Posts tagged with: "steel coaster"
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Top Thrill Dragster is Cedar Point's tallest and fastest roller coaster. This launched coaster accelerates riders from 0-120 mph in only four seconds, then sends them straight up a massive 420 foot tower, only to spiral straight down back towards the ground. Enjoy the... [More]
The Maverick is an aggressive thrill ride located at Cedar Point. The coaster is launched through a 400 foot long tunnel two stories above the ground. The 95-degree first drop is just the beginning of the exhilarating experience on this low-to-the-ground coaster. ... [More]
Dubbed "The Wildest Ride in the Wilderness," Big Thunder Mountain Railroad was the second mountain to rise above the Magic Kingdom in Florida, and at 197 feet above sea level was, for a long time, the tallest "mountain" at Walt Disney World. Guests board... [More]
A fast paced indoor roller coaster ride, Space Mountain was opened at the Magic Kingdom in 1975. The ride, placed in the park's Tomorrowland area, sits inside a 183 foot white metal mountain, in which the steel coaster resides. The spatial-effects include lighting which... [More]
The newest addition to Disney's Animal Kingdom, Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain stands tall at just under 200 feet, becoming the second "icon" for the park along with the Tree of Life. Along with the heavy theming of the mountain and... [More]
Kings Island's newest ride, The Italian Job: Stunt Track, is based on the closing scenes from the 2003 film "The Italian Job," taking riders on a high-speed car chase sequence. The cars, designed to look like the souped-up MINI Cooper automobiles featured in the... [More]
Vortex is Kings Island's big, looping steel coaster. Custom-designed for the park, it features six inversions, and was the first coaster in the world to do so. It features a distinctive blue-and-orange paint job, and sits towards the back left corner of the park.... [More]
Top Gun is a suspended coaster that was designed to create the sensation of flight through a wooded area. The ride, hidden deep in the corner of the park's Action Zone area, unfortunately doesn't share the inverted design of its California counterpart, which continues... [More]
The world's first inverted kid's coaster, the Rugrats Runaway Reptar Roller Coaster is based on an episode of the popular Nickelodeon cartoon in which the kids try to escape an overgrown Reptar. The ride was designed so that parents could join their kids in... [More]
Patriot is an Inverted coaster located in the Americana section of the park. The coaster was custom-designed for the park, which traditionally means a more intense, unique ride, and at a cost of $14 million it represents the largest capital ride expenditure in the... [More]
Face/Off is an inverted coaster with a layout very similar to the boomerang rides that can be found at many Six Flags parks throughout the country. It features six inversions, three experienced forward and three backward, although the order depends on which direction you... [More]
Adventure Express is the park's family coaster. It's a "mixed media" coaster, featuring a wooden structure with a steel track, along with four themed tunnels and two lift hills. The themed tunnels feature a mixture of robotic statues, lighting effects, and music.... [More]
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