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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.
Visit Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood
What can visitors expect when The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade opens at Universal Studios Hollywood in spring 2016? Read on.
The Essential Guide to Harry Potter World
See what's coming to Universal Orlando in 2014 when The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley opens with new rides and more.
Have You Experienced Universal Orlando's Best...
Some of the world's best theme park rides are found at Universal Orlando. Let's count down the 12 best attractions you shouldn't miss at the 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 Water Is Warm Year-Round at the Top 10...
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.
Harry Potter Theme Park Merchandise
Ten of the most unusual items for sale at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
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 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.
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.
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.
10 Best Wooden Roller Coasters in North America
An overview of the top 10 wooden roller coasters, including Lightning Racer, Phoenix, and El Toro.
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 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.
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 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.
10 Best Steel Roller Coasters
What is your favorite steel roller coaster? Did it make the top 10 list?
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.
Get Wet at 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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
High and NOT Dry: The Tallest Water Slides in...
Water slides are getting taller, faster, and more thrilling. Read about the tallest slides at N. American water parks. Updated in 2015.
15 Theme Parks Rides that Will Blow Your Mind
Let's count down the best theme park rides and attractions in North America starting with Disney's Mission: SPACE.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coaster-Crazy Theme Parks
Want to know which theme parks and amusement parks around the world have the most number of roller coasters? Here they are! Updated in 2015.
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.
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.
Pennsylvania Amusement Parks and Theme Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Pennsylvania, complete with descriptions and links.
Looking for Theme Parks in the U.S.? Start Here.
Looking for theme parks for an upcoming vacation or day trip? You've come to the right place. Get a rundown of all the parks throughout the nation to plan your next visit.
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.
Stay Cool at Texas Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
Planning a SoCal Theme Park Trip? Get the...
Are you planning a vacation to Disneyland or other parks? Wanna save some $? Get the latest (updated June 9, 2015) California theme park deals.
Thrill-filled Amusement and Theme Parks in Ohio...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Ohio, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
After the Rides, Where Should You Dine? 10 Best...
Yup, it's the home of Harry Potter. But Universal Orlando also has some great places to eat. Here are the best sit-down eateries. Updated in 2015.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Indoor Water Park Fun in the Poconos
The Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania is home to a number of huge indoor water park hotels, including the nicely themed Kalahari Resort.
Looking Back at Disneyland - Great Old Photos
In honor of Disneyland's 60th anniversary, let's take a look back at the park and Walt Disney in some great old photos.
Tennessee Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Tennessee, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
Score Discounts on Orlando Theme Park Vacations
Will you be heading to Florida's theme parks? Save some money by checking out the latest (updated June 9, 2015) special offers and deals.
Amusement Parks with Water Slides? Yup.
Discover which water parks at North American theme parks rank as the best, according to About.com's Theme Parks Guide.
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.
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.
Indoor Water Park Fun in California with Great...
Great Wolf Lodge brings indoor water park fun to California with its Anaheim-area resort.
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.
Got the Munchies after Riding? 10 Best...
What are you going to snack on when you get the munchies after riding at Universal Orlando? Here are the parks' best desserts. Rated in 2015.
North Carolina Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in North Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
Find Big Coasters and Big Fun at Texas Theme...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
Check Out Georgia's Theme and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Georgia, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
Camelbeach Waterpark
Overview and profile of Camelbeach Waterpark water park at Camelback Mountain Resort in Tannersville, the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania.
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.
Zoombezi Bay Water Park at the Columbus Zoo and...
Overview and profile of Zoombezi Bay water park at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Powell, Ohio. The water park used to be known as Wyandot Lake.
Castaway Bay Indoor Water Park at Cedar Point...
Photo gallery of Castaway Bay Indoor Water Park at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.
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.
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.
Stay Cool at Georgia Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Georgia, complete with descriptions and links.
Where to Get Wet -- Year-Round and Indoors --...
Comprehensive list of water parks in North Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
Poconos Indoor 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.
Holiday World Is One of the Last Independent...
Overview, ride reviews, photos, and other info about Holiday World, the theme park in Santa Claus, Indiana.
Looking for Water Parks? Start Here.
Looking for water parks for an upcoming vacation or day trip? Or do you just want to cool down? Get a rundown of all the parks throughout the nation.
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.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Illinois
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Illinois, complete with descriptions and links.
Discover the Louisville Amusement Park,...
Let's explore Kentucky Kingdom, the amusement park located on the grounds of the Kentucky State Fair.
Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels
See exclusive pictures taken by the About.com Theme Parks Guide during his visit to the original Schlitterbahn water park resort.
Get Wet at 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.
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.
Cool Down at Water Parks in Massachusetts
Comprehensive list of water parks in Massachusetts, complete with descriptions and links. Discover all of the outdoor and indoor water parks in Massachusetts.
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.
You Know Fantasyland at Disney World. Now See...
In 2012, Disney World expanded the iconic land and added new attractions, restaurants, shops, and more.
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.
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.
Find a Six Flags Theme Park in Your Area
Find all Six Flags amusement parks and theme parks, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
Going to Universal Studios Hollywood? Get these...
Planning to visit Universal Studios Hollywood? Cut through the clutter and learn how to get ticket discounts and deals, updated for 2015.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in Michigan
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Michigan, complete with descriptions and links.
Wildwater Kingdom Water Park at Geauga Lake
Overview of Wildwater Kingdom Water Park at Geauga Lake, Ohio.
Find Water Parks in California
Comprehensive overview of water parks in California, 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.
Rating the Rails - Reviews of Carowinds Coasters
A collection of reviews of the roller coasters at Carowinds theme park in Charlotte, North Carolina.
All-American Coasters at Maryland's Six Flags...
Info, reviews, and visiting tips about Six Flags America, the coaster-filled theme park in the Washington, DC area.
Get Wet at Maryland Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Maryland, complete with descriptions and links. Discover all of the outdoor and indoor water parks in Maryland.
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.
Get Wet at South Carolina Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in South Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
Get Wet at Six Flags Water Park Near Atlanta
Are you planning a visit to Six Flags White Water Atlanta water park in Georgia? Get the lowdown on tickets, rides, and other info before you go.
Hersheypark: Sweet Place with Great Coasters
Overview of Hersheypark theme park in Pennsylvania.
Top Roller Coasters in Florida
The theme park capital of the world has a lot of coasters. Which ones are the best? Read on.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in New Jersey
Comprehensive overview of amusement parks and theme parks in New Jersey, complete with descriptions and links.
Get Wet at Kentucky Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Kentucky, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
Virginia's Amusement Parks and Theme Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Virginia, complete with descriptions and links.
Stay Cool at Colorado Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Colorado, complete with descriptions and links. Discover all of the outdoor and indoor water parks in Colorado.
NPH and Others Open Up about Disneyland
On the occasion of Disneyland's 60th anniversary, I had the chance to speak with Neil Patrick Harris and others about what the park means to them.
Split Rock Resort Water Park in the Poconos
Overview of the Split Rock Resort H2Oooohh! Waterpark at Lake Harmony in the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania.
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.
Water Parks in New York
Comprehensive list of water parks in New York, complete with descriptions and links. Discover all of the outdoor and indoor water parks in New York.
Wild Waves Has Great Wet AND Dry Rides
Overview of the amusement park and water park near Seattle, Washington.
I'm a Wimp! Could I Handle Universal's Escape...
The centerpiece attraction of Universal Studio Florida's Diagon Alley is Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts. Just how scary is the coaster?
The Beach Water Park in Ohio
Overview and profile of The Beach water park in Mason, OH.
Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Water park Resort...
Photo gallery of the Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resort Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania.
Get Wet at Michigan Water Parks
Comprehensive overview of water parks in Michigan, complete with descriptions and links. Includes outdoor and indoor water parks. Get the info you need to plan your water park visit.
Check Out the CoCo Key Water Resort in Danvers,...
Overview of the CoCo Key Water Resort indoor water park at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Danvers, Massachusetts.
Get Wet and Stay Cool at Alabama Water Parks
There are plenty of places to cool down and get wet. Discover all of the water parks in Alabama.
Get Wet at Tennessee Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Tennessee, complete with descriptions and links.
Waldameer Has One Heck of a Roller Coaster
Overview of Waldameer Amusement Resort in Erie, Pennsylvania.
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.
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.
Coasters and More Fit for Royalty at 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.
Canada's Six Flags Park, La Ronde
Overview of the Quebec park, including ride info, admission info, and more.
Cars Land at Disney California Adventure
The highlight and culmination of the five-year Disney California Adventure expansion , Cars Land is unlike
See Why Cedar Point is America's Roller Coast
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Great Coasters at PA's Dorney Park
Overview of Dorney Park amusement park in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Get Wet 'n Wild at North Carolina Water Park
Review and overview of Wet 'n Wild Emerald Pointe water park in Greensboro, North Carolina.
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.
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.
You Never Know Where You Might Go on Disney's...
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.
World's Tallest Coaster Coming to Florida in 2017
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Waterpark at The Villages
Overview of the Waterpark at The Villages indoor water park in Flint, Texas.
Heading to Six Flags Great America? These Are...
It's one coaster after another at Six Flags Great America. But which ones should you ride? Let's count down the 9 best coasters you shouldn't miss.
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?
Get Wet at Iowa Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Iowa, complete with descriptions and links. Discover all of the outdoor and indoor water parks in Iowa.
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.
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?
Check Out Arizona’s Amusement and Theme...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Arizona, complete with descriptions and links.
Find Theme Parks in Indiana
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Indiana, complete with descriptions and links.
Castaway Bay Indoor Water Park Hotel at Cedar...
Photo gallery of Castaway Bay Indoor Water Park hotel at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Dallas: Texas-Sized...
Overview of Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Dallas Texas Water Park.
SPAR Water Park in Sulphur Louisiana
Overview of the SPAR Waterpark in Sulphur, Louisiana.
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.
Lots of Thrills at Minnesota's Valleyfair...
Overview of the popular park. Theme Parks.
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.
Find Alabama Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Alabama, 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.
Great Minnesota Water Park
Overview and profile of the The Great Serengeti Waterpark Resort located in the Owatonna, Minnesota Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites.
Rippin' Rapids Resort in South Dakota
See what fun awaits guests at Rippin' Rapids, a water park hotel in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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