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Theme Park Vacations

9 U.S. Amusement Parks Kids Should Experience Before…

by Dave Parfitt

 There's nothing like an American theme park in the summer. As waffle cones waft,…

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Theme Park Vacations

Tilt-A-Hurl: 7 Surprising Ways to Combat Motion Sickness…

by Dave Parfitt

When we won tickets to a Six Flags park, hubby had to work, so I…

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Theme Park Vacations

13 Best Small Amusement Parks in the U.S.

by Dave Parfitt

Small amusement parks are the best amusement parks! Fewer crowds often mean shorter lines, and…

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9 Things You Should Never Do at an…

by Dave Parfitt

Planning an amusement or theme park vacation with the kids? Avoid these common amusement park…

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The Best Amusement Parks in Every U.S. State

by Dave Parfitt

Summertime has always meant exciting playtime for kids, and what better way to have fun…

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Cheap Amusement Parks for $35 Per Person or…

by Dave Parfitt

Amusement parks don't have to amount to expensive family outings. In fact, some of our…

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12 Best Bags for the Amusement Park

by Dave Parfitt

As official theme park Sherpa for our family, I know the value of a good bag that gives quick access to water bottles and snacks,…

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All 7 Universal Orlando Resort Hotels, Ranked

by Dave Parfitt

Since 2014, Universal Orlando Resort has blossomed from three onsite hotels to soon-to-be eight with the opening of Universal’s Endless Summer Resort in 2019. All…

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28 Best New Rides and Roller Coasters for 2019

by Dave Parfitt

Arguably the most anticipated theme park addition in the past decade is Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, opening at California’s Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in…

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10 Amusement Parks That Are Better in the Off-Season

by Cortney Fries

With fabulous festivals and fewer crowds, there are more amusement park thrills to be had in the fall, spring, and even winter. These are the…

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9 Awesome Vacations for Superhero-Obsessed Families

by Jeff Bogle

From Star Wars Days at Sea to Superman’s hometown, we’ve assembled a team of superhero-inspired family vacations that will power-up your next trip.

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8 Surefire Ways to Avoid Amusement Park Crowds

by Karon Warren

Everyone loves the thrills and chills of amusement parks. What they don’t love are the long lines for the newest rides or the bustling groups…

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Family Guide to Universal’s Volcano Bay

by Amanda Norcross

Billed as Universal Orlando Resort’s third park, Volcano Bay is a water park like no other we’ve experienced. Walking into the park is like walking…

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Niagara Falls Waterpark Packages

by Amanda Geronikos

Had your fill of the famous falls and want to do something else while you’re in town? Visit one of Niagara Falls’ water parks in…

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How to Save on Southern California Theme Park Tickets

by Amanda Geronikos

Use these tactics to save money on your vacation to LEGOLAND California, Disneyland Resort, and other theme parks in Southern California.

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Top 10 Tips for Water Parks

by Traci L. Suppa

Planning your first visit to a water park? Don’t get overwhelmed. Use these easy tactics to keep your family happy and healthy during your visit.

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9 Best Waterslides in the World

by Kaitlin Braun

Adrenaline junkies, take note! These crazy waterslides around the world are sure to get your heart pounding.

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LEGOLAND Packages for Families

by Courtney Elko

Find family packages and discounts for hotels near LEGOLAND Florida and LEGOLAND California.

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Annual Events at LEGOLAND

by Amanda Geronikos

Visit LEGOLAND Florida or LEGOLAND California for one of these themed events throughout the year.

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11 Theme Parks Guaranteed to Get Your Family in the Holiday Spirit

by Morgan Agesen

Consider a wintertime visit to one these festive theme parks, with holiday lights, shows, food and more.

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LEGOLAND Florida vs. LEGOLAND California

by Traci L. Suppa

See what’s similar and different at LEGOLAND Florida and LEGOLAND California before planning your family vacation.

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Universal Orlando Express Pass vs. Universal Orlando VIP Experience

by Amanda Geronikos

When we visited Universal Orlando Resort, we opted for the VIP Experience, which might as well have been a VVIP Experience. We literally went from…

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7 Universal Orlando Insider Tips

by Amanda Geronikos

Consult our list of insider tips to make the most of your family trip to Universal Orlando Resort.

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24 Hours in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

by Lisa Milbrand

Going to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter? Use these strategies to hit all the highlights in one day — including both Diagon Alley and…

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Where to Vacation With Your Family in Florida

by Lissa Poirot

Having grown up in Florida, I am proud to call myself a Floridian. I love that Florida is the top vacation state in the country,…

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11 Best Amusement Parks for Toddlers and Young Kids

by Jackie Perrin

Roller coaster rides and winding waterslides are a major thrill for big kids. When it comes to sites that offer an admirable range of attractions…

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7 Amusement Park Packages for Families

by Amanda Norcross

High amusement park costs can leave us spinning. For savings, consider local hotels, which often provide discounted admission with accommodations, or better yet, packages with…

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Best Orlando Attractions Off the Beaten Path

by Traci L. Suppa

Take a trip to Orlando with your family, but see more than just the theme parks. Check out these other great kid-friendly attractions.

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Theme Park Family Vacations

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Theme Park Vacations Best Theme Parks Theme Park Deals Theme Park Forums The combination of a fluctuating dollar abroad, airline uncertainty and new business strategies…

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Best Theme Parks for Families

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Theme Park Vacations Best Theme Parks Theme Park Deals Theme Park Forums We’re not talking theme parks here, where a giant mouse or killer whale…

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Guide to Wisconsin Dells Water Parks

by Hilarey Wojtowicz

Wisconsin Dells is known as the “Water Park Capital of the World.” With water park attractions and water park resorts, the entire town is dripping…

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