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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.
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.
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.
Eat, Drink, and Be Mickey: Disney World's 10...
The top ten best table-service restaurants at Walt Disney World, including Monsieur Paul.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 Trip? Get the...
Are you planning a vacation to Disneyland or other parks? Wanna save some $? Get the latest (updated March 31, 2015) California theme park deals.
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 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.
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.
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.
Score Discounts on Orlando Theme Park Vacations
Are you planning your vacation to Florida theme parks? Wanna save some $? Learn about the latest (updated March 31, 2015) deals and special offers.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Tennessee Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Tennessee, 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.
Thrill-filled Amusement and Theme Parks in Ohio...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Ohio, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
60 Years On, These Disneyland Rides Still Delight
It's remarkable how many of Disneyland's original rides are still bringing joy to visitors today. Let's take a look at the 15 surviving attractions.
Top 10 Best Steel Roller Coasters in North...
An overview of the top 10 Steel roller coasters, including Incredible Hulk at Islands of Adventure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Indoor Water Park Fun in California with Great...
Great Wolf Lodge brings indoor water park fun to California with its Anaheim-area resort.
Find Big Coasters and Big Fun at Texas Theme...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Texas, 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.
North Carolina Theme Parks and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in North Carolina, 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.
Check Out Georgia's Theme and Amusement Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Georgia, 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.
Stay Cool at Texas Water Parks
Comprehensive list of water parks in Texas, complete with descriptions and links.
10 Best Wooden Roller Coasters in North America
An overview of the top 10 wooden roller coasters, including Raven at Holiday World.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
World's Tallest Coaster Coming to Florida in 2017
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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.
Check Out Arizona’s Amusement and Theme...
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Arizona, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
Find a Six Flags Theme Park in Your Area
Find all Six Flags amusement parks and theme parks, complete with descriptions and links.
Amusement Parks and Theme Parks in Illinois
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Illinois, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
Take a Ride on Disney's 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.
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.
Dolly's Got Some Great Rides at 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.
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.
Universal Hollywood Celebrates 50 Years
The Simpsons have been presenting their unique blend of humor and mayhem for some time in a wild motion
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Virginia's Amusement Parks and Theme Parks
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Virginia, complete with descriptions and links.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Disneyland at 60 Shines Bright for Diamond...
In 2015, Disneyland will celebrate 60 years with a new nighttime parade, a new fireworks show, and a new World of Color fountain show.
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.
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 2015.
Indoor Water Park Fun in the Poconos
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.
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 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.
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.
Swim with Dolphins at SeaWorld's 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.
Hersheypark: Sweet Place with Great Coasters
Overview of Hersheypark theme park in Pennsylvania.
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.
Great Minnesota Water Park
Overview and profile of the The Great Serengeti Waterpark Resort located in the Owatonna, Minnesota Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites.
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.
Fury 325 Coaster Breaks Records at Carowinds
The world's tallest and fastest giga-coaster brings wild thrills to the Charlotte, North Carolina park. Get the lowdown on the crazy-high ride.
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.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in Michigan
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in Michigan, 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.
Go on a Star Wars Adventure
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.
See Why Canada's Wonderland is so Popular
Overview of Canada's Wonderland theme park near Toronto.
Find Water Parks in California
Comprehensive overview of water parks in California, 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.
Disney World Fires Up New Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
Heigh ho! Is the Magic Kingdom's Seven Dwarfs Mine Train a gem of a ride? Read my review.
Epcot - Disney World's World's Fair-Like Park
Overview of the unique park that showcases science, technology, and world culture.
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.
See Why Cedar Point is America's Roller Coast
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Disneyland Park
Photo Gallery of Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California.
Find Theme Parks in South Carolina
Comprehensive list of amusement parks and theme parks in South Carolina, complete with descriptions and links.
Year-Round Poconos 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.
Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in New Jersey
Comprehensive overview of amusement parks and theme parks in New Jersey, complete with descriptions and links.
What's the History of Cypress Gardens (Now...
An overview of Cypress Gardens, the traditional theme park in Winter Haven, Florida.
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.
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.
CoasterSpeak: E to I
A handy reference index to help you decode roller coaster terminology. Page 2.
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.
Coasters and More at Six Flags Over Texas
It's the original Six Flags park, and it still packs a punch with some great coasters and thrill rides. Learn more about Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington (near Dallas) to help plan your visit.
White Knuckles Are the Worst of It
Info from Six Flags study about roller coaster and amusement park safety
Ready to Roll? Check Out the Coaster Ride Guide...
New and revamped roller coasters will be opening in 2015 at parks such as Carowinds, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Hersheypark, and Holiday World. Read on!
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.
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?
Get Your Spidey Senses Tingling on Spider-Man...
It is one of the most astonishing theme park attractions ever built. Learn why Spider-Man merits a five-star rating.
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Get the info you need to plan your visit to Disney World's animal-themed park.
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.
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.
Take a Forbidden Journey with Harry Potter....
Want to take a Forbidden Journey with Harry Potter? Read my review of the Universal Orlando ride.
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.
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.
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.

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