Thinking about leaving the country? Then head for a theme park!
Written by Robert Niles
Happy "No More Political Commercials" Day tomorrow to all our American readers! Of course, with each Presidential election in the United States comes the inevitable threats that "if my candidate doesn't win, I'm going to move!"Tweet
Well, if you're going to leave the country, might I suggest that you at least go to a world-class theme park? ;^)
If a flight on one of these is in your future - make sure it's heading toward a great theme park!
Yes, this is my flimsy excuse to celebrate Election Day with yet another Theme Park Insider poll. But instead of voting on anything actually important, we're going to vote on which theme park outside the United States would be your preferred choice for spending a self-imposed exile. I'm giving you five choices - one each from Disney and Universal, plus three other choices. We've got three European parks and two Asian - if that makes a difference to you.
Let's pick the park that best represents your ideal mix of theme, decor, narrative and thrill. And that includes attractions you'll want to experience again and again and again - for at least the next four years. :^p
I'm hoping that some of our international readers will jump into the comments to make the case for one or more of these parks. I've visited the Asian parks on the list, and if you by some chance have missed my many, many links to them, here again are my multi-part trip reports from Tokyo DisneySea and Universal Studios Singapore from last winter. Frequent readers will have seen some my recent "Attraction of the Week" posts featuring rides from Europa Park and Efteling. Rides from Port Aventura will be showing up in that feature in the weeks to come.
So, let's embrace the worst case scenario, shall we? Your guy lost. Where to next?
(Of course, if you're an American 18 or over and haven't voted for real yet - please go out and do it today. It's your right and don't let anyone take it away from you.)
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