Tron Lightcycle Run at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World Resort Florida Tomorrowland entrance one of the best thrill rides at Disney World.

5 BEST Thrill Rides at Disney World You Must Conquer in 2023

Are you ready to take on the best thrill rides at Disney World?

When I chat with people about why they enjoy Walt Disney World, it’s often said that they enjoy how there are plenty of ride options that are able to accommodate them.

The resort’s ability to be accessible and comfortable easily allows them to stand out.

However, they have hit some debate recently regarding a brand-new coaster on this list in regard to accommodations.

In recent years, Walt Disney World Resort has strived to push out more family-friendly thrill roller coasters that will be enjoyable for all types of families.

Today, I will be touching base on Walt Disney World’s 5 Best Thrill Rides at the resort.

I will discuss the following for each.

  • Brief History
  • Story/Theme
  • Why the Disney Ride is Great
  • Stats

Finally, I won’t be giving away most of the rides’ backstories as it may spoil the attraction for you.

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Iron Gwazi Entrance

Iron Gwazi vs Gwazi: Battle of Busch Gardens Wooden Coasters

Iron Gwazi vs Gwazi at Busch Gardens Tampa: Which is better?

There has been a trend recently in the roller coaster/ theme park world.

We have seen it take place with Steel Vengence at Cedar Point, Goliath at Six Flags Great America, Twisted Timbers at Kings Dominion and currently in the works, Wildcat’s Revenge at Hersheypark, scheduled to open this year.

If you don’t know, the trend involves classic wooden coasters getting what we call, “the RMC treatment.”

RMC or “Rocky Mountain Construction” is a manufacturing and constructions company famous for its I-Box track and topper track design for wooden coasters.

In total, they have revamped 20 coasters, usually gorgeously combining steel and sometimes the original wood frames of the coasters to revive them as brand new thrill coasters.

They have crafted the same treatment for Busch Gardens Tampa’s Gwazi Roller Coaster, reborn as the immensely popular Iron Gwazi, a wooden dueling roller coaster boasting two separate tracks.

But is the new version better?

Today, I will discuss the two versions by comparing the histories, learning about the changes and key differences to determine which is the best version at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

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Universal Studios Hollywood Super Nintendo World Princess Peach Castle. One of the best rides and attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood.

5 Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood You Can’t Miss!

Are you ready to take on some of the best rides at Universal Studios Hollywood?

As much as we love Universal Orlando Resort here at ThemeParkHipster, we have started to grow more of a soft spot for the original big sister park, Universal Studios Hollywood.

She may be smaller, but she still packs a punch with their shows, attractions and rides.

Think of it like this: Disneyland is the original and smaller, but still much beloved and has plenty to offer. Walt Disney World is bigger but the baby sister with plenty of room for growth.

This is how one could look at Universal Studios Florida and Universal Studios Hollywood.

Today, I will be bringing a special focus on big sister Universal Studios Hollywood and the best attractions offerings at the park, specifically:

  • Why We Love It
  • Brief History
  • Ride Stats
  • Tips for the Attractions

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Cedar Point Millennium Force Roller Coaster First Drop

Millennium Force at Cedar Point: America’s Top Roller Coaster

If you’re a roller coaster fanatic (like me), you must have heard the name Millennium Force several times till you finally decided to google it.

For a two-minute ride, this ride definitely has a certain oomph. It has since broken almost 20 records worldwide and also was the reason the term ‘Gigacoaster’ was coined.

Cedar Point definitely made its mark with this one. 

I love me some adrenaline rush, but if you are someone who doesn’t here is a note of caution: the Millennium Force is a steel monstrosity over 300 feet tall.

You will be rattling along the rails at a speed of approximately 93 miles per hour.

Now those of you who haven’t been fazed by those numbers, welcome! You are the inner squad that I will train to take on the Millennium Force without hesitating or faltering.

At the end of this article, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to take a ride on the feared Millennium Force.

Let’s get started with your training, shall we?

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Cedar Point Skyhawk Amusement Park Ride Sandusky Ohio

Skyhawk at Cedar Point: What to Expect 125 Feet in the Air!

I can bet that you most likely loved swings growing up. I did too. Cedar Point took common playground swings and blew it up 103 feet tall. And boom! The Skyhawk was born.

I have never chickened out of a ride once I was in the queue, but man oh man did I have to think twice about the Skyhawk at Cedar Point.

Now if you’re one of the  brave few people who want to swing up 125 feet and not puke, sit back and enjoy this guide on everything you need to know about Skyhawk at Cedar Point!

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Rougarou Cedar Point roller coaster #cedarpoint #themepark

7 Reasons Rougarou at Cedar Point is NOT A WASTE OF TIME

Are you ready to conquer one of the nation’s top floorless roller coaster rides? Then the Rougarou at Cedar Point experience is one that you must do!

It’s no secret, Cedar Point continues to break all sorts of thrill ride records in the world.

So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to hear how much roller coaster enthusiasts love the scares, drops, twists, and speeds of Rougarou.

And just in case you need the Rougarou Cedar Point pronunciation, it sounds like this:  roo-gah-roo

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Tallest Roller Coaster at Cedar Point Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point view from Snoopy Land

Top 5 Tallest Roller Coasters at Cedar Point You MUST Ride!

Can you handle the five tallest roller coasters at Cedar Point?

Cedar Point, Ohio can be best described as an enterprise almost entirely focused on serving adrenaline junkies with the tallest, fastest and meanest rides on the planet.

Excluding a few kiddy rides put in place to allow parents to sneak away for a bit, you will not find another amusement park more well-equipped to satisfy all your thrill cravings.

The park has a total of 70 rides, 17 of which are high thrill roller coasters. It gives me a rush just thinking about it.

No wonder it is called the ‘Roller Coaster Capital of the World’!

Also, if you didn’t know– Cedar Point is also known for setting world records with its roller coasters across a multitude of criteria including height, speed, type of coaster, etc.

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Valravn at Cedar Point: 7 World Records You Didn’t Know!

Are you brave enough to challenge the Valravn at Cedar Point?

If you are, then I’m here to help you on the solo theme park adventure ahead.

For this journey, you may want to grab a friend to tag along with you on this epic roller coaster expedition.

As you make your way over to Valravn, be prepared to experience the power of the Danish folklore creature.

Before you head to Cedar Point you may have a few questions about Valravn.

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Cedar Point Maverick Roller Coaster Zooming By

Top 10 Best Cedar Point Rides All RANKED!

Want to know what the best rides at Cedar Point are for your visit?  If so, then I have the PERFECT park for you: Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.

Unlike the parks and rides you might be familiar with down here in the Sunshine State, the Cedar Point rides are like no other!

And that’s because nearly all Cedar Point roller coasters are world record breakers and world record holders! 


In fact, almost all new Cedar Point attractions must prove to be the biggest, fastest, or tallest in their class, or else Cedar Point may not even consider building it.

So if you’re ready to take on some of the most intense and thrilling roller coasters the world has ever seen, then you’ve come to the right place! 

Let’s talk about the 10 best rides at Cedar Point!

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Cedar Point Red Maverick Roller Coaster

Maverick at Cedar Point: The MOST Thrilling Ride in Town!

Maverick at Cedar Point acts more like a bucking bronco than a coaster! It is full of twists, screws, launches, tunnels, and plenty of airtime!

But do you know the backstory of this wild ride? Well, giddy up, partner! I’ve got the inside scoop.

Introducing “Maverick!”

Let’s saddle up and get into the history, theme, ride stats and ride layout along with some fun facts about the coaster!

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