Theme Parks

What Is the Difference Between a Theme Park and an Amusement Park

Is Disney World a theme park or an amusement park? What about Cedar Point? Is there really a difference or are these two terms for the same thing? Does it even matter? Well, it may not be as important as some things out there, but park and amusement park enthusiasts will find it interesting, if not important. There's a lot of confusion and...
Jan 14, 2015 |

Is Reservation the Answer to Theme Parks' Fight Against Long Wait Lines?

Orlando's theme parks are the world's most celebrated destinations of fun and fascinations that exceed all imaginations.. But the long and unexpected queues or wait lines often found in front of the favorite rides and attractions here invariably act as a barrier to the unique experience that every family or a vacationer dreams of. The unavoidable...
Dec 17, 2014 |

How Safe Are Tourists From Crime in Florida Theme Parks

When we plan to take our family anywhere one of the major considerations is always going to be how safe that place is from crime. Over the last few years we've heard several stories of high-profile violent crimes, and it might be logical to wonder if that crime would spill over into places we would take our families, such as the theme parks and...
Dec 17, 2014 |

The Improbable Origins of Walt Disney's Epcot Theme Park

One of my favorite theme parks is Walt Disney World's Epcot in Orlando Florida. Being able to experience the cultures of different countries in just such a short walk is what makes this park so great. But just how Epcot got started in 1982 is quite a remarkable story, and it probably epitomizes the forward thinking that goes on with the Disney...
Dec 17, 2014 |

Orlando Theme Parks Are At Their Festive Best During Halloween

Every year Halloween brings ample opportunities to celebrate the favorite occasion all across the globe, but the fun and thrills as offered by the world famous Orlando theme parks in this regard is more than just impressive. Nowhere in the world Halloween is celebrated in such innovative and incredibly intensive way. During the special occasion,...
Dec 17, 2014 |

What to Do During a Day Off From the Theme Parks in Orlando

Orlando is renowned for its incredible theme parks, such as Universal Orlando, Disney's Magic Kingdom, SeaWorld Orlando and Epcot, but if you are having a day off from the theme parks then there are plenty of other activities that you can do instead.
Dec 17, 2014 |

Pixieland Amusement Park

History:Pixieland Amusement Park has been providing fun and enchantment for generations of children in the Bay Area for over 40 years.The magic began in the late 1950's when toy store owner Norman Rosenburg built the original park next to his store at the eastern end of the Park and Shop lot. Naming it King Norman's Wonderland, the park began with...
Jul 21, 2016 |
2740 E Olivera Rd
Concord CA 94519
(925) 689-8841

Wild Waves Theme Park

Our goal is to accommodate every guest to the best of our abilities. Participation on some attractions may be restricted due to park and/or manufacturer requirements. These restrictions may include an individuals height, weight, and physical condition. We strive to provide an entertaining experience with fair, equal, and safe treatment of all our...
Jun 27, 2016 |
36201 Enchanted Pkwy S
Federal Way WA 98003
(253) 661-8000

Theme Park Review

Provides theme park photos, videos, forums, and links.
May 23, 2016 |

Six Flags Theme Parks

Find the closest park with detailed information about new rides, attractions and ticket prices. Official site.
Apr 15, 2016 |

ThrillCoaster Tours

ThrillCoaster Tours is America's Premier Roller Coaster Teen Tour.  We are the only Teen Tour with a focus just on Amusement Parks and Roller Coasters.
Feb 29, 2016 |

Boomers

Family Entertainment Center: Go Karts, Miniature Golf, Games and More.
Feb 26, 2016 |

Theme Park Insider

Allows theme park visitors rate, review and discuss attractions, hotels and restaurants at the world's most popular theme parks.
Feb 25, 2016 |

A rise in critical skills for sharing news online

A new survey by Harvard University finds more than two-thirds of young Americans disapprove of President Trump’s use of Twitter. The implication is that Millennials prefer news from the White... Read More

Diner tour: Appalachian voters talk pickles and politics

At the popular local eateries the Monitor visited, the fare ranged from smoky brisket and “frickles” (fried pickles) to fresh blueberry muffins and raspberry hot chocolate. By 7:30 a.m. Saturday... Read More

John Kasich raises 'taking out' top North Korean leaders

With that bold assertion, Gov. John Kasich (R) of Ohio raised a controversial argument for American action aimed at neutralizing the North Korean nuclear threat. “An ability to remove a number of... Read More