Most Popular Amusement Parks in the US
Amusement parks in Florida
Walt Disney World. It is the world’s Walt Disney Recreation Center. It is located 34 km from Orlando. The fairy city includes:
4 thematic amusement parks:
1. Epcot – the park of scientific discoveries;
2. Disney’s Animal Kingdom – a park with a mini safari and slides;
3. Disney’s Hollywood Studios – attractions based on your favorite cartoons and movies;
4. The Magic Kingdom is the largest.
3 water parks:
1. Disney’s Blizzard Beach;
2. Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon;
3. River Country.
Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It is built in the city of Orlando. The adventure of the hero is embodied in the park. Anyone can participate. The surroundings and attractions with 3D projections create the atmosphere of your favorite movies and books about Harry Potter. You will see Hogwarts – the school of sorcery and magic, the Forbidden Forest, Hogsmeade – the village of magicians, a pub “Three Broomsticks”, where you can try “Butterbeer”.
Universal’s Islands of Adventure. It consists of 8 islands. There are attractions for every taste – from extreme to children. You step on the pages of your favorite comics, fairy tales and movies on this Island of Adventure.
SeaWorld Orlando. In the addition to different attractions, it is an oceanarium-zoo. The main theme is the world ocean and its inhabitants, with various attractions and entertainment programs. After visiting the SeaWorld your idea of the sea will change forever.
Legoland Florida. An excellent park for the whole family. It is located in the city of Winter Haven and is built of millions of details of LEGO. There is a water park with slides and pools, mini LEGO attractions, roller coaster, botanical garden, interactive and colorful shows, racing tracks, cafes and shops.
Amusement parks in California
Knott`s Berry Farm. It is one of the most visited parks in California – 3.5 million people a year. This theme park is dedicated to the Wild West. One of the best places to spend Halloween is the famous attraction Knotts Scary Farm. Here you can find a lot of attractions and entertainment for every taste. In addition to all kinds of entertainment for children, there are also activities for adults – corporate events, private anniversaries and wedding ceremonies.
Pacific Park. Pacific Park is located on the Pacific coast in Santa Monica. This is the only amusement park on the West Coast of the United States, which is located directly on the pier. The main attraction of the park is the 45-meter Ferris Wheel powered by solar energy. It offers a beautiful view of Santa Monica and the Pacific Ocean.
Universal Studios Hollywood. Universal theme park, dedicated to a number of movies produced by the company, is a part of the tour through the studio. All the attractions of Universal Studios Hollywood are about films and TV shows of the company.
Amusement parks in Virginia
Busch Gardens in Williamsburg. Busch Gardens was opened already in 1975. The park is beautiful, clean and friendly. Busch Gardens takes care of the health of its visitors, because there are even dishes to satisfy the most refined vegan tastes.
Aquapark Ocean Breeze and Motor World. Excellent water park Ocean Breeze, with a lot of water attractions, is located on the Atlantic coast. A fun time in this park are guaranteed. The park is designed for family rest. The next to Ocean Breeze is Motor World Park, where you can drive wheelbarrows. There are several routes of varying complexity.
Kings Dominion. Fans of thrill and fast driving should visit Kings Dominion Park. Here is the longest slide in the world. Its length is 1300 meters. What is more, you can experience the thrilling on one of the biggest dead loops. In addition, the park has Xtreme Skyflyer area, where you can jump with a parachute or fly on a hang glider.
Amusement parks in New York
Six Flags. Every tourist should visit this place. It is situated in the suburbs. This amusement park includes also safari park. Here are swings, trampolines, carousels, slot machines, a full set of amusements of the classic Luna Park and a giant roller coaster.
After active pastime, you can order a SUV and go to find wild animals. Traffic routes are very diverse, so if you have free time, it’s better not to rush and quietly observe the territory and animals.
Sony Wonder Laboratory. The laboratory is a huge four-story complex that shows all the achievements of mankind in the field of science and technology. This is an excellent interactive exhibition, which will not leave any visitor indifferent. Here you can explore the surface of Mars, create a TV show or your own game.