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7. SkyScreamer and Windseeker

The tower swing will be the most popular new ride of the year by a landslide, debuting at six North American theme parks in 2011. Ranging in height from 150- to 300-feet-tall, the ride will be called SkyScreamer at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom ( California) and Six Flags St. Louis and will be known as Windseeker at Knott's Berry Farm, Cedar Point ( Ohio), Kings Island (Ohio) and Canada's Wonderland ( Ontario). Knott's Berry Farm