In need of an adrenaline kick? Want to add a little stomach-flipping to your life? Look no further than twisting, speeding, diving roller coasters. Theme parks across the globe compete to have the highest, fastest, tallest or steepest rides known to man. There are so many first-rate options, in fact, that it can be hard to know where to begin when seeking out a ride to line up for.
Solution? We’ve rounded up the most iconic, must-ride roller coasters ever. Whether wooden, steel or even hybrid, these coasters are a sound addition to any travel itinerary (or even a reason unto themselves to travel).
Scroll below to see the 25 best coasters in the world — from classic rides showcased in famous movies and books, to steel monsters reaching speeds of up to (seriously) 240 mph.