Top 10 Amusement Parks in the U.S. according to Trip Advisor

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For the second year in a row Universal Studios’s Island of Adventure won top spot in Trip Advisor’s Travelers’ Choice awards for Amusement Parks and Water Parks. The winners were chosen by the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for parks worldwide over the period of 12 months.

If, you take a look at the list of top ten you will notice most of the theme parks are located in Florida, this is no surprise, we agree the best theme parks are located in the sunny state! Here are the top ten:

  1. Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Orlando
  2. Discovery Cove, Orlando
  3. Magic Kingdom, Orlando
  4. Universal Studios Florida, Orlando
  5. Universal Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles
  6. Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Orlando
  7. Disneyland, Anaheim
  8. Disney California Adventure Park
  9. SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando
  10. Disney’s Animal Kingdom

In the water park competition it is no surprise Disney came in first and second place with Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon first and Disney’s Blizzard Beach in second.

Here is the list of the top ten water parks:

  1. Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon, Orlando
  2. Disney’s Blizzard Beach, Orlando
  3. Aquatica, Orlando
  4. Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, Indiana
  5. Noah’s Ark, Wisconsin
  6. Morey’s Piers and Beachfront, New Jersey
  7. Water Country USA, Virginia
  8. Kahuna Laguna, New Hampshire
  9. Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort, Pennsylvania
  10. Dollywood’s Splash Country Water Adventure Park, Tennessee

How do these list compare to your own? Which of these parks are your favorite? Comment below! 


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