Seven Coasters You Need to Ride

These are seven roller coaster you should ride at least once.

T-Express

T-Express is a wooden roller coaster located at Everland amusement park in Yogin, South Korea.  It recently became the the worlds steepest roller coaster when it opened in may of 2008 by beating El Toro’s record by 1 degree.  It is also first south Korea’s first wooden roller coaster.  With a top speed of 104 Mph is is the ninth fastest roller coaster in the world.

The Voyage

The voyage is a hybrid roller coaster located at Holiday World in Santa Claus,, Indiana.  It is hybrid because the  track is wooden but it has a steel structure.  It is the third longest wooden roller coaster in the world with a track of 6442 feet.  The ride features three 90 degree backed turns and it won a Golden Ticket Award for Best new ride in 2006 and also won best wooden roller coaster in 2207 and 2008.

Mystery Mine

Mystery mine is a steel roller coaster located at Dolly-wood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  The ride features one of the largest angles of decent at 95 degrees and also features a heart line role and a dive loop.  theme Park insider awarded mystery mine best new theme park attraction in 2007.  The cost to construct Mystery mine was a staggering 17,500,000.

Silver Star

Silver star is a steel roller coaster located at Europa-Park in Rust Germany.  With a height of 239 feet it is currently the tallest roller coaster in Europe.  it has a staggering drop of 219 feet.  this ride is not for the faint of heart with a max vertical angle of 67.5 degrees and a max speed of 78 miles per hour.

Texas Giant

Texas giant is a wooden roller coaster located at six flags over Texas in Arlington, Texas.  When it opened in 1990 it had the highest lift of any wooden coaster in the world.  It reaches a top height of 143 feet and the biggest drop is 137 feet.  The Texas giant reaches a max speed of 62 MPH.  In 1999 Texas Giant received a Golden Ticket Award for Best Wooden Roller Coaster in the world.

Mantis

mantis is a steel roller coaster located at Ceder point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio.  It hold numerous world records for stand up coaster including height (145 feet), speed (60 MPH), and total number of inversions with four.  Mantis also features the worlds first ever inclined loop which is 83 feet tall. When it was first built is was supposed to be called banshee but Ceder point decided to change the name to mantis.  All the t-shirts and other promotional items had to be recalled and destroyed.

Hoosier Hurricane

Hoosier Hurricane is a wooden roller coaster located at the Indiana Beach amusement park in Monticello, Indiana.  When it was built in 1994 it became the first wooden roller coaster to be built in Indiana in over 50 years.  It reaches a height of 77 feet and a top speed of 51 MPH.  the ride goes along side of lake Shafer and runs parallel to the boardwalk.