The Most Thrilling & Iconic Theme Park Rides in North America

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Theme parks are a staple in American culture. From characters and cotton candy to thrilling coasters and water slides, a day at a theme park is unlike any other.

Here’s a list of the best attractions at parks across America–have you tried these epic rides?

The Intimidator

This steel coaster is located at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Intimidator is a NASCAR-themed “hypercoaster” and hits a top speed of 75 mph.

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Griffon

Griffon is a steel Dive Coaster at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia. This coaster is the second-fastest Dive Coaster ever built and features a 90-degree drop that goes straight down at 75 mph.

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