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These Are the 10 Best Amusement Parks in the World

According to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards

According to millions of reviews on TripAdvisor, the best amusement park in the U.S. - and also the entire world - is Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Fla.

Using an algorithm that measured the quantity and quality of travelers' reviews over a 12-month period, the popular travel site came up with the following list of the absolute best amusement parks worldwide:

 

1.      Universal’s Islands of Adventure – Orlando, Florida

2.      Discovery Cove – Orlando, Florida

3.      Magic Kingdom – Orlando, Florida

4.      Universal Studios Hollywood – Los Angeles, California

5.      Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Orlando, Florida

6.      Universal Studios Florida – Orlando, Florida

7.      Europa-Park – Rust, Germany

8.      Disneyland Park – Anaheim, California

9.      Beto Carrero World – Penha, Brazil

10.   PortAventura Park – Salou, Spain

As you can see, half of these are located in Orlando, so you may want to start looking at hotels there now. Some other parks that made the U.S.-only list include Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, and Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.