Fodor's Expert Review The Cyclone

Brighton Beach and Coney Island Amusement Park/Water Park
Cyclone Roller Coaster, Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City, New York
This historic wooden roller coaster first thrilled riders in 1927, and it'll still make you scream. Anticipation builds as the cars slowly clack up to the first unforgettable 85-foot plunge–-and the look on your face is captured in photos that you can purchase at the end of the ride. The Cyclone may not have the speed or the twists and turns of more modern rides, but that's all part of its rickety charm. It's one of two New York City landmarks in Coney Island; the other is Deno's Wonder Wheel.
Amusement Park/Water Park Historical Family

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834 Surf Ave.
Brooklyn, New York  11224, USA


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $10, Closed hrs vary, but are generally mid-Oct.–early May; check website for details

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