5 destination family vacation spots
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#1 World’s Largest Underground Trampoline – BBC News
If you’re looking for an incredibly fun way to enjoy a trampoline experience then check out this video by BBC News highlighting the world’s largest underground trampoline facility. With a set up reminiscent of a chutes and ladders game, this amazing fun house trampoline play spot is built into an old abandoned mine and features many levels and hours of fun for the trampoline enthusiast. If you want to check it out, you’ll need to take a quick trip across the “pond” though because this awesome facility is located in Wales. For more information, watch the full video here and plan your next trip to a trampoline experience like no other.
#2 World’s Tallest Water Slide Finally Open
When you’re looking for a water ride that beats everything else currently on the planet then you simply must read about the latest sensation in this article by Astead Hemdon for CNN. The world’s tallest water slide is called Verruckt – which means insane and once you get the details on this one, you just might agree. Built by the thrill seekers John Schooley the designer and Jeff Henry who put his money where his mouth was to build it, this wild water ride has been officially listed by Guiness as the tallest waterslide in the world. To find out more, read the full article here.
#3 Are you brave enough to take on Goliath? Six Flags open world’s tallest, steepest and fastest wooden roller coaster.
If you didn’t think that one minute and fifteen seconds was enough to get the thrill of your life, then Jessica Jerreat for Mail Online has some news for you. Just opened in Gurnee, Illinois, this awesome wooden roller coaster at the Six Flags Great America breaks three world records for roller coasters and is going to absolutely rock your world. Even the most hardened thrill seeker is going to regret that burrito they had before getting on this one. For more details and a great video of this death defying ride, read the full article here.
#4 KIngda Ka: The country’s tallest and fastest roller coaster
CBS News brings us this story about this absolutely terrifying roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey. Reaching a height of 456 feet and a speed of 128 miles per hour in just 3.5 seconds, if this ride doesn’t meet your thrill seeking needs, it’s altogether possible you need professional help. The video provided by CBS gives you all the twists and turns that your thrill seeking heart needs in order to get on the next plane to New Jersey to try this amazing ride out! See the full video here.
#5 The Thrill of Rosso
When a normal roller coaster just doesn’t cut it anymore, then you clearly need the 4.8 Gs of acceleration that the Rosso at Ferrari World provides. So powerful you absolutely have to wear safety goggles to get out with your eyeballs, this ride is sure to give you the adrenaline rush you crave. In this video by the folks at Ferrari World, you get a great feel for just how fast and powerful, and scary this ride really is. For the full article and video, go here.