10 Most Thrilling Roller Coasters in the United States

Roller coaster rides are all about the adrenaline. That intense flight or fight feeling that arises from the high drops, speed and steep turns that activates the survival mode in you.

However, most of us are yet to push our adrenaline levels to the limit by riding the scariest roller coasters in the country.

Luckily, thrill seekers can fulfill their fantasies by riding the most extreme roller coasters in the United States.

These intense coasters provide buzz and excitement for millions of adventurers visiting some of the most popular amusement parks in America.

The screams resonating from these parks are triggered by the thrills that riders experience as they charge along at adrenaline pumping speeds on roller coasters.

These intense roller coasters are giant steel structures, carefully engineered to be safe, but thrill passengers with loops, high drops, and rolls as they move at speeds reaching 120 miles per hour.

Fasten your seat belts and keep your arms crossed as we unfold some of the most intense roller coasters in the US.


1. Skyrush

This is a unique and first-of –its-own kind roller coaster where riders are positioned directly above the track as-well-as hanging over the truck’s either side.

2. Apollo’s Chariot

Passengers riding on Apollo Chariot usually experience a stomach-in-your-throat type of sensation that not only happens once but up to eight times.

3. Millennium Force


Millennium Force is mainly known for breaking world records. This pioneer roller-coaster was the first to exceed a 300 ft. height.

4. Intimidator 305

most intense rollercoaster United states

This high-speeding coaster got its name from Dale Earnhardt, a NASCAR legend whose nickname was the “The Intimidator”.

5. Cannibal

The Cannibal is not only known because of its speed, but also the terrifying 208 ft. and 116-degree drop. Cannibal usually takes riders beyond the vertical free-fall.

6. Superman: Escape from Krypton

Superman is one of the most renowned roller coasters in history. It is among the top three longest drops in the world.

7. Fury 325

A recipient of multiple “Golden-Ticket” awards, Fury 325 can reach a maximum height of 325 ft. and it normally takes its riders on high speed turns and twists.

8. The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk usually takes its passengers up to 40 mph in two seconds.

9. Kingda Ka

Regarded as the world’s tallest roller-coaster, Kingda Ka can travel up to 128mph in just 3.5 seconds.

10. Top Thrill Dragster

Located in Cedar Point, Sandusky in Ohio, Top Thrill Dragster was once the tallest rollercoaster in the world before Kingda Ka dethroned it.