What started as a popular trend in Europe has come to New England: the Mountain Coaster. Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort in Hancock has one that’s 3,600 feet of twists and turns through the woods. Speeds are passenger-controlled and can hit up to 23-miles-per-hour. Single rides are $7 and two rides are $14. Attitash Mountain Resort in New Hampshire is home to the Nor’Easter Mountain Coaster, a passenger-controlled ride that curves and dips for 4,300 feet. With a 316-foot drop, it also features a 1,420-foot ascent and a 2,880-foot descent with speeds of up to 25-miles-per-hour. Single rides are $12 with discounts for those with lift tickets or season passes.
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort
37 Corey Road, Hancock
413-738-5500, 800-882-8859 (for reservations)
Attitash Mountain Resort
Route 302 Bartlett, NH