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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 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, including Monsieur Paul.
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.
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.
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?
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 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.
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.
"Grim Grinning Ghosts" Lyrics
Lyrics to GRIM GRINNING GHOSTS, the theme song for the Haunted Mansion attractions at Disney theme parks.
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 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 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.
The 10 Best Snacks at the Happiest Place on Earth
One of the ten best snacks and desserts at the Disneyland Resort is the Matterhorn Macaroon at the Jolly Holiday Bakery. Read more about the Main Street U.S.A. delicacy.
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.
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 September 30, 2014) California theme park deals.
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.
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.
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.
A Lotta Water. Where Are the World's Biggest...
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!
Weird and Wonderful Haunted Mansion Facts
Weird and wonderful facts about the Haunted Mansion rides at the Disney theme parks.
Check Out Georgia's Theme and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Georgia, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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 September 30, 2014) deals and special offers.
Top 10 Best Steel Roller Coasters in North...
An overview of the top 10 Steel roller coasters, including Incredible Hulk at Islands of Adventure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
10 Best Wooden Roller Coasters in North America
An overview of the top 10 wooden roller coasters, including Voyage at Holiday World.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Plan Your Disney World Vacation
Disney World is the most popular theme park resort in the world. Find out why.
Top Roller Coasters in Florida
The theme park capital of the world has a lot of coasters. Which ones are the best? Read on.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
14 Texas Theme Parks Where You'll Find Big...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Pennsylvania
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Pennsylvania, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
World's Tallest Coaster Coming to Florida in 2016
Would you board the world's tallest roller coaster when it opens, probably in 2016, in Florida? Read about the 520-foot Polercoaster.
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.
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.
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.
Tennessee Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Tennessee, complete with descriptions and links.
Disneyland's Top 10 Quick and Casual Restaurants
One of the ten best casual service restaurants at the Disneyland Resort is Hungry Bear. Read more about the Critter Country eatery.
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.
Ride to Disneyland for the Incredible Radiator...
A charming (and moderately thrilling) ride based on the Pixar film,
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.
Christmas at Theme Parks 2013
A surprising number of theme parks -- even in colder locations -- deck their halls and offer holiday fun. Find out where to meet Santa AND ride coasters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aliens, Predators, and More: Universal FL's...
How scary is Halloween Horror Nights 24 at Universal Studios Florida? Is AVP, The Walking Dead, and other mazes among the highlights? Read my review.
Top 10 Most Overrated Roller Coasters in North...
An overview of the top 10 most overrated roller coasters.
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.
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.
Take a Forbidden Journey with Harry Potter....
Want to take a Forbidden Journey with Harry Potter? Read my review of the Universal Orlando ride.
Tips for a Great 2014 Halloween Haunt at Kings...
Discover which mazes to visit and the best ways to experience Halloween Haunt 2014 at Kings Island.
Everything You Need to Know About Making Disney...
Will you be heading to Disney World? Do you want to dine at some of its great restaurants? You should plan ahead and make reservations. Learn how.
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.
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.
Outlaw Run Coaster Coming to Silver Dollar City...
Overview of Outlaw Run, the wooden roller coaster debuting at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri in 2013. And get this: It will go upside down.
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.
They're Dying to Meet You at the Haunted Mansion
Review and overview of the Haunted Mansion ride at the Disney theme parks.
Go Soarin' Over California on One of Disney's...
Review and overview of the Soarin' attraction at Walt Disney World's Epcot in Florida.
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 North Carolina
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in North 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.
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.
Find a Six Flags Theme Park in Your Area
Find all Six Flags amusement parks and theme parks, complete with descriptions and links.
Disneyland Park
Photo Gallery of Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California.
Kingda Huh?
An overview of the hydraulic launch system that powers the record-breaking Kingda Ka roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey .
Cedar Point
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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.
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.
Universal's Revenge of the Mummy Will Have You...
A review of the Revenge of the Mummy roller coaster/dark ride attraction at Universal Studios Florida.
Kalahari Pocono Mountains
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.
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.
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.
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.
Where is the Water Park in the Movie, The Way,...
Are you wondering where the drama/comedy was filmed? Wonder no more.
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.
How'd They Do That? Disney's Haunted Mansion...
A few Haunted Mansion secrets revealed in the Grand Hall, Seance Circle, and the Hitchhiking Ghosts.
What's the History of Cypress Gardens (Now...
An overview of Cypress Gardens, the traditional theme park in Winter Haven, Florida.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Disney World Character Dining
At least half the fun of going to Disney World is meeting Mickey Mouse and the gang, and character dining may be the best way to score face time. Get the info you need to plan a character meal.
Valleyfair
Overview of the popular park. Theme Parks.
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.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Illinois
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Illinois, complete with descriptions and links.
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
It is one of the most astonishing theme park attractions ever built. Learn why Spider-Man merits a five-star rating.
Texas Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
Canada's Wonderland
Overview of Canada's Wonderland theme park near Toronto.
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.
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