If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video has to be worth, what, maybe 20,000 words? My math may be getting kind of fuzzy, but with thousands of photos and dozens of videos taken at parks around the world, there has to be, um, zillions of words worth of armchair traveling contained in the following galleries.
The wonderful world of theme parks come alive in these original videos produced by About.com.
They are the world's most popular and famous theme parks. And they are incredibly photogenic. See why.
From its Hollywood roots, Universal has built a theme park empire. It ought to be in pictures--and it is.
Known primarily for its thrill rides, Six Flags has some wild coasters and other attractions. Take virtual rides by visiting the galleries.
Ogle thrill machines and take virtual rides without breaking into a cold sweat.
See water park fun in action. Take virtual tours of water parks.
Take photo tours and see videos from theme parks and amusement parks.