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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.
Best Walt Disney World Rides
About.com's Theme Parks Guide picks the top 10 can't-miss attractions at the Florida resort.
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.
Disney World's Best Restaurants
The top ten best table-service and the top ten best casual restaurants at Walt Disney World, as determined by some of the most popular and respected travel journalists covering the Florida theme park resort. If you are heading to Disney World, these are the dining spots you'll want to check out.
Universal Studios Hollywood Tickets
Planning to visit Universal Studios Hollywood? Cut through the clutter and learn how to get ticket discounts and deals. Updated in 2014.
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.
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 indoor water parks, including hotels with water parks, near you on the Web's most comprehensive guide.
9 Thrill-filled Amusement and Theme Parks in...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Ohio, complete with descriptions and links.
Planning a SoCal Theme Park Vacation? Get the...
Updated March 25, 2014. Are you planning a vacation to Disneyland and SoCal's other parks? Get the latest California theme park deals and save.
Disneyland's Top Ten Best Table Service...
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 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!
New Fantasyland Forest at Disney World's Magic...
The centerpiece attraction at the expanded Fantasyland at Walt Disney World will be the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. Read about the innovative ride. Page 10.
The Top 10 Best Rides at Disneyland and Disney...
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 Water Is Warm Year-Round at These 10 Indoor...
There are dozens of indoor water park hotels. Which ones make the biggest splash? See About.com's top-10 picks for North America's best.
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.
Wanna Save Some \$ on Your Florida Theme Park...
Updated March 25, 2014. Are you planning your vacation to Florida theme parks? Learn about the latest deals and special offers.
How to Save on 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.
10 Awesome Roller Coasters in America That You...
Are you ready to ride the rails? The Theme Parks Guide rates the top 10 best wood and steel roller coasters in North America.
The Action is back at Mountain Creek Water Park
Overview, review, and photos of the Vernon water park at a ski resort.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Pennsylvania
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Pennsylvania, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
Cedar Point
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California Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
The home of Disneyland has lots of other parks. Discover all of the amusement parks and theme parks in California as well as resources to plan your next visit.
New York Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
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.
Seven Cool Features of The Seven Dwarfs Mine...
The highlight of the expanded New Fantasyland at Disney World's Magic Kingdom, The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train has some pretty exciting features. Let's look at seven of them.
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.
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.
Best Disneyland Dining
Discover the best Disneyland dining, as determined by some of the most popular and respected travel journalists covering the California theme park resort.
Top Magic Kingdom Thrill Rides
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.
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.
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.
Cure the Mickey Munchies - Disneyland's Top 10...
A day at the park isn't complete without at least one treat. Here are the Disneyland Resort's 10 best things to eat.
Disneyland Tickets
Planning a visit to Disneyland in California? Cut through the clutter and learn how to get Disneyland ticket discounts and deals.
Disney World
It is the most popular theme park resort in the world. Find out why.
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.
The Crosswinds Indoor Water Park Resort
Overview of The Crosswinds Indoor Water Park Resort in Baltimore, Maryland.
Florida Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
It's the home of Disney World and is the theme park capital of the world! Plan your next visit with all the info you need about amusement parks and theme parks in Florida.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in Washington
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in the state of Washington, complete with descriptions and links.
Top Epcot Thrill Rides
Planning a trip to Walt Disney World? Want to know which rides are the most thrilling at Epcot? Then check out this list of the can't-miss rides for the thrill-seekers in your group.
Great Wolf Lodge California
Overview of the Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resort at InternationalWest in Garden Grove, 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.
Pirates of the Caribbean Ride Theme Song Lyrics
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.
A Lotta Water: Where are the Largest Indoor...
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!
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Arizona
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Arizona, complete with descriptions and links.
Texas Theme Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
Six Flags America
Info, reviews, and visiting tips about Six Flags America theme park in the Washington, DC area
Kentucky Kingdom
Let's explore Kentucky Kingdom, the amusement park located on the grounds of the Kentucky State Fair.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in Virginia
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Virginia, complete with descriptions and links.
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?
Top Disney's Animal Kingdom Thrill Rides
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.
Tennessee Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Tennessee, complete with descriptions and links.
Top Roller Coasters in Florida
The theme park capital of the world has a lot of coasters. Which ones are the best? Read on.
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.
Theme Parks for Families with Young Children
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.
Georgia Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Georgia, complete with descriptions and links.
Disney World Roller Coasters
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.
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.
Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas Water Park
A water park oasis in the Las Vegas desert (actually nearby Henderson, Nevada). Learn about the park's features.
Six Flags Great Adventure Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom
Preview of Zumanjaro Drop of Doom, the world's tallest and fastest drop tower ride, debuting at Six Flags Great Adventure in spring 2014. How tall and fast? Read on.
Discovery Cove
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.
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.
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.
Find Six Flags Theme Parks
Find all Six Flags amusement parks and theme parks, complete with descriptions and links.
Six Flags Great Adventure
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.
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?
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in South Carolina
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in South Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
Top 10 Best Steel Roller Coasters in North...
An overview of the top 10 Steel roller coasters, including Incredible Hulk at Islands of Adventure. Page 3.
Top 10 Fastest Wooden Roller Coasters
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.
Harry Potter Wizardry to Fuel Universal Studios...
Universal Studios Hollywood has launched a 5-year, $1.6-billion expansion that includes the new Transformers: The Ride--3D.
California Water Parks
Comprehensive overview of water parks in California, complete with descriptions and links.
Need a Taste of the Keys? Find a CoCo Key Water...
An overview of the CoCo Key Water Resort indoor water park hotels. Find all of the CoCo Key locations and get the info you need to help plan your next vacation.
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.
Las Vegas Wet Indoor Water Park and Theme Park...
Overview of the Las Vegas Wet Indoor Water Park and Theme Park Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
CoCo Key Danvers
Overview of the CoCo Key Water Resort indoor water park at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Danvers, Massachusetts.
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.
Disneyland's Top Ten Best Casual and Quick...
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.
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.
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.
Coney Island
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.
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.
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.
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.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Illinois
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Illinois, complete with descriptions and links.
Roller Coaster Ride Guide 2014
Great new roller coasters will be opening in 2014 at parks such as Kings Island, Six Flags Great America, Coney Island, and Disney World. Read on!
Top 10 Most Overrated Roller Coasters in North...
An overview of the top 10 most overrated roller coasters. Page 9.
Top Disney's Hollywood Studios Thrill Rides
Planning a trip to Walt Disney World? Want to know which rides are the most thrilling at Disney's Hollywood Studios? Then check out this list of the can't-miss rides for the thrill-seekers in your group.
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.
Hard Rock Park
Overview of the shuttered Hard Rock Park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
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.
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.
Top 10 best Wooden Roller Coasters in North...
An overview of the top 10 wooden roller coasters, including Lightning Racer, Phoenix, and El Toro.
North Carolina Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in North Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in New Jersey
Comprehensive overview of amusement parks and theme parks in New Jersey, complete with descriptions and links.
Huge indoor water park coming to Pocono Mountains
Another enormous indoor water park hotel is on its way to the Pocono Mountains. See what's on tap for the Camelback Lodge.
Radisson Water Park Albuquerque
Are you thinking about checking out the water slides at Park Inn? Get the info you need to plan a visit to the Radisson water park hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Split Rock Resort Water Park in the Poconos
Overview of the Split Rock Resort H2Oooohh! Waterpark at Lake Harmony in the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania.
Texas Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
Cypress Gardens
An overview of Cypress Gardens, the traditional theme park in Winter Haven, Florida.
Six Flags Great Adventure Wild Safari
Overview of Six Flags Great Adventure Wild Safari in Jackson, New Jersey.
World's Tallest Roller Coaster in Florida
Would you board the world's tallest roller coaster when it opens, probably in 2016, in Florida? Read about the 520-foot Polercoaster.
New Rides at Six Flags for 2014 Season
A park-by-park rundown of what you can expect to find at all Six Flags for the 2014 season, including new coasters and other rides.
Universal Orlando
Overview of the Universal Orlando resort in Florida, including the two theme parks, hotels, dining, and other features.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Louisiana
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Louisiana, complete with descriptions and links.
Hersheypark
Overview of Hersheypark theme park in Pennsylvania.
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.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in Las Vegas...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Nevada, including Las Vegas, complete with descriptions and links. Includes Las Vegas coasters and attractions.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
The beautiful, coaster-filled park is among the best in the US. This overview of Busch Gardens Williamsburg will help you plan your visit.
Curse of DarKastle
Review and overview of the Curse of DarKastle ride at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, VA.
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.
How to Reduce Wait Times at SeaWorld Orlando
Learn strategies to minimize your wait times at Florida's popular theme park, SeaWorld Orlando.
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.
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.
Revenge of the Mummy
A review and overview of the Revenge of the Mummy roller coaster/dark ride attraction at Universal Studios Florida.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Indiana
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Indiana, complete with descriptions and links.
Alabama Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Alabama, complete with descriptions and links.
Preview Photos of Gatekeeper Winged Coaster...
See what all the buzz is about as the Ohio park prepares to unleash its 16th roller coaster.
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.
Aquatica -- SeaWorld Orlando Water Park
It is one of the most popular, attraction-packed, and lovely water parks in the world. Read about Aquatica at SeaWorld Orlando in Florida.
The Forbidden Journey of Harry Potter Ride
Review and overview of The Forbidden Journey of Harry Potter, the Harry Potter ride inside Hogwarts Castle at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, part of Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando.
Dorney Park
Overview of Dorney Park amusement park in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade
Overview and review of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter land, rides, and attractions at Islands of Adventure, part of the Universal Orlando resort in Florida.
Canada's Wonderland
Overview of Canada's Wonderland theme park near Toronto.
Weird and Wonderful Haunted Mansion Facts
Weird and wonderful facts about the Haunted Mansion rides at the Disney theme parks.
Hawaiian Falls Pflugerville
Overview of Hawaiian Falls, the water park in Pflugerville, Texas. Includes, admission info, ride info, and more.
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.
Kalahari Sandusky
Overview of the Kalahari indoor water park resort. Includes info about admission rates, attractions, the hotel, and more to help you plan your vacation.
Best Theme Park Rides
Top picks for the best theme park rides, shows, and attractions. What is the number one theme park ride?
Go Soarin' Over California on One of Disney's...
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Kings Dominion
Overview of the coaster-CRAZY park.
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.
Carowinds
Overview of Carowinds theme park in Charlotte, North Carolina. Info to help you plan your Carowinds visit.
Wisconsin Dells Indoor Water Parks
A profile of the enormously popular indoor water parks in Wisconsin Dells. Includes the history of the Dells parks, photos, and links to all of the indoor water parks.
Enchanted Tales with Belle Attraction at Disney...
You know the story: Monstrous beast meets headstrong, brainy, yet beautiful girl; despite the odds, they
New York Water Parks
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.
It's a Small Solar System After All
An overview and review of Mission: SPACE, the space flight simulation attraction at Epcot, Walt Disney World, in Florida.
Six Flags Magic Mountain
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.
Dollywood
It started out as an ode to Dolly Parton and her music and heritage, but has grown to include some incredible coasters and rides as well. Plan your visit with an overview of Dollywood.
Transformers: The Ride 3D at Universal Studios...
The wildly immersive Transformers ride takes guests into the world of transforming robots for a showdown between the Autobots and the Decepticons.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Colorado
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Colorado, complete with descriptions and links.
Wild Adventures
Overview of Wild Adventures theme park, zoo, and water park in Valdosta, Georgia.
Splash Universe Indoor Water Park
The Splash Universe Indoor Water Park resort in Shipshewana (near Fort Wayne), Indian is no longer open. You can read about the closed facility.
Massachusetts Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Massachusetts, complete with descriptions and links. Discover all of the outdoor and indoor water parks in Massachusetts.
Fantasyland Expansion
Ariel, the Seven Dwarfs, Beauty and the Beast, and more are on their way in the Fantasyland expansion coming to the Magic Kingdom at Disney World in Florida from 2012 through 2014.
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.
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort
Overview of Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, including its indoor water park, at Starved Rock State Park in Utica, Illinois.
Intimidator 305
Review and info about Intimidator 305, the giga-coaster at Kings Dominion in Virginia.
How to Make the Most of Disney's Fastpass Line...
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.
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.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in Oregon
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Oregon, complete with descriptions and links.

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