Top Ten Types of Roller Coasters

The Top Ten
1 Inverted

It really depends on the actual ride. For example; I'm not a big fan of the Batman: The Ride clones. But then you've got rides like Raptor... And how about Montu? Or Alpengeist? Yeah, this decision is easy. Second place is a flying coaster.

Inverted coasters provide such an intense feeling of flying, especially Batman: The Ride at multiple Six Flags locations.

2 Winged

Wing Coasters Deliver an experience like no other coaster. Ride Gatekeeper at Cedar Point or X-Flight at Six Flags Great America. Wing Coasters are so fun and smooth!

I always feel like I'm gonna fly out of my seat when there's a big turn or twist

3 Flying

One of the smoothest rides I've been on has been Galactica at Alton towers which made you feel like you were flying. The position you are in is also very comfortable

It feels so smooth and it is so fast and fun. I wish they were more common.

4 Hyper

Hyper Coasters/Giga Coastera are the best! So much airtime and most of them are very smooth. Intimidator 305, Fury 325, Leviathan, Millennium Force, Diamondback, Behemoth, Goliath at SFLR, Nitro and Intimidator are just some examples of the awesome Hypers/Gigas!

5 Dive

This is the best, a little splash of water in the body, never hurt anyone

6 Accelerator

Premier Rides perfected the accelerator coaster with Mr. Freeze and Poltergeist/Joker's Jinx. Intamin broke records with Top Thrill Dragster, Kingda Ka and Formula Rossa. Accelarator coasters are always an amazing rush.

I love the way that you get pushed so far back in your seat you feel like it's gonna break

7 Giga

Millennium Force is so fast and smooth...the best experience at Cedar Point.

My favorite one is millennium force.

8 Sit Down

These coasters will always deliver a thrill and never go out of style, plus the loopers have got some of the coolest looking and most recognizable track layouts in the park.

Inverted are cool but are sometimes short or bumpy. But sit down can have big thrills and are smooth.

Love sit down coasters. Stand up's are horrible but flying coasters are good.

9 Stand Up
10 Woodie

I just love wooden roller coasters! My favorite one was designed by Herbert Schmeck and was called the "Comet" at Meyers Lake in Canton, Ohio! Hardly and recognition goes to this awesome, yet sadly demolished jem! I just hope that Philadelphia Toboggan still has the plans for this ride and can reconsturct it! The Pheonix and Knobels Grove Amusement park simply pales in comparison!

Wooden Coasters are the best. Feeling all the shaking and roughness, as well as being able to jump in your seat, make these coasters a blast. They will always be the best.

The Contenders
11 RMC Inverting Woodie
12 Bobsled

The Matterhorn at Disneyland has a track. Some doesn't even have a track. Six Flags Great Adventure used to have one of those.

13 Floorless

Floorless coasters are smooth, fun and feature a lot of inversions, the only one I have rode was Kraken, love it

14 4D Free Fly Coaster

I like the flipping on these rides.

15 Launched
16 Strata
17 Mine Train

LOVE mine trains. They're the kind of coaster anyone can handle, and many of them are great first coasters. My first coaster was Runaway Mine Train at Six Flags Great Adventure.

18 4th Dimension
19 Suspended

You should try iron Dragon at cedar point or ninja at six flags magic mountain

20 Enclosed

For example: Mummy at Universal Hollywood, Space Mountain, Skull Mountain at Great Adventure NJ, and the Dark Knight at Great Adventure

21 Dual Tracked
22 Boomerangs

Way too many of these, but still good rides.

23 SLC Vekoma
24 Wild Mouse

They're fun for any age.
Example: the fly at Canada's wonderland. It has a steep drop for a wild mouse and sharp turns and small air time hills ( I guess ). Sooo yeah fun for all ages

25 Looping Coaster

Who doesn't like a good inverting coaster?

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