Adventure junkies love the slanting,
turning, stomach-churning rides on this island filled with building-tall murals
of Marvel Super Heroes.
Fans can come across the Marvel Super Heroes in front of The Amazing Adventures
And the masticate crowd can dig into sandwiches and burgers at
Captain America's Diner (in the $6-$10 range) and Café 4 for pizza, pasta, and
sandwiches (around $4-$12).
These are possible at Florida Attraction Park. It's you falling 150 feet, if
you're brave enough to climb on board this very tall metal frame.
The screams that can be heard at the ride's entry add to the expectation of a
big plunge followed by smaller ones. You're on tour a lab when -- are you
sensing a chronic theme here? -- Something will go wrong when Doctor Doom tries
to cure you of fear.
You're fired to the top, with feet hanging, and dropped in
intervals, feet first, leaving your tummy at several levels.
The thrills and the feel aren't nearly as good as those of the
Tower of Terror, but it's still terrible. Expectant mothers or those with
heart, neck, or back troubles shouldn't ride. To enjoy this attraction the
visitors have to buy Florida theme park attraction tickets.
The theme park attractions don't end here.
From a dark tunnel, you will be bursting into the sunlight, while accelerating
from 0 to 40 mph in 2 seconds.
While that's only two-thirds the speed of Disney-MGM's Rock 'n'
Roller Coaster, this is in broad daylight, there's a lot more activity still to
come, and you can see the asphalt!
From there you twirl upside down 128 feet from the ground, feel
weightless, and careen through the center of the park over the heads of other
guests. Coaster-lovers will be pleased to know that this ride, the duration of
which is 2 minutes and 15 seconds, includes seven inversions and two steep
The ride, however, is tremendously
silky, making it one of the better coaster experiences
for all types of riders.
and an occasional set of car keys lie in a web net
underneath the ride -- proof of its motion and the
fact that most folks don't heed the warnings to hide
their stuff in the nearby lockers.
As a smooth touch,
the 32-passenger metal coaster glows green at night.
Expectant mothers or those with heart, neck, or back
troubles shouldn't ride it.