Check Out These 8 Alternatives

Is a Trip to Disney Too Expensive or Complicated?

According to a Bankrate survey, 70% of Americans are changing their summer vacation plans due to inflation-related price increases, with 25% changing trips to destinations closer to home.

With over 475 amusement parks across America, there are many fun-filled theme park options to make your family and wallet happy.  Here are eight award-winning theme parks to consider.

Legoland –  California, Florida, New York

Designed specifically for 2-12 years olds, master builders and thrill-seekers alike will enjoy a trip to their theme parks full of rides, shows, and Lego building activities.

California’s first theme park near Disneyland was originally a simple roadside berry stand. As it grew, the Knott family built a western-themed town to entertain long lines of customers.

Knott’s Berry Farm – California

Silver Dollar City – Missouri

Located in Branson, dubbed ‘The Orlando of the Midwest,' Silver Dollar City has been thrilling visitors for over 50 years and is consistently ranked as one of America’s Top 5 amusement parks. 

For over 150 years, families have enjoyed live shows, the mile long-beach, and attractions like Steel Vengeance, Top Thrill Dragster, and Millennium Force.

Cedar Point – Ohio

Hersheypark, recently named one of the ten best theme parks in the country, is a 3-4 hour drive from the New York, Washington DC, and Pittsburgh metro regions.  One $55 ticket includes admission to their theme park, water park, and zoo. 

Hersheypark – Pennsylvania

Known for its down-home charm and owner Dolly Parton, Dollywood is more popular than Disneyland California parks, not to mention a lot more affordable.

Dollywood, Tennessee

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