Top Ten World’s Amusement Parks

The concept of amusement parks is taking the world by a storm with super advanced rides being developed at an amazing speed. Today, there are hundreds of exciting amusement parks with out-of-the-world rides to thrill visitors of all ages the world over. The following is the list of the best amusement parks the world has to offer!


1. Coney Island (Astroland Amusement Park) Brooklyn, New York

Astroland Amusement Park

The historic Coney Island is in the number one spot on the list of top 10 amusement parks. This celebrated beach resort provides great scope for family fun and entertainment. For the adventure lovers in the family, the “Cyclone” ride will be truly exciting. The “Nathan’s” is the famous eatery known for its world class hotdogs and French fries. You can also visit the Aquarium for Wildlife Conservation and the aquarium.


2. Universal Studios, Orlando Florida

Universal Studios

The world famous Universal Studios is noted for its superb attractions like the “Blueman Group” and its array of restaurants, bars, movie theatres and clubs. A visit to Universal Studios is a must for every family.

3. Cedar Point, Sandusky Ohio

Cedar Point Sandusky

The second oldest and another notable amusement park in the USA is the Cedar Point. It boasts of some 16 roller coasters including “Raptor”, “Magnum XL” etc. This park also is noted for its live shows, petting farm, Challenge Park and Peanuts Playground where various activities can engage the entire family.

4. Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia California

Six Flags Magic Mountain

The notable attraction in this amusement park is “Fright Fest”, a monster coaster that travels through darkness and “Tatsu”, the fastest, flying coaster in America amongst many others. Lying about 20 minutes north of Hollywood, Six Flags is the perfect place to enjoy for all roller coaster fans in the family.

5. Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan Ontario

Canadas Wonderland

Situated north of Toronto, Canada’s Wonderland is another great amusement park in the world. This park has more than two hundred attractions and sixty-five rides including “Mighty Canadian Minebuster”, the longest wooden roller coaster in Canada and “Top Gun”, the country’s first inverted roller coaster. The “Splashworks” water park is also awesome and includes wave pools, water slides, and a tube ride down “The Lazy River”.

6. Busch Gardens, Williamsburg Virginia


This park has an amazing selection of super coasters in the world such as “Griffon” that enables passengers to soar up two hundred and five feet, before they plunge at a ninety-degree angle at a speed of seventy miles per hour. The “Big Bad Wolf” goes down almost ninety-nine feet. The park is also noted for its global village, live shows, restaurants, spa and resort to relax you.


7. Park Asterix, Plailly France

Park Asterix

The scary roller coasters is this park’s claim to fame. In addition to the coasters, this park has Greek and Roman zones and street performers on an old style Paris Boulevard for family entertainment.

8. Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool England

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

This amusement park is noted for its “Valhalla”, a coaster that takes riders through darkness at great speeds and “Infusion”, the first suspended looping coaster. It also has many attractions for children as well as live entertainment including “Hot Ice”, an ice show sure to thrill.


9. Tivoliland, Dalborg Denmark


A well rounded family attraction, this amusement park includes “Boomerang”, Scandinavia’s biggest steel roller coaster as well as other coasters such as “Break Dance”, “Ghost Train” and “Spacecar”. There are a variety of children’s attractions such as a funhouse, Fairy Tale Twined City Park, and “Caterpillar”, a junior roller coaster.

10. Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki Japan

Huis Ten Bosch

Designed like a 17th century Dutch village, this is an amusement park with a difference. It offers superb views of Kyushu’s finest bay area and has several shops and restaurants apart from a resort. Attractions include “Horizon Adventure” and “Astro Gebouw”, a live astrology show.

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