Don't let the summertime blues knock you for a loop this season.
A trip to one of the region's amusement parks could give you the lift you've been looking for.
Thrill-seekers can find adventure by trying a new roller coaster.
Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Va., is unleashing a snow beast called Alpengeist, billed as the world's tallest, fastest, most twisted inversion roller coaster.
Steel Force, called the tallest, longest and fastest steel roller coaster on the East Coast, opens this season at Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa.
Adventure World in Largo, Md., is introducing a water thrill ride called Typhoon Sea Coaster.
Here's a look at what's new at amusement parks this year, along with other information you might need.
- Teri Johnson, Staff Writer