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Park-Guide.de is your ultimate guide regarding theme parks, water parks and other travel destinations around the world. Our focus lies on family-friendly activities, therefore we try to cover every attraction we come across. As the amusement park industry for the most part is a local industry, we travel a lot and discover most parts of the country, before we even visit the big amusement resorts. So join us on our journey through the amusement parks of the world and discover the countries where they are located.

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Latest reviews from the world of amusement parks, animal parks and other tourist destinations
Choose your own fury
My last visit to Bobbejaanland was ages ago. During that time, many things changed. Some of them were small things, like the name change of...
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A visit to the luges of Pottenstein
I can understand if you don't run your luge due to the wetness of your track. I can also understand, that you don't open anything...
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Fast-paced downhill action on the Alpsee Coaster
The Alpsee Coaster is a very exotic alpine coaster of the manufacturer Wiegand for me as a north German roller coaster fan, as it is...
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We have to talk about Karl
We normally don’t speak about landlords, but we have to make an exception for the Dahl family, as they started to run small amusement parks...
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A wild and untamed beast
Up to now, Rocky Mountain Construction (RMC for short) has usually created new life for older wooden coasters with a bad reputation, but that it...
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On the road with the Loopinggrufti
One day I received an e-mail from Michael Singer - better known as Loopinggrufti in the amusement park scene - with reference to the Vertigo...
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Jungle Jack’s Zoological Garden
Powell, just slightly north of the city of Columbus, is home to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Covering an area of ​​234 hectares, the park...
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Zipper-Dee-Doo-Dah in Cleveland
As I'm currently in Ohio for business, I took the chance to visit the I-X Indoor Amusement Park in Cleveland this Saturday.  Since 30 years,...
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Texas Round-Up

Roller coaster trip through the United States
The road trip to Branson
I like road trips, because they often show you parts of a country that you wouldn't see otherwise. The originally planned destination is of particular...
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If I could turn back time
Branson, Missouri is a very interesting town. The Vegas in the Bible Belt simply stands out for its immense number of tourist traps, country theaters...
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Space Center Houston
Since amusement parks in the United States are usually not open on Easter Monday, I had to discard my original tour planning right at the...
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The Aquarium in Houston
The second stop on my Houston CityPass day was the Downtown Aquarium - a leisure facility operated by Landry's Inc. consisting of a small amusement...
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Houston Museum of Natural Science
After my visit to the Downtown Aquarium Houston, I headed towards Hermann Park, where most of the attractions included in the Houston CityPass are located....
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The ride on the Boardwalk Bullet
As the fourth and last stop of my Houston CityPass day I drove to Galveston Bay to visit the Kemah Boardwalk. The Leisure Center, consisting...
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The Steel Eel
What hasn't one already heard about SeaWorld Parks. The park in Orlando has been one of the most famous amusement parks in the world since...
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My failure on Galveston Island
I left SeaWorld San Antonio after seeing their One Ocean show, so that I could visit the not so historic Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier....
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The park in Fiesta, Texas
It may be the Six Flags park with the most exotic name, as Fiesta Texas basically invites you for a good time with the Mexican...
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The Six Flags of Texas
If we want to talk about the big chains in the amusement park industry, we have to talk about Six Flags and there is no...
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A red-blue-white light show
After leaving Six Flags Over Texas in the evening I drove to a nearby shopping mall to have dinner at the Cheesecake Factory. The service...
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On the way to Wonderland
After a very stormy night in Decatur, TX, I moved back onto Highway 287 towards Amarillo, where I would spend the next 4 ½ hours....
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Wandering around the Palo Duro Canyon
I did not think my journey would start like this. The Palo Duro Canyon, however, was the most interesting way to somehow bridge the time...
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An O.D. Hopkins Wonderland
I would never have dreamed that the Wonderland Amusement Park would become my first amusement park in the USA. Few amusement park enthusiasts are familiar...
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A Night in Wichita Falls
After I left the Wonderland Amusement Park, I quickly changed my clothes in the car, soaked by the water attraction Shoot the Chute, before I...
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Such a Hazard
I should have known it better. When I got an e-mail by American Airlines regarding some possible tornadoes over Texas on the night before my...
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