Forget Disneyland – these Amusement parks will leave you breathless. From amazing landscapes to adrenaline-pumping rides, these amusements parks have it all. Below are 5 amusement parks you can visit while vacationing in either Florida, Germany, Denmark, Spain or Singapore.
Universal’s Islands of Adventure (Orlando, Florida)
This Amusement park situated in Orlando,Florida is one of the numerous theme parks in Florida. Although facing tough competition from Magic Kingdom and Discovery Cove, this amusement park proves itself to be pretty amazing in terms of size and planning. This park features seven themed “Islands” namely the Port of Entry, Marvel Super Hero Island, Toon Lagoon, Jurassic Park, The Lost Continent, Seuss Landing and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with amazing rides such as The Incredible Hulk Coaster, Dragon Challenge, Jurassic Park River Adventure, etc. The park also has attractions for kiddies which include Dr Seuss Themed rides such as The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish and the Amazing Adventures of Spider-man ride.
Europa park (Rust, Germany)
Europa Park is one of Europe’s best themed parks with a number of rides, attractions and shows. This theme park is divided into four themed areas namely Enchanted Forest, Kingdom of the Invisibles, Children’s World or Viking Land, and 13 Lands by country themes. Some of the rides at Europa Park include Blue Fire, Silver Star, Eurosat, Euro-Mir and Pegasus.
Tivoli Gardens (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Tivoli Gardens is the fourth most-visited amusement park in Europe and is the second-most popular in the world. Numerous food options, thrilling rides, and the over-all charming atmostphere make it one of the must-visit amusement parks in europe. From simple rides such as the Ferris-Wheel to more complex ones such as the Nautilus, Tivoli Park has it all. Some of the rides Tivoli Gardens has to offer are the Star Flyer, Vertigo, Daemonen and the Rutsjebanen. Tivoli Gardens attracts a lot of kids and is a great placefor a family outing.
PortAventura (Salou, Spain)
PortAventura is the most visited theme park in Spain and consists of rides, six hotels and a water park. It is divided into different “areas” which include themes such as Mexico, China, Mediterranean (Mediterrània), Far West, Polynesia and also a SEsame Street-themed area called SesamoAventura.
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Different rides that Port Aventura has to offer are Furious Baco, Port de la Drassana, Estació del Nord, Kontiki, Dragon Khan, Shambhala, Los Potrillos, and msny more. Portaventura also offers various shows such as a Parade, an Enactment of a Maori ritual, Aves del Paraíso – an educational show featuring exotic birds, among others.
Universal Studios (Singapore)
Universal Studios Singapore consists of a lagoon surrounded by seven theme-parks, namely Hollywood, New York, Sci-Fi City, Ancient Egypt, The Lost World, Far Far Away and Madagascar. Their various rides include Transformers: The Ride, Battlestar Galactica , Canopy Flyer and Enchanted Airways.
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