There are hundreds of theme parks all over the world, varying massively in both quality and popularity. In this article, take a look at the 10 most popular theme parks in the world.
1. Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World
Magic Kingdom Park is at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando. Owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company through its Parks and Resorts division. It was opened in October 1971 and was the first of the four theme parks to open at Walt Disney World Resort. Disney World’s Magic Kingdom continues its reign as the top amusement park in the world, after attracting 20.5 million visitors in 2015. The park has special events and tours at certain times of the year such as Autumn at Walt Disney World Resort, Disney’s Family Magic Tour, Disney’s Keys to the Kingdom Tour and many others.
2. Cedar Point
Located in Sandusky, on the Lake Erie Peninsula, the Cedar Point park first opened in 1870, and is the second oldest amusement park in North America. Cedar Point is consistently voted the world’s best theme park. This park has more rides than any of its competitors and is the only amusement park to have four roller coasters with drops of more than 60 metres.