From Thrills to Chills: The 12 Best Theme Parks in the USA

These parks are some of the best theme parks and water parks in the USA

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Iconic Cinderella Castle, thrilling Tron ride, and parades make this park perfect for families and adults who love a bit of magic.

Magic Kingdom, Florida


The original Disney theme park is a must-visit for Disney fans and has classic rides like Space Mountain and the Matterhorn.

Disneyland, California


Thrilling rides, shows, and attractions based on popular movies like Harry Potter, Transformers, and Jurassic World.

Universal Studios Hollywood, California


Home to popular attractions like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and the Incredible Hulk Coaster, this resort includes two theme parks.

Universal Orlando Resort, Florida


With over 70 rides, including 18 roller coasters, this park is a popular destination for thrill-seekers.

Cedar Point, Ohio


Known for its thrill rides, including the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster, Kingda Ka.

Six Flags Great Adventure, New Jersey


Known for its thrilling rides and beautiful landscaping, this European-themed park is also home to popular shows.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Virginia


Owned by Dolly Parton, this park is known for its roller coasters, shows, and southern hospitality. It also has a water park.

Dollywood, Tennessee


With chocolate-themed attractions and thrilling rides, Hersheypark also has a water park, The Boardwalk at Hersheypark.

Hersheypark, Pennsylvania


This western-themed park is known for its roller coasters and also has Soak City, a water park perfect for families.

Knott's Berry Farm, California


With thrilling water rides, including the world's tallest water slide, this water park has several themed areas.

Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Texas


Known for its massive wave pool, this water park is a great place to cool off on hot days.

Typhoon Lagoon, Florida


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