Six Flags has 16-thrilling coasters that you have to ride (that is unless you're under the height limit). By late spring, the number will be 17 coasters as Maxx Force, the Gurnee park's newest ride wiill be unveiled this spring! Continue here for the Kid's Guide if you or someone in your family doesn't meet the height restrictions.
Here is the grand Georama walking tour of the entire Gurnee amusement park with Director of Park Operations & Media Professional, Dameon Nelson. Continue here to see Six Flags Great America's map.
The 2019 coaster is called Maxx Force. This magnificent piece of equipment is slated to be the fastest acceleration roller coaster in North America taking riders from 0-78 mph in under two seconds, It also will become the tallest inversion riide in the world as well the fastest inversion coaster in the world. Maxx Force opens in late spring/early summer. Below is a rendering of the new ride.
Six Flags Great America's newest coaster, the Mardi Gras Hangover, is the world's largest loop coaster. The ride features 32 face-off style seats (like THE JOKER) and thrill enthusiasts have the opportunity to view fellow riders' reactions on the daring coaster riding at 360-degree revolutions.
THE JOKER, is one of the most unique attractions as the ride features innovative magnetic technology and unique swiveling vehicles. On this wicked new adventure, you'll soar outside the confines of the track in wing cars facing other riders.
This beast of a ride is the Guinness Book of World Record's tallest and steepest wooden roller coaster. Goliath once was the fastest wooden roller coaster,. However,"Lighting Rod" a wooden ride in Pigeon Forge, Tennesee's amusement park called Dollywood now owns the title of swiftest wooden coaster. Take the Goliath challenge!
This high-speed looping coaster was one of the first coasters in the world to feature a double corkscrew. This version of the Demon was Rage of the Gargoyles; which was a virtual reality transformation of the roller coaster. The Rage of the Gargoyles has since discontinued. However, you can still get a feel for the timeless coaster with this video.
Defy gravity on this ground-breaking wing coaster which features cutting-edge technology. You are clear for takeoff on X-Flight.
This spiral lift coaster has been delighting riders since the park opened in 1975. The Whizzer is usually the first roller coaster many first-time thrill- seekers experience.
Bolting down eleven incredible drops at 50 mph, the Viper will challenge even the bravest snake charmers. In this video, the coaster is riding backward. Enjoy the wooden ride!
Many rides are featured in this video including, the Columbia Carousel, the Little Dipper Roller Coaster, Buccaneer Battle, MagiQuest, Hurricane Harbor, the Viper, Raging Bull, V2, SUPERMAN: Ultimate Flight, Giant Drop and the Demon.
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