Kennywood Railroad Property Tour

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On Sunday, July 27th as part of KennyKon XXV with ACE Western Pennsylvania, we had the opportunity to tour Kennywood’s railroad property. The property, located in the ravine behind Racer, was previously used as locomotive repair shops for the Union Railroad, and is primarily being used for storage at this time. There is a very wide variety of items stored on the property, ranging from Phantom Fright Nights and Holiday … Read More…

Thunderbolt Named Kennywood’s Third ACE Roller Coaster Landmark

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Today, Thunderbolt was named an “ACE Roller Coaster Landmark” by American Coaster Enthusiasts. This makes it the park’s third coaster, after Jack Rabbit and Racer, with the designation. This also makes Kennywood the only park in the world to be home to three ACE Roller Coaster Landmarks! The plaque, seen below, is visible on the left wall as you pass below … Read More…

Johnny Rockets at Kennywood is OPEN!


Yes, it’s true…Kennywood’s highly-anticipated new restaurant is now open to the public! Kennywood Connection was graciously invited to the media ceremony, and we are happy to report that Johnny Rockets impressed and exceeded our expectations.

Click here to check out our full update on our Facebook page. Be sure to join in on the discussion on our forums to share your experience with Johnny Rockets and discuss the new … Read More…