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Cedar Point voted 6th best amusement park in America for 2022, Steel Vengeance ranked among top roller coasters

Cedar Point also earned high rankings for best theme park hotel with Hotel Breakers and best theme park entertainment with its Celebrate 150 Spectacular.

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Cedar Point is consistently ranked among the best amusement parks in the country – and it’s just landed within the top 10 in a new poll by USA Today’s annual 10Best fan vote.

This year, Cedar Point was voted as the sixth best theme park overall. That’s an improvement when compared to the 2021 rankings where Cedar Point finished in seventh place – but a drop from 2020 when it was ranked second.

What were the top 10 parks? Here’s that list:

  1. SeaWorld Orlando - Orlando, Florida
  2. Silver Dollar City - Branson, Missouri
  3. Kings Island - Mason, Ohio
  4. Busch Gardens Williamsburg - Williamsburg, Virginia
  5. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay - Tampa, Florida
  6. Cedar Point - Sandusky, Ohio
  7. Dollywood - Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
  8. Six Flags Magic Mountain - Valencia, California
  9. Holiday World - Santa Claus, Indiana
  10. HersheyPark - Hershey, Pennsylvania

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Cedar Point was also nominated in multiple other 10Best polls this year – including top roller coaster in which Steel Vengeance finished in fifth place. Maverick and Millennium Force, which were both nominated, did not make the top 10. Here's a full breakdown of each category and where Cedar Point was ranked...


  1. El Toro at Six Flags Great Adventure
  2. Mako at SeaWorld Orlando
  3. Goliath at Six Flags Over Georgia
  4. Twisted Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain
  5. Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point
  6. Phantom's Revenge at Kennywood
  7. Lightning Rod at Dollywood
  8. Jurassic World VelociCoaster at Universal's Islands of Adventure
  9. Iron Gwazi at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
  10. The Voyage at Holiday World

Read more about this list.


  1. Dollywood's DreamMore Resort & Spa - Dollywood
  2. Hotel Breakers - Cedar Point
  3. LEGOLAND Hotel - Legoland Florida Resort
  4. Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts - Walt Disney World Resort
  5. Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Walt Disney World Resort
  6. Dollywood Cabins - Dollywood
  7. Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort - Universal Orlando Resort
  8. Disney's Wilderness Lodge - Walt Disney World Resort
  9. Loews Portofino Bay Hotel - Universal Orlando Resort
  10. Disney's Polynesian Village Resort - Walt Disney World Resort

Read more about this list.

Credit: Cedar Point
Hotel Breakers at Cedar Point.

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  1. Celtic Fyre: Live Irish Step Dancing - Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  2. Dreamland Drive-In - Dollywood
  3. Celebrate 150 Spectacular - Cedar Point
  4. Turn It Up! - Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
  5. Fantasmic! - Disneyland Park & Disney's Hollywood Studios
  6. The Bourne Stuntacular - Universal Studios Florida
  7. Harmonious - EPCOT Theme Park
  8. Disney Enchantment - Magic Kingdom Park
  9. A Celebration of Festival of the Lion King - Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
  10. Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle - Universal's Islands of Adventures

Read more about this list.


  1. Aquatica Orlando - Orlando, Florida
  2. Lost Island Waterpark - Waterloo, Iowa
  3. Water Country USA - Williamsburg, Virginia
  4. Hurricane Harbor New Jersey - Jackson, New Jersey
  5. Adventure Island - Tampa, Florida
  6. Splashin' Safari - Santa Claus, Indiana
  7. Dollywood's Splash Country - Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
  8. Cedar Point Shores Waterpark - Sandusky, Ohio
  9. Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas - Henderson, Nevada
  10. Universal's Volcano Bay Water Theme Park - Orlando, Florida

Read more about this list.

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