The battle rolls to Abu Dhabi for the world's fastest roller coaster, then to Spain for an unbelievable 256-ft drop, and finally to the US for the world's longest and tallest flying coaster. Which will whip ...Go to Episode
Some of the best rollercoasters in the world are in this 400-acre park in Williamsburg, VA, a history buff’s haven. It is home to the heart-stopping Griffon, the tallest and fastest dive coaster in the world with a beastly 90-degree drop.
1 Busch Gardens Boulevard, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Sprawling more than 300 acres, this park boasts 16 thrill rides. The most impressive is Leviathan, capable of launching 1,200 riders around an aquamarine track at 90 miles per hour. It’s the longest lift chain of any rollercoaster in the world.
9580 Jane Street, Vaughan, Ontario L6A 1S6
This amusement park is packed with 16 rollercoasters, complete with thrill ratings. The Maverick gets a 5 out of 5 and an "aggressive thrill" ranking, probably for its gallop down an inverted 95-degree drop.
1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870
Located 50 miles from Brisbane, the Gold Coast is a thrill seekers paradise and home to the Tower of Terror II rollercoaster at Dreamworld. Tower of Terror II is a speeding skyrocket, shooting backwards up 35 stories at 100 mph!
Dreamworld Pkwy, Coomera QLD 4209, Australia
Home to the rollercoaster Blue Fire, thrill seekers looking to get their fix of high-speed German engineering head straight for the heart-pounding coaster. At the start, this turbocharged launch coaster rockets from 0 to 60 in a flash.
Europa-Park-Straße 2 77977 Rust, Germany
Abu Dhabi is home to the largest indoor amusement park on earth, Ferrari World. This shrine to the iconic Italian automobile contains more than 20 rides and attractions, including the lightning-fast Formula Rossa, hitting a top speed of 149 mph.
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Home to Dodonpa, the fastest accelerating ride on the planet. Riders hit a whopping 4.3 G's on the initial launch. Dodonpa is also the first coaster to use compressed air to launch its trains.
Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan
This modern park, featuring 40 rides and 8 state-of-the-art rollercoasters, is nestled in Soltau, Germany, a remnant of Europe’s medieval past. Soaring above it all, is Colossos, the tallest and fastest wooden rollercoaster in the world.
Heide Park 1, 29614 Soltau, Germany
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