Top 10 Amusement Parks

It's Summertime! That means that parents have extra time to spend with their children and what better way to engage in classic fun with family and friends than to visit an amusement park. We asked Travel Channel fans to tell us their favorite water, amusement and theme park picks. Take a look at your these fun picks -- perfect summer trip ideas to fit every budget.

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1. Cedar Point

Touting itself as the roller coaster capital of the world, Cedar Point’s 17 coasters will ensure you’re riding all day. Enthusiastic reader Alicia Goettemoeller describes the park as an “adrenaline junkie’s paradise,” while reader Nick Schuyler says it is “built for grown-up kids.”

Cedar Point

1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870

Get Directions

Phone: +1 419-627-2350

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2. Knoebels

This old-fashioned amusement park is a must for nostalgic types as well as the budget conscious – admittance and parking are free of charge. Reader Tracy Ginsburg Maier says “a family of 4 can eat, swim and ride all day for $100” at Knoebels.


391 Knoebels Blvd, Elysburg, PA 17824

Get Directions

Phone: +1 800-487-4386


3. Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

No list of amusement parks would be complete without the happiest place on earth, Disney’s Magic Kingdom. Transport yourself back to your childhood with a trip to Space Mountain, or say hello to one of your favorite Disney characters.
Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

1180 Seven Seas Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Get Directions

Phone: +1 407-939-5277

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