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Mystic Timbers nominated for "Best New Amusement Park Attraction" for USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards contest

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On the heels of receiving the Golden Ticket Award for “Best New Ride” in 2017 by the industry trade publication Amusement Today in September, Mystic Timbers has been nominated for “Best New Amusement Park Attraction” for USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards contest.

How can Kings Island fans help? First, click here to cast your vote for Mystic Timbers and then click here and share Kings Island’s Facebook post.

Vote once per day until polls close on January 1 at noon EST. The winning attraction, determined by your vote, will be announced January 5.

Built by Pennsylvania-based Great Coasters International and themed to an abandoned lumber company, the 109-foot-tall wooden roller coaster traverses 16 airtime hills along 3,265 feet of track through densely wooded terrain and over water at speeds up to 53 mph and has given more than 1.3 million rides in its debut season.


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Don Helbig

Don Helbig joined the Kings Island marketing team in 2007 as the park's public relations area manager. He began serving in his current role as area manager, digital marketing last summer. 

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