I know alot of us are changing plans for  upcoming vacations because of the drastic jump in gas prices. But if your family is set on visiting a theme park in the near future...check out some of the AWESOME new rides and features at some of our nations  top theme parks

With average gas prices expected to top $4 a gallon this summer, the scariest thrill ride could be the one that leads to the gas station, where these days, the dollar tally seems to be climbing as high as a monster coaster

(via What's new for 2011 at the nation's theme parks - USATODAY.com.)