Posted on Aug 23, 2010 | Comments 0
It doesn’t really matter how old you are or where in the world you live, amusement parks are great fun for individuals and families. These are the best of the best.
1. Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida:
Walt Disney World in Florida attracts the most visitors in the world and it’s also the largest as its set on 27,443 fun-filled acres of land.
The location features four different theme parks, which include Epcot and Magic Kingdom. There are also 24 resort hotels along with two water parks to keep yourself cool in.
2. Everland, South Korea:
This is the 10th most-visited fun park in the world and the biggest one in South Korea. Everland features a water park, five roller coasters, and five different themed areas, which are Zoo-Topia, Global Fair, European Adventure, American Adventure, and Magic Land.
3. Tokyo Disneyland:
Walt Disney is popular all over the world as this 115 acre park proves. It was the first Disneyland to be opened outside of America, but showcases several of the same popular attractions and themed areas that can be found in Disneyland in California. These include Adventureland, Tomorrowland, and Fantasyland.
4. SeaWorld, San Diego, California:
This popular marine park also has locations in Florida and Texas. It allows visitors an excellent opportunity to get close to sea life such as Dolphins, Orcas, Beluga Whales, and Sea Lions.
5. Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Great Britain:
This is the most popular amusement park in the United Kingdom which typically attracts several million visitors a year. The park in the seaside town of Blackpool houses four water rides and 10 roller coasters, which includes the steel Pepsi Max Big, which is the tallest roller coaster in Britain.
6. Europa Park, Germany:
This is the largest amusement park in Germany and it comes with 15 unique themed zones, with several of them being named after European countries. It’s the second most-visited park in Europe as it attracts several million people a year. It also features a campsite, a guest house, and four hotels.
7. PortAventura, Spain:
This amusement park is situated in the resort town of Salou, which lies about an hour to the south of Barcelona. It’s southern Europe’s biggest theme park/resort and features three water rides and six roller coasters.
8. Canada’s Wonderland, Toronto, Ontario:
This popular Canadian park has about 200 different attractions, which includes 15 roller coasters. This represents the most roller coasters of any amusement park outside of America.
9. Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio:
Cedar Point has the most roller coasters in a single amusement park numbering to 17. It houses a total of 75 rides on the 364 acre park, including three water rides.
10. Universal Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida:
There are two different theme parks housed here, which are the Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios. There are also three hotels along with the Universal CityWalk Nightlife Area.
The Islands of Adventure Park features a Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction, the Harry Potter universe, and a re-creation of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft.
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