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Theme park facts for kids

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A theme park or an amusement park is a place with attractions made up of rides, such as roller coasters and water rides. They usually contain a selection of different types of rides, along with shops, restaurants and other entertainment outlets. Theme parks can be enjoyed by adults, teenagers and children.

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A ferris wheel

Many are themed to a particular area; there are water parks, parks modeled after toys, parks modeled after movies or types of movies, usually adventure or action.

Famous parks

Some famous theme parks:

  • Disneyland, Anaheim, California, USA
  • Walt Disney World theme parks, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA
  • Universal Studios, Florida, USA
  • Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park, California, USA
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, California, USA
  • Legoland, Denmark, UK, USA and Germany
  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Lancashire, England
  • Alton Towers, Staffordshire, England
  • Phantasialand, Cologne, Germany
  • Gardaland, Northern Italy
  • Disneyland Paris, Paris, France
  • Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio, USA
  • Fuji-Q Highland, Yamanashi, Japan
  • Kings Island, Mason, Ohio, USA
  • Dreampark, and Wonderland, Egypt
  • Efteling, The Netherlands

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