Classic Amusement Park Rides
10 Classic Amusement Park Rides

Ferris Wheels might not have the thrills, but they have been a staple for over a century.

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­Roller coasters get all the attention. But what about the tamer rides with shorter lines and more relaxed height re­strictions?

­Here you can learn about the favorites among the lesser-­known ride­s. Some are unique, some have been copied for decades, but all of them are vital to the atmosphere of the midway.

­More classic amusement park rides can be found on the following pages, such as the Scramblr, Bumper Car, and the classic "It's a Small World."