Walt Disney World - Overview
Introduction to the four major theme parks and two water parks; "the extras" such as parades, fireworks, live stage shows, and character meals; the Disney World Resorts, from Value to Luxury.
Disney World Tips
With four major theme parks -- Magic Kingdom (bigger in itself than California's Disneyland), Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom-- a Walt Disney World vacation can be complex and costly: all the more reason to plan carefully to make sure you have the best possible time.
Universal Orlando is the other multiple-park multiple-day theme park destination in Orlando. Islands of Adventure is one of two theme parks, and has the Wizarding World of Harry Potter as well as Jurassic Park, Seuss Landing, and other areas; Universal Studios Florida theme park has many attractions based on movies, from Jaws to the Revenge of...
Wizarding World of Harry Potter
A superb "theme-park-within-a-theme-park", in the Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando: the "Harry Potter theme park" has Hogwarts castle, state-of-the-art "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey" attraction, exciting coasters, and quaint lanes of Hogsmeade Village to explore.
Great Theme Parks for Little Kids
Almost every theme park has areas and attractions designed to delight their youngest visitors. But some theme parks go much further, and are either specifically designed for toddlers and young kids, or have a major section devoted to those tender age groups.
Busch Gardens Africa - Tampa Bay Theme Park
This 335-acre theme par, about 100 miles southwest of Orlando, has thrill-ride roller coasters, fun water-rides, beautiful grounds and African theming, and opportunities to view elephants, rhinos, giraffes, etc. Read tips about visiting with families.
Cedar Point Amusement Park
If you've ever wondered, "Where's the roller coaster capital of the world?" now you know: Cedar Point, in Sandusky Ohio, makes the claim, and has often been voted the "Best Amusement Park in the World" (by Amusement Today).
Hersheypark - Hershey PA
Hersheypark is part of Hershey, PA, a popular destination in central Pennsylvania. Hersheypark -- voted top amusement park by FamilyFun Magazine-- was built over a hundred years ago, by chocolate baron Milton Hershey for his employees; it's still getting new rides and attractions.
50 minutes from Disneyland, 30 minutes north of San Diego, the Legoland California theme park is a 128-acre theme park, largely constructed out of-- guess what?
Many More Theme Parks
About's Guide for Theme Parks is "the man" for all things theme park: Disney parks, classic parks, water parks, upcoming parks, and plenty of reviews of latest and greatest rides.
LEGOLAND California - Guest Article
Guest article about visiting this popular theme park in Southern Californa designed for ages two to twelve.