What are the most overrated theme park attractions in America?
Written by Robert Niles
About.com's Arthur Levine this morning offered his list of the most overrated roller coasters in America, which inspired me to respond.Tweet
First, I decided to look beyond roller coasters, and instead offer the most overrated attraction at each of the parks I've visited in the past year or so. If I've not listed a park, it's either because I haven't visited it recently, or I didn't feel like slapping the "overrated" label on anything there.
Now, to me, to be "overrated" a ride must be highly rated by many in the first place. There's no point I see in declaring reviled coasters such as "Son of Beast" overrated, as Arthur does. They're hated, as they should be. "Worst" attractions would be a different list. These are simply the attractions I consider not as good as many people say. Some of them are fine rides, otherwise.
Disney's Animal Kingdom: Dinosaur
Disney's Hollywood Studios: Rock n' Roller Coaster
Disney's California Adventure: Soarin' Over California
Disneyland: Indiana Jones Adventure
Dollywood: Mystery Mine
Kings Island: The Beast
Knott's Berry Farm: Montezooma's Revenge
SeaWorld Orlando: Journey to Atlantis
SeaWorld San Diego: Journey to Atlantis
Six Flags Magic Mountain: Scream
Universal Studios Hollywood: Revenge of the Mummy
Universal's Islands of Adventure: Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls
* Update: If I'm listing overrated attractions today, you can pretty much guess what I'll be listing tomorrow, right? :-)
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