Coasting With Culture Video Library:
Kicking Off 2021 With A Quick Trip to New Jersey
January 8-9, 2021
A 2021 Texas Weekend
February 19-22, 2021
Part 1: Stumbling with The Drunk Riders
The guys at the Drunk Riders Podcast threw their first ever event, El Stumble, in the San Antonio area, with plans to hit SeaWorld San Antonio and Six Flags Fiesta Texas while meeting fellow coaster and theme park enthusiasts. This led to a weekend trip out to the Lone Star State for some coasters and beer!
Part 2: After the Stumble
After enjoying The Drunk Riders El Stumble event, there was still time to enjoy some Texas cultural sites, from spending more time at Riverwalk and the Alamo, to exploring the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, with a chance the see the different homes of the Johnson Family, and the ranch of the 36th President of the United States.
a vISIT TO THE 2021 sPRIng Fair at the Washington State Fairgrounds
April 11, 2021
A look at this year's edition of the Spring Fair in Puyallup, which has a slightly different look because of the pandemic, see Gary and Britany head to Puyallup to find out what this year's Spring Fair is all about, from enjoying more rides of the Classic Coaster, to seeing the displays and animals that can be viewed from the driving experience, and playing a couple games of Bingo.
a vISIT TO Oaks Amusement Park on Opening Weekend 2021
April 18, 2021
Opening Day 2021 at Silverwood Theme Park
May 1, 2021
Opening Day of Stunt Pilot at Silverwood Theme Park
May 29, 2021
Going for a Short Road Trip in Idaho
July 20-22, 2021
Searching for Coasters in Kansas
July 24-25, 2021
A Quick Trip to Myrtle Beach
August 24-25, 2021
A Jersey Coaster Run
August 30 - September 1, 2021
Part 1: Coasters of the Jersey Shore
The first part of a quick trip out to New Jersey for several of the smaller amusement parks in the state, trying to ride as many of their coasters as possible while running into a few delays and hiccups occur along the way, spending the first day focusing on the coastal parks like Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Casino Pier and Playland's Castaway Cove.
Part 2: Racing Ida for a Few More Credits
With a couple parks still on the itinerary for this quick visit to New Jersey for smaller amusement parks, Hurricanes Ida is supposed to hit during the second day. Will it be possible to get a couple more coasters and return home before the storm arrives? Or will Ida cause chaos for the second day of this quick adventure?
Releasing the Kraken
September 15 - October 23, 2022
Part 1: Preparing for the Season
With the newest franchise of the National Hockey League arriving soon in Seattle, we'll take a look back at some personal interest in the sport and the new team, as well as some preseason events for the release of their jersey and team preparations for the season before the Kraken make their official debut.
Part 2: Debut in the Desert
With the arrival of hockey season comes the official debut of the Seattle Kraken, which came in Las Vegas against the Golden Knights. Along with attending the debut game, there was a chance to check out the new trains on Big Apple Coaster and the visit AREA15 for an Omega Mart experience.
Exploring Some Fall Festivals of Chicagoland Farms
October 15-16, 2021
Velocistumbling in Florida
November 12-17, 2021
Part 2: Stumbling to VelociCoaster & More
(November 13, 2021)
It's the first day of Velocistumble hitting Universal Studios, which was largely focused on many trying out VelociCoaster for the first time. It also gave the chance to be festive by taking in some of the holiday offerings of the resort from a special show, to treats and a parade!
A 2021 Tennessee Weekend
December 3-7, 2021
Part 1: Exploring Pigeon Forge
Gary introduces Britany to the excellent Smoky Mountain destination in Tennessee of Pigeon Forge. The weekend kicks off with a stop at a favorite chain from the Southeast, followed by a country music legend tribute, one of the state's newest mountain coasters and getting some moonshine!
Part 2: Visiting Dollywood at Christmastime
After enjoying a few Pigeon Forge area attractions, it's time to check out Dollywood during their Smokey Mountain Christmas festival. Find out how a newer coaster fan took to riding Lightning Rod first, and enjoy a look at some of the wonderful holiday offerings of the park...plus cinnamon bread!
Part 3: Exploring Smoky Mountain National Park
There was a chance to enjoy the great outdoors to wrap-up the weekend visit to Tennessee, with some hiking and wandering around Smoky Mountain National Park, getting to appreciate a nature trail, and a stroll back in time with a late-1800's farm. Plus there was one more mountain coaster the enjoy before returning home.
One Last 2021 Adventure
December 14-15, 2021
Part 1: Releasing the Kraken in San Jose
To bring the 2021 travels to an end, there was a visit to San Jose for seeing the Seattle Kraken challenge the San Jose Sharks, and while in town, there was a chance to explore a bit of San Jose, including their annual Christmas in the Park festival Downtown!
Part 2: When Mistakes Create Adventures
As the return home from San Jose began, there was a mix up on the departure of the connecting flight, allowing for some time to take a scenic drive on the Rim of the World Highway, then visiting multiple historic locations for the McDonald's chain including the museum located on the site of the original McDonald's restaurant, and the oldest operating location.