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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
A day at Disney World isn't complete without at least one treat. Here are the Florida resort's 10 best snacks and desserts.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 Wooden Roller Coasters in North America
An overview of the top 10 wooden roller coasters, including Lightning Racer, Phoenix, and El Toro.
Pennsylvania Amusement Parks and Theme Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Pennsylvania, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
Thrill-filled Amusement and Theme Parks in Ohio...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Ohio, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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 July 24, 2015) California theme park deals.
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.
World's Tallest Coaster Coming to Florida in 2017
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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.
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.
Nothing But Star Wars at Disneyland and Disney...
Massive Star Wars Lands are coming to Disneyland and Disney World. Learn about what's on the way, including two major rides.
Indoor Water Park Fun in California with Great...
Great Wolf Lodge brings indoor water park fun to California with its Anaheim-area resort.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 Florida Theme Park Vacations
Will you be heading to Florida's theme parks? Save some money by checking out the latest (updated July 24, 2015) special offers and deals.
10 Best Steel Roller Coasters
What is your favorite steel roller coaster? Did it make the top 10 list?
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.
Camelbeach Waterpark
Overview and profile of Camelbeach Waterpark water park at Camelback Mountain Resort in Tannersville, the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania.
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.
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.
Wild, Record-Breaking Coaster Launches at...
When Lightning Rod opens in 2016 at Dollywood, it will be the world's fastest as well as the world's first launched wooden coaster. Read on!
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.
Tennessee Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Tennessee, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
Six Flags Justice League Shooter Ride is Super,...
Justice League: Battle for Metropolis at Six Flags parks is a sophisticated 4D shooter ride. How good is it? Read the About.com review.
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.
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.
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.
Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry...
It is one of the most lavishly themed lands in all of parkdom. Discover all that Universal Orlando's The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade has to offer.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Top Roller Coasters in Florida
The theme park capital of the world has a lot of coasters. Which ones are the best? Read on.
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.
Bizarro Is the Best Coaster on the Planet...
Bizarro is the best roller coaster on the planet (Earth and Krypton). Read my review of the Six Flags ride to find out why.
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.
Find Big Coasters and Big Fun at Texas Theme...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
CoCo Key Waterbury
Overview of the CoCo Key Water Resort Waterbury in Waterbury, Connecticut. Get the info you need to help plan your CoCo Key water park visit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Great Minnesota Water Park
Overview and profile of the The Great Serengeti Waterpark Resort located in the Owatonna, Minnesota Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites.
2013 Was a Roller Coaster Year for Theme Park...
How did amusement parks and theme parks perform in 2013? Let's take a look at industry reports and review the attendance info.
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.
Hersheypark: Sweet Place with Great Coasters
Overview of Hersheypark theme park in Pennsylvania.
North Carolina Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in North Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
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.
How to Plan Your Disney World Vacation
Disney World is the most popular theme park resort in the world. Find out why.
CoasterSpeak: Say What?
A handy reference index to help you decode roller coaster terminology. Page 2.
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.
Get Purged and Stalked for Fun at Universal...
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in New Jersey
Comprehensive overview of amusement parks and theme parks in New Jersey, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
This Is How Record-Breaking Coaster, Kingda Ka,...
Let's demystify the system that powers the record-breaking Kingda Ka roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey.
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.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Illinois
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Illinois, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
Coasters Galore at Six Flags Over Georgia
Will you be riding the coasters at Six Flags Over Georgia? Get the lowdown on tickets, rides, directions, and more before you go.
Check Out Georgia's Theme and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Georgia, 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.
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?
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.
Find a Six Flags Theme Park in Your Area
Find all Six Flags amusement parks and theme parks, complete with descriptions and links.
Harry Potter Theme Park Merchandise
Ten of the most unusual items for sale at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Great Coasters at PA's Dorney Park
Overview of Dorney Park amusement park in Allentown, 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.
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.
What is Coming to Toy Story Land at Disney World?
Toy Story Land is under development at Disney's Hollywood Studios. What rides and features are on the way? Let's open the toy box to find out.
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.
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?
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.
Top 10 Disneyland and Disney California...
Sure, Disneyland and Disney California Adventure are known more for fun and whimsy than thrills. But there are thrills. Let's look at the ten most thrilling rides.
Sing Along with the Ghosts in the Haunted Mansion
Lyrics to GRIM GRINNING GHOSTS, the theme song for the Haunted Mansion attractions at Disney theme parks.
Splash and Splish at NY's Splish Splash Water...
Review and overview of the popular Riverhead, New York park.
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.
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.
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.
See Why Cedar Point is America's Roller Coast
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Go Coaster Crazy at Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Great America, located near Chicago, is a huge amusement park that is loaded with coasters. Get all the details to start planning a visit.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in Michigan
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Michigan, complete with descriptions and links.
Virginia's Amusement Parks and Theme Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Virginia, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
Stay Cool at Texas Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
Wild Waves Has Great Wet AND Dry Rides
Overview of the amusement park and water park near Seattle, Washington.

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