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10 of the Best Amusement Parks in the U.S.

Taylor Bybee | Posted 10.11.2016 | Travel
Taylor Bybee

Outside of those who are die hard coaster fans, how often does the average family visit an amusement park? Once a year? Maybe twice? Or for some it's ...

Mean Streak: Legendary Wooden Roller Coaster Closes at Cedar Point

Taylor Bybee | Posted 09.19.2016 | Travel
Taylor Bybee

And so an era comes to a close. One of the most famous wooden roller coasters in America has shut down, as of September 16th, 2016. While it may not h...

The Oscars: Roller Coaster Edition

Taylor Bybee | Posted 09.11.2016 | Travel
Taylor Bybee

Before you ask, yes. This is a real thing. Every year Amusement Today hosts their annual Golden Ticket Awards, recognizing amusement parks, rides, a...

15 Fun (and Cheaper) Disneyland Alternatives for the Summer

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel

By Caroline Banton, Contributor Disneyland is a popular vacation destination, but it's not an inexpensive one. According to Hipmunk, a four-day, fou...

7 Questions That Undeniably Annoy Every Clevelander

Nina Tomaro | Posted 10.29.2016 | Travel
Nina Tomaro

I recently entered a contest that Time Out New York held to find its latest and greatest blogger. The entry for the contest involved writing a piece a...

Cedar Point's New Roller Coaster Has A Terrifying 214-Foot Drop

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.09.2015 | Travel

Six Flags just announced its newest, bone-chilling "Joker" coaster ride for 2016 and now Cedar Point is following suit. The amusement park will unleas...

Getting Wild: This Latina Finally Gets to Experience the Thrill of the Outdoors

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 08.26.2016 | Latino Voices
Ana Beatriz Cholo

So much was off-limits to me because of my culture and my traditional parents. I was not allowed to have sleepovers or sleep at anyone's house. When I wanted to skateboard, I was firmly told no. That was for boys. Besides, good girls stay home to mind their business, but boys could stay out because, well, they were boys. It was their birthright.

Cedar Fair CEO Matt Ouimet Reveals the Secret of Running a Successful Amusement Park

Jim Hill | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

For Ouimet, the president and CEO of Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., a typical day at the office really is a walk in the park.

These 10 American Attractions Are Totally Touristy, But I'm Okay With That

Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
Erin Ruberry

Some are simply roadside photo ops, others are full-fledged tourist attractions, all are worth putting on your Americana bucket list. Go ahead, strap on a fanny pack and grab your binoculars. We're playing tourist today.

22 Reasons The Midwest Is The Best

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.12.2013 | Travel

1. Open roads 2. Steak 'n Shake 3. The Great Lakes 4. Paul Bunyan's birthplace 5. The Mall of America 6. The actual Field of Dreams 7. Cheese sc...

Amusement Park Wedding Contest Excludes Gay Couple, Is Then Canceled

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Cedar Point Amusement Park is coming under fire after excluding two men in a same-sex relationship from a wedding contest that would allow 13 couples ...

LOOK: She's In For A BIG Surprise!

Posted 07.22.2013 | Weddings

One woman got a really big thrill Sunday after riding the Millennium Force roller coaster at Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park. But the adrenaline ...

5 U.S. Theme Parks Under $50

Budget Travel | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

With Disney parks recently raising their ticket prices to $89 for a single-park one day ticket -- Universal Studios is just as bad -- now is the perfect time to start thinking about smaller, regional theme parks where you can get your adrenaline fix for less.

America's Best Theme Parks

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whizzing around on a roller coaster, splashing down a rushing water slide, noshing on cotton candy and hot dogs -- the theme park might be as quintess...

Alexis Agin, You Are an Ironman

Jonathan Agin | Posted 04.07.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

There are times in long endurance events when the destructive thoughts begin to filter through your brain, suggesting how truly pleasurable it would feel to simply take a seat and stop. As those thoughts taunted me, my mind turned to one thought: my daughter never quit, neither will I.

WATCH: Ride On Cedar Point's New Coaster

Posted 11.15.2012 | Travel

The country's largest amusement park may be closed for the season, but fans of high-performance roller coasters are already planning their trips for 2...

Cedar Point's Newest Coaster Will Break Records

Posted 08.14.2012 | Detroit

Cedar Point's newest roller coaster will be a record-breaker. The Sandusky, Ohio theme park announced plans Monday to build the GateKeeper, which will...

Amusement Parks In Ohio: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Lisa Pratto | Posted 01.03.2012 | Travel

Amusement parks in Ohio offer some of the best heart-thumping, pulse-racing and death-defying rides in the country. If you are looking for a family-fr...

Amusement Parks In The Midwest: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Lisa Pratto | Posted 01.01.2012 | Travel

Amusement parks in the Midwest are a great source of family fun and a welcome escape from the everyday. Whether you have toddlers or teens, taking the...

Family Vacations In Ohio: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

Huffington Post | Sandy Mitchell | Posted 12.20.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Ohio can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, we've don...

A Huffington Post Guide to Family Vacations in the Midwest

The Huffington Post | Sylvie Branch | Posted 12.21.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in the Midwest can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, we...

A Huffington Post Guide To Family Vacations In And Around Cleveland

The Huffington Post | Sandy Mitchell | Posted 10.17.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Cleveland can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters — it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, we'...

Our Guide To Cleveland-Area Amusement Parks

The Huffington Post | Barbara Darko | Posted 10.20.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks near Cleveland offer fun for children and some of the fastest and most exciting rides in the world for thrill-seekers of all ages. As ...

Motor City And More: Our Guide To Family Vacations In Michigan

The Huffington Post | Lisa Pratto | Posted 10.12.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Michigan can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters — it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, we'v...

Amusement Park Jobs In High Demand -- And Not Just Among Teenagers

Hugo Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Theme parks are being flooded with applications from job seekers, as unemployed mortgage agents, sales clerks and construction workers who can't find ...