Record-Breaking Rides: The Tallest Steel Coasters and Biggest Drops

Whether you’re a roller coaster fiend or prefer a ride on the merry-go-round, the world’s most thrilling roller coasters are sure to impress. Innovators use the newest technology and spend millions of dollars to bring greater and greater thrills to amusement park goers.

In recent years, steel roller coaster construction have boasted thrill rides topping 300 feet with equally high drops.

Perhaps you’ll visit one of these landmark coasters on your next vacation — or perhaps some photographs are enough for you. Either way, here are the craziest, record-breaking steel roller coasters in the world.