The 10 Best Themeparks For Family Vacations
Nothing beats the joy and thrill of kids experiencing amusement parks. It is an enjoyable experience for kids as well as for parents who can relive their childhood. We have shortlisted some of the best theme parks in the world where you can visit with your family. So, book your summer vacation with us, pack your bags and set-off for the amusement of a lifetime!
1) Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Florida, Orlando, USA
World-renowned Walt Disney Company has created a dreamland for people who are crazy for amusement. Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida is a treat for children of all age groups, who have grown up seeing Disney cartoons and movies. Some great attractions are Grand Avenue, Pixar Place, and Mickey Avenue. To experience the spectacular Harry Potter World, you can take your kids for a Diagon Alley Tour as well.
2)Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom
No list of amusement parks would be complete without the happiest place on earth, Disney’s Magic Kingdom. Transport yourself back to your childhood with a trip to Space Mountain, or say hello to one of your favorite Disney characters.
3)PLAYMOBIL FUN PARK (GERMANY, FRANCE, MALTA, GREECE)
For sure your kids are fans of Playmobil. Well, in any of these 4 Playmobil theme parks in Europe you can enjoy a magical world with these versatile dolls for both parents and children. The parks are located in Zirndorf (Germany), Paris (France), Malta and Athens (Greece). There is also another Playmobil park in the USA (Palm Beach).
4)Universal’s Islands of Adventure – Orlando
Even before Harry Potter and his Wizarding World descended upon Universal’s Islands of Adventure, this park has been a hit with the ‘tween and teen crowd too bored with the “kiddie” rides at the other Orlando theme parks (in their words, not ours!). Feel the Hulk’s rage as you speed from 0 to 40 mph in two seconds on the Incredible Hulk Coaster. Dog another coaster as you wind around in the Dragon Challenge, or get over your fear of heights in Doctor Doom’s Fearful (well, maybe not).
But wait! It’s also good for little tykes because: While the scream-inducing rides are here, so are the more family- and tot-friendly rides, so all ages can enjoy a day at the park. If I Ran the Zoo and Me Ship, The Olive. The park offers a Child Swap program, single and double stroller rentals, multiple nursing facilities and diaper-changing facilities in all restrooms, as well as family restrooms.
5)Tivoli Gardens, Denmark – One Of The Best Roller Coaster
Tivoli Gardens is one of the oldest amusement parks in the world that has welcomed thrill-seekers since 1843. Other attractions include exotic buildings of imaginary orient, theater, bandstands, restaurants, cafes, flower gardens, and amusement rides.
6)The Prater, Austria – Experience The Terrific Mechanical Rides
Full of thrilling roller coasters, terrific mechanical rides like bumper cars, ghost trains and wild mouse, the Prater is truly one of the best attraction parks in the world. The Prater’s avenue houses a museum as well as a planetarium and is a one-stop park for all your recreational needs.
Parc Astérix is a theme amusement park in France, based on the stories of Asterix (by Albert Uderzo and René Goscinny). Situated approximately 35 km (22 mi) north of Paris, 32 km (20 mi) from Disneyland Resort Paris and 20 km (12 mi) from the historic Chateau de Chantilly, in Plailly in the département of Oise, it opened in 1989.
It is especially well known for its large variety of roller coasters, and has begun incorporating rides and themes from historic cultures such as the Romans, the ancient Greeks and now the Egyptians, but always in the visual style of the stories
Tivoli Gardens (or simply Tivoli) is a famous amusement park and pleasure garden in Copenhagen, Denmark. The park opened on 15 August 1843 and is the second oldest amusement park in the world, after Dyrehavsbakken in nearby Klampenborg.
With 4.033 million visitors, Tivoli is the second most popular seasonal theme park in the world, the most visited theme park in Scandinavia and the fourth most visited in Europe, only behind Disneyland Paris, Europa-Park Rust and the Efteling
9)Michigan’s Indoor Water Parks
Across Michigan, indoor water parks offer family thrills whatever the weather. At Double JJ Resort in Rothbury, you can splash in a 60,000 square-foot park featuring the state’s tallest indoor waterslide. Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel & Waterpark in Frankenmuth joins two water parks in one, half of which has a retractable roof that opens in warm weather. At Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City, guests can spend the day at the resort’s water slides and pools, then relax in family-themed suites designed to resemble a summer camp or wolf’s den. Michigan’s largest indoor water park is Boyne Mountain’s Avalanche Bay in Boyne Falls, with 88,000 square feet of water slides, squirting toys and swimming pools.
10) LED Boston Swing
In Boston, playgrounds are no longer just for kids. Twenty LED-lit circulars LED swings have been installed outdoors as a part of “Swing Time,” Boston’s first interactive sculpture installation. The hanging, LED Boston swing orbs are a twist on traditional rubber-and-rope swings, dangling from a minimal steel structure similar to those used in conventional playgrounds. LED lights embedded in the swings activate and change color as each swing move. The piece is designed to blend Boston’s design community with its expanding technology sector while playfully engaging residents.