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Our Hosts' Favorite Roller Coasters

Travel Channel hosts share the thrill rides that still make them feel like a kid, from a Coney Island classic to major Disney attractions.

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Don Wildman, Off Limits
"At Coney Island you can still ride the great-granddaddy of them all, The Cylcone -- an old-fashioned thrill-ride without the motion sickness." It's also a favorite of Adam Richman, Anthony Melchiorri and Andrew Zimmern, who calls it "creaky fun."
Dusso Janladde, Wikimedia Commons
Mark Meyer, Baggage Battles
My favorite coaster is … "the King Da Ka, because it’s more of a rocket ship than a coaster. [The] nighttime launch is a must."
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Laurence and Sally Martin, Bagge Battles
My favorite roller coaster is … "Corkscrew, the first roller coaster Laurence went on. Sally doesn’t do roller coasters … they are too scary for her."
Courtesy of Disney
Samantha Brown
My favorite roller coaster is … "Rock’n Roller [at] Disney Studios -- high speed and rock and roll, need I say more?"
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Nick Groff, Ghost Adventures
My favorite roller coaster is … "Disney's Big Thunder Mountain Railroad." We bet he can't wait to take his daughter on the indoor/outdoor mine train when she's old enough.
Courtesy of the Puyallup Fair
Sue McGrew, Sand Masters
My favorite roller coaster is ... "the old wooden roller coaster at the Western Washington Puyallup Fair."

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