Top 10 amusement parks in the US

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1. Disneyland, California

Disneyland is a theme park in Anaheim, California, USA. It is owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company. More than 515 million guests, among them presidents, royalty, and other heads of state, have traveled to this American landmark from around the world since the park first opened to guests on July 17, 1955.


The park consists of different lands:  Main Street, U.S.A. , Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Critter Country and Mickey’s Toontown.


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2. Magic Kingdom, Disney World, Florida

The Magic Kingdom is a theme park within the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, near Orlando. It is owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company through its Walt Disney Parks and Resorts unit. Opened on October 1, 1971, it is the most famous Florida theme park. The park’s layout and attractions are similar to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, which opened in 1955.

3. EPCOT, Disney World, Florida

Epcot is the second theme park built at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida. It was dedicated to international culture and technological innovation. The park opened on October 1, 1982, and was named EPCOT Center from 1982 to 1993. Based on square footage, it was the largest Disney theme park in the world until 1998, when Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened.

4. Disney-MGM Studios Theme Park, FL

MGM’s streets are the home for some great movie-themed attractions. With the addition of the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror and the Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster, the park is now home to Disney World’s most thrill-packed rides.

5. Universal Studios, Florida

Go behind the scenes, beyond the screen and jump right into the action of your favorite movies at Unversal Studios, the number one based movie and TV theme park in the world.

6. Universal Studios, California

With thrilling theme park rides and shows, a real working movie studio and Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and cinemas at CityWalk, Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience that’s fun for the whole family.

First, go behind the scenes on the legendary Studio Tour to explore where Hollywood movies are made and experience the largest movie set street expansion in Hollywood history. And don’t miss King Kong 360 3-D created by Peter Jackson. It’s the world’s largest, most intense 3-D experience. Here, you won’t just see it, you won’t just hear it: you’ll feel it. It’s 3-D to the next level.

Experience our Special Effects Stage, where you’ll become an expert in Hollywood moviemaking magic as you learn about CGI, stop motion capture and 3-D technology.

Face action head on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s biggest movies and TV series, such as the Revenge of the Mummy thrill coaster, Jurassic Park® – The Ride, Shrek 4-D

7. SeaWorld, Florida

SeaWorld is a chain of marine mammal parks in the United States, with operations in Orlando, Florida, San Diego, California, San Antonio, Texas, and previously Cleveland, Ohio. The parks feature killer whale, sea lion, and dolphin shows and zoological displays featuring various other marine animals. The parks’ icon is Shamu, the killer whale. SeaWorld parks also feature a variety of thrill rides, including roller coasters like Kraken at SeaWorld Orlando and Steel Eel and The Great White at SeaWorld San Antonio. Journey to Atlantis, a combination roller coaster and splashdown ride, can be found at both SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Diego and in 2007 at SeaWorld San Antonio.

8. Busch Gardens, Florida

Busch Gardens opened on March 31, 1959, and has an African theme.  The theme park is one of America’s largest zoological institutions, with more than 2,700 animals. Attractions include: Rhino Rally, Montu, Kumba, Scorpion, Gwazi, Edge of Africa, and SheiKra, a vertical dive coaster which opened in 2005. The theme park is near Tampa, FL, bordering the town limits of Temple Terrace.

9. Great Adventure, New Jersey

Enormous Six Flags complex with a drive-through Wild Safari park, a separate admission Hurricane Harbor waterpark, and one of the country’s biggest and most popular seasonal ride parks.

10. SeaWorld, California

Be moved by the awe inspiring Shamu®. Ride the mysteries of Atlantis. Go nose-to-bottlenose with our friendliest dolphins. Get a rare up-close look at our gentle beluga whales. Plus, enjoy Blue Horizons, an all-new dolphin spectacular. SeaWorld is so much more than a getaway.


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