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10 HOT Amusement Parks

1) Six Flags Over Texas 

Arlington, Texas

Six Flags Over Texas is the original Six Flags amusement park. This particular park is home to some of the most famous roller coasters in the amusement park world, including the Batman-themed coasters that include, Batman, The Joker, and Mr. Freeze. They also have a Looney Toon area specifically designed for little children. 


2) Morgan’s Wonderland 

San Antonio, Texas

According to Time Magazine, Morgan’s Wonderland is one of the very best amusement parks in the world. This park is extremely special because it was designed for people with special needs in mind. Morgan’s Wonderland is an all-age and all-abilities inclusive amusement park. They feature over 25 wheelchair-accessible attractions in the park, including a Ferris Wheel and wheelchair swings. 


3) Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

Galveston, Texas

Galveston Island isn’t only known for its beaches. It’s also home to the amazing Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. This park is filled with quite a few thrill-seeking rides. One of those rides just so happens to be the Iron Shark roller coaster which offers a 100-foot vertical drop going over 50 miles an hour. You should definitely try out this amusement park the next time you visit Galveston Beach.


4) Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park 

Dallas, Texas

Are you known as the thrill seeker of the group? If so, Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park is the place for you. This is the only amusement park of its kind in the world, which automatically makes this one stand out in a crowd. Their rides, such as “Nothing But Net”, are not for the faint of heart and they will definitely be an experience that you will never forget. 


5) Six Flags Fiesta Texas

San Antonio 

Six Flags Fiesta Texas is unique in the sense that this park is divided into five geographically themed sections of the park with each section having its own special premiere ride or feature. If you visit the park’s German village, you can experience one of the world’s first bottomless coasters. 


6) Kemah Boardwalk

Kemah, Texas

The Kemah Boardwalk actually looks over the Galveston Bay and is only 20 minutes from downtown Houston. You can enjoy a fun train ride around the boardwalk, ride the Ferris wheel, or even experience the zip line. If you’re more of a coaster person, Kemah Boardwalk also has the Boardwalk Bullet roller coaster or the Boardwalk Beast which goes four miles out into the Galveston Bay. 


7) Yesterland Farm Amazement Park

Canton, Texas

If you’re looking for a more relaxed and calm park to take your family to, Yesterland Farm Amazement Park is the place to choose. This Park is open every weekend, but during the fall, you can enjoy pumpkin picking and Jack-O-Lantern Carving. You can enjoy rides like the Super Slide, Yesterland Express, the Swing Ride, and the Super Gyrosphere.

8) ZDT’s Amusement Park 

Seguin, Texas

ZDT’s Amusement Park is located on ten acres of land and is special because it’s named after the owner’s three children – Zac, Danielle, and Tiffany. This park’s first roller coaster, Switchback, opened in 2015 and has been bringing people fun and joy ever since. This fairly new amusement park is the perfect family-friendly place to enjoy some amazingly fun activities. 


9) Wonderland Amusement Park 

Amarillo, Texas

This family-owned amusement park is located inside Thompson Memorial Park. Wonderland Amusement Park is actually a regional landmark. There are so many rides, attractions, and activities for everyone in the family to enjoy, including one of its most popular rides, the Texas Tornado. If rides aren’t necessarily your thing, you can also enjoy video games in the arcade or play a round of mini-golf. 


10) Wonder World Park 

San Marcos, Texas

Wonder World Park doesn’t exactly have the most common features and attractions when it comes to the category of amusement parks. It actually became famous for its unique cave show, which is actually the first kind of cave show in the State of Texas. Even though it doesn’t have roller coasters, they do have an arcade room, a petting zoo with a passenger train, and fossilized prehistoric exhibitions.

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