If you're traveling with kids,
has the perfect selection of roller coasters that both kids and adults can enjoy. Explore the stars on
, escape the abominable snowman on the
, and examine the mines on
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
. Timeshare travelers looking to up the ante on the thrill factor should head to nearby
Knott's Berry Farm
to check out the
, an inverted roller coaster that takes riders through massive drops, corkscrews and cobra rolls. While you're there, you should also take a ride on the
Xcelerator The Ride
, which rockets riders 205 feet in the air before immediately hurtling them 90 degrees straight back down. If that still isn't enough to feed your wild side,
features five gravity defying inversions - not to mention the steepest vertical drop in California.
In recent years, SeaWorld Orlando has become a hotspot for roller coasters, making it the perfect choice for timeshare travelers looking to mix some education in with their thrill rides.
is designed to mimic the gliding of a manta ray and positions riders belly down for one of the most unique roller coaster experiences around. SeaWorld Orlando is also home to
, a hypercoaster billed as the tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster in Orlando. If you're looking for a day filled with nothing but roller coasters, Universal Studios is the place to be. While you're there you should check out
The Incredible Hulk Coaster
, a roller coaster that accelerates to 40 mph in 2 seconds and reaches a top speed of 67 mph as riders whip through 7 inversions. The
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
also adds a unique experience to roller coasters, allowing riders to select a song to pump through personal speakers as they climb at a 90 degree angle before being released into a ferocious first drop.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg has plenty of roller coasters to keep your adrenaline pumping all day long! Named after the legendary snow beast,
is one of the tallest and fastest roller coasters in the world. Taking riders through 6 inversions at speeds up to 67 mph, this ride is sure to thrill even the bravest of riders. Timeshare travelers should also check out the award-winning hypercoaster,
. Elevated seats create a “free-flight” sensation as the roller coaster rockets you forward at 73 mph. If classic roller coasters are more your thing, you can't beat the
Loch Ness Monster
. After opening in 1978, this thrill ride became a registered landmark and still continues to attract roller coaster enthusiasts from around the world.
For more ideas about places to go on your timeshare vacation,