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As you know from my birthday post, one of the presents Chris got me was a ticket to Cedar Point. Chris’s older son had a birthday recently as well and one of his presents was a ticket to Cedar Point too! Both of us were excited to use our tickets, so last week we did just that!
Now you may already know that I am scared of heights so it may surprise you that I enjoy Cedar Point. It is, after all, considered to be the roller coaster capital of the world. I do go on rollercoasters but the very small ones. I am a frequent visitor of the Iron Dragon and the Cedar Creek Mine Ride and I have no shame in that. I also love all the fun carnival type rides like the Scrambler and Himalaya. Again, no shame here.
In addition to Chris, myself and his older son we also had Chris’s younger son with us. For a majority of the day, Chris rode the more extreme rides with his oldest and I rode the milder rides with his youngest. It was a pretty good arrangement. (Little B was with his Dad, as a full day at an amusement park wouldn’t be top on his list of things to do.)
Since we spent so much time apart, having my DROID RAZR HD with me was a big time saver. Not only could I use it to text Chris our whereabouts but I also downloaded an app called Ride Hopper which showed us the approximate wait times at each ride. It is a super cool app! It has a ton of other amusement parks on it, so if you are headed to one I would recommend that you give it a try.
The only downfall of the day was that there was a thunderstorm later in the afternoon and scattered showers throughout the evening. Oh and right before the thunderstorm we got on a water ride that soaked us from head to toe so we walked around wet for the rest of the day.
Most of the pics we took have Chris’s kids in them and I am not comfortable pimping out his kids on my blog. I only do that to my child. So here are the only pics I have to share with you.
First is a very important picture of me eating a chocolate shake. Which btw, wasn’t that great, so save your money and pass on the milkshake if you go to Cedar Point.
Lastly is one that was taken by a Cedar Point photographer which we decided to purchase.
Have you been to Cedar Point or another amusement park this year? Are you a fan of the milder rides or the more extreme rides?