Amusement parks

The world's most popular amusement park is...

The world's most popular amusement park is...

There were more than 223 million visits to the world's top 25 theme parks in 2014, and Disney park reigned as king of them all
4 injured in UK roller coaster crash

4 injured in UK roller coaster crash

The crash took place on "The Smiler" at Alton Towers Resort in Staffordshire
World's funnest theme parks

World's funnest theme parks

From Myanmar to Mickey Mouse, Stefan Zwanzger, aka The Theme Park Guy, gives his rundown of the best
Rescuers pull stranded passengers from roller coaster

Rescuers pull stranded passengers from roller coaster

Riders stuck on a ride at Six Flags America in Maryland on Sunday for more than four hours are eventually pulled to safety
TripAdvisor names 'world's best' amusement parks

TripAdvisor names 'world's best' amusement parks

Attractions featuring marine animals prove winners as Florida's Discovery Cove and Spain's Siam Park take top honors
Up to 30 stuck after Six Flags roller coaster derails

Up to 30 stuck after Six Flags roller coaster derails

A tree branch that fell on the tracks derailed a roller coaster car at a Six Flags amusement park near Los Angeles
Abu Dhabi unveils plans for 'underground park'

Abu Dhabi unveils plans for 'underground park'

Parched desert landscape on top, lush green park beneath -- Al Fayah Park will give the U.A.E.'s capital "a sense of identity"
Woman killed in Texas roller coaster tragedy

Woman killed in Texas roller coaster tragedy

A mother falls to her death after being thrown from a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas
Newest, biggest, baddest roller coasters for summer 2013

Newest, biggest, baddest roller coasters for summer 2013

Get ready to shred your vocal cords
Giant mechanical animals stalk French theme park

Giant mechanical animals stalk French theme park

A former shipping yard has turned into a mechanical animal "dream factory"
Wealthy 'using disabled kids' to skip Disney queues

Wealthy 'using disabled kids' to skip Disney queues

Alleged practice sparked fury on social media; some argue it's a way to help disabled people make good money
China’s new ghost town: Wonderland in Beijing

China’s new ghost town: Wonderland in Beijing

Photographer Catherine Hyland discovers a massive deserted theme park not far from the Great Wall
Xiangjiang Safari Park: Holiday for some, ordeal for others

Xiangjiang Safari Park: Holiday for some, ordeal for others

Part of Guangzhou's massive Chimelong Travel Resort, the safari park manages to be surreal, intriguing and disconcerting all at once
7 of the freakiest places on the planet

7 of the freakiest places on the planet

Human bones, headless dolls, a death ward. That abandoned house on the outskirts of town has nothing on these truly frightening places
Best kids' spots in Tokyo

Best kids' spots in Tokyo

From cutting-edge tech shows to retro toy palaces, we've got the top spots to take the little 'uns
Ticket to ride: Universal Studios Singapore to open March 18

Ticket to ride: Universal Studios Singapore to open March 18

Time to start queuing (virtually) for tickets as USS will finally open at 8.28pm on March 18
Spirited end: Hanayashiki's haunted house closes with a party

Spirited end: Hanayashiki's haunted house closes with a party

Tokyo's grooviest old-school amusement park shuts the doors of its haunted mansion with a final weekend of alcohol-fueled mayhem