Amusement parks have evolved from child-centered destinations into all-ages destinations. Amusement parks has a lot to offer not just kids alone, but adults. Different people and different ages now have choices of rides and attractions. Through this being said, parents of no longer feel going to the amusement park as an obligation to their kids again. Instead, a good time where they can all enjoy everything inside the park. There are so a lot of amusement parks built all over the world that someone can choose from. Here are the best that the world has to offer adventure and adrenaline junkies. (1)
Disney California Adventure, Anaheim, California USA
This is regarded as one of the best amusement parks in the world, it contains several rides and attractions for all ages. The Disney and Pixar characters come to life at Disney California Adventure, and 7 lands of different activities, sceneries, and whatnot can be explored. This park’s most famous attraction is the world of color. It has a new addition, based on the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, the Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! Although everyone can have a grand time here, the young ones are the target market of this amusement park.
Universal Studios, Osaka, Japan
In terms of attendance of more than 14 million guests in 2016, it was ranked 4th among the largest amusement parks in the whole world. Universal Studios in Japan is the first outside of the United States. Thousands of Tourist from all over the world flock to this park to enjoy rides such as Back to the Future and Jaws, which have since been closed at the Universal Studios in the US.
Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Lake Buena Vista, California USA
It is regarded as Disneyland California’s twin park although it is much larger and over the years has surpassed the fame of the original park. The Big Thunder Mountain railroad is a wonderful attraction, as well as Space Mountain. Splash Mountain is the one ride that adventure-seekers can enjoy, with a five-storey-high splashdown. Be sure to bring extra clothing when you opt to ride Splash Mountain, as you will definitely get soaking wet. It gets millions of visitors every year, with as many as 20 million in 2014.
Everland, Gyeonggi-Do, South Korea
South Korea’s biggest theme park is Everland, it has a zoo and a water park inside. Everland is like hitting three birds with one stone. You get to enjoy the rides and the attractions of the park while getting to see a range of animals and cooling down at the water park. It offers a number of themed lands, where numerous roller coasters are scattered about, like American Adventure, European Adventure, and Magic Land. All the animals in the park can be seen in The Zoo-Topia. This park is owned by Samsung Group, it has robot-themed rides at Everland.
Lotte World, Seoul, South Korea
The world’s largest indoor theme park is Lotte World. It also has another outdoor one. The park’s most popular ride is Pharaoh’s Fury. much like Disneyland’s Indiana Jones Adventure. Although it has been said that it has heavily borrowed Disneyland’s style, it is still famous as it is. Its fire, light, and water show Fantastic Odyssey is being compared to Disneyland’s Fantasmic!
Disneyland Paris, France
Europe is well-known for medieval and old-world attractions, but one park stands out among the rest, where tourists flock every year to try each and every attraction the park has to offer. Disney fans get to travel to the medieval times when they enter Disneyland Paris, as the theme park is designed much like the famed architectural wonders that Europe has. The Pirates of the Caribbean and The Haunted Mansion are two of the most famous features in the park. It just celebrated its silver anniversary in 2017, and millions of guests from all over the world came to witness a spectacle like no other.
Six Flags, Mexico City, Mexico
This one in Mexico City is the only Six Flags theme park in Latin America, and it features the longest, tallest and fastest roller coaster in all of Latin America, Superman el Ultimo Escape. Aside from the Superman roller coaster, it boasts four more different coasters that everyone can enjoy. This was also where the movie Free Willy, a movie about an orca whale, was filmed. It was what gave the park the fame it is enjoying now. It gets more than two million visitors from all over Latin America and other countries each year.