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- If you're going to have top lists, you will have to consider coasters from all over. 20 coasters and just 1 from east of the Mississippi? Please consider the likes of X2, Goliath, Medusa, Silver Bullet... Writer seems to be fond of New England and the East Coast
- —Guest Rbholmes
Top 5 roller coasters
- #1-Diamondback #2-Millennium Force #3-The Beast #4- Vortex(KI) #5-Flight of Fear(KI)
- —Guest Trevor Simpkins
- The best rollercoaster is the Coaster at PlayLand/PNE.
- —Guest 2k5
Cedar Point Millennium Force
- Millennium Force BY FAR!!! Cedar Point holds the best roller coasters over any amusement park.
- —Guest Jessoca
MONTU is My Favorite
- It's my all time favorite ride. Heaven on a track. It was also my first roller coaster. It took me from purse holder to coaster finatic. This coaster is glass smooth, has an amazing bat wing element that offers tremendous G-forces (especially in the back row), tight turns, wonderfully paced elements, always disorients, tosses, turns, and tumbles, but never makes me feel sick or nauseated. Ride is flawless in any seat, but you get the amazing view and wind speed in the front, and the extreme G-forces in the back. Last sub-terranial corkscrew gets me every time. I could go on and on about my love for Montu. Manta and SheiKra are close seconds.
- —Guest Kat
Just visited HersheyPark, rode Skyrush
- Skyrush has just jumped into my top 5 all time best steel coasters. Huge WOW factor, tiny lap bar, and you literally fly off the seat for half the ride.
- —Guest salods
Cedar Point & DisneyWorld dissed?
- Millenium Force (CP) is still the greatest steel roller coaster. I have ridden most of the coasters that the top 20 mentioned of steel and wooden. Many of these reviewers miss I believe are critical elements on these rides for ratings, like how smooth, do the G-forces go overboard and make u sick?, does the ride give you a view, an experience, etc. Anyone can make a Comet in Lake George (nice wooden coaster) but its in the middle of nowhere and nothing makes it stand out. Disneyworld's Tower of Terror is still one of the best conceived thrill rides I can think of. And I am going to add a personal fav of mine that I believe is tops on the Holy Crap list, the Extreme on top of the Stratosphere in Las Vegas, anything that hangs you off say the Empire State building and just lets you dangle there is pretty intense if you ask me even if its only a tiny steel coaster ramp.
- Ok he has some good coasters up there, but no Beast from Kings Island or Millenium Force from Cedar Point!!!??? Those are arguably 2 of the best 10 coasters in the world. PERIOD. Diamondback is great, but Millenium is better and deserves to be up there.
- —Guest C Snyder
- Been to a lot of theme parks, and Alpengeist at Busch Gardens, Williamsburg Virginia tops the list. It's not the biggest/tallest/fastest, but it has a unique track design and definitely wins the "fun" factor. It's smooth for such a twisty ride.
- —Guest Zander
Being British and a Coaster Enthusiast..
- It's got to be the one and only Nemesis: intense G's, a true must do for any coaster fan! It's been giving an intense, yet fun ride for nearly 20 years, and showing no signs of taming the beast!
- —Guest Chloe
- Are you kidding me? Millenium Force doesn't even make the list? What a joke.
- —Guest John
- Elvis Presley came to Green Bay with his Zippin Pippin from Liberty Amusement Park in Memphis. I never rode a coaster before, and I am 67. This wooden beauty was reconstructed and finished in 2011 at Bay Beach in Green Bay, WI. The first year, it attracted 468,000 riders, and it only cost a dollar to ride. The other rides are 50 and 25 cents. What a family value. The ride was a RUSH.
- —Guest saldana17
X2: Best Coaster, Hands Down (or Up?)
- I think the best roller coaster I've ever been on is X2 at Six Flags Magic Mountain. The 4th dimensional ride emanates a feeling not found in other coasters. A close second would be Tatsu also at Magic Mountain, followed by DeJaVu.
- —Guest Chris H
Best Roller Coaster Ever.......
- Without a doubt.......X2. There is nothing like it. Every other coaster is just "cute," after riding X2. You rotate 360 degrees while going down drops, so the the ground rushes up at you while you are face down.
- I already posted a full-length review of Nitro, prematurely, I'm afraid, because I hadn't experienced this coaster at its best. When I wrote the review I had ridden in the middle of the train. Now that I've ridden in the middle, 3rd row, 2nd row and 1st row I would like to elaborate by saying that the 1st row is definitely the best. In any row it's a great ride, but in the front seat it's an AMAZING ride. The 215-foot drop is all the more awesome. I wish I could add that to my already published review. Go for the first row!!! Fortunately, because the train seats 4 across, it doesn't take nearly as long to get in the front row as it does on 2-seaters, and it's well worth it. Wow!