The highly popular Six Flags park has a wonderful collection of rides and coasters that includes everything from traditional woodies to a bone-rattling hypercoaster. But the park isn't just about the thrills; it also has plenty of attractions for those without ice water in their veins, including a rafting adventure on Thunder River and a classic carousel.
It also includes a full-featured water park, Hurricane Harbor, that is included with admission. Among its attractions are a wave pool, water slides, ands an interactive water play structure.
As with all Six Flags location, the Georgia park offers Fright Fest. The annual Halloween celebration includes haunted mazes, special shows, and other features to mark the holiday.
Phone and Location:
Park Information: (770) 739-3400.
Austell, Georgia. (near Atlanta)
Tickets and Admission Info:
Reduced price for children (under 48"). 2 and under are free. Discounted tickets are often available online. Season pass tickets include admission to all Six Flags parks.
For an additional fee, the park offers the Flash Pass go-to-the-front-of-the-lines program. VIP tours available for an extra fee (which is quite high).
From Augusta: I-20W to exit 47 or 46A.
From Montgomery: I-85E to Georgia, then I-285N to I-20W. Take exit 47 or 46A.
From Greenville: SW on I-185 to I-85 to Georgia. Continue on I-85 to I-285 West to I-20 West. Take exit 47 or 46A.
From Nashville: I-40E to I-24 to Georgia. Follow I-24 to Tennessee. Continue on I-24E to I-75 to Georgia. Take I-75 to I-285W to I-20W. Take exit 47 or 46A.
- Among its 8 great thrill machines, the park features Goliath, a well-regarded hypercoaster, the flying coaster Superman: Ultimate Flight, and one of the Southeast's tallest and fastest stand-up roller coasters, The Georgia Scorcher.
- The whole family can enjoy some wet and wild fun at Skull Island, an interactive water play attraction with water slides.
- Young and old alike will enjoy meeting some of their favorite Looney Tunes and Justice League characters, and in Bugs Bunny World, there are plenty of kid-friendly rides for guests of all sizes.
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New at the Park:
New for 2014: New Water Park
A full-fledged water park, including a wave pool and new slide towers, is on its way.
New for 2013: SkyScreamer
A huge spinning swing ride will climb 240 feet and reach speeds of 40 mph.
New for 2011: Dare Devil Dive
A "Euro-Fighter" model, the sleek new roller coaster will lift single cars straight up a 95-foot top-hat tower, pause them at the top, then send them down a beyond-straight drop at 52 mph. A series of acrobatic maneuvers will follow.
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