Amusement Links

Cincinnati Parks and Attractions

The Beach

One of the premier waterparks in the region.

Coney Island

One of the oldest amusement parks in the country, it is home to Sunlite Pool –
the world’s largest recirculating swimming pool.

EnterTRAINment Junction

No coasters, but a seasonally changing walk-through and the worlds biggest model train display including a complete model of Cincinnati’s Coney Island.

Kings Island

This Cincinnati park has the worlds longest wooden rollercoaster – The Beast – in it’s mighty arsenal of coasters.

Stricker’s Grove

Although only open to the public a few times a year (usually July 4th and the second Sunday in August), it has two wonderful wooden coasters that should not be missed.

Enthusiast Related

Flyer Addicts Anonymous (FAA)

A group I started with Chris Clark and Jack Larimore in 2003. Chris and Jack do a fantastic job building, maintaining, researching and adding content to the site.

American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE)

The granddaddy of all enthusiast organization, as well as one of the best and largest. Although it promotes roller coasters worldwide, as well as having members all over the world, ACE’s focus is mostly on the US. If you love rollercoasters this group is worth joining for it’s many great events, along with it’s fantastic publications.

ACE Southern Ohio Area Region (SOAR)

My local ACE region – this is another site I developed.

European Coaster Club (ECC)

This group is ACE’s counterpart across the pond. Kudos to it’s publication First Drop!

Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain (RCCGB)

Darkride and Funhouse Enthusiasts (DAFE)

If you love darkrides and funhouses, this group is for you.

National Amusement Park and Historical Association (NAPHA)

This group looks beyond rollercoasters and promotes all things park related.

Cincinnati Area Coaster Enthusiasts (CACE)

For those park enthusiasts who are also foodies, this group socializes at differing restaurants in the Cincinnati area each month.

Industry Related

Amusement Today

The oldest amusement related publication around, aimed at those within the industry.

CoasterDynamix

Ever want a working model roller coaster? Go get one now!

Gravity Group

Preeminent builders of roller coasters, as well as great general contract engineers. And a local Cincinnati firm to boot!

International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)

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