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Millennium Force

Theme Park Insider Reader Rating: 9 out of 10

Roller coaster
Minimum height to ride: 48 inches

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Published: November 3, 2011

The first giga coaster, Millennium Force was built in 2000 by Intamin. it is 310 ft. tall with a 300ft. drop at 80 degrees, reaching a top speed of 93 MPH. Features two above-ground tunnels, three airtime hills and four overbanked turns.

Joe Schwartz
This is my favorite and all time best coaster on the planet. No lines the day I was there. A great lift hill, with a 300 foot drop and the ride holds speed throughout. plenty of air time great turns & super smooth. Also great views.
James Rao
Writer
With absolutely wonderful views, awesome speed, and powerful thrills, Millennium Force deserves to be discussed as one of the best coasters in the nation. Yeah, there is almost no airtime on the ride, but it is all about smooth, sweet, wonderful speed. It is not my favorite coaster at Cedar Point (Maverick holds that honor), but it is a winner. Keep in mind that rider throughput is not very good for a headliner (maybe 1300 an hour if they are running good), so lines can become very excessive. Ride early or ride late, but midday two hour waits are common. No ride is worth a two hour wait. 9-Outstanding.
Dwayne Kilbourne
Best roller coaster the world has EVER seen!
Eric Stumpf
Overrated, Joe Keenen? Really? You're probably the only person in on the planet that thinks that.....this coaster is a 'Force' to be reckoned with. It's tall, it's fast, that first drop is oh-so-steep, and it's smooth as glass. I could go on about how incredible the ride is, but everyone else's comments have captured that already. The Golden Ticket Awards don't lie--there's a reason this badass ride has been ranked the #1 steel coaster in the world. Tip for the truly adventurous: ride in the front or back row on the lefthand side of the train--on the lift hill to the left is a small service road, and beyond that the waters of Lake Erie. Look down if you dare. 9.5/10
Emily  Kramer
One of the scariest, but most enjoyable, roller coasters I have ever ridden. The climb up the first hill was one of the scariest minutes of my life; however, the airtime hills, tall banked turns, and high speed made up for it a hundred times over. I highly recommend it to any adrenaline junkie.


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