Blue Streak On-Ride
Take a ride in the front seat of Cedar Point’s oldest roller coaster, Blue Streak!
Duration: 1 min. 56 sec.
Video by: Cedar Point
Blue Streak is a wooden roller coaster located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. Built by Philadelphia Toboggan Company, Blue Streak opened to the public on May 23, 1964, and is the park’s oldest roller coaster. In 2013, it achieved its highest ranking of 27 among the world’s top wooden roller coasters in the annual Golden Ticket Awards publication by Amusement Today. The roller coaster was named after the local Sandusky High School athletic nickname “The Blue Streaks”.
Cedar Point is a 364-acre (147 ha) amusement park located on a Lake Erie peninsula. Opened in 1870, it is the second-oldest operating amusement park in the United States behind Lake Compounce. Known as “America’s Roller Coast”, the park features a world-record 71 rides, including 16 roller coasters which are second-most in the world behind Six Flags Magic Mountain. Its newest roller coaster, Valravn, opened in May 2016.
Sandusky is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Erie County. According to 2010 census, the city had a population of 25,793. In 2011, Sandusky was ranked No. 1 by Forbes.com as the “Best Place to Live Cheaply” in the United States.