Theme parks are one of the best options for family vacations because they have something for everyone. With so many to choose from all across the United States there are limitless possibilities, but we have made a list of our favorites and we hope this will help make the decision of which park to choose a little easier!
- Walt Disney World, FL
At Walt Disney World® Resort, you will watch fantasy come to life and get in touch with your inner child. This park is actually six amazing adventures in one with Epcot Center, Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park, Hollywood Studios, and Blizzard Beach. With so much to choose from, you can easily keep the adventures going for weeks.
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort is just around the corner and offers RV accommodations for vehicles up to 45 feet in length. Buses and shuttles offer free transportation to all the parks.
2. Cedar Point Amusement Park, OH
This amusement park boasts itself as the “Roller Coaster Capital of the World”, and they do not disappoint! Ten of their seventeen roller coasters are considered the world’s most thrilling, and Cedar Point is the only amusement park with four roller coasters higher than 200 feet. Cedar point also offers water rides, milder rides and kiddy attractions like Planet Snoopy, Gemini Children’s Area and Kiddy Kingdom.
Cedar Point’s Camper Village offers RV accommodations within walking distance of the park or if you’re too tired or don’t feel like walking use the courtesy shuttle service on Cedar Point Peninsula.
3. Busch Gardens Williamsburg, VA
Busch Gardens in Williamsburg offers “thrilling rides, fabulous shows, charming villages and a rich culture”. It is an action-packed European-themed adventure park that has all the charms of the 17th-century, with a modern day twist.
They also have kid friendly attractions, shows, and more making it fun for the whole family.
Anvil Campground is a nearby campground with RV sites; they offer a shuttle service for a nominal fee.
4. Six Flags
There are nineteen different experiences offered by Six Flags offering limitless fun for RVers! With three parks in California, three in Atlanta, and sixteen more spread from Louisville, Kentucky to Washington, DC there’s a Six Flags park nearby wherever you are.
CampingRoadTrip.com is a great way to locate a nearby campground once you decide which park you want to visit.
Known all around the globe as “The happiest place on Earth” Disneyland is truly a magical place. From California Screamin’ which is the 4th longest steel coaster in the United States, to the Jungle Cruise Disneyland offers something for everyone.
Anaheim Resort RV Park is just a mile away, and offers free shuttle service to Disneyland.
6. Elitch Gardens Theme Park, CO
A must see if you’re in the Denver area is the Elitch Gardens Theme Park. This park is home to a combination of thrill rides, family rides, kid’s rides and water rides. They also regularly offer concerts, shows and special events to keep everyone entertained for hours.
With 18 RV campgrounds in the Denver area, you’re sure to find one nearby that fits your needs.
Lake Compounce is the oldest continuously operating amusement park in North America. It has stood the test of time and remains a must-see when you’re in the Connecticut area. The park is home to the largest waterpark in Connecticut, while the theme park has more than 40 attractions to offer.
Check out Best Connecticut Deals for nearby campgrounds.
8. Wild Adventures, GA
Wild Adventures has it all, including eight roller coasters, hundreds of exotic animals, a water park, shows, and concerts. Offering a reasonably priced escape and the chance to experience a real adventure, this park is the perfect destination for the entire family.
Visit USA Today’s page for more information on RV Parks near Wild Adventures.
9. Michigan’s Adventure, MI
Michigan’s Adventure is Michigan’s favorite amusement park and is home to fun and exciting rides that are sure to thrill and delight. The new Beach Party area will also keep water lovers happy and provide endless hours of fun and enjoyment for the entire family.
Duck Creek RV Resort is just a short walk from the park.
This park is crammed full of thrill rides, shows and a wild and crazy waterpark. Each year at Halloween, the park transforms into “Scarowinds”, which includes many haunted attractions and integrates many of the existing rides into a nightmarish experience. Adults and kids alike will love it!
Carowind’s Camp Wilderness Resort offers free shuttle rides and a discount on park tickets to campers.
Read “Top 3 Reasons to Take an RV on Your Next Amusement Park Adventure” for more information.