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Peyton E. Derrick


West Melbourne


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Peyton is a writer and roller coaster enthusiast living just outside Orlando, Florida. She is currently seeking her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida, taking classes by day and hitting the theme parks by night. When she's not in the single rider line, you can find Peyton playing music or at the movies. 

Articles by Peyton E. Derrick:

Park Duels: Universal Orlando Resort Vs. Universal Studios Hollywood

For today's park duel, we'll be putting the two stateside parks to the test, ranking Universal Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood in four categories. Which one comes out on top?

More than a Wild Mouse: Cedar Point's New Boardwalk is a Return to the Classics

Can a Zamperla Wild Mouse really take the place of Wicked Twister? We take a look at the upcoming Boardwalk area and its new attraction at Cedar Point...

Park Duels: Six Flags Great Adventure vs. Six Flags Magic Mountain

Six Flags is arguably North America’s most notable park chain but which one is better, Six Flags Great Adventure or Six Flags Magic Mountain?

Iron Gwazi Review: Long-Awaited Record Breaker Opens March 11 at Busch Gardens Tampa

If you take one thing away from this review, take this: get on a plane, a train, a car, a ship. Do what you need to do and get to Tampa to catch a ride (or ten) on Iron Gwazi.

Review: World's Tallest Free-Standing Drop Tower in Orlando, Florida

We head to ICON Park to test out their new 430-foot Drop Tower...

Park Duels: Busch Gardens Tampa vs. Busch Gardens Williamsburg

These are both world-class parks, as lovely in their similarities as they are in their differences... which one comes out on top?

Howl-O-Scream Tampa's Absolute MUST-DOS

With no changing of leaves or dropping of temperatures, Floridians have to make do when it comes to getting their fall fix.

Does Dr. Diabolical's Cliffhanger Hint at Change in Six Flags's Future?

In late July, Six Flags Festa Texas unveiled their latest addition: Dr. Diabolical's Cliffhanger.

Why SeaWorld's Howl-O-Scream Needed to Happen

Will you be checking out this new Halloween event next month?

Fun Spot Atlanta’s Latest Coaster is Kind Of a Big Deal

If you’re an avid coaster lover, take this single piece of advice: Keep your eye on Fun Spot.

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