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The 10 Tallest Roller Coasters in the World
Roller coasters are all about out-of-control speed -- and crazy heights. Get the lowdown on the world's 10 tallest coasters. Updated for 2015.
What a Rush! The World's 10 Fastest Roller...
Do you have a need for speed? Race over for an overview, updated for 2015, of the world's 10 fastest roller coasters.
Eat, Drink, and Be Mickey - Disney World's Best...
If you are heading to Disney World, here are the top ten best table-service and the top ten best casual restaurants at Walt Disney World.
Don't Miss these Disney World Rides
About.com's Theme Parks Guide picks the top 10 can't-miss attractions at the Florida resort.
Eat, Drink, and Be Mickey: Disney World's 10...
The top ten best table-service restaurants at Walt Disney World, as determined by some of the most popular and respected travel journalists covering the Florida theme park resort.
The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Water Parks
Who says you can't ride down water slides even when it's freezing or raining outside? Find all indoor water parks, including hotels with water parks.
The Water Is Warm Year-Round at These 10 Indoor...
Number 10 in our list of the top indoor water parks, Castaway Bay features plenty of activities, an interactive water play center and a wave pool.
Does Disney Offer Free Admission on Your...
Overview of Disney's Free Admission on Your Birthday offer for 2009 at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World.
Top 10 Walt Disney World Thrill Rides
Planning a trip to Walt Disney World? Want to know which rides are the most thrilling at the Florida resort? Then check out this list of the top ten can't-miss rides for the thrill-seekers in your group.
Disneyland's 10 Best Table Service Restaurants
Sure, you love the rides. But did you know that the Disneyland Resort has some great places to eat? Here are the 10 best table-service restaurants.
A Lotta Water: The World's Biggest Indoor Water...
Lots of indoor water parks claim to be the biggest, but that's impossible. So, which water park, actually, is the biggest? Read on! Updated in 2015.
The 10 Best Yummy Desserts at Disney World
One of the ten best snacks and desserts at Disney World is Napoleons at Epcot's French bakery.
The Best Disney World Quick-Service Dining...
To help you plan your visit, let's run down the top ten best casual, counter-service restaurants at Disney World. Updated in 2013.
Illinois Indoor Water Parks
Don't let cold and rainy weather (something that's found in abundance in Illinois) prevent you from visiting a water park. Find an indoor water park in Illinois and enjoy year-round watery fun.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks by US State
Easily find all of the major (and most minor) parks. If it coasts, spins, delivers thrills, or has anything to do with people dressed up as cute, furry characters, it's in here!
You Can't Miss These 10 Disneyland Rides
Are you planning a trip to Disneyland? Check out About.com's top picks for the rides at Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure.
Score Discounts on Orlando Theme Park Vacations
Are you planning your vacation to Florida theme parks? Wanna save some $? Learn about the latest (updated February 24, 2015) deals and special offers.
Ride Disney World's Mountain Range
Are you planning a trip to Disney World? Want to know about all of the roller coasters at the theme parks? From mild to thrilling, I cover all of them.
Tempesto Coaster to Launch at Busch Gardens
Multiple magnetic launches will send Tempesto, the new roller coaster coming to Busch Gardens Williamsburg in 2015, racing forwards and backwards.
A Loooong Ride. The 10 Biggest Coasters.
Roller coasters are known for speed and height, but what about length? Discover the top 10 longest roller coasters in the world. Updated in 2015.
Want to Go Really Fast? Ride the Top 10 Fastest...
Which wooden coasters are the fastest in the world as of 2015? Most of them are in the U.S., and some of the fastest ones generate controversy.
The Scariest Rides at Disney World's Magic...
Planning a trip to Walt Disney World? Want to know which rides are the most thrilling at the Magic Kingdom? Then check out this list of the can't-miss rides for the thrill-seekers in your group.
Planning a SoCal Theme Park Trip? Get the...
Are you planning a vacation to Disneyland and other parks? Wanna save some $? Get the latest (updated February 24, 2015) California theme park deals.
Ohio Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Ohio, complete with descriptions and links. Discover all of the outdoor and indoor water parks in Ohio.
Top 4 Thrill Rides at Epcot
Planning a trip to Walt Disney World? Want to know which rides are the most thrilling at Epcot? A list of the can't-miss rides for the thrill-seekers.
Is Six Flags' Line-Skipping Flash Pass Worth...
You don't have to wait in long lines at Six Flags with the Flash Pass program. But you'll have to pay extra for it. Is it worth it? Let's figure it out.
You Have to Ride the 20 Best Roller Coasters
Are you ready to ride the rails? The Theme Parks Guide rates the top 10 best wood and steel roller coasters in North America.
The Ultimate Guide to Disney World Tickets
Planning a trip to Disney World? Learn about the resort's Magic Your Way tickets and money-saving tips. Updated February 2015.
The 10 Best Snacks at the Happiest Place on Earth
A day at the park isn't complete without at least one treat. Here are the Disneyland Resort's 10 best things to eat.
What Happened to Geauga Lake, Six Flags Ohio,...
There its still a Geauga Lake water park. But find out what happened to the amusement park as well as Six Flags Ohio and SeaWorld Ohio.
Guide to All of Florida's Theme Parks
Disney! Universal! SeaWorld! Florida is the theme park capital of the world. Plan your next visit with great deals, ride reviews, and more.
18 New York Theme Parks Jam-Packed with Fun
Find all theme parks and amusement parks in the state of New York -- the home of one of the world's first and most famous amusement parks, Coney Island.
Tennessee Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Tennessee, complete with descriptions and links.
10 Things You Must See at Disney World
Are you planning a trip to Disney World? Find out the best things to do and make your visit a special and memorable one.
Top 10 Best Steel Roller Coasters in North...
An overview of the top 10 Steel roller coasters, including Incredible Hulk at Islands of Adventure.
24 Fun-Packed California Theme Parks
The home of Disneyland has lots of other parks. Discover all of the amusement parks and theme parks in California as well as how to plan your next visit.
Wait. What? I'm Going on THAT? Walt Disney...
You're a wimp. You're going to Disney World. What rides should you skip and what should you try?
Pennsylvania Amusement Parks and Theme Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Pennsylvania, complete with descriptions and links.
Thrill-filled Amusement and Theme Parks in Ohio...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Ohio, complete with descriptions and links.
Indoor Water Park Fun in California with Great...
Great Wolf Lodge brings indoor water park fun to California with its Anaheim-area resort.
North Carolina Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in North Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
Awoo! Chill Out at the Great Wolf Lodge.
Are you looking for indoor water park fun at the industry's largest chain of parks? Learn about the Great Wolf Lodge resorts to plan your visit.
Check Out Georgia's Theme and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Georgia, complete with descriptions and links.
Get Wet in Ohio! Find Indoor Water Parks in...
With the advent of indoor water parks in Ohio, particularly in the Sandusky area, folks are able to have year-round watery fun. Get the lowdown on all of the parks and start planning your next getaway.
Fury 325 Coaster Breaks Records at Carowinds
The world's tallest and fastest giga-coaster brings wild thrills to the Charlotte, North Carolina park. Get the lowdown on the crazy-high ride.
Great Minnesota Water Park
Overview and profile of the The Great Serengeti Waterpark Resort located in the Owatonna, Minnesota Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites.
CoCo Key Water Resort Cincinnati
Overview of the CoCo Key Water Resort Cincinnati indoor water park at the Crowne Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio.
5 Indoor Water Parks in Pennsylvania
It can get mighty cold in Pennsylvania during the winter months. But that doesn't mean you can't hop onto a water slide. Visit an indoor water park.
Review of Kalahari Sandusky Indoor Water Park
Overview of the Kalahari indoor water park resort. Includes info about admission rates, attractions, the hotel, and more to help you plan your vacation.
Michigan Indoor Water Parks
No matter what the weather report may be (including Michigan's sometimes brutal winters), you can still visit a water park-- if it's inside.
Find Theme and Amusement Parks in Washington
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in the state of Washington, complete with descriptions and links.
Top Roller Coasters in Florida
The theme park capital of the world has a lot of coasters. Which ones are the best? Read on.
Find a CoCo Key Water Resort in Your State
An overview of the CoCo Key Water Resort indoor water park hotels. Find all of the CoCo Key locations and info you need to help plan your next vacation.
10 Best Disney World Rides for Kids
Walt Disney World is renowned for its rides. But which ones are the best for younger children? Let's count down the top 10, shall we?
Find Big Coasters and Big Fun at Texas Theme...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
How to Plan Your Disney World Vacation
Disney World is the most popular theme park resort in the world. Find out why.
Harry Potter Wizardry to Fuel Universal Studios...
The Simpsons have been presenting their unique blend of humor and mayhem for some time in a wild motion
The Best Theme Parks for Young Kids
Overview of theme parks in the U.S. for families with young children. Includes links to park profiles, photo galleries, ride reviews, and other info. Parks include Legoland, Sesame Place, and Idlewild.
Stay Cool at Texas Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
What's New at Theme Parks?
What's the latest buzz at theme parks and amusement parks? What new roller coasters, attractions, rides, and shows will parks feature this year? Discover the latest and greatest happenings.
Could You Handle the World's Steepest Roller...
Can a roller coaster have a drop that is steeper than straight down? Yup. Which coasters are the steepest in the world? Read on. Updated in 2015.
World's Tallest Coaster Coming to Florida in 2017
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Looking for Thrills at Disney World's Animal...
Planning a trip to Walt Disney World? Want to know which rides are the most thrilling at Disney's Animal Kingdom? Then check out this list of the can't-miss rides for the thrill-seekers in your group.
Eat, Drink, & Be Mickey: Best Disneyland...
Discover the best Disneyland dining, as determined by some of the most popular and respected travel journalists covering the California theme park resort.
Find US Water Parks by State
Do you want to get wet and have some water park fun? Find outdoor water parks, water parks that are part of theme parks, and indoor water park resorts throughout the US.
Check Out Arizona’s Amusement and Theme...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Arizona, complete with descriptions and links.
10 Best Wooden Roller Coasters in North America
An overview of the top 10 wooden roller coasters, including Raven at Holiday World.
Coaster Thrills and Storytelling Merge in...
A review and overview of Expedition Everest at Disney's Animal Kingdom, part of the Disney World resort in Florida.
Insider Tips: Score Cheap Tickets to Universal...
Planning to visit Universal Studios Hollywood? Cut through the clutter and learn how to get ticket discounts and deals, updated for 2015.
Minnesota Indoor Water Parks
Sure, it gets pretty darn cold in Minnesota in the winter. But that shouldn't prevent you from frolicking at a water park. Find an indoor water park in Minnesota and enjoy watery fun all year long.
Carowinds is the Carolina's Coaster-Crazy...
Do you love coasters? Carowinds has plenty of them -- and they are plenty good. Learn more about the amusement park.
Top Disney's Hollywood Studios Thrill Rides
Want to know which rides are the most thrilling at Disney's Hollywood Studios? Check out this list of the can't-miss rides for thrill-seekers.
Where to Get Deals and Special Offers on...
Planning a visit to Disneyland in California? Cut through the clutter and learn how to get Disneyland ticket discounts and deals.
CoasterSpeak: E to I
A handy reference index to help you decode roller coaster terminology. Page 2.
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort
Overview of Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, including its indoor water park, at Starved Rock State Park in Utica, Illinois.
Mayan Adventure at Holiday Inn Elmhurst
Overview of Mayan Adventure indoor water park at the Waverton Hotel in Illinois.
Grand Empire Indoor Water Park Resort
It never opened. But you can read about the plans for Grand Empire, the indoor water park and theme park resort in Georgia.
Epcot - Disney World's World's Fair-Like Park
Overview of the unique park that showcases science, technology, and world culture.
It's a Small Solar System After All. Mission:...
Get the lowdown on Mission: SPACE, the space flight simulation attraction at Disney World's Epcot, and decide whether you could handle the ride.
Caribbean Cove at Holiday Inn Indianapolis...
Information to plan your visit to Caribbean Cove indoor water park, adjacent to the Holiday Inn in Indianapolis.
Take a Ride on Disney's Tower of Terror
It's one of Disney's signature rides. Discover why its theme, compelling story, and lavish effects are as beloved as its thrills in this review of the attraction.
Dolly's Got Some Great Rides at Dollywood
It started out as an ode to Dolly Parton and her music and heritage, but has grown to include some incredible coasters and rides as well. Plan your visit with an overview of Dollywood.
What Are the Lyrics of the Pirates of the...
Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me) was made popular by Disney's The Pirates of the Caribbean ride and inspired an incredibly popular series of films.
Year-Round Poconos Water Park Fun at Aquatopia
One of North America's largest indoor water parks is in the Pocono Mountains. Learn more about Aquatopia at Camelback Lodge.
CoCo Key Mt. Laurel
Get the info you need to plan your visit to the CoCo Key Mt. Laurel Water Resort, an indoor water park hotel in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.
Great Wolf Lodge New England
Families with toddler, young children, and tweens can find out more about the Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resort coming to the Boston area.
Splash Universe Indoor Water Park
The Splash Universe Indoor Water Park resort in Shipshewana (near Fort Wayne), Indian is no longer open. You can read about the closed facility.
Pirates of the Caribbean Ride Review
Yo ho me 'earties! It's a rollicking review of the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at the Walt Disney theme parks.
Indoor Water Park Fun in the Poconos
Another huge indoor water park hotel is on its way to the Poconos. See what's on tap for the Kalahari Resort in the Pennsylvania mountains.
Virginia's Amusement Parks and Theme Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Virginia, complete with descriptions and links.
Massachusetts Indoor Water Parks
Are you looking for hotels with indoor water parks in Massachusetts? Find out where to plan your next water park vacation any time of the year.
Disneyland's Top 10 Quick and Casual Restaurants
When you are done riding Space Mountain, where are you going to eat? Here are the Disneyland Resort's 10 best casual and quick-service restaurants.
Check Out Minnesota’s Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Minnesota, complete with descriptions and links. Discover all of the outdoor and indoor water parks in Minnesota.
Disney World Fires Up New Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
Heigh ho! Is the Magic Kingdom's Seven Dwarfs Mine Train a gem of a ride? Read my review.
The Indoor Water Parks in Wisconsin Dells Are...
A profile of the enormously popular indoor water parks in Wisconsin Dells, including history, photos, and links to all of the indoor water parks.
Weatherproof Water Park Fun at Wilderness at...
Learn how you can get wet year-round at the Wilderness at the Smokies indoor water park resort in Sevierville, Tennessee.
Quick! What Are the 10 Best Casual Restaurants...
Hungry for some good casual restaurants at Universal Orlando? Here are the best counter-service eateries at the theme park resort. Rated in 2014.
Should I Stay at a Disney World Hotel?
Are you planning a trip to Disney World? Should you book a Disney hotel or stay off property? Let's explore why you might want to stay with the Mouse.
What's the History of Cypress Gardens (Now...
An overview of Cypress Gardens, the traditional theme park in Winter Haven, Florida.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Illinois
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Illinois, complete with descriptions and links.
Would You Dare Ride the World's Tallest...
Are you wondering what it's like aboard the world's tallest coaster? Read my review of Kingda Ka at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey.
Find Theme Parks in South Carolina
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in South Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
Eat, Drink, and Be Harry (Potter). Universal...
Discover the best Universal Orlando dining, as determined by some of the most popular and respected travel writers covering the Florida theme park resort.
Find Water Parks in California
Comprehensive overview of water parks in California, complete with descriptions and links.
Ferrari World
Overview of Ferrari World, the theme park in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and home to one of the world's fastest roller coasters.
All You Want to Know About Six Flags' Kingda Ka...
It debuted at Six Flags Great Adventure as the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster. Get the lowdown on the mighty Kingda Ka.
French Lick Water Park Big Splash Adventure
Overview of the Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park at Valley of the Springs Resort in French Lick, Indiana.
CoCo Key Water Resorts
Photo gallery of the CoCo Key Water Resort indoor water parks.
Water Park Fun Year Round at Six Flags Great...
Overview of Six Flags Great Escape Lodge, a year-round indoor water park resort adjacent to The Great Escape in Lake George, New York.
The Original Amusement Park - Brooklyn's Coney...
Overview of Coney Island, the landmark amusement area and boardwalk in New York City's Brooklyn. Includes info and reviews of Coney Island rides, ticket info, directions, and more.
Swim with Dolphins at SeaWorld's Discovery Cove
Overview of Discovery Cove theme park, a swim with dolphins experience adjacent to SeaWorld Orlando. Includes admission info and a review of the attractions and amenities.
Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort
Overview of the Wild Bear Falls Indoor Water Park at the Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Get the info you need to plan your Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort visit.
How to Have Winter Fun at Cedar Point
There are more ways to have fun in Sandusky, Ohio than Cedar Point. Castaway Bay, the indoor water park and hotel, that is operated by Cedar Point, offers year-round coasters and slides. Learn more about the resort.
Theme Park or Amusement Park? What's the Diff?
Amusement park or theme park? If you have you ever wondered what, if anything, distinguishes one from the other, here is your (somewhat murky) answer.
Great Coasters and More at Busch Gardens...
The beautiful, coaster-filled park is among the best in the US. This overview of Busch Gardens Williamsburg will help you plan your visit.
Go for a Ride in Vegas and Nevada -- at Theme...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Nevada, including Las Vegas, complete with descriptions and links. Includes Las Vegas coasters and attractions.
See Why Florida Has Some of the Best Water...
Florida water parks are the only ones in the U.S. where you can slide outdoors all year round. Find the best parks and start planning your next visit.
Indoor Theme Parks
Overview of the best indoor theme parks, with links to park profiles, photos, ride reviews, and more. Get the info you need to help plan your indoor theme park visits.
Illinois Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Illinois, complete with descriptions and links. Discover all of the outdoor and indoor water parks in Illinois.
Wilderness Wisconsin Dells
Overview and visitor tips of the Wilderness Resort and Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, including its indoor and outdoor water parks.
Stay Cool at Pennsylvania Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Pennsylvania, complete with descriptions and links. Discover all of the outdoor and indoor water parks in Pennsylvania.
Have You Taken a Ride on the 15 Best Theme Park...
Let's run down the top picks for the best theme park rides and attractions. Which one grabs the top spot?
Coasters Make the Magic at Six Flags Magic...
Six Flags Magic Mountain is home to the world's largest collection of roller coasters. See what the park offers and get the info you need to plan your day of thrills and fun.
Find Alabama Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Alabama, complete with descriptions and links.
Find a Six Flags Theme Park in Your Area
Find all Six Flags amusement parks and theme parks, complete with descriptions and links.
You'll Love the Coasters at Knoebels
It's one of the most charming amusement parks in the US. Check out this overview of Knoebels Amusement Resort in Pennsylvania to help you plan your visit.
CoCo Key Clock Tower Rockford
Overview of the CoCo Key Water Resort indoor water park at the Clock Tower Resort and Conference Center in Rockford, Illinois.
Disneyland History Photos
Photo gallery of old Disneyland and Walt Disney pictures from the 1950s and 1960s.
Disneyland Park
Photo Gallery of Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California.
How to Skip the Lines at Disneyland - Fastpass...
Learn how to eliminate lines at Disneyland and Walt Disney World with the Fastpass program. Includes tips, instructions, and a list of Fastpass-enabled attractions.
These Roller Coasters Don't Live Up to the Hype
Which coasters don't live up to the hype? These 10, for a variety of reasons, are the most disappointing. Updated in 2015.
Louisiana Theme Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Louisiana, complete with descriptions and links.
CoCo Key Omaha - Nebraska Indoor Water Park...
Overview of the CoCo Key Water Resort indoor water park at the Holiday Inn Omaha Central in Omaha, Nebraska.
Cool Down at Indiana Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Indiana, complete with descriptions and links. Discover all of the outdoor and indoor water parks in Indiana.
Sun Island Water Park Resort
Overview of Sun Island Water Park Resort indoor and outdoor water park in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Get the info you need to plan your visit to Disney World's animal-themed park.
Coasters and More at Six Flags Over Texas
It's the original Six Flags park, and it still packs a punch with some great coasters and thrill rides. Learn more about Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington (near Dallas) to help plan your visit.

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