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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.
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.
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.
Bluegrass Boardwalk
Located on the grounds of the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville, Bluegrass Boardwalk is a theme park that includes a water park. Learn more about the park to plan your visit.
Disney World's Top Ten Best Table Service...
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.
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.
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 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.
Coney Island's Spook-A-Rama Still Keeping...
Info and review of the classic Spook-A-Rama dark ride at Coney Island.
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.
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.
Theme Parks That Don't Cost Money ... Really
An overview of theme parks and amusement parks in North America that offer free admission and other complimentary amenities such as free parking.
Thrill-filled Amusement and Theme Parks in Ohio...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Ohio, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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!
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Pennsylvania
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Pennsylvania, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
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.
Top 10 Best Steel Roller Coasters in North...
An overview of the top 10 Steel roller coasters, including Incredible Hulk at Islands of Adventure.
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.
Disney World's Top Ten Best Snacks and Desserts
A day at Disney World isn't complete without at least one treat. Here are the Florida resort's 10 best snacks and desserts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Best Wooden Roller Coasters in North America
An overview of the top 10 wooden roller coasters, including Raven at Holiday World.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Disneyland's Top 10 Snacks
A day at the park isn't complete without at least one treat. Here are the Disneyland Resort's 10 best things to eat.
Texas Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
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?
Check Out Georgia's Theme and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Georgia, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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!
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.
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.
What’s New at Theme Parks and Amusement...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find 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.
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.
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.
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.
X 4th Dimension Coaster
A review of X, the 4th dimension coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Califronia.
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.
Indoor Water Park Fun in California with Great...
Great Wolf Lodge brings indoor water park fun to California with its Anaheim-area resort.
Top Roller Coasters in Florida
The theme park capital of the world has a lot of coasters. Which ones are the best? Read on.
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.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Illinois
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Illinois, complete with descriptions and links.
Top 10 Most Overrated Roller Coasters in North...
An overview of the top 10 most overrated roller coasters in North America.
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.
Carowinds to Break Records with Fury 325...
The world's tallest and fastest giga-coaster is on its way to the Charlotte, North Carolina park. Get the lowdown on the crazy-high ride.
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.
Tennessee Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Tennessee, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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?
14 Texas Theme Parks Where You'll Find Big...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
"Grim Grinning Ghosts" Lyrics
Lyrics to GRIM GRINNING GHOSTS, the theme song for the Haunted Mansion attractions at Disney theme parks.
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 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.
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.
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?
Splish Splash Water Park
Review and overview of the popular Riverhead, New York park.
Find Water Parks in California
Comprehensive overview of water parks in California, 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.
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.
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.
Preview Photos of Canada's Wonderland Leviathan...
Preview images of Leviathan, the insanely fast and tall roller coaster debuting at Canada's Wonderland in spring 2012. How insane? Take a gander.
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.
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.
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.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in New Jersey
Comprehensive overview of amusement parks and theme parks in New Jersey, complete with descriptions and links.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in North Carolina
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in North Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
Check Out Arizona’s Amusement and Theme...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Arizona, 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.
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.
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.
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.
North Carolina Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in North Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
Camelbeach Waterpark
Overview and profile of Camelbeach Waterpark water park at Camelback Mountain Resort in Tannersville, the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania.
Discover the Louisville Amusement Park,...
Let's explore Kentucky Kingdom, the amusement park located on the grounds of the Kentucky State Fair.
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.
SplashDown Waterpark
Overview of SplashDown Waterpark in Manassas, Virginia (near Washington, D.C.), including attractions, ticket info, directions, and hotel info.
Cedar Point
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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.
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.
Hard Rock Park
Overview of the shuttered Hard Rock Park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
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.
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.
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.
Explore Harry Potter's London at Universal...
Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida, a part of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, is perhaps the most lavishly themed land in any theme park. Discover why.
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?
Virginia's Amusement Parks and Theme Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Virginia, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
Canada's Wonderland
Overview of Canada's Wonderland theme park near Toronto.
Georgia Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Georgia, complete with descriptions and links.
Dorney Park
Overview of Dorney Park amusement park in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Find a Six Flags Theme Park in Your Area
Find all Six Flags amusement parks and theme parks, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
Story Land
Story Land theme park in Glen, New Hampshire is a great park for families with children 12 and under. LEarn why.
CoasterSpeak: E to I
A handy reference index to help you decode roller coaster terminology. Page 2.
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.
The Great Serengeti Waterpark at the Holiday...
Overview and profile of the The Great Serengeti Waterpark Resort located in the Owatonna, Minnesota Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites.
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