In the weeks leading up to Halloween, the family-friendly characters that normally populate Universal Studios are replaced with killer clowns and chainsaw-wielding maniacs.
From the Ferris wheel to the Tilt-a-Whirl, carnival rides have some fascinating origin stories. Discover more about the history of these popular attractions here.
Which of the nation’s most-visited theme parks cracked the top 10? Turns out, it wasn’t one of Disney’s own.
You don’t have to go all the way to Honeydukes to enjoy a good Pumpkin Cake—Ashley Craft’s latest cookbook has you covered.
You don't see too many Tunnel of Love rides at amusement parks today, but they once served an important—and risqué—social function.
SpaceWalk allows visitors to experience the aerial twists and turns of a rollercoaster without strapping into a car first.
Attention, adrenaline-junkies: The steel behemoths on this list of the tallest roller coasters in the world will not disappoint.
A man figured out that a season pass to Six Flags meant he could eat for about 20 cents per meal. It's a good plan, but you have to really like chicken balls.
From Disney's Splash Mountain to Universal's Jaws: The Ride, these theme park attractions exceeded the budgets of their movie inspirations several times over.
Today's amusement parks have long lines, loud rides, and obnoxious patrons—but amusement parks of yore were far worse. They were bloody, sexist, racist, and basically a hellish mess.
In 1999, swarthy actor/model Fabio hopped on a roller coaster at Busch Gardens. He returned with a bloody face and a dead goose. But there's more than one theory to what exactly happened.
Many of these rides from Disneyland's grand opening in 1955 are still staples of the California theme park today.
The original 'Jaws' ride at Universal Studios Florida closed after two months—but not before terrorizing theme park guests (and their children).
When the new Studio Ghibli theme park opens in Japan, guests will get to see a giant replica of Howl's Moving Castle from the 2004 Hayao Miyazaki film.
Whether you’ve traveled to Disney's Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge or just ogled at it online, there are so many hidden details in the land to discover.
Wait times at Disney World and Disneyland can get long, but Imagineers use clever strategies to make the hours move faster.
Did you know that Jackie Chan, Whoopi Goldberg, and Cher were once featured in a Disney ride? It sounds fun, but Superstar Limo didn't last long—and neither did these other Disney rides and lands.
In 1905, visitors to Coney Island paid 10 cents to experience Dreamland amusement park’s latest—and most unusual—attraction: a water ride called 'Hell Gate.'
Between 1907 and 1915, Coney Island's Rough Rider-themed roller coaster killed seven people in two separate incidents.