Six Flags America Trip Report

July 22nd, 2015 marked my first ever trip to Six Flags America! Despite everyone saying how bad of a park it is, I actually had lots of fun! How did it turn out? Find out below!

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We got to the park around 11:00! On the way in, we saw the giant sign showed above! I was really amazed to see how tall it was in real life! Anyway, we then proceeded into the parking lot.

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Here is the sign you see when you walk in! It is themed to the colonial times!

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A picture I took of the park maps!

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The first coaster on my list was Mind Eraser! I got this done first because, well, I just wanted to get my credit for this SLC and be done with it. When I got off, It was rough, but not as rough as Great Nor’ Easter at Morey’s Piers!

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The next coaster I did was ROAR. The wait was about 5 minutes long. Luckily, there were 2 open seats so my dad and I took those seats, so it was more like a 2 minute wait!

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They have one of these in every ride queue. I think that they are pretty funny! #stopillegalonridevideos! Anyway, when I got off ROAR, I noticed that it wasnt rough, it was rickety! It was fun, but I can tell you you will hear it and feel it! I can definitley see why it is called ROAR!

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On the way to Gotham City, I passed by Apocalypse, which was closed. It reopened later in the day.

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Above is the entrance sign for Gotham City!

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Next up on the list was Joker’s Jinx! I actually liked this ride more than I thought I would. It was very smooth and the launch felt great!

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Joker’s Jinx from near Superman: Ride of Steel!

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Superman: Ride of Steel was next and I loved it! Out of all 10 coasters at SFA, Its definitley my favorite ride at SFA!

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Next up was Batwing! This was my first lay down coaster so I was pretty excited to ride! During the ride, I noticed that when you are turned, you feel more free than you do on a B&M flyer! Also, be aware of the sun when you are riding! It will hurt! Overall, I thought that Batwing was an okay coaster. Its probably #4 on my list at best coasters at the park.

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After Batwing, I ate lunch at Gotham City Food Court. After eating, I went over to the Mardi Gras section. When I got there, I saw that the Wild One had no line, so I went over to it! I noticed that on the Wild One, you get crazy ejector airtime but is very rough. I didnt personally like it, but what can you say from a classic woodie?

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I then headed across to Bourbon Street Fireball. And I have to say, its better than El Diablo, I dont know why, but I just liked it better. And before you post hate in the comments, I know they are the same…

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I headed over to Voodoo Drop next, but it turns out it was down. When I found out it was down, I saw Apocalypse testing, so I headed over to Apocalypse and turns out I got a walk on front row!

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Am I the only one who absolutely loves Apocalypse’s theming?

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I absolutely loved Apocalypse! Not my favorite stand up though. I still like Riddler’s Revenge better. I think Apocalypse is #2 at the park.

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After Apocalypse, I headed over to Mardi Gras again to check out Ragin Cajun. My opinion on Ragin Cajun is that its a good spinning coaster. I think that Pandemonium at SFNE looks better but Ragin was still fun! I rate it #5 at the park.

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Next I went to French Quarter Flyers. When is there ever a line for Larson Flying Scooters?

After French Quarter Flyers, my phone died so I have no remaining photos.

After leaving Mardi Gras, I went to Primo’s and grabbed myself some pasta! Boy, was that good!

After Primo’s I saw EFX 3.0 which was very cool! It was pretty awesome. With the lights, the bubbles, the music, and the beach balls, it was a good show!

After EFX, I went on Roar for my 2nd time! It was about the same experience as the first time.

After Roar, I headed over to Gotham City to go on Superman: Ride of Steel! I loved it! It was much better than the first time! Probably #15 on my all time favorite coaster list (out of 92 coasters).

After Superman, I left the park. Overall, I had an awesome day! If you live at least 3 hours away from the park, I do recommend it!

All photos taken are from Mitch Caltabiano (@ScreamSource). If you are going to take a photo and post it anywhere on social media, please give me credit. Thank you!

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