Kids adore theme parks; being swung from great heights, held upside down, frightened, drenched and hurled about, nothing seems to make them happier. For a family holiday, there’s nothing better than treating the whole family to an unforgettable experience at one of the world’s best theme parks. Theme parks across the world make a great holiday, and there’s plenty to choose from, offering crazy rides for teens, life size characters and adventure centres for kids and even spas and fine dining for the adults. Take a look at our top picks of theme parks from across the world.
Cedar Point, Ohio, US
Cedar Point offers an amazing centre of rides, fun and adventure and for the perfect family holiday you can also enjoy the perfect hotel resort complete with pools and deck chairs to enjoy the sun and the excitement. Located on a beach it has everything to offer alongside the typical adrenaline-pumping roller coasters including entertainment, water parks and adventure centres for younger children. The themed, family friendly lodges, cabins and resorts really top off Cedar Point making it the perfect holiday for young and old with plenty of relaxation for the parents and no end of excitement for kids.
Everland, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
This South Korean adventure park offers everything you’d expect from an amusement park, but what’s more at Everland, is their annual selection of themes and festivals. Coming up soon is the Snow Festival, which will transform this epic theme park into a picturesque winter wonderland to dazzle and entertain the whole family. Much more than a holiday as this is truly an unforgettable experience making it a resort the whole family will cherish and enjoy. Apart from the rides and festivals, Everland also offers a safari experience and Zootopia, not many places can you enjoy spine-chilling roller coasters, fabulous festivals and wild animals.
Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen
Tivoli Gardens are truly a fantasy land just perfect for younger children. It’s the second oldest theme park in the world meaning they’ve had countless decades’ experience of entertaining families in this magical resort. This 21 acre park appeals to tourists, holiday makers and locals with a bursting schedule of entertainment, leisure and dining options, meaning there’ll be something for everyone to enjoy. Here you can enjoy stunning scenery, pantomime, theatre, shopping, dining and the oldest wooden rollercoaster still in operation.
Europa Park, Baden Wuerttemberg, Germany
Europa Park is one of the best theme parks in the world and makes a fantastic adventure for all the family with glamour and ghost rides combined for an unforgettable holiday. Besides the typical roller coasters, log flumes and crazy carts, Europa Park offers even more in terms of evening entertainment. This park offers a packed schedule of shows, productions, leisure and entertainment for the perfect holiday vibe. Alongside breath taking shows this German amusement park also offers fine dining in countless grandeur restaurants and eateries dotted across the park.
Alton Towers, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
You may have been to Alton Towers countless times before, but a lot of the magic is missed if you don’t enjoy a night or two. Alton Towers features themed cabins alongside their epic park of rides and amusements. Children can enjoy the night in pirate, fairy or spaceship inspired rooms for a holiday as wild and inventive as their own imagination. The focal point of Alton Towers is not actually the magical park, but a stately home which is a well-deserved rest for weary parents, as well as the regal home and gardens there is also a spa, which is the perfect adult respite if you can steal a few hours alone.
Nicole is a passionate traveller and adventures lover. Enjoy her suggestions for family friendly vacation in Ohio and around the world.