Six Flags have pretty much dominated the hearts, minds, and queasy stomachs of Americans since their inception back in 1962. So, in the interest of giving the spotlight to a bunch of other places (that also aren't Disneyland), we rounded up a list of some of the other best amusement parks this country has to offer.
Don't worry about keeping your "cool" on a roller coaster -- scream as much as you want.
Hold onto your hats, thrill-seekers.
Have you ever gone from zero to 60 m.p.h. in three and a half seconds while dangling off the side of a steel track? The only place in the world you ca...
Spring break is practically upon us, and those of us that live to procrastinate still have absolutely no clue what we're going to do.
I worked at Disneyland and at the Disneyland Hotel during high school and college. While there were a lot of rules, there was also a spirit of fun there. Smiling wasn't mandatory, but encouraged.
If you don't want to pay for parking and are going to park hop, you can use the Downtown Disney 3 Hour lot for free (for three hours) and either go in and out every three hours, or buy something and validate the ticket for more time.
Spring brings exciting new attractions to many amusement parks in the U.S. From a dizzying glow-in-the-dark funhouse roller coaster, to a beyond-vertical Batman, here are six new rides we're looking forward to in 2015.
Escape the dreary cold this winter and seek the thrills of one of summer's greatest highlights: amusement parks. These fantastic parks offer the best ...
Macy's hosted a SeaWorld float again this year, perhaps thinking it would get a different result. It didn't. PETA supporters, including young Rose, again scaled the barriers at Thursday's parade and displayed posters proclaiming, "SeaWorld Hurts Orcas."
Disney hits it out of the park with its specialty snacks.
Whether you're craving one more trip to the beach or are searching for the perfect end-of-summer festival, getting away has never been quicker, easier -- or more affordable.
The music blaring from the speakers made me feel as if the entire park had frozen since I'd last been there as a teenager, only to start up again as I walked through the gates.
While the masses of muggles, the non-magicians among us anxiously await any word from the world of wizardry.
If you take Gandhi's statement, "You must be the change you wish to see in the world," and blend it with Mother Theresa's "If you want to change the world, pick up a broom." you will have Rachel Carbary's formula for creating a successful grassroots effort for change.
A lot of it is stressful and loud and crowded and dirty, but the good parts make it all worth it.