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Time Traveler Highlights Silver Dollar City Season Opener March 14


Global anticipation is building for Time Traveler, the World’s Fastest, Steepest and Tallest Complete-Circuit Spinning Roller Coaster, projected to open in March at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri.  Silver Dollar City’s biggest attraction ever, Time Traveler is a $26 million custom-designed, custom-engineered attraction that introduces a new generation of thrill coasters for families. With the anticipated opening topping the “new-for-spring” events, Silver Dollar City opens for the season March 14, featuring Time Traveler and more than 40 additional rides and attractions.

Time Traveler will be world record-breaking:

Fastest – Top speed of 50.3 miles per hour

Steepest – A 10-story, 90-degree vertical drop…straight down. Custom-engineered to have an immediate out-of-the-station, gravity-driven drop down an Ozarks mountainside

Tallest – Custom-designed for mountainous terrain with its tallest point at 100 feet

First & Only with Three Inversions – a Dive Loop, a Vertical Loop and a Zero-G Roll

First & Only with a Vertical Loop – A 95-foot tall loop

First and Only Double Launch – 0 to 47 mph in 3 seconds; 30 to 45 mph in 3.5 seconds

Silver Dollar City’s festival season kicks off with the Festival of Wonder in April, presenting amazing acts such as the Earth Harp Collective with the world’s largest playable stringed instrument, X-Pogo Stuntmen and CirqUnique with fire juggling and balancing acts. May’s Bluegrass & BBQ leads into summer’s Summer Concert Series, Star-Spangled Summer and Moonlight Madness, followed by Southern Gospel Picnic, Country Music Weekend and the National Crafts & Cowboy Festival in fall. An Old Time Christmas in November and December features the acclaimed Christmas in Midtown and 6.5 million lights, ending with the New Year’s Celebration.

Also New: The Showboat Branson Belle, America’s Most Entertaining Lake Adventure, launches the 2018 season with a new show and more cruises, plus specialty cruises and events.  Cruises begin March 9, offering a unique experience aboard the 700-passenger paddle-wheeler, with multi-level decks for viewing scenic Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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