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Combining Theme Park Visits and Roller Coaster Rides with Cultural Experiences Around the World!
2017 Northeast Trip
October 4-10, 2017
Part 1 - Charlestown Navy Yard
The start of an extended weekend in the Northeast, beginning in Boston with a visit to the Charlestown Navy Yard, home of the historic USS Constitution.
Part 2 - Bunker Hill & Cheers
Continuing the exploration of Boston with a visit to the historic site for the Battle of Bunker Hill, and a restaurant themed after the popular television show, Cheers.
Part 3 - Funworld Game Center & Topsfield Fair
The first coaster stops of the trip for a few shameless coaster credits, beginning at Funworld Game Center, then to one of the oldest operating fairs in the United States, Topsfield Fair.
Part 4 - An Evening in Salem
Wrapping up the first day in the Northeast by heading to the town famous for its witch trials and seeing a little bit of the festivities centered around Halloween.
Part 5 - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
The Official Presidential Library for the 35th President of the United States, with several exhibit spaces with artifacts and mementos about the life and career of JFK.
Part 6 - Edaville Family Theme Park
A stop at a small family-owned theme park in Southeast Massachusetts with many ties to the railroad industry, and one of the most popular fictional trains.
Part 7 - Six Flags New England
A quick evening and morning visit to one of the best parks in the Northeast which had recently opened a very popular RMC rebuilt coaster!
Part 8 - Lake Compounce
An evening visit to one of the oldest amusement parks in the country, enjoying their newest coaster and checking out their incredibly long haunted house experience.
Part 9 - Finding Coasters On The Islands of Coney & Long
After hitting the originally planned parks to visit, Gary and Phillip take a side trip to New York to seek coaster credits in Coney Island and looking for a couple stops in Long Island.
Part 10 - Taking in More Boston History
With one more day to spend in Boston before heading home, there are even more great historic sites to visit, several of which are connected to the American Revolution.
Part 11 - Bruins Hockey at the TD Garden
Since there happened to be a hockey game during the last afternoon in Boston, it seemed like a great idea to go see the hometown Boston Bruins host the Colorado Avalanche.
Part 12 - The Last of the Northeast Trip
As the end of the Northeast Trip comes to an end, there are a few more sights around Boston to enjoy before returning home.
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