If you’re a thrill-seeker with a bucket list that includes riding all of the most terrifying rollercoasters on U.S. soil, read on, because we’ve got you covered!!
If you’re not a thrill-seeker, well, now you’ll know which theme parks to avoid!
Alright, let’s check out these 11 machines of mayhem!
This wooden rollercoaster lives at Funtown Splashtown USA in Saco, Maine, and is both the tallest and longest rollercoaster in New England.
It’s not the biggest one in the world, but it’s got great views.
10. Superman: Ride of Steel
Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro offers this “hypercoaster” that’s 205-feet tall and has a 200-foot drop.
9. Shivering Timbers
This huge wooden coaster, at Michigan’s Adventure in Muskegon, lifts you out of your seat along over a mild of track.
8. Wild Thing
The views are great from the top of Valleyfair’s Wild Thing, located in Shakopee.
It hits 74mph, making it one of the fastest in the country, and includes a figure-eight helix.
7. Outlaw Run
In Branson, Missouri, is Silver Dollar City – home to the second-fastest roller coaster in the world.
Outlaw Run tops 68mph over it’s 162-foot drop.
6. Canyon Blaster
Las Vegas (of course) is home to this indoor coaster with double-loops and douple-corkscrews.
It careens through Adventuredome at the Circus Circus Hotel & Casino.
Canobie Lake Park in Salem offers zero gravity rolls, banked turns, vertical drops, and loops on Untamed, and is worth the trip, for sure.
4. El Toro
Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson houses El Toro, voted the scariest and most fear-inducing coaster in the state among several awesome choices.
3. The Hurricane
Western Playland, in Sunland, added The Hurricane in 2015.
The ride is a steel windstorm-style coaster that doesn’t go really fast, but excels in g-force.
This iconic Coney Island ride isn’t the tallest or fastest, but it does feel like you’re going to die at any minute.
And how do you top that?
This steel coaster tops 232 feet, and stands watch over Carowinds in Charlotte.
I haven’t ridden the one in my home state of Missouri yet, even!
Y’all check these out and let me know how it goes, okay?