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A theme park is a type of amusement park that bases its structures and attractions around a central theme, often featuring multiple areas with different themes.
15+ Kids Theme Parks Near Me
• Sesame Place
Sesame Place is a children’s theme park and water park, located on the outskirts of Philadelphia in Middletown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania (Langhorne postal address).
It is one of two theme parks in the United States based entirely on the children’s educational television program Sesame Street and includes a variety of rides, shows and water attractions suited to young children.
It is also the first theme park in the world to become a certified autism center.
Sesame Place is one of the 12 theme parks owned and operated by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, which operates the park under an exclusive license from Sesame Workshop, the non-profit owner of Sesame Street.
• Gulliver’s World
Gulliver’s World is a theme park located in Warrington, England. It consists of themed areas Land, Gully Town, and Safari Kingdom.
The park’s attractions were designed for children between the ages of 2 and 13.
Splash Zone and Blast Arena are two indoor attractions located next to the main theme park. A hotel opened on the site in 2012.
• Alton Towers Resort Park
Alton Towers Resort (often referred to as Alton Towers) is a theme park and resort complex in Staffordshire, England, near the village of Alton.
The park is operated by Merlin Entertainments Group and incorporates a theme park, water park, spa, mini golf and hotel complex.
Originally a private estate, Alton Towers grounds opened to the public in 1860 to raise funds.
In the late 20th century, it was transformed into a theme park and opened a number of new rides from 1980 onwards.
In 2019, it was the second most visited theme park in the UK with 2,130,000 visitors which puts it after Legoland Windsor.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alton Towers was only open from July 4th-November with limited capacity meaning only 670,000 visitors came to the park in 2020.
The park has many attractions such as Congo River Rapids, Runaway Mine Train, Nemesis, Oblivion, Galactica, The Smiler, and Wicker Man.
It operates a total of ten roller coasters and offers a range of accommodation and lodging options alongside the theme park. Facilities include Alton Towers Waterpark, conference facilities, a crazy golf course, and a high ropes course.
The theme park is usually open from late March to early November, whilst many of its hotels and amenities are open year-round.
The theme park is occasionally closed midweek in the quieter months. Special events are hosted throughout the year, including Alton Towers Scarefest (the park’s Halloween event), Octoberfest, the Mardi Gras and a season-ending fireworks display held on the last three days of the season.
• Drayton Manor Theme Park
Drayton Manor Theme Park is a family theme park, zoo and accommodation in the grounds of the former Drayton Manor, in Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, England, UK.
It covers 180 acres (73 hectares), of which about 113 acres (46 hectares) are in use, and hosts about 1.5 million people each year.
It is the fourth-largest amusement park in the UK by land area at 280 acres (110 hectares).
The park is also home to Thomas Land and Drayton Manor Zoo, home to over 100 animals, including Red pandas, Eurasian lynx, Sumatran tigers and a variety of monkeys and gibbons.
• Legoland California Resort
Legoland California Resort is a theme park, miniature park, and aquarium located in Carlsbad, California, based on the Lego toy brand. Opening on March 20, 1999, it was the third Legoland park to open, and the first outside Europe.
The park is currently owned by Merlin Entertainments, which took a controlling interest in 2005.
A second park in the United States, Legoland Florida, opened in 2011.
A third park, Legoland New York, opened in May 2021.
• Hershey Theme Park
Hersheypark (known as Hershey Park until 1970) is a family theme park located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, about 15 miles (24 km) east of Harrisburg, and 95 miles (153 km) west of Philadelphia.
The kid’s theme park was founded in 1906 by Milton S. Hershey as a leisure park for the employees of the Hershey Chocolate Company.
It is wholly and privately owned by Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company. Hersheypark has won several awards, including the Applause Award.
• Legoland Windsor Resort
Legoland Windsor Resort styled and also known as Legoland Windsor, is a theme park and resort in Windsor, Berkshire in England, themed around the Lego brand.
The park opened on 17 March 1996 and is currently operated by Merlin Entertainments.
The park’s attractions consist of a mixture of Lego-themed rides, models, and building workshops targeted at children between three and twelve.
• Disneyland Theme Park
Disneyland is an amusement park in Anaheim, California, which opened in 1955.
It is the only one designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney.
Walt Disney came up with the concept of Disneyland after visiting various amusement parks with his daughters in the 1930s and 1940s.
• Dutch Wonderland
Dutch Wonderland is a 48-acre (19 ha) theme park just east of Lancaster, Pennsylvania in East Lampeter Township, appealing primarily to families with small children.
The park’s theme is a “Kingdom for Kids.” The entrance to the park has a stone imitation castle façade, which was built by Earl Clark, a potato farmer, before he opened the park in 1963.
The park has 32 rides, plus a tropical-themed interactive water play area called Duke’s Lagoon.
The park also has an extended season, open for “Happy Hauntings” and “Dutch Winter Wonderland” events for Halloween and Christmas.
The park is part of a larger area in Lancaster zoned for entertainment, dining, lodging, and conferences.
• Diggerland Park
Diggerland USA is the only construction theme & water park in the US. Families can drive, ride & operate specially engineered real machines for a safe, clean & fun time.
Head over to The Water Main to swim, slide & soak at their construction theme water park.
Diggerland USA offers the most amazing family-fun experience with over 40+ attractions, several in park dining options, an arcade and a gift shop.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is an amusement park situated on Blackpool’s South Shore, in the county of Lancashire, North West England.
The park was founded in 1896 by A. W. G. Bean and his partner John Outhwaite and has been family owned and operated since its inception.
The current managing director is Bean’s great-granddaughter Amanda Thompson.
The park is host to many records, including the largest collection of wooden roller coasters of any park in the United Kingdom with four: the Big Dipper, Blue Flyer, Grand National and Nickelodeon Streak.
Many of the roller coasters in the park are record-breaking attractions. When it opened in 1994, The Big One was the tallest roller coaster in the world.
It was also the steepest, with an incline angle of 65° and the second fastest with a top speed of 74 miles per hour (119 km/h).
Currently, the ride holds the record as the tallest roller coaster in the United Kingdom, standing at 213 ft (65 m), with a first drop of 205 ft (62 m).
• Sundown Adventureland
Sundown Adventureland is a children’s theme park in Rampton, Nottinghamshire, UK.
It originally opened as a farmyard in 1968 and is owned by the Rhodes family.
As of 2020, it has over 20 rides and attractions.
• Story Land Park
Story Land is a theme park located in Glen, New Hampshire, which opened in 1954. The park is meant to appeal to children up to the pre-teen ages.
• Six Flags Great Adventure
Six Flags Great Adventure is an amusement park located in Jackson, New Jersey. Owned and operated by Six Flags, the park complex is situated between New York City and Philadelphia and includes a water park named Hurricane Harbor.
It first opened to the public as Great Adventure in 1974 under the direction of restaurateur Warner LeRoy. Six Flags acquired the park in 1977.
• Paultons Park
Paultons Park is an amusement park located in the New Forest National Park, near the village of Ower, in Hampshire, England, with over 70 rides and attractions.
The Peppa Pig World themed area is based on the children’s animated television series Peppa Pig.
The Lost Kingdom themed area includes 27 animatronic dinosaurs. The park name is derived from the former Paultons Estate, on which the park is situated.
The park covers 140 acres of land and features a collection of around 80 species of birds and animals, in addition to the rides.
Most of the theme park rides are designed for children and families, which is why the park considers itself a family theme park.
• Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Chessington World of Adventures Resort is a theme park, zoo and hotel complex in Chessington, Greater London, England, around 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Central London.
The complex opened as Chessington Zoo in 1931, with the theme park being developed alongside the zoo by The Tussauds Group and opening on 7 July 1987, as one of the first themed amusement parks in Britain.
The theme park, which features over 40 rides, is now owned by Merlin Entertainments, following its merger with The Tussauds Group in 2007.
Under Merlin, Chessington has been increasingly developed into a resort tourist destination, including two on-site hotels, a high ropes course and camp site.
• SeaWorld San Diego Park
SeaWorld San Diego is an animal theme park, oceanarium, outside aquarium and marine mammal park, in San Diego, California, United States, inside Mission Bay Park. It is owned and operated by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment.
SeaWorld San Diego is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).[
Adjacent to the property is the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute, which conducts research on marine biology and provides education and outreach on marine issues to the general public, including information in park exhibits.
• Cedar Point Park
Cedar Point is a 364-acre (147 ha) amusement park located on a Lake Erie peninsula in Sandusky, Ohio, United States.
Opened in 1870, it is considered the second-oldest operating amusement park in the U.S. behind Lake Compounce.
Cedar Point is owned and operated by Cedar Fair and is the flagship of the amusement park chain.
Known as “America’s Roller Coast”, the park features 16 roller coasters – third-most in the world behind Canada’s Wonderland (17), Energylandia (17), and Six Flags Magic Mountain (19).
Its newest roller coaster, Steel Vengeance, opened to the public on May 5, 2018.
• Magic Kingdom Park
Magic Kingdom Park is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando, Florida.
Owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company through its Parks, Experiences and Products division, the park opened on October 1, 1971, as the first of four theme parks at the resort.
The park was initialized by Walt Disney and designed by WED Enterprises. Its layout and attractions are based on Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, and are dedicated to fairy tales and Disney characters.
The park is represented by Cinderella Castle, inspired by the fairy tale castle seen in the 1950 film.
In 2019, the park hosted 20.9 million visitors, making it the most visited theme park in the world for the thirteenth consecutive year and the most visited theme park in North America for at least the past nineteen years.
• Twinlakes Theme Park
Twinlakes is a theme park located 0.5 miles (0.75 kilometres) north-east of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England.
The park was opened in September 2003, eleven months after the site was purchased.
The 100-acre (400,000 m2) park is family friendly with a large percentage of its rides being for young children, in comparison with other theme parks such as Alton Towers and Drayton Manor.
Furthermore, groups of visitors with no children are not allowed access to the park.
Like many similar venues, Twinlakes is divided into geographic ‘zones’ to help visitors find their way around.
However, unlike other places there seems to be little similarity between the individual attractions within each zone.
Attractions at present include: small zoo, falconry centre, roller coaster, log flume, assault course, toboggan slide, go karts, “Excalibur” chair swing, “Icarus” sky flyer, Teacups, “Joust” horse ride, dragon themed toddler ride, “American Dream” model village, bumper boats, a boating lake and many more.