Category: Thrillify

Valleyfair!

For the first time in years we went to Valleyfair. I’m a thrill ride fan so I was hoping to hit up all the coasters, but it was also Lily’s first visit so there were plenty of new kid rides that I knew I’d be trying out. We picked a great day as it wasn’t...

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Looking for family vacation ideas.

My wife and I are looking for family friendly destinations for a summer vacation. My daughter is 4 and loves all things Disney; especially Jake and the Neverland Pirates. She loves water parks, animals, playgrounds, rides, and, well everything. We did Disney last year so we’re thinking of something a little less spendy this year....

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Valleyfair Construction 1974

Back in 1974 there wasn’t much to Valleyfair. In fact, two local businessmen were just starting to build it. When Valleyfair opened in 1976, it had 20 attractions that included the Antique Cars, Bumper Cars, Ferris Wheel, High Roller roller coaster, Scrambler, SuperCat, and Wheel of Fortune. Amazingly enough, most of those are still there today!

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