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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.
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.
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 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.
"Grim Grinning Ghosts" Lyrics
Lyrics to GRIM GRINNING GHOSTS, the theme song for the Haunted Mansion attractions at Disney theme parks.
The Best Disney World Quick-Service Dining...
A rundown of Disney World's top ten best casual, counter-service restaurants, including Sunshine Seasons.
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.
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.
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.
Thrill-filled Amusement and Theme Parks in Ohio...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Ohio, 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.
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!
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.
Check Out Georgia's Theme and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Georgia, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Best Wooden Roller Coasters in North America
An overview of the top 10 wooden roller coasters, including Raven at Holiday World.
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.
Top Roller Coasters in Florida
The theme park capital of the world has a lot of coasters. Which ones are the best? Read on.
14 Texas Theme Parks Where You'll Find Big...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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 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 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.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Pennsylvania
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Pennsylvania, 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.
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?
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.
Weird and Wonderful Haunted Mansion Facts
Weird and wonderful facts about the Haunted Mansion rides at the Disney theme parks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get Spooked Out on 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.
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.
Indoor Water Park Fun in California with Great...
Great Wolf Lodge brings indoor water park fun to California with its Anaheim-area resort.
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.
How to Plan Your Disney World Vacation
Disney World is the most popular theme park resort in the world. Find out why.
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.
Tennessee Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Tennessee, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ride to Disneyland for the Incredible Radiator...
A charming (and moderately thrilling) ride based on the Pixar film,
Top 10 Most Overrated Roller Coasters in North...
An overview of the top 10 most overrated roller coasters.
Disneyland California Resort
Overview of the Disneyland California resort, including discount ticket info, dining recommendations park highlights, and more.
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.
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.
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.
Check Out Arizona’s Amusement and Theme...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Arizona, complete with descriptions and links.
Celebrate the Holidays at Jingle Bell, Jingle...
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.
Water Wizz of Cape Cod
It's not exactly in Cape Cod, but this Massachusetts water park is close to the popular vacation spot and offers plenty of wet fun. Learn more about Water Wizz.
Go Soarin' Over California on One of Disney's...
Review and overview of the Soarin' attraction at Walt Disney World's Epcot in Florida.
Snag Reservations at Disney's Top Restaurants
You could just wing it for your meals at Disneyland. But with so many great restaurants to try, you should make reservations. Learn how.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
100 Years of Magic- Walt Disney World Florida...
Overview of 100 Years of Magic event, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Walt Disney's birth, at Walt Disney World, Florida.
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.
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.
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 Six Flags Theme Park in Your Area
Find all Six Flags amusement parks and theme parks, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
Disneyland Park
Photo Gallery of Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in North Carolina
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in North Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
Texas Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
Take a Forbidden Journey with Harry Potter....
Want to take a Forbidden Journey with Harry Potter? Read my review of the Universal Orlando ride.
Cedar Point
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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.
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.
Disney World Tips
Are you planning a trip to Disney World? About.com's Disney World tips, including thrill rides, will help make your visit a special and memorable one.
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.
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.
SeaWorld Orlando: Florida's Marine Life AND...
Sure, it's the home of Shamu. But SeaWorld Orlando offers so much more, including a collection of impressive coasters, some captivating attractions, and a host of animal exhibits and shows. About.com's overview includes ticket info, attraction highlights, and links to Discovery Cove and Aquatica water park.
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