What's your earliest theme park memory?
Written by Robert Niles
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That's me, at the bottom of the photo, chowing down on the ice cream bar my mom is holding. My grandfather is to the left, and I will leave to the reader to determine the park and attraction we just visited. (Degree of difficulty: 0.2)
Actually, that's not the exact moment I remember. My only memory of that first trip to Disneyland (darn, gave it away!) was later that night, walking under the monorail beam in the old parking lot as my grandfather carried me and my parents tried to remember where the car was parked.
To humiliate myself in the hopes of sparking a few more memories among TPI readers, here I am, decked out in my Disney finest, a few years later.
Not to leave out the regional parks, here's a mid-1970s view of Kings Island (anyone recognize the rides in the background?), as I chow down again, this time on cotton candy.
What's your first theme park memory?
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