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An article on TIME magazine's website ranks The Voyage at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari as one of the best roller coasters in the nation. The Spencer County attraction says the rankings are based on categories including height, length and speed. You can view the article by clicking here.
TIME lists the top ten coasters as:1. Millenium Force, Cedar Point (Sandusky, Ohio)
2. Bizarro, Six Flags New England (Agawam, Massachusetts)
3. Nitro, Six Flags Great Adventure (Jackson, New Jersey)
4. Top Thrill Dragster, Cedar Point (Sandusky, Ohio)
5. The Voyage, Holiday World (Santa Claus, Indiana)
6. El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure (Jackson, New Jersey)
7. Intimidator 305, Kings Dominion (Doswell, Virginia)
8. Apollo’s Chariot, Busch Gardens Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Virginia)
9. New Texas Giant, Six Flags Over Texas (Arlington, Texas)
10. Intimidator, Carowinds (Charlotte, North Carolina)
Read more: http://techland.time.com/2013/09/19/the-top-10-roller-coasters-in-the-u-s/#ixzz2fSbqIhkr
September 19, 2013
Santa Claus, Ind. -- According to a just-released article on TIME magazine's website, The Voyage at Holiday World is the nation’s best wooden roller coaster.
"TIME's list is pretty impressive – and we're honored to see our Voyage is the topped-ranked wooden coaster," says Holiday World's president, Matt Eckert. "Looking through the top-ten list, we couldn’t help but notice that we’re the only family-owned park represented. We're proud to prove that building incredible roller coasters isn’t limited to just the corporate parks."
TIME's article, which presents data from the research hub FindTheBest.com, lists The Voyage as the nation's number-five coaster overall and number-one wooden roller coaster. Voyage received 98.4 out of 100 possible "smart rating" points, which took into consideration Voyage’s height, length, speed, first drop, and high ranking in other polls.
TIME magazine's print circulation is 3.3 million; its website is the 199th most visited website in the nation.
Holiday World is open weekends through October 27 for its annual Happy Halloween Weekends event. For more information, visit the park’s website at HolidayWorld.com or call 1-877-463-2645.
Source: Holiday World & Splashin' Safari