In today’s busy era families find little time for relaxation. The biggest brunt of this commotion is borne by children who feel neglected. It would be a better idea to take some time out from the busy work schedule and plan a trip to the best amusement parks across the globe. We have shared some of the scariest roller-coasters with you in past but for family time below are listed top 10 amusement parks in the world that you can choose for a visit along with family and friends.
Cedar Point is the second oldest theme park in United States. This park has the maximum number of rollercoaster among any of parks in United States. The rides numbering 17 include corkscrew, raptor and mean streak. The park is spread in an area of 364 acres and also has 3 boat rides.
This amusement park has originally been developed as a contemporary of Disneyland in California. The park is spread in an area of 27,443 acres and is the largest amusement park in the world. Among the rides in this park are Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Animal Kingdom.
This park has 12 mini parks and each of these mini parks has a different European country as its theme. The park has a range of amenities including carnivals, dances, duels and adventure sports activities.
The park is based on five subsections and themes of five different countries have been depicted in this park. These include Mexico, Polynesia, China, Far West and Mediterranean. The park is popular for its range of rides including Hurakan Condor. The adventure park has a total of 30 rides to offer.
The park has the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world known as Kingda Ka. This ride can attain a speed of 128 miles per hour and can go up to height of 456 feet. The park also has another floor-less roller-coaster ride, Medusa.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is the most visited amusement park in United Kingdom. The park has numerous rides including Infusion and Valhalla. These rides are special in the sense that while Infusion is a looping coaster Valhalla takes its riders through pitch dark at great speeds.
The park is divided into five sub sections and each of these sections offer a distinct theme to the visitors. The park also has the first hanging coaster in Asia which adds a unique touch to the adventure park.
This is Canada’s most popular theme park. The park is spread over an area of 330 acres and has over 65 rides. Among the popular rides in this park is “Mighty Canadian Minebuster” which is credited to be the longest wooden roller-coaster in Canada.
True to its name, Ocean Park has rides that have resemblance to animals and ocean. You can also see marine animals as jellyfish, sea lion and dolphins in this amusement park. The park also has fun rides including raging river and mine train.
Efteling is credited as being the largest theme park in Netherlands. The park is spread in an area of 160 acres and has numerous rides including haunted houses, magic carpets and water rides.