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Six Flags Over Texas reviews

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Posted: August 27, 2012

Location: Six Flags Over Texas is located in Arlington, between Dallas and Fort Worth at the intersection of Interstate 30 and Highway 360 (Angus Wynne Jr. Freeway).

Six Flags Over Texas
2201 Road to Six Flags
Arlington, TX 76011

History: Six Flags Over Texas opened in 1961 and is the oldest park in the Six Flags chain.

The park is not owned by the Six Flags Theme Parks Corporation. In an arrangement similar to that for Six Flags Over Georgia, it is owned by a group of approximately 120 limited partners and managed by Six Flags.

The park's name refers to the flags of the six different nations that have governed Texas: the Confederate States of America, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, Spain, and the United States of America.

Hours: Six Flags Over Texas is open from March through New Years. However, it is closed many weekdays during the school year. Check the park's website for specific operating hours.

Tickets: Buy and print online. Always try to buy your tickets in advance, to save time when you get to the park.

Reservations: Six Flags Over Texas sells Flash Passes, which offer priority boarding opportunities. For much more, you can buy a VIP tour, which allows you and your group to skip all the lines.

Strategy: As with any amusement park, arrive early (at least :30 minutes before opening) and hit the headliner attractions first (coasters like New Texas Giant, Titan, Freeze, and Batman). As part of your coaster tour make sure to hit Runaway Mountain as it is a lightly themed darkride with a fairly unique track layout.

News: Not sure on any new additions yet, but the park's Vekoma Boomerang, Flashback, will be packed up and shipped to SFSTL in 2013.

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Readers' reviews:

Attractions
Boomtown(Rating)(Height)
Boomtown Depot8
The Runaway Mine Train742
Mini Mine Train636
Big Spin642
The Gunslinger442
Goodtimes Square(Rating)(Height)
Flashback748
Judge Roy Scream642
Texas Chute Out636
Crazy Legs642
Cloud Bouncer3
Gotham City(Rating)(Height)
Mr. Freeze954
Batman The Ride854
Batwing7
Looney Tunes USA(Rating)(Height)
Wile E. Coyote's Grand Canyon Blaster536
Yosemite Sam's Texas Tea Cups4
Bugs Bunny's Spirit of St. Louie2
Speedy Gonzales' Truckin' Across America
Michigan J. Frog's Tinseltown Revue
Daffy Duck's Capital Tours
Sylvester & Tweety's State Fair-Is Wheel
Taz's New York Adventure
Mexico and Spain(Rating)(Height)
El Sombrero8
Conquistador8
La Vibora742
La Fiesta de las Tazas7
El Aserradero6
Old South(Rating)(Height)
Runaway Mountain848
Star Mall(Rating)(Height)
Silver Star Carousel7
Texas(Rating)(Height)
Texas Giant848
Titan848
Texas Depot8
Chaparral Antique Cars8
Boot Scootin'7
Sidewinder736
Yosemite Sam and the Gold River Adventure7
Rodeo648
Tower Section(Rating)(Height)
Roaring Rapids836
Superman Tower of Power852
Oil Derrick7
Shock Wave742
Caddo Lake Barge5
USA(Rating)(Height)
Acme Rock N Rocket848
Aquaman Splashdown536
Adventure Theater

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Dining
Boomtown(Rating)
Dry Hole Charlie's
Goldminer's Diner
Goodtimes Square(Rating)
Johnny Rockets Express
Mexico and Spain(Rating)
Johnny Rockets Shakes & Fries
Old South(Rating)
JB's Smokehouse Barbeque
Uncle Bub's Smokehouse
Primo's Pizzeria
Texas(Rating)
Newman's Corn Dogs7
Bubba's Texas Giant Hot Dogs
Tower Section(Rating)
Red River Fries & Hot Dogs
USA(Rating)
All American Cafe7

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