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. From pint-sized starters like Woodstock Express to the 120-mph Top Thrill Dragster – if you love roller coasters, this is the only place you need to be.
The Coney Island Cyclone (better known as simply the Cyclone) is a historic wooden roller coaster in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn, New York City. It opened on June 26, 1927, and was originally part of the Astroland theme park. The Cyclone is now part of Luna Park.
Fury 325 is currently the seventh fastest, sixth tallest, and fourth longest roller coaster in the world. In North American rankings, the roller coaster is the tallest, fastest, and longest non-launched steel roller coaster on the continent. The roller coaster is currently the tallest in the world to use a chain lift hill.
The Giant Dipper is a historic wooden roller coaster located at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, an amusement park in Santa Cruz, California. It took 47 days to build at a cost of $50,000. It opened on May 17, 1924, and replaced the Thompson's Scenic Railway.
Goliath is a wooden roller coaster at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois. Manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction and designed by Alan Schilke, the ride set three world records for wooden roller coasters when it opened to the public on June 19, 2014: the longest drop at 180 feet (55 m), the steepest drop at 85°, and the fastest speed at 72 miles per hour (116 km/h).
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.
Roller coasters are all about making a grand statement with even grander views. As the first hypercoaster and first ever coaster to top 200 feet, Magnum XL-200 does exactly that. While accelerating over hills, through tunnels and its signature “pretzel turnaround,” riders will be dazzled by some ...
A looming giant amongst a park full of them, Millennium Force was designed for the purpose of proving bigger is better. In fact, Millennium Force’s creation demanded an all-new category just to classify its one of a kind nature – thus was born the giga-coaster.
Superman: Escape from Krypton held the record for the tallest roller coaster in the world until 2003 when the record was taken by the 420-foot-tall (130 m) Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point. As of 2015, it has the fifth fastest speed, the third tallest structure and the third-highest drop in the world.
The Beast is a wooden roller coaster located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. Built in-house by the park, it opened in 1979 as the tallest, fastest, and longest wooden roller coaster in the world. Decades later, The Beast is still the longest at 7,359 feet (2,243 m), spanning more than 35 acres (14 ha) and utilizing the surrounding terrain for many of its elements.
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.
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.
Fast Lane Plus Thrill Level Buy Fast Lane Plus Buy Tickets 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.