Orlando Theme Parks Score Big Among Fans

Our favorite Orlando theme parks have been named among the best by 500 amusement park fanatics polled by Amusement Today, reports Laura Bly of USA Today.

Described as the Golden Ticket Awards, they are presented to the best of the best in the amusement park industry in 25 different categories.

Orlando winners are:

• SeaWorld Orlando: Best Marine Life Park
• Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando: Best Halloween Event
• IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth at Walt Disney World’s Epcot: Best Outdoor Night Show Production
• Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls at Universal’s Island of Adventure: Best Water Ride
• Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey at Universal’s Island of Adventure: Best Dark Ride
• Revenge of the Mummy at Universal Studios: Best Indoor Roller Coaster

Oh, and the overall winner? Hint: It’s not in Orlando. Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, was named Best Amusement Park for the 15th year in a row. The honor, according Amusement Today’s Gary Slade, is based on its roller coast technology and beautiful setting.

Something for all theme parks to aspire to.



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