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Top Ten Roller Coasters in the us

Cedar Point​
Cedar Point​

Cedar Point is a place like no other with 18 world-class roller coasters. The riding experiences are so diverse, there’s a roller coaster for every thrill seeker. The riding experiences are so diverse, there’s a roller coaster for every thrill seeker.

Kingda Ka​
Kingda Ka​

There are multiple bigger and faster rides at the self-proclaimed "Roller Coaster Capital of the World." But Cedar Point's Maverick proves that size isn't everything. Using magnetic motors, the train blasts out of the loading station, up the lift hill, and down a 100-foot drop at a freaky 95-degrees.

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Millennium ​Force​
Millennium ​Force​

Millennium Force is a steel roller coaster located at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio. Manufactured by Intamin, it was the park's fourteenth roller coaster dating back to the opening of Blue Streak in 1964.

Top Thrill ​Dragster​
Top Thrill ​Dragster​

Take the pedal to the metal attitude of funny car racing, then turn it up a few notches and you’ve got the insane Top Thrill Dragster. Riders are launched from zero to white knuckles in the blink of an eye on a race track climbing 420 feet in the air. So we aren’t kidding when we say that this high-octane sprint to the checkered flag knows a thing or twenty about horsepower. Vroom vroom.

Intimidator​
Intimidator​

Intimidator is the thirteenth roller coaster installed at Carowinds and is located near the entrance of the theme park. It is currently one of the tallest, fastest and longest roller coasters in the Southeast with a 232-foot (71 m) lift hill, a top speed of 75 mph (121 km/h) and a track length of 5,316 feet (1,620 m).

Fury 325​
Fury 325​

Fury 325. Fury 325 is a steel roller coaster at the Carowinds amusement park located in Charlotte, North Carolina and Fort Mill, South Carolina. Manufactured by Bolliger & Mabillard, it reaches a maximum height of 325 feet (99 m) making it the 2nd tallest and fastest Giga Coaster in the world and the 6th tallest overall.

El Toro​
El Toro​

At opening El Toro broke records and ranked as the second tallest wood coaster in the US and fastest wood coaster in the world. This coaster also broke the world record for the steepest angle of descent on a wooden coaster – 76 degrees.

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Superman the ​Ride​
Superman the ​Ride​

Superman the Ride (formerly known as Bizarro and Superman: Ride of Steel) is a steel roller coaster located at Six Flags New England in Agawam, Massachusetts. Built by Intamin in 2000, it features a 208-foot (63 m) lift hill, a 221-foot (67 m) drop, and over 1-mile (1.6 km) of track.

The Beast​
The Beast​

Nothing delivers the adrenaline and makes you scream like a maniac like these 12 roller coasters from all over the US.

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Superman: ​Escape From Krypton​
Superman: ​Escape From Krypton​

Superman: Escape From Krypton Facts Launch: zero to 100 mph in 7 seconds Superman was the tallest, fastest roller coaster in the Northern Hemisphere when it opened in 1997.

X2​
X2​

At FindTheBest, we rated nearly 500 roller coasters in the United States, combining fan votes, awards, and technical specifications like max height, max speed, track length, G-forces, vertical angles, and inversions. We talked to devoted fans and coaster designers.

Nitro​
Nitro​

When Nitro opened it was the biggest roller coaster in Six Flags Great Adventure history and the tallest on the East Coast. Nitro is yet another exceptional "hypercoaster" engineered by Swiss designers Bolliger & Mabillard.

Twisted ​Colossus​
Twisted ​Colossus​

Twisted Colossus (formerly Colossus) is a steel roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park. Originally designed and built by International Amusement Devices, the roller coaster opened as Colossus on June 29, 1978.

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Lightning Rod​
Lightning Rod​

Lightning Rod main entrance. Lightning Rod is a wooden roller coaster located at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Marketed as the world's first launched wooden roller coaster, the ride is themed to hot rod cars from the 1950s and was manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction.

Diamondback​
Diamondback​

Diamondback is a steel roller coaster designed by Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M) at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, United States. The ride is located in Rivertown just behind International Street and the Eiffel Tower. When built in 2009, it was the first hypercoaster to feature a splashdown and the first B&M roller coaster at Kings Island.

The Voyage​
The Voyage​

The Voyage is a wooden roller coaster located at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana. It opened to the public on May 6, 2006. Designed and built by It opened to the public on May 6, 2006.

Apollo's ​Chariot​
Apollo's ​Chariot​

Apollo's Chariot is Busch Gardens Williamsburg's thrilling hypercoaster designed to reach great heights and super speeds. The pulse-quickening journey plummets passengers a total of 825 feet. Apollo's Chariot boasts nine drops, the first of which plunges passengers down 210 feet of steel track.

SheiKra​
SheiKra​

SheiKra (/ ˈ ʃ iː k r ə /, SHEE-krə) is a steel Dive Coaster roller coaster at the Busch Gardens Tampa Bay amusement park in Tampa, Florida, United States. The roller coaster was proposed by Mark Rose, vice-president of design and engineering for the park, and designed by Bolliger & Mabillard.

Boulder Dash​
Boulder Dash​

Boulder Dash is a wooden roller coaster located at Lake Compounce in Bristol, Connecticut. Construction for the coaster began in June 1999 and was completed in May 2000. The coaster was built by Custom Coasters International using Southern Yellow Pine wood; while the track is made of Douglas Fir.

Maverick​
Maverick​

Maverick is a steel roller coaster built by Intamin at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, United States. It was the seventeenth roller coaster built at the park since Blue Streak in 1964. It is notable as being the 500th roller coaster designed by German engineer Werner Stengel and the first roller coaster featuring a Twisted Horseshoe Roll.

Six Flags ​America​
Six Flags ​America​

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Magnum ​XL-200​
Magnum ​XL-200​

In roller coaster: Introduction of steel coasters …the late 20th century was Magnum XL-200 at Cedar Point in Ohio, an out-and-back coaster designed by Toomer in 1989. Featuring a drop of 60 degrees and 205 feet (62.5 metres), it was the first to top 200 feet.

New Texas ​Giant​
New Texas ​Giant​

The Giant was also critically acclaimed, being named #1 Wooden Roller Coaster in the World by editors of Amusement Today, readers of Inside Track magazine, and members of the National Amusement Park Historical Association. However like most large wooden roller coasters, the Texas Giant did not age gracefully.

Outlaw Run​
Outlaw Run​

Outlaw Run is a wooden roller coaster located at the Silver Dollar City amusement park in Branson, Missouri. The ride was the first hybrid roller coaster manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction and the first wooden roller coaster with multiple inversions, in which riders are turned upside-down and then back upright.

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Goliath​
Goliath​

Roller Coaster enthusiasts were quaking with anticipation Thursday morning as Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, officially opened Goliath, a triple record-breaking coaster. Brave souls who dare to try out the fastest, tallest, and steepest wooden roller coaster in the world can expect to plunge down 180 feet while rocketing through twists and turns at 72 miles per hour at a near vertical 85 degree angle.

Iron Rattler​
Iron Rattler​

Iron Rattler is a steel roller coaster located at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio, Texas. The ride opened in 2013, replacing The Rattler, a wooden roller coaster, by putting a new steel track on top of The Rattler's wooden support structure.

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Phantom's ​Revenge​
Phantom's ​Revenge​

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The Roller ​Coaster​
The Roller ​Coaster​

There are multiple bigger and faster rides at the self-proclaimed "Roller Coaster Capital of the World." But Cedar Point's Maverick proves that size isn't everything. Using magnetic motors, the train blasts out of the loading station, up the lift hill, and down a 100-foot drop at a freaky 95-degrees.

source: thrillist.com
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Skyrush​
Skyrush​

Skyrush is an Intamin prototype Wing Coaster with winged seating at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It opened to the general public on May 26, 2012. Skyrush is Hersheypark's 12th roller coaster, and its third coaster made by Intamin.

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Montu​
Montu​

Montu is an inverted roller coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in Tampa, Florida. Built by Bolliger & Mabillard, it is the park's second roller coaster designed by the Swiss company following the success of Kumba which opened 3 years prior.

The Incredible ​Hulk Coaster​
The Incredible ​Hulk Coaster​

The Incredible Hulk Coaster is a launched roller coaster located in the Universal's Islands of Adventure theme park at Universal Orlando Resort. As the name suggests, the ride is themed after the comic book superhero character, the Hulk. The ride was positively received when it opened on May 28, 1999.

Cheetah Hunt​
Cheetah Hunt​

A celebration of the fastest land animal, Tampa Bay’s longest roller coaster quickly raced and weaved its way onto the list of coaster favorites. This triple launch roller coaster carries riders high above the park, then races down along the ground through a rocky gorge.

Manta​
Manta​

Manta is an attraction which encompasses a themed queue and a roller coaster. The queue is designed to resemble a seaside village decorated with mosaics and artwork inspired by rays. Within the attraction's 4-acre (16,000 m 2) site are ten aquaria containing 184,000 US gallons (700,000 l; 153,000 imp gal) of water.

GateKeeper​
GateKeeper​

A high-speed, wing looping roller coaster which turns riders upside down six times. Riders will experience weightlessness and rapid movements from side to side. A shoulder harness with a between-the-legs safety belt secures each rider over the head and across the chest.

Griffon​
Griffon​

In Griffon's opening year, it was voted the third best new ride for 2007 and the 27th best steel roller coaster in Amusement Today's Golden Ticket Awards. The roller coaster peaked at position 19 in 2010 when it tied with SheiKra, another Dive Coaster.

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Lightning ​Racer​
Lightning ​Racer​

Pictures of Lightning Racer at RCDB Lighting Racer is a wooden dueling roller coaster located at Hersheypark. It is located in the Midway America section of the park. Built by It is located in the Midway America section of the park.

Full Throttle​
Full Throttle​

In late 2012 Baltimore-based roller coaster manufacturer Premier Rides was announced as the builder of the coaster. Construction of Full Throttle started shortly after the Log Jammer log flume was closed on October 31, 2011. In March 2012, details of a launched roller coaster named Full Throttle were leaked to the Los Angeles Times.

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Kumba​
Kumba​

Kumba is a Bolliger & Mabillard sit down roller coaster located at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, in Tampa, Florida. Opened in 1993, it stands 143 feet (44 m) tall and has a top speed of 60 miles per hour (97 km/h).[1] Kumba features a total of seven inversions across the 3-minute ride.

Bizarro​
Bizarro​

Bizarro (previously Medusa) is a steel floorless roller coaster built by Bolliger & Mabillard at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township, New Jersey, United States. The ride debuted as Medusa on April 2, 1999 as the world's first floorless roller coaster. The ride was repainted and rethemed at the end of the 2008 season and reopened in 2009 as Bizarro.

Xcelerator​
Xcelerator​

High-octane thrills at Knott's Berry Farm continue with Xcelerator, a 50s themed roller coaster that uses a hydraulic motor to launch riders to an electrifying top speed of 82 miles-per-hour in just 2.3 seconds.

Coney Island ​Cyclone​
Coney Island ​Cyclone​

The Cyclone roller coaster, still in operation today, is a standing landmark and reminder of Coney Island's amusement history. New Yorkers started visiting Coney Island via a shell road during the 1830's and by the Civil War there were over a dozen hotels and bathhouses on the island.

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Titan​
Titan​

Titan (roller coaster) Titan is a steel hyper coaster located at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas. Unlike most hypercoasters, Titan is a combination of an out and back roller coaster and a twister roller coaster. It stands at 245 feet and contains a 255 drop.

Expedition ​Everest​
Expedition ​Everest​

Expedition Everest - Legend Of The Forbidden Mountain is often compared to the 1959 Matterhorn Bobsleds roller coaster at Disneyland, which also features a snowy mountain setting and an "abominable snowman" figure throughout the ride.

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Banshee​
Banshee​

Banshee is a steel roller coaster located at Kings Island amusement park in Mason, Ohio. Designed and built by Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M), Banshee opened on April 18, 2014. The roller coaster features 4,124 feet (1,257 m) of track making it the longest inverted roller coaster.

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Wicked ​Cyclone​
Wicked ​Cyclone​

Wicked Cyclone (formerly Cyclone) is a steel roller coaster located at Six Flags New England amusement park. The ride originally opened as a wooden roller coaster named Cyclone on June 24, 1983. Its name and design were inspired by the 1927 historic roller coaster Cyclone located at Coney Island.

Storm Runner​
Storm Runner​

Storm Runner simply cannot be compared to any roller coaster. It is a true freak show of a ride, with a lot of action packed into a 2,600-foot long course. The ride duration is in the 30-second range launch to brakes; but throw duration out the window. Train after train of cheering riders seemed not to care about the short ride.

Thunderbolt​
Thunderbolt​

In 1924, the Pippin roller coaster was built. In 1958, the Pippin's open-front trains were replaced with Century Flyer trains made by the National Amusement Device company. These are the trains used on the Thunderbolt today. Thunderbolt. The Pippin roller coaster was rebuilt and the Thunderbolt was created in 1968.

Thunderhead​
Thunderhead​

Thunderhead is a wooden roller coaster located at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The coaster, which was the anchor attraction of the new "Thunderhead Gap" section (now Timber Canyon), opened on April 3, 2004, to much critical acclaim.

Cannibal​
Cannibal​

Cannibal is a steel roller coaster at Lagoon amusement park in Farmington, Utah, United States. Opened on July 2, 2015, the $22-million ride was built and designed mostly in-house – a rare move for an amusement park.

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