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Rollercoaster fiends, you’ve found your home in Sandusky, home to the thrill-a-minute Cedar Point Amusement Park, which features the world’s largest collection of roller coasters. Be sure to add some chills to your thrills by plunging yourself into the region’s popular Lake Erie beaches.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Sandusky. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Sandusky flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
Rollercoaster fiends, you’ve found your home in Sandusky, home to the thrill-a-minute Cedar Point Amusement Park, which features the world’s largest collection of roller coasters. Be sure to add some chills to your thrills by plunging yourself into the region’s popular Lake Erie beaches.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Sandusky. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Sandusky flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Sandusky

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Millennium Force - Guaranteed the most exciting coaster in the USA

Written by water-lover on 03 Jul, 2001

....well, maybe not guaranteed by anyone specifically, but we think it is!!! Min: 48 inches. First, be forewarned: As of this writing, you WILL stand in long lines for this ride, but it is WELL WORTH IT! The lines begin just outside the final…Read More


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Mantis

Written by Howdymike on 12 Aug, 2006

Mantis, which opened in 1996, is a stand-up coaster built by the same company that built Raptor two years early, Bolliger and Mabillard. Usually their roller coasters are quite smooth, but Mantis is a bit rough and hard to re-ride. It is 145…Read More


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Raptor

Written by Howdymike on 09 Aug, 2006

When Bolliger & Mabillard designed and created the first inverted coaster, Batman: The Ride at Six Flags Great America, they hit the nail right on the head. Batman is a great ride, but with their second go at an inverted roller coaster in 1994,…Read More


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Gemini

Written by Howdymike on 09 Aug, 2006

Similar to three other coasters at Cedar Point, Gemini was at one point the tallest and fastest coaster on earth. Now that was way back in 1979, but it is still a very fun coaster. It is a steel racing coaster with a…Read More


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Magnum XL-200

Written by Howdymike on 09 Aug, 2006

When it debuted in 1989, it was the tallest and fastest coaster in existence and it was nothing like anything seen before. It started the new generation of 'Hyper Coasters', and started it off with a bang, too--no other hypers compare. It is…Read More


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Wicked Twister

Written by Howdymike on 09 Aug, 2006

Wicked Twister is a launched 'Impulse Coaster', which means it is not a complete circuit, but just goes back and forth five times up two vertical twisting spikes. It reaches a speed of 70 mph, but only on its second backwards acceleration; the…Read More


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Top Thrill Dragster

Written by Howdymike on 08 Aug, 2006

Built in 2003, Top Thrill Dragster is Cedar Point's most recent coaster. It is currently the world's second tallest and fastest roller coaster at 420 feet tall at 120 mph. Despite being a mere 17 seconds long, this thing packs a punch!…Read More


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Millennium Force

Written by Howdymike on 08 Aug, 2006

Voted #1 roller coaster in the world, and for good reason. At 310 feet tall, this relentless ride drops you nearly straight down to a speed of 93 mph and takes you through a course of over-banked turns and airtime-filled hills.When you first arrive…Read More


What To Do...

Written by blackey on 08 Jul, 2004

I find that one night and one full day is a perfect amount of time to enjoy the park. This does not include Soak City or the Challenge Park. We go strictly for the roller coasters. We'll leave early in the morning,…Read More


How to build excitement (just to make sure!!!)

Written by water-lover on 05 Aug, 2001

There's a couple of places to contact with regards to information about Cedar Point: 1. You're already doing it: reading journals like mine on Igo-Ugo.com If you haven't already read mine, take the time and read through it. I have tried to…Read More


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