Top 10 Roller Coasters in the United States

Roller coasters, one of Americas most iconic symbols for amusement parks is sure to bring back great childhood memories. Enjoyable to anyone in search of a bone chilling thrill. When looking for some summer entertainment, here are 10 roller coasters that will make the trip to the amusement park worth wild.

#1 The Thunderbird

The newest roller coaster added to Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, this steel roller coaster gives a thrilling ride for passengers.  The Thunderbird opened in 2015. At the time, it was the eight largest wing coaster in the world, and the fourth largest in the United States. This wing coaster tops out at 60 Mph and reaches a maximum height of 140 feet. This coaster is sure to bring excitement to even the most daring passengers.

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#2 The Voyage

The Voyage is located at Holiday World Splashin' Safari. It is the #1 Wooden Coaster in the nation according to TIME magazine. The Voyage is an air-time machine, with riders experiencing a feeling of weightlessness for a total of 24.3 seconds. It is 1.2 miles long, placing among the planet's top two longest wooden coasters. It is 173 feet high and max speed of 67.4 mph.  The duration of this coaster is 2 minutes and 45 seconds.

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#3 X2

X2 is located at Six Flags Magic Mountain. It is the world's fourth dimensional thrill. Riders race in prototype vehicles that can spin independently 360-degree forwards or backwards on a separate axis. it is 190 feet tall and has a max speed of 76 mph.

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#4 Millennium Force

A steel roller coaster, at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio. It was the fourteenth roller coaster to be built at the park since Blue Streak opened in 1964. It has a height if 308 feet and maximum speed of 93 miles per hour. Perfect for thrill seakers.

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#7 Top Thrill Dragster

An accelerator roller coaster at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. Opening on May 4, 2003, this coaster was the sixteenth coaster built at Cedar Point since Blue Streak in 1964. It reaches a height of 420 feet and goes 0 to 120 miles per hour in 3.8 seconds.

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#8 The Intimidator

This steel coaster is located at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia. This is the park's fourteenth roller coaster and it opened on April 2, 2010. It has a max speed of 90 miles per hour and reaches a height of 305 feet.

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#9 Fury 325

Located in Charlotte, North Carolina and Fort Mill, South Carolina, Carowinds Amusement Park's Fury 325 is a must ride. With a max speed of 95 miles per hour and a peak height of 325 feet, this coaster is sure to be thrilling.

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#10 The Maverick

The Maverick is located at Cedar Point. It acts more like a bucking bronco than a coaster. THis terra coaster is packed with twists, corkscrews, launches, tunnels, plenty of airtime and still manages to catch riders by surprise at every bank and turn. It is 105 feet tall and max speed of 70 mph. The duration of this coaster is 2 minutes and 30 seconds.

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