Whether you enjoy wooden or steel, there are some incredible roller coasters across the country. Now if you’re the type who stops at amusement parks throughout your road trip, you’ve probably come across some good ones.
As part of our Drive the Nation Summer of Sightseeing, today we are highlighting our favorite roller coasters from across the country. Participate in the fun by sharing a photo of your favorite coaster and enter for a chance to win the Drive The Nation Summer of Sightseeing contest using #DTNSoS. You can view the official rules here.
Here are a few of our favorites:
El Toro – Six Flags
Are you ready to “ride the bull”? El Toro at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey is a coaster that cannot be tamed with drops of 176 feet and 70mph speeds that will shake you. In addition, the coaster sits at the height of 181 feet. As scary as this could sound El Toro is one of the best wooden coasters according to coaster critics.
Millennium Force – Cedar Point
Ranking as one of the world’s best steel roller coasters is the Millennium Force at Cedar Point. This coaster is 6,595 feet of thrilling track that shoots you over hills and through tunnels. Also, it stands at the height of 310 feet and is a thriller like no other you must experience. If you’re up for the challenge of hitting 93mph, then add this coaster to your list.
Bizarro – Six Flags
Three minutes and thirty seconds seems much faster when you’re going 77mph! If that sounds thrilling to you, then you’ll want to take a ride on Bizarro. This 3,985-foot track is considered Superman’s dark evil twin. In addition, this ride kicks off with a 132- foot drop and a terrifying tunnel.
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit – Universal Orlando Resort
If you’re looking for a rush than the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit is for you. This coaster allows you to pick a song to listen to while you’re twisting and turning 17 stories above the park. In addition, you’ll hit 90-degree angles and speeds up to 65mph.
Incredible Hulk – Islands of Adventure
For the comic book lover or the thrill seeker, take a ride on the Incredible Hulk. Located in the center of Islands of Adventure Theme Park at the height of 110 feet, you’ll have quite the view. In addition, this coaster reaches a maximum speed of 67mph.