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Monday, 21 October 2013

7 Must Visit Theme Parks

Holidays and vacation getaways are never complete unless a trip to a theme or amusement park is planned. With all the excitement, amenities, fun activities and the opportunity to bond with the entire family, there’s a whole new world in stored for anyone who enters a theme park! Ready? Check out the best theme parks around the world.

Cedar Point, Ohio


If you want to scream and shout in excitement with all the twisting and twirling that a rollercoaster ride has to offer, then, Cedar Point in Ohio is where you should hit! Considered as the second oldest theme park in the US, Cedar Point is also the rollercoaster capital of the world, boasting a record of 17 (the most) rollercoasters in just one park! That’s enough to give visitors and adventure-seekers the adrenaline rush that they’re looking for. Any Trip to Cedar Point will never be complete without checking out the 3 water rides or a visit to the petting farm. Live shows, a peanuts playground and a challenge park all add up to the excitement in this 364-acre property.

Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Florida


With more than 17 million people coming to one of the leading theme parks in the world, a trip to the Magic Kingdom will give you a chance to enter Cinderella's castle and be exhilarated by the adventures that the Pirates of the Caribbean and Splash Mountain have to offer. Join the dozens of Disney characters as they parade through the park down the Main Street every afternoon. The spectacular fireworks display is another amazing thing to behold to truly complete your trip here.

Universal Studios, Tokyo, Japan

With over 8 million visitors a year, the Universal Studios in Japan offers many of the adventures and exciting treats that you will also find in Universal Orlando. Among the many things that you shouldn’t miss include the Hollywood Dream-The Ride, the first jet-coaster in the park, or the Amazing Adventures of Spiderman ride that will truly take your break away.

Everland, Seoul, South Korea


From Japan, stop over Seoul, South Korea, and visit Everland, the country’s top amusement park. With nearly 7 million people coming here every year Everland never fails to amaze guests with the dozens of annual festivals it hosts, including the Flower Carnival, Summer Splash, and Christmas Holiday Fantasy. Make a side trip to the Hoam Art Museum nearby and be amazed by the traditional Korean garden to behold.

Schlitterbahn Water Park, New Braunfels, Texas


Set on 65 acres of lush surrounding the, Schlitterbahn located in New Braunfels, Texas has been honoured by Amusement Today as the best water park for more than a decade already. The park features a mountain-like coaster ride, plus imposing beaches, where surfers won’t say no to.

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, California


Come to Valencia in California and enjoy all the adventure and excitement that Six Flags Magic Mountain has to offer. Six Flags Magic Mountain boasts of 18 coasters, Green Lantern being the most famous of it. Because it’s just a short ride away from LA, Six Flags gives visitors a little flair to make them feel like real celebrity.

Busch Gardens, Virginia and Florida

Busch Gardens are located in Williamsburg, Va., and in Tampa, Fla. The gardens are world-renowned for the real animals, as well as humans who dress up like animals, roaming around. Kids and kids-at-heart will definitely fall in love with the rides and top natural attractions. Home to many roller coasters, the famous wooden coaster named Gwazi boasts of double twist coasters with trains that passed each other at 100 mph.
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Author’s Bio: Manilyn Moreno is an adventurer by heart. Whenever she takes a break from online marketing for software for catering, she enjoys embarking on a trip to a new destination.