If you’re an adrenaline junkie – or perhaps you just love a thrill – there is no better places than a theme park. There are theme parks all over the world – some little, some huge. In fact, there are so many choices – it can be pretty tough knowing which you want to go to and which will be worth the ticket price.
The great thing about theme parks though, is the variety. There is so much variety in the world of theme parks – some are aimed at families and children, others have high-adrenaline rides aimed specifically at adults. So it’s all down to what you’re after from the experience. Maybe you’re favourite ride is simply the log flume…
Whatever the case, here are 5 amazing theme parks not to miss out on this summer!
If you’re in the UK – then the theme park you won’t want to miss is definitely Alton Towers. The park is huge, with rides suiting every age and every level of bravery. There are huge, scary, rides for the ultimate thrill seekers – such as Oblivion. But there are also some great family rides – such as Air (which feels like you’re flying) and the log flume – which is guaranteed to make you all laugh.
Cedar Point Theme Park
If adrenaline is what you’re after then you don’t need to look any further than the famous Cedar Point theme park in the USA. It is one of the country’s most famous theme parks, and with over 16 roller-coasters, it’s not hard to see why. Cedar Point won’t disappoint when it comes to choice either- ranging from the family friendly Woodstock Express to the more extreme rollercoasters such as Blue Steak – you’ll be screaming for more! But the great thing about this theme park is the variety – because even if you’re not a fan of thrills, there is still plenty for you to do here.
The Disney Parks in Florida and Paris are world famous for a reason. Disney always strives to provide the very best in family entertainment – and their theme parks are no different. Not only do you get to meet your favourite characters from all the movies – but you get to explore the film sets, experience thrilling rides and even witness incredible parades for free. There are hotels on site too in these resorts – to suit any budget – so you can stay a couple of days if one just isn’t enough (and it probably won’t be). In Paris, the park is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary – so expects lots of special events and special guests. There is a new parade, a new nighttime show and even free tickets for children under 7 years.
Immerse yourself into the world of fantasy and fiction when you make your trip to Universal Studios(located in the heart of the glamorous Hollywood). This theme Park are really raising the bar for 2012 with a new roller-coaster called Transformers: The Ride 3D. It’s a must-see for any transformers fan – and any theme park fan too! But it’s not just the rides that will have you on the edge of your seat here, you can also come face to face with fear – when you witness the dinosaurs that took the screens in the classic film Jurassic Park.
Busch Gardens is the last theme park on this list – with their incredible array of rides it’d be a sin not to include on here. The great thing about Busch Gardens is the variety – not only do you have the white knuckle thrill rides but you also have a huge emphasis on animals and nature in these parks – as they house over 2700 animals. Over the summer period – there will be incredible light shows every night too – to end your day out in magical style. And don’t forget the Sesame street parade for 2012 – perfect for any young children with you!
A big thanks to Jenny B for putting together this exciting list of action packed adventures. These amusements parks were constructed to bring adrenaline and joy to people worldwide! If you have wondered what it takes to work in construction check out the latest Construction Vacancies today!