10 Amusement Parks Deals to Make Your Summer Magical

America's top amusement parks, at a discount!

By Macaroni KID June 3, 2024

Whether you go for the roller coasters, bumper cars, or a cotton candy binge, amusement parks are the ultimate family-friendly day trip.

But where are the best parks?

US News & World Report compiled a list of the top amusement parks in the country. We're highlighting 10 of their picks along with some great ticket deals from CertifiKID, our partner site. Because the only thing better than a day at a theme park? Saving big money on a day at the theme park.

These deals are offered through Macaroni KID's partner site, CertifiKID, an e-commerce platform that offers discounts on family-friendly activities, shows, events, attractions, and more.

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Fun Spot America
Orlando, Florida

This park may not be as well known as its Orlando neighbors, but offers fewer crowds, classic coasters, and affordable prices. 

Fun Spot America Florida - Save Up to 45% 

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Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Park
Orlando, Florida, and Anaheim, California

They're fan favorites and it's oh-so-hard to go wrong at the Magic Kingdom and the Happiest Place on Earth. 

Walt Disney World ® Theme Parks - Adult Tickets at Child Prices! 

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Disneyland® Resort - Up to $35 Off Gate Prices 

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Busch Gardens
Tampa Bay, Florida

Hold on to your hat if you try the world's largest swing ride. And after losing your lunch, there's plenty of other zoo, water park, and thrilling action to be had.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay - Save up to 45% 

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Knott's Berry Farm
Buena Park, California

It's come a long way since its start as an actual berry farm, but this park has all the classics including Camp Snoopy, sure to be a hit with the kids.

Knott's Berry Farm - Save Up to 15% Includes Parking 

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Universal Orlando Resort
Orlando, Florida

Whether it's Harry Potter, Despicable Me, or your other fave characters, there are tons of familiar faces, places (and rides of course) at Universal.

Universal Orlando Resort™ 

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SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego, California

What do you get when you combine amazing animals and thrilling rides? SeaWorld. Guaranteed to be an experience like no other.

SeaWorld San Diego - Save up to 50% 

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LEGOLAND Florida Resort
Winter Haven, Florida

Life-sized LEGO creations, plus water park and rides all rolled up into the perfect family destination? Yes, please.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort - Save Over 35% 

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Kings Island
Cincinnati, Ohio

The perfect destination for all ages with lots of options for the younger set and enough screaming coasters to keep the big kids on board.

Kings Island - Savings Start at 30% 

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Six Flags Fiesta Texas
San Antonio, Texas

With 16 thrill rides, plus the largest DC Universe in the country, a stop at Six Flags Fiesta Texas will be one they'll talk about for life.

Six Flags® Fiesta Texas - Save Over 50% 

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Cedar Point
Sandusky, Ohio

The world's tallest triple-launch strata coaster, not to mention 69 other rides, means no shortage of serious family fun, and all on the shores of Lake Erie.

Cedar Point Amusement Park - Savings Start at 31% 

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