As I tell my friends, I enjoy all four seasons. However, if there was one that I enjoyed less than the rest, it is winter. Why? The sole reason is that all the seasonal amusement and theme parks are closed this time of the year, and I cannot get my coaster fix in.
Indeed, I last rode a roller coaster in November. Yikes! That is a long time for me!
The end of this drought is near. Southern parks have reopened. Northern parks start opening up in a little more than a month.
I am not waiting for that.
No, to end my misery, I am joining the American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) in two weeks as they embark on their Spring Conference in Orlando.
I will get to ride this baby:
That is Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, a roller coaster where you get to choose your own soundtrack to go along with your ride. Last year I kept playing Motley Crue's "Kickstart My Heart" on it..... awesome!
This year, our club gets one hour of Exclusive Ride Time (ERT) on it. I can't wait!
Of course, when I get back, there will be a trip report here, all about my adventures at Universal Studio, Islands Of Adventure, and Old Town.