What makes amusement parks great is how they lure young and old alike. Many modern amusement parks today are no longer for kids alone as most of them offer interactive experiences, shows, attractions, and thrill rides to entertain visitors of all ages.
Whether you are a certified thrill-seeker or you are looking to try something new, here are the top 10 most thrilling amusement parks in the world!
1. Blackpool Pleasure Beach
One of the UK’s most visited amusement parks located in Lancashire, Blackpool Pleasure Beach is home to 125 attractions and rides, and one of these is the country’s fastest and tallest roller coaster.
2. Busch Gardens, Williamsburg
This amusement park has some of the world’s highest-rated thrill rides. The popular roller coasters of the part include the Loch Ness Monster, Verbolten, Griffon, Alpengeist, and Apollo’s Chariot. The park is also home to thrilling water rides and won awards for its food quality and atmosphere.
3. Cedar Point
The second-oldest amusement park in the world located in Sandusky, Ohio, Cedar Point has 72 rides which include 16 world-class roller coasters. It is also the only amusement park in the world with four roller coasters, each with a height of more than 200 feet.
The expansive pack consists of 12 small parks representing different countries of Europe. Europa Park in Rust, Germany is Europe’s second most famous amusement park with 11 roller coasters, other rides, circuses, attractions, shows, adventure sports, dueling, and more.
One of the most popular amusement parks in the world, Everland can be found in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do province in South Korea. The park houses 40 thrill rides which include the world-renowned wooden roller coaster, as well as other attractions like outdoor and indoor water parks, a zoo, an African safari ride, shows, and so much more.
6. Parc Asterix
Parc Asterix is an amusement park located just outside Paris and is based on a series of French comics entitled “The Adventures of Asterix.” The park is acclaimed for its excellent roller coasters, clever designs of rides, skilled artisans, and superb food. it also incorporates attractions based on various historical periods and cultures.
7. Port Aventura
Featuring six themed areas, Port Aventura is located in Costa Daurada, Spain. Five areas are a representation of geographical locations such as China, the American West, the Mediterranean, Mexico, and Polynesia. The park has many attractions and rides including Europe’s fastest and tallest roller coast among other thrill rides.
8. Six Flags Magic Mountain
This amusement park boasts 18 world-class roller coasters. Among the most notable thrill rides in the park are the tallest stand-up coaster in the world, a vertical spinning coaster, a skydiving experience, the world’s tallest drop ride, the fastest, tallest, and longest flying coaster, and so much more.
9. Universal’s Islands of Adventure
This amusement park in Orlando, Florida has numerous attractions to keep visitors of all ages occupied and entertained. These include 3D adventures, water rides, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, several themed roller coasters, children’s rides based on Dr. Seuss’ books, and a whole lot more.
10. Walt Disney World
This list of the top 10 most thrilling amusement parks in the world won’t be complete without mentioning the biggest and most visited of them all. Aside from the Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World also features exciting options for all thrill seekers such as roller coasters, a space simulator, a safari ride, a free-fall ride, a thrilling water slide, and more.
Are you ready to get that adrenaline rush in these amusement parks?
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