With a whopping 17 roller coasters - and 72 rides overall - Cedar Point, better known as “America’s Roller Coast” is absolutely the place to be for any roller coaster aficionado. As the only amusement park in America with 4 roller coasters over 200 feet tall, it has earned the title of “Best Amusement Park in the World” for 16 years running.
From its humble beginnings it has grown to be the busiest seasonal amusement park in the United States. Open from May through November, Cedar Point’s location near Lake Erie and adjacent to two water parks, marinas and a variety of resorts makes it a spectacular family fun destination.
Cedar Point has enough attractions to satisfy any guest, but be sure to check out a few of these all-time favorites.
Roller coasters are the name of the game here. First, tallest, fastest, and only are part of most of Cedar Point’s coasters descriptions. Try them all- if you dare!
The Blue Streak - A classic wooden coaster and also the oldest coaster in operation at Cedar Point, this is the traditional favorite.
Mean Streak - Not just another wooden coaster, but the world’s fastest and tallest all in one.
Magnum XL - The world’s first hypercoaster (vertical drop of 200 ft. or more).
Millennium Force - The world’s first gigacoaster (vertical drop of 300 ft. or more).
Top Thrill Dragster - The world’s first stratcoaster (vertical drop of over 400 ft.).
GateKeeper - The longest wing coaster in the world, and Cedar Point’s newest ride.
There is plenty to do here for those who find the giant coasters daunting. 15 thrill rides, 22 family rides, and 3 water rides all get rave reviews and offer fun for the whole family.
Kids get special attention too. Two separate kids areas, Camp Snoopy and Planet Snoopy, include 15 just-right sized rides for the youngest visitors.
Tired of being spun, dropped and twirled? Check out one of the many great shows. Or, stay late for the Starlight Experience - a night time LED parade running along the Frontier Trail.
Cedar Point is located in Sandusky, Ohio - approximately one hour east of Toledo and one hour west of Cleveland.