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Ready for your roller coaster road trip this summer? Here are the Ranker community's top picks for the best roller coaster theme parks across the U.S. (Need a more detailed list of the rides at each park? Check out Ranker's Amusement Park Rides Listed by Park.) Vote on this list of best roller coasters in the U.S. or rerank it and make your own list of the best roller coaster parks in America. Whether you gauge them by speed, height, loops, or ingenuity, the American roller coaster scene is competitive and inventive. Feel free to name the best roller coasters the parks have to offer in the comment section of your list. 

What are the best roller coaster parks? What are the best amusement parks for roller coasters? That depends on what type of roller coaster you're trying to ride. If you're an action-adventurer or thrill seeker, then you'll probably be keen to try some of the newer, more exciting rides that are at or near the top of the list. There some of the iconic theme parks of America on this list, so you really can't go wrong in seeing what is the best theme park for roller coasters.
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Cedar Point is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Cedar Point Sandusky, Ohio, USA

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Kings Island is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Kings Island Mason, Ohio, USA

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296 142
Six Flags Magic Mountain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Six Flags Magic Mountain Texas, Georgia, California

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210 93
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Busch Gardens Florida

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176 91
Hersheypark is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Hersheypark Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA

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125 77
Kings Dominion is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Kings Dominion Doswell, Virginia, USA

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140 66
Universal Studios Florida is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
shadownius added Universal Studios Florida Orlando, Florida, USA

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114 70
Carowinds is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Carowinds South Carolina, USA

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139 82
Islands of Adventure is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Islands of Adventure Orlando, Florida, USA

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133 118
Walt Disney World is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Walt Disney World Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

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112 141
Disneyland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Disneyland Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, California

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81 64
Canada's Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Canada's Wonderland Ontario, Canada

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Kennywood is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Max1972 added Kennywood Pennsylvania, USA

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Dollywood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Dollywood Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA

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Holiday World & Splashin' Safa... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
super_bowl_47 added Holiday World & Splashin' Safari Carter Township, Santa Claus, Indiana - Santa Claus Indiana

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Alton Towers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Alton Towers Staffordshire, United Kingdom

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fuji-Q Highlands is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
LailaSacay added fuji-Q Highlands Fuji Island Japan - THIS IS THE TAKASHIBA ROLLER COASTER LOCATED IN FUJI-Q HIGHLANDS THEME PARK JAPAN.

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Kentucky Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Kentucky Kingdom Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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Epcot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Epcot Orlando, Florida, USA

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Worlds of Fun is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
chiefjayhawk40 added Worlds of Fun Kansas City, Missouri, USA

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Europa-Park is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
julian-matthias added Europa-Park Ortenaukreis, Germany

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Phantasialand is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
julian-matthias added Phantasialand Brühl, Germany

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Thorpe Park is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
Guest_b768f721-2182-47f0-a61d-a603d37358aa added Thorpe Park Surrey, United Kingdom

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Heide Park is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
julian-matthias added Heide Park Lower Saxony, Germany

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Hansa Park is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
julian-matthias added Hansa Park Sierksdorf, Germany

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Disneyland Paris is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
julian-matthias added Disneyland Paris Europe

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Six Flags Elitch Garden is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
jc.osen96 added Six Flags Elitch Garden

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Playland is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
CrossbonesGT added Playland Rye, New York, USA

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Oakwood Theme Park is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
MaddieZiegler added Oakwood Theme Park Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom

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Allgäu Skyline Park is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
julian-matthias added Allgäu Skyline Park Bad Wörishofen, Germany

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Erlebnispark Tripsdrill is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Theme Parks For Roller Coaster Junkies
julian-matthias added Erlebnispark Tripsdrill Cleebronn, Germany