There are 69 items filed under amusement parks.

Treviso, Italy

Ai Pioppi Playground

Hidden in an Italian forest is a completely homemade amusement park that has taken a lifetime to create
19 Aug 2013
Lincoln, New Hampshire

Clark's Trading Post

Come for the gun-toting hillbilly madman, stay for the ice-cream loving basketball bears
19 Aug 2013
Noboribetsu, Japan

The China Park of Heaven - Tenkaen

After a short 5 year run, this former major theme park sits in ruin
25 Jun 2013
Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome

A Looff creation in Santa Monica best described as “a California-Byzantine-Moorish-style fantasy”
04 Jun 2013
San Antonio, Texas

Kiddie Park

Established in 1925, Kiddie Park claims to be the oldest amusement park in the U.S. - a cozy little time warp nestled in a shady corner of the modern world
07 May 2013
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Turkmenbashi's Land of Fairy Tales

An eccentric dictator's take on a Turkmen version of Disneyland
22 Mar 2013
New Orleans, Louisiana

Abandoned Six Flags Amusement Park

A theme park that suffered massive flooding during Katrina, abandoned and proving irresistible to trespassing explorers
08 Feb 2013
Il-Mellieħa, Malta

Popeye's Village

An abandoned set from the 1980 film 'Popeye', claimed and repurposed as a theme park by creative locals
19 Jan 2013
Pyongyang, North Korea

Mangyongdae Funfair

This abandoned-looking amusement park is frighteningly open for business
16 Jan 2013
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tierra Santa

Bible stories are brought to life with gloriously cartoonish kitsch in this South American theme park
13 Jan 2013
Los Angeles, California

Fire Survivors of the Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round

Three vintage horses survived a 1976 inferno and found a home on a sister carousel
18 Dec 2012
Hong Kong

Noah's Ark, Hong Kong

A biblically accurate ark located beneath a Hong Kong bridge is fun for the whole Christian family
12 Sep 2012
Pasadena, California

Pasadena's Busch Gardens

Southern California’s Theme Park Beginnings
19 Aug 2012
Saint-Cannat, France

Le Village des Automates

An often-shuddersome journey into a low-tech, robotic themepark.
18 Jul 2012
Columbia, Maryland

The Enchanted Forest Pine Tree Maze at Clark's Eliok Farm

A local farm's collection of unusual structures from a now defunct storybook amusement park
25 Jun 2012
Shiojiri, Japan

Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum

Historical theme park celebrating all things noodle
20 Jun 2012
Billund, Denmark

Legoland in Billund

The original home of the Lego has a huge amusement park dedicated to the iconic plastic toy.
11 Jun 2012
Isle of Wight, England

Blackgang Chine

The UKs oldest theme park slowly slips away
09 Apr 2012
Hopkinton, Rhode Island

Enchanted Forest

This fairy tale-themed amusement park is now abandoned, and childhood metaphors abound
25 Feb 2012
Bridgeport, Connecticut

Pleasure Beach

The once abandoned ruins of a Victorian beachside amusement park are now back in working order
20 Feb 2012
Ellicott City, Maryland

Enchanted Forest Theme Park

Remnants of a storybook amusement park hidden behind a strip mall
07 Feb 2012
Kunming, China

Dwarf Empire Amusement Park

Theme park offers a new life in mushroom castles for China's little people
18 Jan 2012
Xilin Gol, China

Dinosaurs Fairyland in Outer Mongolia

Jurassic theme park in Erlian
24 Dec 2011
Sitges, Spain

Sitges Aquatic Paradise

Abandoned waterpark turned counter-culture mecca
14 Aug 2011
Medellin, Colombia

Hacienda Nápoles

Former drug lord’s manor, now a theme park. Watch out for the hippos
20 Jul 2011
Las Vegas, Nevada

Dig This

New kind of theme park for adults off the Las Vegas Strip
27 Jun 2011
Istanbul, Turkey

Miniaturk

Large miniature theme park with 100-plus models
08 Jun 2011
Bethesda, Maryland

Glen Echo Amusement Park

Once home to seven different roller coasters, Glen Echo has undergone many transformations since its founding in 1891
21 Feb 2011
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