on a hilly slope. Superman: Escape from Krypton, though not Japanese, is included in this area.
  • The Broadwalk
This area was recently renovated in 2018. This area displays CraZanity, Gold Rusher, Scrambler, Jammin 'Bumpers, and Tidal Wave

Roller Coasters

Six Flags Magic Mountain holds an amusement park record with the most roller coasters with 19 roller coasters. The nineteen roller coasters are:
  • Apocalypse: The Ride
Wooden roller coasters show turns sharp turns and twisting drops. In the past it was known as "Terminator Salvation: The Ride" (2009–2010). This roller coaster is located on The Underground and has thrill / intensity rating moderate.
  • Batman: The Ride
A reverse coaster that swirles steeply. This roller coaster is located in the DC Universe and has a maximum thrill / intensity rating.
  • Canyon Blaster
Roller Coaster for children. This roller coaster is located on Bugs Bunny World and has a mild thrill / intensity rating.
  • Full Throttle
A roller coaster that has 2 advanced launches and one backward launch. Full Throttle has one of the highest vertical loops in the world at 160 feet (49 m) and the "top hat" was first built on inversion. This roller coaster is located at Full Throttle Plaza and has a maximum thrill / intensity rating.
  • Gold Rusher
Riders dip, turn, and dive up and surround the mountains around the park. Gold Rusher is the first roller coaster of Six Flags Magic Mountain. This roller coaster is located on The Broadwalk and has thrill / intensity rating moderate.
  • Goliath
This roller coaster opens with a drop of 255 feet into an underground tunnel and is followed by several steep turns. This roller coaster is located in the Screampunk District and has a maximum thrill / intensity rating.
  • Magic Flyer
Roller coaster for children in Whistletop Park. Formerly known as Goliath Jr. "(2001–2007) and" Percy's Railway "(2008–2010).
  • Ninja
This roller coaster has a spinning overhead steel trajectory that turns a tajan and curves in and out of the treetops. This roller coaster is located in the Samurai Summit and has thrill / intensity rating moderate.
  • The New Revolution
You will slide steeply through steep turns and spiral in and out of the treetops. This roller coaster has a full 360 degree loop, the first modern vertical loop in the world. In 2016, the roller coaster received a major renovation which included: new trains, lapbars, new paint jobs, new lighting, reduction of leaves and VR Glasses added to intensify the journey. This roller coaster is located in Baja Ridge and has a moderate to maximum thrill / intensity rating.
  • The Riddler's Revenge
When opened, this roller coaster is the highest, fastest, longest standing roller coaster in the world. You will be taken across six reverse turns during the 1,330 foot (1,330 m) track. This roller coaster is located in Metropolis and has a maximum thrill / intensity rating.
  • Road Runner Express
Roller Coaster for children. This roller coaster is located at Bugs Bunny World and has a thrill / intensity rating moderate.
  • Scream!
A floorless train that rises on a railroad crosses seven inversions on a steel line along 1,215 feet (1,215 m). This roller coaster is located in Screampunk district and has a maximum thrill / intensity rating.
  • Speedy Gonzales Hot Rod Racers
Zamperla family themed car racing. This roller coaster is located on Bugs Bunny World and has a mild thrill / intensity rating.
  • Superman: Escape from Krypton
The first roller coaster that can reach 100 mph. You will be taken by accelerating backward from 0 to 104 mph (167 km / h) in seven seconds and riding almost 41 floors into the air. In the past, this roller coaster was known as "Superman: The Escape" (1997-2010). This roller coaster is located in the Samurai Summit and has a maximum thrill / intensity rating.
  • Tatsu
When opened, Tatsu is the highest, fastest and longest roller coaster in the world. Suspended under a steel trajectory, you will experience a change in total height of 263 feet (80 m) while being confined in a prone position. It also features the largest pretzel circle in the world. ) This roller coaster is located in Camp Crossing Rapids and has a maximum thrill / intensity rating.
  • Twisted Colossus
You will experience steep declines, banking curves, and two inversions at nearly 5,000 feet (1,500 m) of tracks - designed to pit two trains that operate simultaneously in each other's races. This is also the longest racing coaster in the world. This roller coaster is located in the Screampunk District and has a maximum thrill / intensity rating.
  • West Coast Racers
This roller coaster has a quadruple launch racing coasters. This roller coaster is located on The Underground and has a maximum thrill / intensity rating.
  • Viper
The high roller coaster is 188 feet (57 m) with seven inversions that reach speeds of up to 70 mph (110 km / h). This roller coaster is located in Iron Ridge and has a maximum thrill / intensity rating.
  • X2
In the past it was known as "X" (2002-2007). This roller coaster is located in Iron Ridge and has a maximum thrill / intensity rating.
Roller Coaster at Six Flags
a picture of Roller Coaster
Six Flags Magic Mountain has different hours of operation. Park hours will be different on each type of day and month. You can see and check the park hours in this website https://www.sixflags.com/magicmountain/plan-your-visit/park-operating-schedule. You are advised to look at the park's opening hours so that you can determine the right time to visit.
Six Flags Magic Mountain
a Picture of mountain
Six Flags tickets also vary. You can buy a subscription ticket or a one-day ticket. Of course at different prices. Besides that, when you visit, it will determine the price of the  ticket. For more details, you can see the ticket price at https://www.sixflags.com/magicmountain/store/season-passes. Besides you can see the price of the entrance ticket to the amusement park, through the website, you can find ticket discount. Many ticket discount that offer by the park management. All information about Six Flags discount, you can find on the above website link.






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