Thrill Rides in Houston

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Clearwater
Come ride the Rio Grande Train, take on the Miner Mike roller coaster, take a spin on the Drummer Boy, or just enjoy a ride on the Swing. There are lots of laughs and giggles to be found in Playland!
Orlando
Great Family Fun on 4 multi-level go-kart tracks, 13 rides and 120 arcade games. Free Admission/Free Parking. Named "Best Budget Attraction" by Orlando Sentinel for 5 years. Open rain or shine. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're loo...
Zipline Route 66
(1049 Miles)
Williams
Zipline Across the Grand Canyon (Blvd.) on your Grand Canyon area Vacation!
Tooele
Miller Motorsports Park is a state-of-the-art road racing facility for automobiles, motorcycles and karts located just 35 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City in Tooele, Utah. It is considered the finest race track of its type in North America. Opene...
Stratosphere Thrills
(1)
(1226 Miles)
Las Vegas
Soar more than 100 floors above the Stratosphere Las Vegas Hotel & Casino and enjoy panoramic views of the shimmering Vegas Strip and nearby valley. Jutting 1,149 feet into the Vegas skyline, the Stratosphere Tower is the tallest observation tower in...
Las Vegas
Vegas Indoor Skydiving, formerly known as Flyaway, operates America's first indoor skydiving facility built in 1982. At Vegas Indoor Skydiving guests will earn their wings and experience bodyflight during a simulated skydive experience in the heart o...
Las Vegas
Let the good times roll. The Roller Coaster will lift you up 203 feet, drop you down 144 feet and leave your pulse trying to catch up to 67 mph. Simulating a jet fighter's barrel roll, you'll turn 180 degrees, hang 86 feet in the air, take the famous...
Las Vegas
The Roller Coaster will lift you up 203 feet, drop you down 144 feet and leave you coasting at 67 mph. This Las Vegas ride experience simulates a jet fighter's barrel roll while taking you on the famous "heartline" twist.
Las Vegas
Hang upside down in midair. Scream for your life. Do it all over again. Welcome to Adventuredome. Our amazing five-acre theme park is bursting at the seams with a massive variety of exhilaration-inducing entertainment. New features this year!
South Jean
Get ready to ride one of the world's tallest and fastest roller coasters. For coaster people in the know, here are the stats: Total length: 5,483 feet; Height: 209 feet; Drop: 225 feet. Ride time: two minutes, 43 seconds. G-forces: close to 4.0. In o...
Helicopter Rides
(1367 Miles)
Pittstown
Provides scenic tours, charters, learn to fly demos and lessons.
Amesbury
Big thrills, fast and steep snow tubing, and globe riding...yes please!
Kemah
A magnificent 60-acre waterfront entertainment complex home to 10 outstanding themed restaurants, 13 rides, a hotel, a 424-slip marina, and games on the Galveston Bay, Kemah Boardwalk is the premier dining and entertainment destination in the Houston...
San Antonio
The world’s first ultra-accessible family fun park, encompasses 25 acres of rides, attractions and activities for everyone, and all are welcome! They cater for almost every kind of disability, so this is really a wonderful treat.
San Antonio
Family fun is what we're all about at Six Flags. So get ready to let loose and laugh. From the highest heights to the gentlest adventures, we've got plenty of rides you can enjoy together. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for...
San Antonio
SeaWorld San Antonio, the world's largest marine life adventure park and family entertainment showplace, presents a splashy lineup of more than 26 sensational shows, thrilling rides, animal attractions and educational experiences for all ages. It's a...
Arlington
From the highest heights to the gentlest adventures, you will find plenty of rides you can enjoy together. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Arlington for kids.
Carrollton
Fill your day with excitement! Experience a kaleidoscope of over 20 colorful rides for adults and kids. Come discover the thrills that await.
Dallas
Explore educational activities and kids' attractions inside the biggest box of LEGO at LEGOLAND Discovery Center (LDC) Dallas Fort Worth.
Hot Springs
Magic Springs offers the greatest entertainment package in the state of Arkansas, with dozens of exciting rides and attractions designed to appeal to every member of the family Thrill with the NEW X-Coaster and The Gauntlet, enjoy the classic Arkans...
Norman
Enjoy of FULL day of excitement and thrills on the 32' Rock Climbing Wall, Go-Karts, Batting Cages, Mini Golf, Hugh Arcade, Bumper Boats, Bumper Cars, Kidz Zone Play area and more! Great family place to visit if you're after things to do in Norman wi...
Orr Family Farm
(405 Miles)
Oklahoma City
Animal Petting Barn, Carousel, Fish at Hidden Lake, Duck Races, Pedal Car Track, Jumping Pillows, Hand Cars, Volleyball and Horseshoes Pony Rides, Old-Time Photo Studio, Maze, Playground, Sand Pit, Hear Jethro P. Hogg sing! Ride the Jupiter train a...
Joyland Park
(463 Miles)
Lubbock
Joyland has great rides and attractions - over 30 in all, ranging from water caster and roller coasters to junior rides and family classics. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Lubbock for kids.
Branson
One of the most popular vacation destinations in the country. Travel back in time to the simplicity of 1880s America, and enjoy the best in Branson entertainment. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Wonderland Park
(534 Miles)
Amarillo
More than 50 years ago, Paul Roads had a dream. If he built an amusement park, the children would come. But where to build it? His vision took him not to a cornfield, but to an ugly, barren hill. In their search for the perfect site, Paul and wife Al...
Bessemer
Alabama Adventure - home of Splash Beach Water Park and Magic City USA Theme Park, Winner of Alabama's "2007 Attraction of the Year!" Whether it is Rides, Slides, Shows or Attractions you're looking for, we have them all.
Panama City Beach
The original Miracle Strip Amusement Park closed for good in 2004. Now, it is being revived all be it in a much smaller venue. The remaining rides from MSAP had been refurbished and are now back for a new generation.
Chelsea
Fun for every age! Fast go karts, miniature golf, mini bowling, laser tag, laser maze, huge arcade, prize center, indoor playground, water wars, cafe and much more!
Adventureland
(599 Miles)
Dothan
Featured attractions for all ages: * Go-Karts * Batting cages * Bumper boats * Arcade * Water wars * Roller coaster Military discounts available with a current Military Identification Card
Tipton
More than 30 rides, an extensive water park, go-karts, a beautiful miniature golf course and America's Best Amusement Park Food
Worlds Of Fun
(1)
(652 Miles)
Kansas City
Oceans of Fun!From the six world-class coasters to one of the largest collections of water attractions in the country. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Kansas City for kids
Eureka
You'll find every kind of ride for every kind of rider at Six Flags St. Louis. So, whether you want to get some air on Tony Hawk 's Big Spin, scream your head off on The Boss, or soar among the clouds on Colossus, our classic Ferris Wheel, you'll fin...
Western Playland
(1)
(669 Miles)
El Paso
Family theme park with rides for everyone.
Lookout Mountain
One of the south’s oldest and most popular natural attractions featuring the Enchanted Trail with a Swing-A-Long Bridge and Fairyland Caverns, as well as many festivals and events throughout the year!
Chattanooga
Home to the world famous hills of the Cannon Ball Roller Coaster, excitement is timeless at Lake Winnepesaukah. With high-adrenaline thrills from the OH-ZONE! 14-story free fall, kiddie rides such as The Whale, The Bumble Bees, & The Frog Hopper; and...
Austell
Of course, we have gravity-defying thrill rides like Goliath at Six Flags Over Georgia. But the fact is, we have just about every kind of ride for every kind of rider. From towering coasters to family-pleasers, like a classic carousel, we've got you ...
Norcross
Race to victory on the Go Kart Tracks, become a golf legend on the Mini Golf Course, or get the highest score in the giant arcades. All the greatest attractions and games in the same place, plenty of fun for all ages.
Valdosta
A fantastic adventure theme park witha wide variety of attractions; including wild and exotic animals, amusement rides, and a variety of educational shows and concerts. The park's attractions are focused on the family and feature activities that are ...
ITz
(751 Miles)
Albuquerque
Hungry for some good food and family fun? Head over to iTz where you can enjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet and enjoy the latest arcade games and exciting amusement park rides!
Santa Claus
Scream your head off riding some of the top coasters on the planet! Whether you like to spin, bump, fly, or bounce, your family will laugh yourself silly on these great family rides.
Helen
Fun for all the kids: Rides, games, tilt a whirl, karts, mini-golf. Helen, a small town but with lots of entertainment and things to do is a re-creation of an alpine village complete with cobblestone alleys and old-fashioned world towers.
Busch Gardens
(792 Miles)
Tampa
Part theme park and part safari, Busch Gardens is a great option for thrill seekers and animal lovers alike.
Fun Plex
(791 Miles)
Omaha
Fun for the whole family, including; the slick track, bumper boats, bumper cars, and go-gator kiddie coaster and the waterpark. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Omaha for kids.
Dollywood
(803 Miles)
Pigeon Forge
Unique as its namesake Dolly Parton, Dollywood theme park is a one-of-a-kind Smoky Mountain Family Adventure! Spanning 125 acres and nestled in the lush foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, near Gatlinburg, Dollywood is ...
Idlewild Park
(813 Miles)
Ligonier
Idlewild has seven themed areas including the Soak Zone, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood of Make-Believe and Story Book Forest and is the third oldest theme park in the US - loads to do with the kids
Maggie Valley
Ghost Town offers rides fit for the youngest buckaroo to the bravest outlaw. Ghost Town also features staged gunfights, live music and shows, crafts, food and lots more fun.
Altoona
Located on the northeast corner of the Des Moines metro area you'll find one of the nicest family resorts in the Midwest. Adventureland provides fun and entertainment to hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Adventureland Park, Adventureland I...
Legoland Florida
(836 Miles)
Winter Haven
Part of the iconic them park chain and offers their usual high standard of entertainment for families, with walk through and interactive creations plus rides, play areas and more.
Walt Disney World
(4)
(837 Miles)
Orlando
Disneyland has eight different lands, with over 40 attractions designed to appeal to guests of all ages. This park is for the young as well as the young at heart. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Orlando
The iconic epitome of theme parks, they're bigger and better than ever with new additions including Hogsmeade!

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