What, it’s Sunday night again?  Where did the weekend go?  Oh yeah, I remember – lots of fun things happening this past weekend.  My official weekend starts on Friday, so we took the kids to Cedar Point amusement park.  Have you ever been there?  I spent my childhood going there and it never gets old.  I am happy to report that my kids love roller coasters as much as I do.  Well, maybe I love them just a little more, but they are almost there.  We actually got to the park when it opened, which was a super rare occasion for us.

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Even though there were a lot of kids there (middle school/high school groups), the wait times were not bad and we didn’t wait more than 40 mins to get on everything.  Most were only a 15 min wait.  Here is a new ride from last year that I really love.  It’s like riding on a big twirling skateboard!

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We saw an Extreme show where they were performing stunts and doing jumps on BMX bikes, inline skates, and even a Razor scooter.  Crazy, impressive, stunts!

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We loved the petting zoo where they had a baby pig, baby goats, bunnies and these cute little animals that I have never seen before!

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For lunch we brought along some Subway, but we also had these swiss rolls.  Chocolate cake and Reese’s peanut butter filling??  OMG, they were the best!

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We usually shut Cedar Point down, but we had a big day ahead of us on Saturday so we left around 8pm.  It’s a long drive home, so I didn’t mind leaving early.    Alan had his new Fenix watch on so he mapped us during the whole day.  It’s a lot of walking!

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I’ve officially signed up for the Erie Marathon, so training is well under way now.  I’ve been so busy catching up on little things lately that I can’t even tell you how many miles I’ve run this past week.  I do have the following runs coming up:

  • Mon – 6 miles (also 3 with the running club after work weather allowing)
  • Tues – 8 miles hills
  • Weds – Rest!
  • Thurs – 5 miles
  • Fri – 16 miles with 10 miles at marathon pace (just hope it’s not so humid, or this will be miserable!)
  • Sat – REST! 🙂
  • Sun –  5 miles
  • = total 40 miles

Have a great start to your week everyone!


Q: Amusement park = roller coasters, spinning rides, or “no thanks I’ll just watch the shows”?

Q: Swiss rolls or Twinkies?

7 thoughts on “Cedar Point – America’s Rock ‘n Roller coast”
    1. I’m glad the kids didn’t want to go on the Tilt A Whirl. I think I would have sat that one out!

  1. Looks like a fun day was had!!!! I used to LOVE roller coasters!!! Would still go on them if I hadn’t under gone neck surgery…. I miss riding them!

    Hate to admit it, but I would choose Twinkies… man, those are so bad for you! But taste so good! 😀

    1. Oh yes, neck surgery would definitely put an end to riding coasters. When I first got pregnant I asked the Dr if it was OK to go to Cedar Point. She gave me an “are you insane?” look. haha!

  2. awe sounds like a SUPER fun weekend.! 🙂 that place looks great for the kids.!
    I’m more of a “watch the show person” even baby roller coasters are a bit too much for me. ha
    and those swiss rolls look amazinggg.! I love peanut butter and chocolate combinations. and normal swiss rolls. basically anything unhealthy. lol
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