Topics :: amusement parks

Out on the Mountain, Where the Gays Go to Play

By Ken Knox | Saturday Sep 13, 2014
The event serves two purposes: To provide an all-ages, LGBT-specific event built around the park's attractions and to serve as a fundraiser for a number of charities as well as organizations whose missions can positively impact the gay community.

Gay Games Getaways

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
Make the most of your trip to Gay Games 9 with these fabulous side trips!

Italy Opens Theme Park in Tribute to Film Industry

By Kavitha Surana | Friday Aug 1, 2014
A new amusement park outside Rome celebrates the world of cinema, taking visitors back to the golden age of Italian film production when the Rome-based Cinecitta Studios - still in operation - were known as "Hollywood on the Tiber."

Heart Pounds, Eyes Close on the Tallest Waterslide

By Bill Draper | Sunday Jul 13, 2014
Halfway up the 264 stairs leading to the top of the world's tallest waterslide, it was clear this was the most breathtaking ride I'd ever encountered. And that was before I ever stepped foot in the raft.

The Importance of Being Inverted: Gay Days at Amusement Parks, Part 2

By Tony Phillips | Thursday May 23, 2013
Part 2 in a series, EDGE writer Tony Phillips explores the ins, outs, ups and downs of the multi-billion dollar amusement park industry that is still trying to find its niche in the LGBT community.

The Importance of Being Inverted: Gay Days at Amusement Parks, Part 1

By Tony Phillips | Wednesday May 22, 2013
From castle crashing to bible thumping, EDGE writer Tony Phillips explores the ins, outs, ups and downs of the multi-billion dollar amusement park industry that is still trying to find its niche in the LGBT community. Part 1 of a 2-part series.

15 Reasons to Visit Yellowstone in the Fall

Thursday Sep 6, 2012
It is not just the sudden-onset yellow transforming the towering aspens that provides the signal that fall has arrived in Yellowstone Country. Other signs are the fat bears and noisy bull elk.

Yellowstone Ranked as Best Adventure Vacation in US

Friday Jun 8, 2012
Yellowstone National Park has been ranked as the best adventure vacation in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.

National Natural Landmark Photo Contest for 2012 Opens

Thursday Apr 19, 2012
Don’t forget your camera as you head outdoors this spring: the National Natural Landmarks Program annual photo contest is now open and accepting entries.

Grand Canyon’s Historic Red Horse Cabin Reopens for Overnight Guests

Thursday Feb 9, 2012
Grand Canyon National Park has completed restoration and rehabilitation of the "Red Horse Cabin," the oldest building at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. The two-bedroom cabin is now available to overnight guests.