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Top 10 Amusement Park in the World that Will Amaze You

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Published July 10th 2017
If you are looking for an adrenaline rush across your veins, then you should visit an amusement park. All these locations across the world are family-friendly, themed, and home to some crazy rides. Indulging in various rides at the amusement park will definitely skip a heartbeat or make it beat faster. In terms of sheer entertainment and adventure, there are many destinations which make up the list of the best amusement parks in the world.

No matter where in the world you travel, there is an adventure playground in every city because it is the demand of the hour. People or students or even kids slog out five days a week, and they definitely want to indulge in something which would probably freak them out during the weekends. These theme parks in different parts of the world are not only for the little ones, there is something in store across all age groups. The Ferrari world roller coaster is one such destination where you can bring your wildest dreams and ambitions a reality.

Enjoy a fun and exciting time at the top ten theme parks listed below which are surely going to give you a pleasant and thrilling experience. Come home and enjoy adventurous rides, live shows, and unlimited fun. These are definitely not listed in the order of significance.

1. Cedar Point, Ohio, USA

This is one of the most popular theme parks in the USA. Home to children areas, a water park, and a record 16 roller coasters, the second largest number in the world. The GateKeeper which was launched recently is one of the popular collection of roller coasters here which is spread over 52 meters (170 feet). Another popular feature in the park is the Wing Over Drop, which on record is the tallest in the world. With easy access by train or bus, you can enjoy a host of activities and thrilling rides to choose from.
2. Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi, UAE


This is the only theme park in the world which is dedicated to the Italian motor giant, the Ferrari. Placed on the Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, this gigantic theme park is spread across 925,000 square feet and was open to the public in 2010. Step into the racing driver shoes and experience the fastest roller coaster in the world, the Formula Rossa. Set your pulses racing as you speed up to 240km/hr in just 4.9 seconds. People can also shop at the Ferrari stores and enjoy quick bites or dine at the park in one of the fascinating restaurants in here. Tickets to the Ferrari world Abu Dhabi are priced starting from Dh 275, with Dh 230 being charged for kids. Little fellows below 1m in height are not charged any entry fee.

3. Sentosa Island, Singapore

Well hop onto a cable car or catch a bus to enter the Sentosa Island which is solely dedicated to pure entertainment. This park is visited by over 5 million tourists annually, making it one of the most popular amusements parks in Asia. The roller coasters, water attractions, animal parks, the Universal studies, golf to butterfly. It also houses two fabulous hotels, so you can stay over on the island itself to enjoy unlimited fun and entertainment.

4. Santa Monica Pier, California, USA

This pier has been amusing people since its inception in the year 1909. Placed between the coast of the Ocean and the Colorado Avenue, this pier offers an attractive range of classic carousels, aquarium, several games, and other attractions. One of the popular features in the park is the gigantic Ferris Wheel is encompassed around the park and is powered by Solar energy. This park is perfect for people who wish to indulge in some fun rides on the West Coast.

5. The Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, Florida, USA

One of the most popular attractions in the world. Placed within 45 minutes from the Orlando International Airport, this park is easily accessible by train, bus or car. This park gets close to 52.5 million visitors annually and is designed by Walt Disney himself. One of the classic parks which give you a sneak peek into fairy-land followed by several memorable moments.

6. Gardaland Lake Garda, Italy


This is the biggest amusement park in Italy and it houses several roller coasters, rides, and endless water rides. Placed on the banks of Lake Garda between Peschiera and Lazise towns, this park is easily accessible by train or car. It is blessed with stunning topiary sculptures, a royal hotel, and a sea life aquarium where marine life has been recreated in their natural habitats. There are plenty of activities to keep your little ones busy and engaged.

7. Knoebels Amusement Park, Pennsylvania, USA

This amusement park in the US is home to a wonderful combination of classic roller coasters and modern indulgences. One of the popular classic adventures includes the 1913 carousel and a haunted house dark ride taking you back time. One of the best features of this park is that there is no entry fee for visitors. Drive down by your car and get a free parking.

8. Prater, Vienna, Austria

This is an exciting option for people looking for endless ride options. Placed in the 2nd district in Vienna, one of the exciting indulgences in this amusement park would be the 117-meter flying swing, which is the tallest in the world. This historic amusement park is open all year round and there is no entry fee for visitors. Only individual attractions are charged nominally to cover the maintenance charges. Come and visit this fun place to explore and enjoy once in a lifetime experience.

9. Calaway Park, Alberta, Canada


This family-friendly park is the largest amusement park in Western Canada. Located 10 kilometers from Calgary, you can easily reach this park by bus or car. This park features a great collection of rides which is ideal across all age groups. There are also live shows, street performances, clowns, and jugglers around to keep you entertained. Open all through the year, this is one of the most visited and popular amusement parks in Canada.

10. Rollercoaster and Fun Fair Amusement Park, Yokohama, Japan


Situated near Minato Mirai station, the Rollercoaster and Fun Fair Amusement Park in Japan is home to several rides and roller coasters but with a crazy twist. One of the fun indulgences is that diving coaster Vanish that drives straight into an underwater corridor. The Japanese touch to this amusement park gives it a thrilling and exciting experience to indulge in. Do try the Cosmo Clock 21 Ferris Wheel which also features a light show for a fun filled experience.
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Great article idea! The one in Japan looks terrifying but in a good way!
by Chloe Doyle (score: 3|1361) 588 days ago
Wow, some amazing fun! Great article. Welcome to WN!
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