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Rock n Roller 16: New York City and El Torro

We awoke early in our fancy-dancy hi-rise hotel room in the heart of the Big Apple and headed to the truck. We were both surprised that we weren’t towed and more importantly sideswiped. The parking spot we were in was designed for one of those Smart Cars. We headed into the bowels of Queens in search of an ATM. I …

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Rock n Roller 16: Witches and Lobsters

This would be the first day since our long drive across the Great Plains in Kansas that would be without coasters. Thats okay, we are doing something that both Michele and I have wanted to do our whole lives. I have always wanted to visit Salem and learn about the witches, and Michele wanted to eat lobster in Maine. We …

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Rock n Roller 16: Radio show and Lake Compounce

We are in New York in the beautiful Hudson Valley to meet with a good friend of mine that I have never met. Her name is Dorothy and she is known as the Five Sibes Mom in the Internet world. She is very active in the doggie community and she and I host a show together called The Sibe Vibe. …

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Rock n Roller 16: Hershey Park

We arrived at the Happiest Place on Earth, Hershey Park at about an hour before the park opened. This would become Michele’s favorite park on the rock n roller coaster tour. It was a close second to me, with Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA coming in first. Hershey Park is a real, live Willy Wonka’s World! It has its own …

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Rock n Roller 16: Cedar Point

I had been looking forward to this day my whole life! Today Michele and I would be at the Roller Coaster Capital of the World, Cedar Point on the shores of Lake Erie in the small town of Sandusky, Ohio. We have been on the road for five days on the rock n roller 16 coaster tour across America and …

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Rock n Roller 16: Six Flags St. Louis

After a long drive over from Denver the previous day and a comfortable stay in the Comfort Suites we headed to the local Walmart to pick up some supplies before heading into our first part of the now famous, Rock n Roller 16 Coaster Tour across America. We stocked up on sunscreen, breakfast and some toiletries that we did not …

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Rock n Roller 16: East to St. Louis

After last night’s Rob Zombie concert we woke up early with our ears ringing. We had to be at the Enterprise Rental Car place at 8 over in Littleton and pick up our truck to start our journey. We were a little hesitant picking up our rental at a little strip-mall location versus the big rental yard at the airport …

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Rock n Roller 16: Rob Zombie and Denver Biscuits

After months and months of planning starting almost as soon as we got or feet wet on the 2015 trip of the east coast is time to head out on one of the most epic road trips across America. Our trip started in Denver and ended almost a month later in Seattle. Along the way we would see two awesome …

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East Coast Road Trip: The Big Apple and Coney Island

Robert Forto

After we stashed my Macbook under the bed and threw our luggage on the bed we were off in the go-cart to head into the city. Michele and I cautioned each other to stay close and to watch out for everything around us. I was not too worried we would get mugged but I thought a pick-pocket might be a …

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East Coast Road Trip: Roller Coaster Tour Day 2

Robert Forto

After we finished our fun filled day at Busch Gardens we had to drive about an hour north towards Kings Dominion, the next stop on our roller coaster tour. When I lived in Virginia, we used to go to Kings Dominion all the time. It was only about an hour south of our place in Lake Ridge and it was …

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