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Record-breaking Theme Park Attractions in the US

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Oct 10th 2009 12:52 PM

Courtesy Universal Studios Orlando

Faster. Taller. Scarier. We love roller coaster engineers and designers, for they are the geniuses who continually out-do themselves in finding ways to frighten and thrill us, all in the space of one short amusement park ride. From coast to coast, new record-holders and old favorites compete for our attention, and from flying roller coasters to plunging water rides, there may be no end to the scares these folks dream up-and we thank them for it.
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America's Splashiest Water Parks

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 25th 2009 03:22 PM

Schlitterbahn Waterparks

Travel from your room to shopping, dining, and entertainment without setting foot on terra firma. No you're not on a cruise, and this isn't Venice. You're at Schlitterbahn Aquatica Water park in Orlando, Florida. When summer hits and the heat is high, one of the best ways to cool off is at a waterpark
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Top 10 Underrated Amusement Parks

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 21st 2009 05:45 PM

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company

Think it's lonely at the top? Not when it comes to America's theme parks. The Magic Kingdom in Orlando was the most-visited theme park in the United States in 2008, with a whopping 17 million visitors in the house of mouse. The smaller and original Disneyland wasn't far behind its Florida counterpart, with more than 14 million visitors last year.
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World's Scariest Thrill Rides

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 1st 2009 03:04 PM

We've carefully selected the world's most terrifying coasters for all you adventure travelers out there. From zero gravity free falls to the tallest gut-wrenching drop to the coaster with airforce equivalent speed, expect a few life altering experiences at the theme parks that host these rides...
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