A Great Ride Holiday World celebrates 60 years

Kaelble, Steve
June 2006
Indiana Business Magazine;Jun2006, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p10
The article features the opening of the third major wooden roller coaster ride known as "The Voyage," of Koch Development Corp.-owned and operated theme park Holiday World and Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana. Holiday World is celebrating its 60th anniversary, and it continues to build attractions. The most recent is the new roller coaster, it is the third-longest wooden coaster in existence, it is 1.2 miles long and runs at a maximum speed of 67 mph, and its highest drop is 154 feet.


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