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Roller Coaster at an amusement park

Underrated Amusement Parks

You don’t have to spend a fortune, or hours in line, to enjoy a thrill ride this summer.

We are graced with a plethora of amusement parks, from large to small, that fly under the radar in the shadow of the more well-known theme parks.

But they offer up everything from laugh-out-loud fun for toddlers and small kids, great water slides for tweens and teens, and thrilling roller coasters for kids of all ages.

Hint, that means you too.

Here are 25 under-rated U.S. parks – save for one from Canada! – you should visit this summer.