paramount's great america

paramount's great america

Paramount's Great America is an amusement park owned and operated by Cedar Fair, L.P., located in the San Jose suburb Santa Clara, California. Great America is one of two major amusement parks that operate in the San Francisco Bay Area, the other being Six Flags Marine World in Vallejo, California.

The park's rides and attractions include the following:

Demon. The park's oldest roller coaster. (Arrow Dynamics)

Top Gun (Roller Coaster). Northern California's longest inverted roller coaster, based off of the movie Top Gun. (manufactured by Bolliger and Mabillard)

Invertigo. North America's first inverted face-to-face roller coaster. (Vekoma)

Vortex (Roller Coaster). One of Northern California's first stand up roller coasters. (B&M)

Drop Zone. Northern California's first freefall ride, based off of the movie Drop Zone (Intamin)

Carousel Columbia. The world's tallest double-decker carousel.

Survivor: The Ride!. The Universe's first Disk'O Coaster Prototype. (Zamperla)

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