Amusement parks have become huge tourist attractions over the past several years. There are more than 400 amusement parks and attractions in the US, so we asked UPB members what their favorites are. Here is a definitive ranking of UPB member’s favorite parks and rides!
7. Lake Compounce (Bristol, CT)
This local favorite will not disappoint! If you’re ever in Connecticut make sure you stop by and check out the awesome wooden coaster, Boulder Dash!
6. Hollywood Studios (Orlando, FL)
Check out some of UPB member’s favorites, Tower of Terror and Rock n Roller Coaster!
5. Hershey Park (Hershey, PA)
There is something sweet for everyone at this world famous amusement park!
4. Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom (Allentown, PA)
Some may call this the hidden charm of Pennsylvania. A few of the notable crowd favorite rides are Steel Force, Talon, and Hydra!
3. Busch Gardens (Williamsburg, VA)
Stop by Busch Gardens to take a dive on Griffon!
2. Six Flags (Jackson, NJ)
Six Flags, New Jersey, is home of the world’s tallest roller coaster, Kingda Ka!
1. Kings Dominion (Doswell, Virginia)
Topping the charts is Kings Dominion! Some of its famous attractions are Volcano and The Dominator. UPB’s Bus Trip is headed to this awesome park on Saturday 3/26!
Written by Special Events Committee Chair Casey Ryan