Lost amid the hoopla in Cedar Point’s announcement that the Mantis will be converted into a sit-down floorless coaster is the anticipated completion of renovations to the Hotel Breakers in 2015.
Workers have been toiling on a two-year, multi-million-dollar project to renovate the historical hotel from top to bottom.
The project includes a new exterior and entrance. Room upgrades include new LCD TVs, furniture, bedding and decor.
A Starbucks and a Surf Lounge bar will check into the hotel’s famed rotunda.To read more or comment...
Cedar Point won’t officially squash the Mantis until mid October, but workers have already started work on revamping the stand-up coaster.
Crews are painting over the coaster’s blue, red and yellow color scheme and replacing them with the Rougarou’s colors of orange and teal.
The park announced Thursday that Rougarou — named after the werewolf-like creature in French folklore — will take over the Mantis’ swampy lagoon area in the center of the park.To read more or comment...
Cedar Point has ended the speculation over its plans for 2015 and has announced that it will convert the Mantis into a new floorless coaster dubbed Rougarou.
Rougarou - named after the werewolf-like creature in French folklore - will occupy the Mantis' swampy lagoon area in the center of the park.To read more or comment...
The Halloween season means some unique dinning options at Cedar Point.
From a spooky high class affair to cider and pumpkin rolls, the park has something for every ghost and goblin during HalloWeekends.
In an abrupt departure from the usual midway food, the park is offering guests a fine dining in its G.A. Boeckling’s Eerie Estate haunted house.
Guests are ushered into the Estate’s main dining room where they encounter some creepy characters and fine food that the park says is "to die for."To read more or comment...
It was stormy and rainy day when we headed to Kings Island on a Sunday over the Labor Day weekend.
It was so rainy, flood warnings were issued in and around the park as the rain fell in buckets.
We took refuge at the outlets in nearby Jeffersonville until the rain relented,
But the time we reached park, a steady stream of season passholders were making their way through the turnstiles to take advantage of Dollars Days at the park.To read more or comment...