- The Phantom Flyers, which were located at Kennywood from 1995-1996 began life at West View Park, Pittsburgh. When West View closed in 1977, Idora Park in Ohio bought it. When Idora closed in 1984, Kennywood purchased it.
- Leap-the-Dips at Lakemont Park, Altoona, PA is the world's oldest roller coaster and is the only remaining side-friction coaster.
- In 2002, Nickels Midway Pier, Wildwood, NJ. had 2 arson fires. The first one destroying the Castle Dracula and Old Mill ride and the second one destroyed offices , storage areas, and the arcade.
- Blackpool Pleasure Beach in England, has many historic rides including a Noah's Ark Fun House, a racing coaster, and a bumper car rides.
- As of 2000, Sellner Company has only built one ride, the Tilt-A-Whirl.
- One of the most popular wooden coasters was Mister Twister at Elitich Gardens in Denver and was built by the famous John Allen.
- The cars on Idlewild's Caterpilliar are actually the cars off of Kennywood's former model. However the base and track is Idlewild's.
- DelGrosso's Amusement Park has only one coaster which wasn't added until 1987, over 60 years after the park opened.
- Believe it or not, Coney Island was NEVER an amusement park, it was just a home to 3 early parks: Dreamland, Steeplechase, and Luna
- Just hours after Bushkill Park, Easton, PA, moved the carousel out of Willow Mill Park, the adjacent river flooded its former home.
- Leap-the-Deaps at Lakemont Park in Altoona, PA opened with 10 cars, however, in its entire history, only one car was used at a time.
- Knoebels Amusement Resort, in central PA, was fully flooded by a 1972 hurricane. Amazingly, the park reopened in 10 days.