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.
When you go to Disney is key to having a good time and getting the most for your money. With more time and money to spend, you and your kids will ride more rides and spend time doing exactly what you came to Disney to do: have genuine, family-friendly fun.
If you thought roller coasters couldn't get more thrilling, this year's new launches prove designers had some extra tricks up their sleeves to create mind-blowing attractions. Get ready for ground-breaking roller coasters, guest-immersive dark rides, and many more family-friendly experiences!
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...
Surely one of the best places in the world for a family vacation, Disneyland Anaheim has been dubbed the "Happiest Place on Earth." Disneyland was built with kids of all ages in mind, under Walt Disney's direct supervision so it's the ultimate kid-friendly attraction in California!
Entertainment abounds in Southern California; whereas agriculture is scarce, so we crave the pastoral idea of it. With the Boysenberry Festival, the relationship between agriculture and amusement has come full circle at Knott's.
Pirates at the Caribbean at Disneyland is a stronger experience. There's a physical story of sorts that is much stronger at the beginning, bridging the gap between an embarkation in New Orleans Square and the Caribbean.
Disneyland Resort (DLR) and Walt Disney World (WDW) are aimed at two very different vacation experiences. In my opinion, they're both very good at what they're doing, but their audiences and experiences differ greatly.
Disney's scary "alone in the dark" attraction proved too intense for their audience and was redressed as a humorous Stitch attraction.
A theme park is the last place you expect to a pass a Silent Night -- but in the name of joy to the world, the best theme parks in the U.S. err on the side of extreme in their holiday celebrations. These six parks do a lot more than just deck the halls, and here are their most fabulously over-the-top festivities:
"Free." It's everyone's favorite four-letter word, and one especially dear to travelers the world over. Want to get something for nothing? Check out these 10 no-strings-attached travel offers.
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 ...
I don't know if you are aware of this, but we penguins have our pride. In my case, I'm no run-of-the-mill bird. I'm a King penguin, in fact--bred fo...
As these theme parks testify, your next family vacation doesn't have to be a series of long queues for the same old roller coasters, giant swings, or Ferris wheels.
On October 2, the Queen Mary opened its 2014 season of Dark Harbor, debuting intriguing additions to the already thrilling Halloween event. While it ...
It wasn't even 6:45 when the Tricksters opened the gates, glowering at all who entered. Just past the entrance, a crowd accreted, anticipating the opening moment in front of a house-like façade decorated with flat wooden skulls, tombstones, and tarot cards.