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Best Roller Coaster

2015 BEST Roller Coaster

El Diablo at Six Flags Great Adventure

It’s not the biggest. It’s not the fastest. But this new ride is absolutely terrifying. Your car rolls backward and forward on a 360-degree looped track, slowly building up enough momentum to send you hurtling upside down over and over again.

1 Six Flags Boulevard, Jackson, NJ | 732-928-2000 | Website

2012 BEST Roller Coaster


100 West Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, PA

Opened this past Memorial Day weekend, Hershey Park’s Skyrush is a blue-and-gold behemoth-200 feet high, 3,600 feet long, top speeds up to 75 mph, five zero-G hills, lift speed of 26 feet per second. What sets it at the pinnacle of our list, though, are the “wings”: While the two center seats of each four-seat… Read more »