The Best Theme and Amusement Parks for Children

The Best Theme and Amusement Parks for ChildrenThese are our pick of the best theme parks and amusement parks for children in no particular order.

This list is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If we have left out your favourite theme and amusement park for children, let us know in the comment section below.

Sesame Place

Is the first theme park in the world to be designated as a Certified Autism Center (CAC).


Hersheypark is a family theme park situated in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States.

Dutch Wonderland

Dutch Wonderland is a 48-acre amusement park just east of Lancaster, Pennsylvania USA.

Six Flags Great Adventure

Six Flags is an amusement park located in Jackson, New Jersey USA.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Busch Gardens is a seasonal theme park located in Williamsburg, Virginia.


Children and adults can ride, drive and operate real diggers, dumpers and other full-sized construction machinery.

Walt Disney World

Commonly known as Walt Disney World, or often just as Disney World, is an entertainment complex in Florida USA.

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Knoebels Amusement Resort

Knoebels is a free-admission amusement park for families, with rollercoasters, classic rides, etc.

Story Land

Story Land is the best children’s’ theme park in New Hampshire, offering rides and entertainment to thousands of families for over 60 years.

Disney Animal Kingdom

Is a Walt Disney World theme park with daily and nightly attractions and experiences.

LEGOLAND California Resort

This San Diego amusement park is great for toddlers, kids and adults.

Cedar Point

The roller coaster capital of the world. Is the second-oldest operating amusement park in the United States.

Morgan’s Wonderland

Morgan’s Wonderland is a 25-acre non-profit theme park in San Antonio, Texas for guests of all ages and abilities.

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

Two great parks for the price of one! Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is an amusement and water park owned and operated by Cedar Fair USA.

Land of Make Believe

The Land of Make Believe is a family amusement park & water park catering mostly to families and children under 13 years of age.

Legoland Windsor Resort

A lego toy system theme park, also known as Legoland Windsor, is a child-orientated theme park and resort in Windsor, Berkshire in England.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort

The theme park and water park includes 50 rides, shows and attraction.

Discovery Cove

Is an all-inclusive immersive experience where you and your family will experience exciting animal encounters.

Nickelodeon Land

Nickelodeon Land is the current children’s park in Pleasure Beach Blackpool, England.

Twinlakes Theme Park

Twinlakes Family Theme Park set in 100 acres of Leicestershire countryside with over 50 Rides & Attractions in the UK.

Adventure Wonderland

A family run business for a great day out! Aimed at families with children aged up to 12 years old. Located in the UK.

Diggerland Devon

Construction machinery attraction with full-size diggers, tractors and dumpers rides and drives. Located in the UK.


A privately held Mexican chain of indoor family entertainment centers currently operating in 24 locations worldwide.


An adventure park for families located in Horning, a parish in the English county of Norfolk.

Idlewild and SoakZone

Commonly known as Idlewild Park or simply Idlewild, is a children’s amusement park located in the USA.

Tiapei Children’s Amusement Park

A theme park in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan.

Children’s Fairyland

An amusement park in Oakland California USA that has delighted children and their parents since 1950 with whimsical storybook sets, gentle rides, etc.Dreamworld

A theme park and zoo situated on the Gold Coast in Queensland. It is Australia’s largest theme park with over 40 rides and attractions.

Sonoma Traintown Railroad

The Sonoma TrainTown Railroad is a tourist railroad and small amusement park in Sonoma, California.


Joyland is a historic free entry amusement park. Rides include the world famous snails and tyrolean tub twist.

Gulliver’s Kingdom

Gulliver’s Kingdom is a theme park aimed at children aged 3 to 13 in the Derbyshire town of Matlock Bath, England.

Children’s Grand Park, Seoul

Is a park complex with facilities that include hills and hiking trails, Zoo, garden, and an amusement park.

Chessington World of Adventures Resort

Britain’s Wildest Family Adventure. Enjoy the theme park.

Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island is a Family Amusement Park that sits in the middle of one of the biggest spreads of Holiday Parks in the United Kingdom.

Luna Park

Unique rides, delicious food and holiday events for the perfect family fun day.

Playland Park

Playland, often called Rye Playland and also known as Playland Amusement Park, is an amusement park located in Rye, New York.

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