What is your favorite theme park?Mine is Hershey Park.
From Alex ClarkMine is Hershey Park.
Posted June 4, 2008 at 1:09 PM
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From Justin SpistoBGE becuase the themeing,atmosphere and coasters. BGE shows that quality over quanity always works when it comes to coasters.
Posted June 4, 2008 at 1:30 PM
From Missy ReneeAnother vote for BGE here! Not only is it my favorite theme park because of accessibility (I live so close), but I think it has a lot to offer as far as variety of entertainment.
Posted June 4, 2008 at 1:36 PM
From Greg BarkAs Justin mentioned before, quality beats quantity when it comes to coasters, something that Cedar Point needs to learn.
Posted June 4, 2008 at 3:48 PM
As for my favorite, I'm going with BGE because of the atmosphere, theme, coasters, and even food. It is just an overall outstanding park.
From Brian EmeryUniversal in Orlando.
Posted June 4, 2008 at 4:26 PM
From Roxy MIOA although I haven't yet been to BGE.
Posted June 4, 2008 at 7:21 PM
From Anthony MurphyEPCOT
Posted June 4, 2008 at 10:53 PM
From Lyndsey JonesI'd probably say Universal Studios Fl for the themeing and the atmosphere. It's the sort of park you could wonder around and not actually have to go on any attractions, although that would just be stupid!
Posted June 5, 2008 at 1:45 AM
From Jake RiversCedar Point duh! There is no other choice!!! LOL at these slow folks that chose BGE, one of the most boring parks in the country. CP gets the golden ticket for a reason. This site is a joke!!!
Posted June 5, 2008 at 3:19 AM
From Bill ThelenWhen I want to ride coasters I go to Darien Lake.
Posted June 5, 2008 at 4:23 AM
Really nice mix of coasters.
For total theme, Disneyland.
As an aside, Golden Tickets are a weighted poll.
From Don Neal1) IOA
Posted June 5, 2008 at 5:48 AM
3) King's Island
From Jake RiversYea lets say BGE for sleeping or whatever lol for sleeping lmao!!! BGE is the most boring park in the world and it will remain that way. That park has no coasters above 200 ft and no coasters that are aggressive. Kings Dominion down the road has a special coaster called Dominator that blows it away!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted June 5, 2008 at 6:20 AM
From Brian EmeryHey Jerk Rivers – if you do not like this site, Don’t return…Life is all about choices.
Posted June 5, 2008 at 6:55 AM
Many of us come here to enjoy information about theme parks, not just extreme parks…
In your little pea brain, after you grow some fuzz on your peaches, you will appreciate this site and Roberts efforts….
Just because you have an opinion - it doesn’t make you correct…..
From Dennis BasdenIts hard for me to not pick any of the WDW parks, because all together they make that a totally wonderful vacation experience.
Posted June 5, 2008 at 12:02 PM
But as a stand-alone park BGE takes the prize for me too. When we planned our trip there we were scared that it would be like BGA, which we did not enjoy as much. It so exceeded our expectations. Definitely look forward to doing it again sometime (of course on our way to WDW). ;-)
From Justin Spisto^ Jake your a joke.
Posted June 5, 2008 at 12:23 PM
From Greg BarkJake, I said it once, and I'll say it again: log off this website. I don't think your brain's section of theme park interest can comprehend the pleasure and diversity of a true theme park, which Cedar Point is not. Simply put: LEAVE THIS WEBSITE AND TAKE YOUR FRIENDS AND IRON RIDES WITH YOU!
Posted June 5, 2008 at 1:28 PM
From Kevin SowinskiI like Busch Gardens Africa. The mix of quality coasters, lush landscaping, and the African themed shows and animals makes for a very good cohesively themed Busch experience.
Posted June 5, 2008 at 1:49 PM
From Donna Tolliver-WalkerBGE, of course (since I'm always talking about it).
Posted June 5, 2008 at 2:01 PM
From Michael OwenI think I'm going to have to go for Disney's Hollywood Studios.
Posted June 5, 2008 at 3:04 PM
From Chloe !all the ones in southeren california because I live there, but especially Disneyland!
Posted June 5, 2008 at 4:50 PM
From Logan DeckerHow can you cut down cedar point like that, its a great park and very fun! I dont see anything wrong with the park at all, I dont understand how people can cut down Cedar point when its a park that is really sucsessful, Idk??? I would definitly choose it over BGE!
Posted June 5, 2008 at 6:01 PM
From hulk RC3ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE!
Posted June 6, 2008 at 10:19 AM
THIS THEME PARK GOES ABOVE AND BEYONG IN THERE THEMEING. ITS THE PARK THAT GAVE US AMAZING ADVENTURES OF SPIDERMAN, HULK , DUELING DRAGONS AND MORE .THEY HAVE THE WORLDS NUMBER 1 THEMEPARK RESTURANT, AND A PARK ATMOSPHERE THATS FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. THIS THEME PARK JUST KEEPS GETTING BETTER WITH EVERYTHING HARRY POTTER GOING ON AND EVERYTHING. I DONT THINK IOA NEEDED TO ADD AN ATTRACTION IN THE LAST 10 YEARS BECAUSE ITS JUST SO AMAZING AND INCREDIBLE. I DONT THINK THE THEMEING OF ANY PARK COMPARES!!!!I THINK THIS PARK HAS THE BEST THEMEPARK DESIGNERS IN THE WORLD!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE ALL THE OTHER PARKS THOUGH!
From Justin Spisto^ Oh boy another Jake Rivers.
Posted June 5, 2008 at 8:54 PM
From steve leeI dunno...I kinda like the bit about "it's such a good park, they didn't have to add anything for 10 years." That's an interesting take on the park's ten year stagnation...
Posted June 6, 2008 at 4:24 AM
Oh, put me down for Epcot.
From Christy ShumanMine is a close call between Six Flags GRadv or BGE.
Posted June 6, 2008 at 6:33 AM
From Christy ShumanHey Jake get your facts right, BGE does have coasters over 200ft, Appollos chariot-210ft, Griffon 205ft. What a dork lol
Posted June 6, 2008 at 6:37 AM
From DYLAN 5there all pretty great!!
Posted June 9, 2008 at 9:53 AM
From jim boyadjisIn my rankings... the park i always have the most fun is actually dorney park mainly due to the fact you get the waterpark and amusement parks for a low price together and there are NEVER LINES FOR ANYTHING. If big parks like six flags, hershey, and cedar point could cut lines it woudl be a different decision. The're just not always enjoyable.
Posted June 8, 2008 at 8:13 PM
From Sylvain ComeauI prefer Disney World to Disneyland resort, because of the sheer amount of things to do and see there. But, this is a thread about individual theme parks. So I have to say Disneyland is the greatest. It is beautiful, charming, and has the highest concentration of rides and attractions.
Posted June 14, 2008 at 11:08 AM
From Gareth HIOA for themeing,
Posted June 15, 2008 at 11:59 AM
BGA for Relaxation and beauty
SeaWorld Orlando also. Despite being busy, there is always something calm and relaxing about it!
From James RaoDisney's Animal Kingdom is my favorite theme park.
Posted June 15, 2008 at 2:33 PM
It has the best themed coaster (Everest), one of the best dark rides (Dinosaur), an excellent Safari Ride (Kilimanjaro), the best themed white water raft ride not named Grizzly River Run (Kali River Rapids), an excellent 4D movie (It's Tough to be a Bug), two top notch shows (Nemo and Festival of the Lion King), two animal walking tours one of which is just outstanding (Maharajah Jungle Trek), a pretty nifty bird show (Flights of Wonder), and a petting zoo area if you make it back to that part of the park (Raffiki's Watch). Add to that all the exploration you can do around the Tree of Life, the Oasis, and the Boneyard, and you have an excellent day for the whole family.
EPCOT would have to be a very close second. I could spend days in the World Showcase just exploring and stuffing my face....
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