Cedar Point is now open! #Valravn #GetToThePoint #IheartCP

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Cedar Point is open for the season and the new roller coaster, Valravn brings a whole new level of thrills to the park. Guests will face their fears face first when they ride the new Valravn dive coaster.

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Cedar Point’s 18th roller coaster stands an impressive 223 feet above the midway featuring one of the most unique elements on any roller coaster – the hold and dive. As guests crest the massive lift hill, they’ll be treated to a breathtaking view of Lake Erie and the world-famous Cedar Point skyline. Then, the train pauses before dropping, holding its passengers for four seconds as they stare down at the journey before them. Once released from Valravn’s grasp, riders will reach a top speed of 75 mph as they’re flipped head-over-heels through three inversions and will also plummet in a second dive toward the ground.

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Valravn is the signature 100th roller coaster designed by the world-renowned, creative masters at Bolliger & Mabillard (B & M) in Monthey, Switzerland. Valravn’s mere presence at Cedar Point shatters an impressive 10 world records, including:

  1. Tallest Dive Coaster (223 feet)
  2. Fastest Dive Coaster (75 mph)
  3. Longest Dive Coaster (3,415 feet)
  4. Most Inversions on a Dive Coaster
  5. (3)Longest Drop on a Dive Coaster (214 feet)
  6. Highest Inversion on a Dive Coaster (165 feet)
  7. Most Roller Coasters Taller Than 200 Feet at One Amusement Park (5)
  8. Most Rides at One Amusement Park (71)
  9. Most Steel Roller Coaster Track at One Amusement Park (52,125 feet/9.9 miles)
  10. Most Roller Coaster Track at One Amusement Park (60,110/11.4 miles)

“Valravn continues our legacy of world-class roller coasters at Cedar Point,” said Jason McClure, vice president and general manager of Cedar Point. “The riding experience has exceeded our expectations, and we cannot wait for our guests to get their first rides on the king of all dive coasters this summer.” -CP

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Oh man, I don’t think that I am brave enough to ride the Valravn. Though, I remember saying the same thing about the Millennium Force when it was new. Now it’s one of my favorite rides in the park. So, I guess I’ll see what happens when I am there in-person.

Living in Michigan, I’ve been enjoying trips to Cedar Point for as long as I can remember. I have a lot of fun memories of being there as a kid, and over the past two decades have created some even better memories with my girls. Even though, we couldn’t make it to opening day this year, I’m sure there is a trip to Sandusky in our near future. We always have a great time at Cedar Point.

For more information about Cedar Point, to purchase park tickets and to plan your trip, visit Cedarpoint.com.

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FTC Disclosure: Information was provided as part of an ongoing relationship in which free park passes and products are often received. All opinions expressed are honest and my own.

 

Comments

  1. Liz
    Twitter: yesnofilms
    says:

    I love Cedar Point and with Valravn being new, I hope to get there sometime this summer :). Millennium Force is great also!

  2. Robin Masshole Mommy says:

    That sounds like so much fun! I would love to plan a little road trip there with my kiddos this summer 🙂

  3. I haven’t been to the park in several years so this would be great year to make the trip and try the new ride. It sounds like it will be quite a thrill. Of course once I actually see it up close and personal I may change my mind. lol!

  4. I love Cedar point! It is probably the most favorite amusement park in the world to me. Last time I went I could still ride roller coasters and I would jump at every single one of them. They know how to make roller coasters!

  5. This looks like an amazing roller coaster. I remember going on the craziest, wildest roller coasters as a kid. I’m not sure I’d want to ride this right now, but I think my kids would love to try it!

  6. Cedar Point is an annual tradition for us 🙂 My kids are already asking when we’re going, and they’re not even big enough for the ‘real’ roller coasters yet!

  7. It’s been a few years since we last went. We had a blast though. They have some of the crazy rides!

  8. What an amazing park Cedar Point is!! This would be a blast to take my kids to and ride the roller coasters.

  9. This looks like a fun place to visit for sure. I am in the UK so won’t be going, but loving that roller coaster!

  10. I have never been to Cedar Point. I had no idea it was roller coaster capital of the world!

  11. My boys can not wait to get to go to Cedar Point. Living in Florida though it takes a bit a planning for that trip!

  12. Ah that coaster looks so freaky! I don’t think I have ever been on one like it – so I guess we will have to visit Cedar Point soon!

  13. omggg how fun. i used to ride roller coasters all of the time. they are so frightening but so awesome. lol

  14. OMG! I love roller coasters, but these new ones scare me! But I can’t wait until my son is old enough to ride one with me!

  15. I can’t wait to ride it. I’m counting the days.

  16. I am a huge adrenaline junkie. Cedar Point has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember!

  17. I would love to take the grand kids to Cedar Point. They’d have a blast on the new roller coaster but I’d be much happier on the ground taking photos and waving to them, lol.

  18. This looks fun and exciting. I’ve not been on a coaster in so many years I’m afraid I might embarrass myself.

  19. Garf
    Twitter: g_kohls
    says:

    I can’t really get on that kind of ride. My first and probably my last ride was on a ferris wheel and it has been many years ago.

  20. Wow and woah. Babushka’s a fan of roller coasters, but that one makes me think twice. Thrice. Oh My.