Are you a thrill seeker who functions on adrenaline and delights in all things extreme? If so, you'd know just how satisfying it is to ride a roller coaster. The towering heights and the break-neck speeds instills a sense excitement of that is just so addicting and enjoyable.

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If you're a fan of thrill rides, you'll definitely appreciate these 8 bucket list roller coasters that are all within a 5-hour drive from Toronto:


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Behemoth

Canada's Wonderland

Behemoth is a steel roller coaster that takes riders up 230 feet before sending them down 125 kilometres per hour at a 75 degree angle. With four massive airtime hills, a 180 degree hairpin turn and 2 helices, this incredible ride truly lives up to its name.

Distance from Toronto: 1 h


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Leviathan

Canada's Wonderland

Leviathan is the tallest roller coaster at Canada's Wonderland, reaching heights of up to 306 feet. An drop angled at 80 degrees can send passengers zooming own at up to 148 kilometres per hour, and several twists and turns will keep you at the edge of your seat.

Distance from Toronto: 1 h


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Superman: Ride of Steel

Darien Lake

Superman: Ride of Steel is one of the tallest coasters east of the Mississipi in the United States, towering at 208 feet and reaching speeds of up to 120 kilometres per hour. Inspired by the world's most iconic superhero, this roller coaster attempts to simulate what it'd feel like to fly, and it succeeds with flying colours.

Distance from Toronto: 2 h 15 min


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Viper

Darien Lake

Viper consists of 5 inversions, a tunnel, and a 70-ft drop, making it one of the most engaging roller coasters at Darien Lake. As the park's signature roller coaster, it's an unofficial tradition for first-time visitors to choose Viper as their first-ever ride there.

Distance from Toronto: 2 h 15 min


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Goliath

La Ronde

Goliath is a beast of a roller coaster that reaches speeds of up to 110 kilometres per hour. The track is designed with mega hills and sharp turns, making it an exilharating ride from start to finish.

Distance from Toronto: 5 h and 15 min


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Vampire

La Ronde

Vampire is an 80 kilometre-per-hour roller coaster that secures your feet in with a vacuum. In the first few seconds, you'll be launched, dropped, and spun a complete 360 degrees without warning. For a limited time, you may be able to try the ride in the backwards direction... that is, if you're brave enough.

Distance from Toronto: 5 h and 15 min


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Millennium Force

Cedar Point

Millennium Force has been voted one of the best steel roller coasters in the world. Reaching a maximum height of 310 feet and speeds of up to 150 kilometres per hour, this giga-coaster speeds over hills, past lagoons and through tunnels.

Distance from Toronto: 5 h 38 min


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Maverick

Cedar Point

Maverick is packed with twists, corkscrews, launches, tunnels and lots of airtime. Sitting 105 feet tall and reaching speeds of up to 112 kilometres per hour, this beast is a crowd favourite at Cedar Point.

Distance from Toronto: 5 h 38 min


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