Amusement parks are high on the list for family getaways and especially day trips, which make up 64% of all theme park trips. Nothing is more thrilling than rides to keep kids entertained.
Amusement Parks All Over the Country
Depending on the source, you’ll find different lists of the best parks, but many parks repeat as popular attractions. Our infographic shows some fun facts and meaningful amusement park statistics.
The Travel Channel listed the following among its top parks:
- Cedar Point. Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio has 17 roller coasters and at one point claimed to be the roller coaster capital of the world, now surpassed only by Six Flags Magic Mountain. It is the second oldest amusement park in the U.S.
- Sea World Orlando. You can feed and touch dolphins, take a tour, go on the Sea World rides and find out about the park’s animal rescue and rehabilitation for sea turtles, aquatic birds, seals and manatees, which the park releases into the wild once the animals recover.
- Legoland. Located in Carlsbad, California, Legoland boasts over 50 wonderful rides built out of LEGOs. Go on mini cars, roller coasters and see other LEGO displays like New York skyscrapers.
- Knoebels. Knoebels Amusement resort in Elysburg, PA is a family owned and operated park known for its affordable kiddies rides, roller coasters and traditional family rides like a giant Ferris wheel.
- Paramount King’s Island. Located in Cincinnati Ohio, King’s Island has over 80 rides, including 14 roller coasters along with shows and other attractions.
Of course Disney Land and Disney World along with Universal Studios LA and Universal Orlando are well known favorites. Likewise, Six Flags is extremely popular with its 16 theme parks throughout the US.
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