As of 2015, popular amusement parks in America include Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Dollywood and Six Flags. Disneyland, located in Anaheim, California, was the first true amusement park that struck a chord with the general public.
Some amusement parks in Ohio include Cedar Point, Coney Island and Kings Island. Cedar Point is located in Sandusky, Coney Island is in Cincinnati, and Kings Island is in Mason.
The Clear Creek State Park, French Creek State Park and Pymatuning State Park are all popular state parks in Pennsylvania. Each park offers many activities from camping and swimming to nature walks and events for the entire family.
Water parks in Pennsylvania, as of September 2015, include Dutch Springs in Bethlehem, Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown, Hershey Park in Hershey, and Great Wolf Lodge and Sandcastle Water Park in West Mifflin. Other Pennsylvania water parks are Camelbeach Mountain Water Park in Tannersville, Splash La
Some amusement parks in Georgia are Six Flags Over Georgia, Wild Adventures and Lake Winnepesaukah. These parks feature different types of rides, such as roller coasters and other thrill rides, kid's rides and family rides, along with various side attractions.
Knotts Berry Farm, California’s Great Adventure and Cedar Point are all Cedar Fair amusement parks. Cedar Fair operates 14 parks in the United States and Canada.
Six Flags Over Georgia is an amusement park in Atlanta, Georgia, that offers rides, a water park, entertainment, dining and shopping. The park is broken down into twelve areas, each with unique rides, food and attractions.
Kennywood Amusement Park in Pennsylvania has a wide range of thrill rides, water rides and rides for small children. There are also some competitive interactive rides such as Ghostwood Estate, in which riders score points by shooting haunted characters with a blaster.
The colony of Pennsylvania was founded in 1682 by William Penn. By 1700, Pennsylvania was the third-richest colony in the New World as well as the third-largest colony.
Cedar Point offers a wide variety of rides, including roller coasters, thrill rides, family rides and an entire water park. The amusement park is famous for its 16 roller coasters. A kids' section provides a spot for the littlest thrill seekers, and several rides are gentle enough for the family.