Theme Parks

Enjoy the roller coasters and attractions that theme parks have to offer. From Walt Disney World and Six Flags to Cedar Point fun will be had by all!

It may be touted as the 'happiest place on Earth,' but the true story behind Florida's Disney World isn't so sweet.

Disney parks around the world all have a haunted attraction, but not one is exactly like the original, and all have fascinating reasons behind their differences.

Would you pay $200 to drive an asphalt roller or a bulldozer? Lots of adults would — that's why there's Diggerland XL.

Every year, thousands of cell phones, cameras and glasses are left behind on amusement park rides. But how to explain the loaded guns, false teeth and prosthetic limbs?

Velocipede carousels, powered by pedaling, were created in the late 19th century to accustom Parisians to riding bicycles. But just two of them are left in the world.

You're more likely to die getting struck by lightning than riding a roller coaster, but that doesn't mean there isn't a long list of amusement park tragedies.

It's touted as the most magical place on Earth, but is it so magical nobody has ever died there? Let's get real about what goes down when there's a death at Disney World.

An extreme roller coaster can hurl you from zero to 128 miles (206 kilometers) per hour in under 4 seconds. Are you brave enough to try one?

Roller coasters are getting bigger and bigger -- and scarier and scarier. What would happen if your safety harness broke on one of these giant rides?

Amusement park rides can be fun for kids and adults alike. Find out which classic rides made the list, including roller coasters, ferris wheels, bumper cars, and more.

American roller coasters have undergone a transformation since their inception in the 1880s. Find out about the world's 12 greatest roller coasters, including the Kingda Ka and Apollo's Chariot.

As a family vacation Holiday World succeeds in creating an environment that is fun for kids but relaxing for parents. With rides games and a built-in water park this wonderland makes the perfect vacation spot. Learn more about family vacations at Hol

Hersheypark is a popular 110-acre theme park featuring more than 60 rides costumed characters factory tours play areas for very young children and a zoo. Find out more about family vacations to Hersheypark.

Kennywood Amusement Park a National Historic Landmark features classic wooden roller coasters lush landscapes and paths kiddieland and the world's best homemade fudge. Find out more about family vacations to Kennywood Amusement Park.

Pigeon Forge and Dollywood entice families with music, rides, attractions, theme parks, mini golf and more, all summer long. Learn more about Pigeon Forge and Dollywood.

Cedar Point Amusement Park is home to the world's largest collection of rides and roller coasters. It is considered by many to be among the best amusement parks in the world. Learn more about this popular family vacation destination.

Kings Island, located near Cincinnati, is a 364-acre amusement and water park with a number of rides based on Paramount films. Learn all about this family vacation destination.

Six Flags Great Adventure the largest regional amusement park in the country covers 2200 acres and features 200 rides. A safari park and water park are also major attractions. Learn about Six Flags Great Adventure.

Busch Gardens at Williamsburg is believed to be one of the most beautiful theme parks in the country. Visit the different themed "lands" for shows rides exhibits and food. Find out more about Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Walt Disney World in Orlando is the biggest Disney complex in the world, with four major theme parks that include the Magic Kingdom and Epcot Center. Learn about this popular family vacation spot.

Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon Water Parks were created by Disney for good, clean -- and wet! -- fun. Learn more about its wild waterslides, the wave pool, and even the area for smaller tots.

Universal Studios Florida focuses on movie-based rides and behind-the-scenes displays while Islands of Adventure a theme park based on cartoon characters features thrill rides and wonderful play areas for young children. Learn about these parks.

Scattered throughout Busch Gardens Tampa Bay are beautiful gardens world-class roller coasters African animal exhibits Broadway-style live entertainment and much more. Discover more about this awesome family vacation destination.

For many gamers, possessing the powers and fighting the battles of their favorite characters would be a dream come true. See how a group of college students is attemping to fulfill that dream with the Nintendo Amusement Park.