Sure, there are bigger, faster, and scarier roller coasters around—but not in our own backyard! Plus, to born-and-bred Westchesterites, a ride on Playland’s rickety wooden Dragon Coaster is a rite of passage, one we happily return to time and again.
Exit 19 off I-95, Rye
(914) 813-7000; ryeplayland.org
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