Last week was the opening night for Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa and they were kind enough to invite us out for their VIP night. So of course we sent Renée and Morgan out to take in the night, and if their night is any indication, it's going to be an amazing year for this highly rated event.
Written by Renée Girard
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Time for Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa
We spent some time with a few creepy friends before heading out on our adventure
Getting some night rides on Cobra's Curse and Cheetah Hunt before attacking the houses
And if drinking a yard of beer is your thing, you can also do that at Howl O Scream!
First house of the night at Howl O Scream is Death Water Bayou. Got some great scares!
Unearthed is a great returning house from last year that uses the former Gwazi queue and structure.
Circus of Superstition is the returning 3D house at Howl O Scream . Beware if you're afraid of clowns.
Club Karver has music and dancing, if you need a break from the scares.
Motel Hell is new to Howl O Scream this year, and is sure to be a favorite, with its retro motel theme.
I love how the Howl O Scream scare zones are spread out throughout the park, and are always full of surprises.
The Black Spot is another new Howl O Scream house this year, and who doesn't love a house with ghost pirates?
Ever want to ride bumper cars with zombies? Dreams come true at Howl O Scream
Night rides on Falcon's Fury! Yes please!
Zombie Mortuary was our final house of the night at Howl O Scream , a returning favorite.
The Fiends stage show plays 4 times nightly, and of course takes some jabs at the 2016 election
Lots of great scares and houses all around this year at Howl O Scream! Thanks for a fun night!
Today is National Roller Coaster Day and we were invited to take part in the Coaster Crusade at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Sea World Orlando.
Follow along with Steve all day as he takes on the coasters of these amazing parks.
Yesterday was media day for Cobras Curse at Busch Gardens Tampa and the park was awesome enough to invite us out to check out their new Mack spinning coaster.
Below we've got some amazing pictures and video for you taken by Steve who was on hand for the festivities.
Written by Steve Burant
Welcome to the Cobras Curse
The ride is amazingly photogenic
The park provided us with an amazing POV, Reverse POV and off-ride footage
Snakes ... why did it have to be snakes
Let's head in and check out the queue
The queue is amazingly detailed and air conditioned which was very much needed yesterday
Video of the awesome queue pre-show
We'll leave you with a few more shots of the ride
Overall Cobras Curse is a crazy fun ride and something that is definitely needed at the park. It has good forces without too much crazy spinning and will do amazingly well with all of the parks demographics.
Cobra’s Curse Striking Facts: