Worlds of Fun
is one of the largest amusement park
s in the Midwest
It opened in Kansas City
on May 26, 1973. The Park consists of
over 180 acre
s of rides, shows, games, and attractions. There are five worlds:
Worlds of Fun also has some of the tallest, fastest roller coasters in the US.
The Mamba was added to the park in 1998. It is a steel roller coaster with a high point of 205 feet.
Riders will reach maximum speeds of 75 mph and experience up to 3.5 G.
The Boomerang is one of Worlds of Fun's newest roller coasters, added in 2000.
This ride is unique from the other coasters in the park because it takes the
riders through six inversions forward and backward.
The Timber Wolf was introduced in 1989 as the parks first and only wooden roller coaster.
In 1991 it attained the title of worlds best roller coaster. It continues to be ranked
among the top 25 roller coasters in the world.
The Orient Express opened in 1980. It is one of the only roller coasters in the world
with interlocking loops. This steel coaster takes riders down a 115 ft drop and reaches speeds
of up to 65 mph