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Top 10 Amusement Rides From Around the World

No matter what country you are visiting, you are sure to find amusement parks and theme parks that offer thrilling rides for all ages. Travel and theme park enthusiasts from around the world make it their mission to visit each amusement park and to test out some of the top rides for their enjoyment. So what makes a ride one of the best? This can be determined by combining several different factors such as the thrill level, age level, quality of the ride and overall visual aesthetics. Talented electricians that have completed PLC training courses at EIT help to design each one of these rides in a new and unique way. From the Walt Disney World theme parks to Cedar Point in Ohio, perhaps your favorite rides have made the latest top 10 list.


1. Mission: SPACE

Walt Disney World in Florida

One of the top 10 amusement park rides that you will not want to miss during a trip to Epcot at Walt Disney World in Florida. This ground-breaking thrill ride takes you on a trip through space as if you were an astronaut. Help guide your space ship to Mars and feel real anti-gravity sensations.


2. Curse of DarKastle

Curse of DarKastle

The Curse of DarKastle can be found at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia. Ride through a spooky castle with 3-D animations on the ride of your life. This ride really puts you right in the middle of the action.


3. Terminator 2: 3-D

Terminator 2

This top amusement park ride can be found in Universal Studios Florida, Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios Japan. Put on your 3-D glasses as you experience Terminator in a whole new way with real performers on stage.


4. Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage

Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage

Found in Disneyland California, the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage ride is great for both children and parents. Go under the sea and meet Nemo and friends.


5. Soarin’ Over California

Soarin' Over California

Head to Disneyland California where you can hang-glide through the air over many beautiful scenic locations.


6. Millennium Force

Millennium Force

This 2nd longest roller coaster in the world can be found in Cedar Point, Ohio. Go up to 310 feet in the air and soar through the sky at an amazing 93 MPH for a jaw-dropping thrill.


7. Kingda Ka

Kingda Ka

This tallest roller coaster in the world can be found at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey.


8. Haunted Mansion

Haunted Mansion

Don’t be scared. Children and parents can take this creative ride through the Haunted Mansion and meet some friendly ghosts. The Haunted Mansion can be found in several Disney theme parks around the world.


9. The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

Free fall down this elevator shaft as you reenact The Twilight Zone story line.


10. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

One of the newest and best theme park rides is Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, found at Universal Islands of Adventure in Florida. Take a journey through the world of Harry Potter and let your imagination run wild as you come face to face with dementors and compete in a quiditch match.


About the Author:


Madyson Grant enjoys spending time with her family of thrill seekers. She is currently blogging about her favorite places to go on vacation.


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