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Kentucky Kingdom

Kentucky Kingdom, formerly known as Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, is an amusement park in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The 67-acre park … See more

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Oct 4, 2022
Kentucky Kingdom is about what I expected. On par with a Six Flags. It’s not quite a Dollywood or Silver Dollar City (which are also managed by Herschend). They had the “regular” theme park offerin… Full review by Jeramie
Sep 13, 2022
Park overall could use some upgrades and freshening up - faded paint and facades. Lots of friendly ride operators and staff though. We had Kingdom Hot Chicken for lunch - food was cold and Nashville … Full review by Charlotte L
Sep 5, 2022
it was ok they need more help the lines was to long to get food and drinks buy over all it was a good trip for the grandkids we would go again thinking about season passes for next year Full review by Timothy C

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A Collection of Amusement Rides
Kentucky Kingdom is an amusement park in Louisville, Kentucky. The 65-acre park includes a collection of amusement rides and a water park named Hurricane Bay. Kentucky Kingdom is located at the intersection of Interstate 65 and Interstate 264, sharing a parking lot with the Kentucky Exposition Center. In 1977, the Kentucky State Fair Board announced plans to build a theme park on the grounds of the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. The park's construction, overseen by Kentucky Entertainment Limited, began in 1986 and cost $12 million in total. Kentucky Kingdom opened to the public on May 23, 1987. The park went bankrupt after one season, and was reopened in 1990 by businessman Ed Hart. Due to the park's success, Kentucky Kingdom was sold to Six Flags in 1998 who operated the park until 2009. Five years after Kentucky Kingdom closed, Ed Hart reopened the park on May 24, 2014. Kentucky Kingdom is owned by the Kentucky State Fair Board, and operated by Kentucky Kingdom, LLLP. Kentucky Kingdom has six roller coasters: Kentucky Flyer, Lightning Run, Roller Skater, Storm Chaser, T3, and Thunder Run. The park has opened many first-of-its-kind roller coasters. T3 was the first Vekoma Suspended Looping Coaster in North America. Lightning Run is the only Chance Rides Hyper GT-X Coaster in the world. Storm Chaser was the first roller coaster in the United States to feature a barrel roll drop. Plan to see Kentucky Kingdom and other attractions that appeal to you using our Louisville day trip planning website.
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