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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 ten tallest coasters. Updated in 2014.
The 10 Best Yummy Desserts at Disney World
A day at Disney World isn't complete without at least one treat. Here are the Florida resort's 10 best snacks and desserts.
The World's 10 Fastest Roller Coasters
Do you have a need for speed? Race over for an overview, updated in 2014, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coney Island's Spook-A-Rama Still Keeping...
Info and review of the classic Spook-A-Rama dark ride at Coney Island.
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.
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.
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.
Coaster, Music, and More at Six Flags Fiesta...
It's one of the more picturesque and themed of the Six Flags parks. Learn more about Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio to help plan your visit.
The 10 Longest Roller Coasters in the World
Roller coasters are known for speed and height, but what about length? Discover the top 10 longest roller coasters in the world. Updated in 2014.
The Best Disneyland Dining Options for Every...
Discover the best Disneyland dining, as determined by some of the most popular and respected travel journalists covering the California theme park resort.
Disneyland's Top 10 Snacks
One of the ten best snacks and desserts at the Disneyland Resort is sweet potato fries at the Hungry Bear. Read more about the Critter Country delicacy.
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!
Thrill-filled Amusement and Theme Parks in Ohio...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Ohio, complete with descriptions and links.
How to Score Discounts and Offers on Orlando...
Are you planning your vacation to Florida theme parks? Wanna save some $? Learn about the latest (updated August 25, 2014) deals and special offers.
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.
Check Out Georgia's Theme and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Georgia, complete with descriptions and links.
Planning a SoCal Theme Park Vacation? Get the...
Are you planning a vacation to Disneyland and other parks? Wanna save some $? Get the latest (updated August 25, 2014) California theme park deals.
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.
Disney Fantasy - Profile of the Disney Cruise...
Are you planning a cruise aboard the Disney Fantasy? Get the info you need for a smooth sailing.
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26 Fun-Packed California Theme Parks and...
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.
Walt Disney World for Wimps
You're a wimp. You're going to Disney World. What rides should you skip and what should you try?
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.
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 2014.
A Lotta Water: A Photo Tour of the World's...
Lots of indoor water parks claim to be the biggest, but they can't all be true. So, which water park, actually, is the biggest? Read on!
You Have to Ride the 20 Best Roller Coasters in...
Are you ready to ride the rails? The Theme Parks Guide rates the top 10 best wood and steel roller coasters in North America.
It's Halloween Time 2014 at Disneyland. Join...
There will be plenty of not-all-that-scary stuff happening at Disneyland for Halloween. Learn about Mickey's Halloween Party and other events.
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.
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.
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.
10 Best Wooden Roller Coasters in North America
An overview of the top 10 wooden roller coasters, including Raven at Holiday World.
Top Roller Coasters in Florida
The theme park capital of the world has a lot of coasters. Which ones are the best? Read on.
Top 10 Best Steel Roller Coasters in North...
An overview of the top 10 Steel roller coasters, including Incredible Hulk at Islands of Adventure.
"Grim Grinning Ghosts" Lyrics
Lyrics to GRIM GRINNING GHOSTS, the theme song for the Haunted Mansion attractions at Disney theme parks.
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.
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.
What's New at Theme Parks and Amusement 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.
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.
Hard Rock Park
Overview of the shuttered Hard Rock Park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
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.
How to Plan Your Disney World Vacation
Disney World is the most popular theme park resort in the world. Find out why.
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.
Hogwarts Express: One Short Ride for Fans, One...
With the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley and the Hogwarts Express train, more visitors may be opting for Universal Orlando.
Want to Go Really Fast? Ride the Top 10 Fastest...
Which wooden coasters made the list as the fastest in the world? Most of them are in the U.S., and some of the fastest ones generate controversy.
The World's Steepest Roller Coasters
Is it possible for a roller coaster to have a drop that is steeper than straight down? Not only is it possible, there are actually MANY coasters that fit the description. Which coasters are the steepest in the world? Read on.
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.
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.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Pennsylvania
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Pennsylvania, complete with descriptions and links.
Kingda Ka
Are you wondering what it's like aboard the world's tallest roller coaster? Read my review of Kingda Ka, the rocket coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey.
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.
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 2014.
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.
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.
The Twilight Zone 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.
Find a Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Water Park in...
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.
14 Texas Theme Parks Where You'll Find Big...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
The Best Haunted Attractions
A rundown of the top picks for the spookiest, scariest, and best haunted rides and attractions at theme parks and amusement parks.
Check Out Arizona’s Amusement and Theme...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Arizona, 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.
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 10 Most Overrated Roller Coasters in North...
An overview of the top 10 most overrated roller coasters in North America.
Texas Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
Sky Screamer at Marineland of Canada
It's 320 feet tall. Could you handle the Sky Screamer free fall drop tower ride? I did. Here's my review.
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.
Tennessee Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Tennessee, complete with descriptions and links.
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?
Halloween is Not-So-Scary at Mickey's Disney...
Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party replaces the blood and guts with more innocent seasonal fun. Get all the details about the 2014 event.
Think You're a Big Shot? Prove it on Las Vegas...
Review and info about the Big Shot ride atop the Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas.
Give a Day, Get a Disney Day
Overview of Give a Day, Get a Disney Day offer for 2010 at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World. Learn how to get a free Disney theme park ticket by giving a day of volunteer service.
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.
Halloween Screams at the Parks for Six Flags...
All of the Six Flags parks celebrate the spooky season with haunted mazes, scare zones, themed shows, and activities for younger children.
Expedition Everest
A review and overview of the Expedition Everest roller coaster attraction at Disney's Animal Kingdom, part of the Walt Disney World resort in Florida.
Heigh Ho! It's Off to Disney World's Seven...
Heigh ho! Is the Magic Kingdom's Seven Dwarfs Mine Train a gem of a ride? Read my review.
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.
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.
Leaky Bucket
Photo gallery of the Kalahari Indoor Water Park in Sandusky, Ohio
It's a Small World After All!
Song lyrics of the famous It's a Small World ride at Disneyland, Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland.
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.
Great Wolf Lodge Kansas City
Overview of the Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resort in Kansas City, Kansas.
Wisconsin Dells Water Parks
With nearly two dozen Wisconsin Dells water parks, it's no wonder the town is known as the water park capital of the world. Get the info you need to plan your Wisconsin Dells water park vacation. Page 5.
Crazy for Mania
Preview of the Toy Story Mania ride coming to Disney's California Adventure, part of the Disneyland Resort in California, and Disney's Hollywood Studios, the park formerly known as Disney-MGM Studios at Walt Disney World in Florida.
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.
Newfangled Batman Coaster Coming to Six Flags...
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The 15 Best Theme Park Attractions
Top picks for the best theme park rides, shows, and attractions. What is the number one theme park ride?
World's Tallest Roller Coaster Coming to...
Would you board the world's tallest roller coaster when it opens, probably in 2016, in Florida? Read about the 520-foot Polercoaster.
Find Water Parks in California
Comprehensive overview of water parks in California, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
Call the Ministry of Magic! What's Next at...
In 2010, Universal Orlando opened the original Wizarding World and followed that success with the 2014 debut of Diagon Alley. What is next for Potter?
Summit Plummet Water Slide at Blizzard Beach...
Overview and review of Summit Plummet water slide at Blizzard Beach water park in Walt Disney World, Florida.
Wanna Ride the Rails? Check Out the Coaster...
Great new roller coasters will be opening in 2014 at parks such as Kings Island, Six Flags Great America, Coney Island, and Disney World. Read on!
Revenge of the Mummy
A review and overview of the Revenge of the Mummy roller coaster/dark ride attraction at Universal Studios Florida.
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.
A Sneak Peak at the Las Vegas Wet Indoor Water...
Overview of the Las Vegas Wet Indoor Water Park and Theme Park Resort and Casino scheduled to open in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Weird and Wonderful Haunted Mansion Facts
Weird and wonderful facts about the Haunted Mansion rides at the Disney theme parks.
Get Slashed and Stalked for Fun at Universal...
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Top Thrill Dragster
Review and info about Top Thrill Dragster rocket coaster at Cedar Point in Ohio.
Where is the Water Park in the Movie, The Way,...
Are you wondering where the drama/comedy was filmed? Wonder no more.
Geauga Lake and Wildwater Kingdom
Photo gallery of Geauga Lake theme park and Wildwater Kingdom water park in Ohio, including Dominator and Villain roller coasters and Liquid Lightning Funnel ride.
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.
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.
Theme Park After Dark - Universal FL Halloween...
It's the 24th annual Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando. Find out what the park has in store -- to scare the living daylights out of you.
Find a Six Flags Theme Park in Your Area
Find all Six Flags amusement parks and theme parks, complete with descriptions and links.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Illinois
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Illinois, complete with descriptions and links.
Disneyland Park
Photo Gallery of Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California.
Great Wolf Lodge Concord
If you are thinking of booking a stay at the Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resort in Concord, North Carolina, get all the info you need to plan your vacation.
Swim with the Dolphins at SeaWorld’s...
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.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in North Carolina
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in North Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
Bringing Some Style to Hard Rock Park
Interview with Steve Baker, President of Freestyle Music Park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, about his plans for the property formerly known as Hard Rock Park.
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.
Sesame Place
Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Place? Why yes I can! Get all the info for your visit to Sesame Place theme park in Pennsylvania.
Star Tours - The Adventures Continue
Go to a galaxy far, far away with About.com as the Theme Parks Guide reviews Star Tours - The Adventures Continue, the Star Tours ride at Disneyland and Disney Hollywood Studios.
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.
Take a Forbidden Journey with Harry Potter....
Want to take a Forbidden Journey with Harry Potter? Read my review of the Universal Orlando ride.
They're Dying to Meet You at the Haunted Mansion
Review and overview of the Haunted Mansion ride at the Disney theme parks.
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.
Kings Island
It's one of the country's biggest and best amusement parks and home to some of the most acclaimed roller coasters. Learn more about Kings Island near Cincinnati, Ohio.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in Las Vegas...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Nevada, including Las Vegas, complete with descriptions and links. Includes Las Vegas coasters and attractions.
Disney World Tips
Are you planning a trip to Disney World? About.com's Disney World tips, including the best rides and shows, will help make your visit a special and memorable one.
Some of the World's Best Coasters are at NJ's...
It's one of the biggest amusement parks in the world and boasts one of the largest collection fo roller coasters. Learn more about Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, including ride reviews, photos, admission info, and more, to help plan your visit.
They Get No Respect: America's Most Underrated...
The top 10 most underrated roller coasters in North America may get no respect, but they deserve your attention. Discover which rides make the cut.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aulani - Disney's Resort and Spa on Oahu in...
Are you thinking of booking a vacation at Aulani, Disney's resort and spa on Oahu in Hawaii? This review will help you learn more about the property and plan your trip.
Harry Potter Theme Park Merchandise
Ten of the most unusual items for sale at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Page 6.
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