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A family vacation won’t be complete without a visit to a famous theme park. There are various types of theme parks worldwide, some of them are classic types and some are animated character types. It is guaranteed that you will have fun in any of these international theme parks. Here is a guide to the best theme parks worldwide to have the best family theme park vacation. 


Universal Studios – Japan


If you are the adventurous type who loves amusement parks, you should not miss the entertainment at Osaka’s Universal Studios Japan. The Japanese proficiency and dedication along with the magic of Universal Studios make the place one of the most enjoyable theme parks worldwide. The park is always busy all the year, so you have to plan ahead if you are willing to make the most of your visit. Planning ahead is mainly about buying tickets and express passes so that you can rest assured that everything is planned. 


Universal Studios Japan is basically divided into nine main zones which are: Hollywood, Universal Wonderland, Amity Village, New York, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Minion Park, Jurassic Park, Waterworld, and San Francisco. Each zone guarantees that guests have so much fun and amusement. 



Alton Towers – England


Located in Alton, Staffordshire in the West Midlands of England is the Alton Towers theme park, one of the biggest theme parks in the UK. The place has more than 50 amazing rides and attractions for all the family members to have the best experience. If you are seeking a thriller experience, you will definitely enjoy most of the rides at the Alton Towers theme park. Experience being weightless when you ride Galactica, one of the most thrilling rides, face your fears by riding Oblivion, the first vertical-drop roller coaster in the whole world. Also, experience special effects with wooden roller coaster technology by riding the Wicker Man. These rides are some of the many breathtaking rides at the Alton Towers. You can visit the park for a day or you can choose from the various accommodation options on-site. 



IMG World Of Adventure – Dubai, UAE


Located in Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, City of Arabia Dubai Land, United Arab Emirates, the IMG world of adventure is one of the most interesting places to have a theme park vacation. The signature ride at the IMG World of adventure is the Velociprator, it is considered the longest and fastest roller coaster in Dubai. The Velociraptor can take the guests to 100 km in only 2.5 seconds from the prehistoric jungle to the desert.


IMG World Of Adventure is an indoor theme park, its size is as wide as 28 football fields. You will experience the adventure of seeing the dinosaurs, the avengers, cartoon characters, and more themes. Being an indoor park, it is completely temperature controlled as it gets really hot in Dubai during summertime. The park features four main zones, one of which is dedicated to the Jurassic period and has more than 20 breathtaking rides to try and attractions to have the best time. 


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 Located in Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE, the Motiongate theme park is a blockbuster attraction in Dubai. The Motiongate is a theme park inspired by Hollywood movies and features 27 different amazing rides inspired by some of the greatest animation and action films like Ghostbusters, The hunger games, and more. 


The place includes three main zones that are dedicated to some of the legendary film studios of Hollywood like Dreamworks, Columbia, and Lionsgate. The most visited spot there and the most entertaining for kids is the Smurfs Village. It is recommended to visit if you are going with kids as they will surely have the best time ever. 


One of the signature rides there is the Madagascar Mad Pursuit, which is the fastest ride there that will ensure you a thrilling unforgettable experience.  



Efteling – Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands


Efteling is the largest theme park in the Netherlands and the oldest one worldwide. It is very huge in size, almost twice as large as Disneyland park in California, and older than Disneyland by 3 years. The park gets around 5 million visitors per year. The park was the third most visited theme park in Europe in 2019 after Disneyland Paris and Europa Park. 


Located in Kaatsheuvel, North Brabant, Netherlands; Efteling theme park is mainly about Fantasy, fairy tales, mythology, and more amazing themes. The park is mainly divided into five main themes: the Reizenrijk or the Travel theme, the Marerijk or the Fairy theme, the Ruigrijk or the Adventure theme, the Anderrijk or the other theme. In 2017 a fifth theme opened and was named the Fantasierijk or the Fantasy theme. 


There are many amazing attractions to visit at the Efteling theme park and breathtaking rides to try like the family roller coaster, the 4D film adventure, the wooden roller coaster, the dive coaster, the dark ride, the water coaster, the steel roller coaster, and much more things to try.  



Shanghai Disneyland Resort – Shanghai, China


The Shanghai Disneyland Resort Located in Shanghai China is a continuation of the tradition of Disney theme Parks. It has some significant islands that are never seen before like the Adventure Isle, the Treasure Cove, the Gardens of Imagination, and some of the amazing attractions. Also the park has the largest castle among all Disney theme parks around the world. 


The park is unique among all the Disney theme parks around the world as it offers a totally different cultural experience to its visitors. The idea of the Shanghai park started with the idea of Walt Disney to create a family park for all family members to have fun together. 


Don’t miss the chance to visit the Disney Pixar Toy Story Land, the Adventure Isle, the fantasy land, the Gardens of Imagination, the Tomorrowland, and much more attractions that will let you have the best time. 



Vialand Theme Park – Istanbul, Turkey


Known as Istanbul theme park, the Vialand park can bring so much fun to the whole family, it is not only meant for kids, but for their parents too. The park is famous for its amazing roller coaster rides, bumper cars, huge swings, and much more for fun seekers. Don’t miss the chance to get a ride on “The Breathtaker” that will let you reach the speed of 110 km/hr in only 3 seconds, this adventure is literally “breathtaking”. Vialand Istanbul Theme Park is definitely the right place to have fun for the whole family. 


Located in the Eyüp district, Istanbul, the park is as big as a hundred football stadiums and has the capacity to contain 13,000 visitors. Take the Family Roller Coaster that takes you 30 m in the air at the speed of 80 kms/hr. 


Also, if you are looking for a water adventure, get the chance to try the Splash Coaster which is one of the most famous rides in the world. To take a better look at the Vialand park from above, try the Justice Tower that will take you up for 50 m for a thrilling experience.

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Walt Disney World Resort – Orlando, Florida


What can be more fun than a Disney World Vacation! A place where every one of the family will be amazed and trilled. The Walt Disney World Resort is an entertainment theme park in Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, Florida, in the United States. The resort was opened in October 1971, operated and owned by Disney Parks, and was first operated by the Walt Disney World Company. 


The complex covers almost 25,000 acres and includes four main theme parks; The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom. 27 themed hotels within the resort, 2 water parks, 9 hotels that are not Disney-themed, many golf courses, and so many entertainment venues for all the family. 


Some of the main thrill rides at Disney World are The Avatar Flight Of Passage, The Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain, The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, and much more. 


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