Baby Boomer fantasyland

Have you heard of the new rock and roll amusement park, the Hard Rock Park? I’m not making this up. Hard Rock Park, opening June 2 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, offers a Led Zeppelin roller coaster, an “Eagles Life in the Fast Lane” coaster, and the Carnaby Street Cafe, among other rock-themed attractions. Different sections of the park are named after iconic rock influences, like the British Invasion, Cool Country, and Rock & Roll Heaven. The centerpiece of the park, “Led Zeppelin — the Ride,” is a roller coaster that “sends you 15 stories high, 65 miles per hour and loops six times — all set to Zeppelin’s ‘Whole Lotta Love'” according to the park website. You can also watch concerts at venues such as the Garden Party Stage to Malibu Beach Party.

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Baby Boomer fantasyland

Have you heard of the new rock and roll amusement park, the Hard Rock Park? I’m not making this up. Hard Rock Park, opening June 2 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, offers a Led Zeppelin roller coaster, an “Eagles Life in the Fast Lane” coaster, and the Carnaby Street Cafe, among other rock-themed attractions. Different sections of the park are named after iconic rock influences, like the British Invasion, Cool Country, and Rock & Roll Heaven. The centerpiece of the park, “Led Zeppelin — the Ride,” is a roller coaster that “sends you 15 stories high, 65 miles per hour and loops six times — all set to Zeppelin’s ‘Whole Lotta Love'” according to the park website. You can also watch concerts at venues such as the Garden Party Stage to Malibu Beach Party.

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