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10 Awesome Amusement Parks To Visit

Updated on August 7, 2017

Nickelodeon Resort Punta Cana

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The Nickelodeon Resort located in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic will for sure be a trip you won't forget. Despite it being a Nickelodeon resort it is also a very high class resort.

In Punta Cana they have it all from the water park, fitness centers, high class places to eat, beaches, bars, even a spa! The children can meet their favorite Nickelodeon characters, get slimed and you can even drop your kids off at the supervised playhouse called "Just Kiddin" to have some adult time.

They have a special plan just for honeymoons, weddings and celebrating your anniversary!

HersheyPark

HersheyPark is located in Hershey,Pennysylvania. This park includes rides for all heights so you won't be left out no matter how short or tall you are. They have rollercoasters that will blow your mind, water rides and a kiddie park. The fun doesn't stop there. They have a whole bunch of entertaining shows for you to enjoy. They're even open all year round, including Halloween and Christmas events.

Here at HersheyPark they have a lodge, hotel and even camping resort to stay at. You can meet the Hershey characters, visit their zoo, go to the Hershey Story to get educated on the history of Milton S. Hershey, go to their garden with exotic butterflies, they even have a display of all different types of birds from hawks,falcons and eagles that you can get your picture taken with as well.

They have so many greats deals at this park and so many different things to do it's impossible to get bored.

Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park

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Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park is located in Orlando, Florida. This water park is a winter wonderland that can be enjoyed wearing a bikini. You can enjoy all your favorite snowy activities such as Toboggan races, Ski Patrol training camp and even ride a chair lift like at a ski resort.

Just like at any other Disney park you also have the chance to meet your favorite Disney characters, like the famous snowman Olaf from Frozen. This park includes so many interesting snow themed dining areas.

This one of the most unique parks around and a time you won't forget.

Universal's Island of Adventure

Universal's Island of Adventure is located in Orlando, Florida. If you don't believe this park is totally awesome to visit, they have been awarded the #1 choice theme park by Trip Advisor in 2015 and 2016.

At this park you can experience the land of Hogwarts at the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey. You will get to visit the castle along with a thrilling ride. Don't forget about the Jurassic Park River adventure a water ride that includes and 85 foot drop!

There is so many characters to meet, rides to ride, places to dine, shows and even exciting areas for the kids to play.

LegoLand

Love legos? How about a whole land of them? Legoland is located in Carlsbad, California. There so much to do at Legoland you won't know where to start. You can visit the Lego Ninjago World which is a training camp to be like a ninja including a rockwall, lightning drill and even a ride to enjoy while defeating the great devourer.

At legoland they have a water park, rides, shows to enjoy, and you can even meet your favorite lego characters. The park also has an awesome Sealife Aquarium and a sweet lego hotel to stay at.

The VIP experience will give you the chance to get a host to guide you around the park, trade minifigures throughout your stay, Lego gift sets, and so much more!!!

Cedar Point

Cedar Point is located in Sandusky, Ohio. Also known as the Roller Coaster Capital so if you love a thrilling ride Cedar Point is the place for you along with very exciting water rides.

Here at Cedar Point they have a Dinosaurs Alive experience with life sized realistic Dinosaurs along with a digging site. The park also includes once in a lifetime events to participate in such as "Dive in movies" where you can watch a movie in the water!, have breakfast with the Peanuts characters, also enjoy Cedar Point nights where you can enjoy a night on the beach with live music around a fire with the beach glowing. Now that's a night to remember.

Sesame Place

Sesame Place is a Sesame Street themed park located in Langhorn, Pennsylvania. You can take a ride on your children's favorite character themed rides, meet their favorite Sesame Street characters, including even dining with everyones favorite, Elmo along with so many Sesame Street themed dining spots. On top of rides they have a water park, shows and parades.

Want to relax a bit? You can rent your own cabana.

There's also a pin trading program where you can trade pins with other team members around the park.

Disney's Magic Kingdom

Disney's Magic Kingdom is located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. One of the most magical places to visit. You can enjoy awesome shows and parades, including amazing fireworks displayed behind the Disney castle. You get a chance to meet and get photos with all your favorite Disney characters from Cinderella to Mickey Mouse.

This park has rides for all ages, no matter how old or young. All you can eat magical Disney themed spots to enjoy great food. You also get an opportunity to get tours or check out their special holiday events from Halloween to Christmas.

Sea World

SeaWorld is located in Orlando, Florida. At SeaWorld you get the chance to meet dolphins and see all your favorite aquatic animals while also being able to spend the day on thrilling rides. With the private VIP tour you even have the chance to eat at the Underwater Grill next to a bunch of sharks, including exclusive tours you won't forget.

SeaWorld has special events such as their Halloween Spooktacular, Christmas celebration and the awesome Electric Ocean event a glow party with a dj and amazing fireworks.

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Six Flags Magic Mountain located in Valencia, California. If you're a superhero fan you'll be glad to hear they have a new Justice League: Battle for Metropolis gaming attraction in 4D! You get the chance to meet the Looney Tunes characters, with Looney Tunes attractions such as the Looney Tunes lodge a play place for children to enjoy.

This park also has a special frightfest in September-October where the whole park transforms to a haunted scream park. Don't forget about their Holiday in the park festival where the park lights up to celebrate the holiday season in November-December.

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      Kuan Leong Yong 

      15 months ago from Singapore

      All these parks look and sound wonderful, even if I might be a bit too old for most of the attractions. :P I would love to spend days and weekends in them.

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      Sasha Jasrain 

      16 months ago

      Would love to go to the Nickelodeon Resort! I agree with you, you're never too old for Disney!! Also, I love the rides at Universal especially Islands of Adventure.

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      Ryan Fuller 

      16 months ago from Louisiana, USA

      Glad to see Hershey Park on this list. I lived there for a while and grew up going there every summer because my mom is from Hershey. If you are a coaster fan, this is one of the best places to get your thrills on. I would add to the list Dollywood. Especially since they have expanded majorly over the past few years.

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      Louise Powles 

      16 months ago from Norfolk, England

      They all look fun theme parks to visit. I wouldn't mind visiting Sea World.

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