Now that summer break is in full swing, families are hitting theme parks in droves but not every theme park is created equally. So, which them park is the best out there?
Well, TripAdvisor has the answer. The travel review site just handed out their annual Traveler’s Choice awards for Amusement and Water Parks, ranking parks on quantity and quality of reviews and ratings over a 12-month period.
For the fourth year in a row, Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando is the number one amusement park in the world, while Siam Park in Spain is the best water park in the world for a fifth year running! When it comes to water parks in the U.S. specifically, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon in Orlando, Florida tops the list.
Top Ten Amusement Parks In The World
- Universal's Islands of Adventure – Orlando, Florida
- Magic Kingdom – Orlando, Florida
- Le Puy du Fou – Les Epesses, France
- Universal Studios Hollywood – Los Angeles, California
- Universal Studios Florida – Orlando, Florida
- Disney's Animal Kingdom – Orlando, Florida
- Europa-Park – Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
- Tivoli Gardens – Copenhagen, Denmark
- The Island in Pigeon Forge – Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
- Disneyland Park – Marne-la-Vallee, France
Top 10 Water Parks in the World
- Siam Park – Tenerife, Spain
- Waterbom Bali – Kuta, Indonesia
- Beach Park – Aquiraz, State of Ceara, Brazil
- Thermas dos Laranjais – Olimpia, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park – Orlando, Florida
- Aquapark Istralandia – Novigrad, Croatia
- Wild Wadi Waterpark – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Makadi Water World – Hurghada, Egypt
- Eco Parque Arraial d'Ajuda – Porto Seguro, Brazil
- WetSide Water Park – Hervey Bay, Australia
For a look at the best parks in the U.S. and more click here.