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TripAdvisor Announces Top Amusement Parks and Water Parks in the World According to Travelers

Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando selected the top amusement park in the world in the Travelers' Choice Awards



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    ORLANDO, FL - JUNE 18: In this handout photo provided by Universal Orlando Resort and taken June 13, 2014, today June 18, Universal Orlando announced that The Wizarding World of Harry Potters Diagon Alley will officially open on July 8, allowing guests to experience even more of Harry Potters adventures in an all-new, magnificently-themed environment. Located in the Universal Studios Florida theme park, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley will feature shops, dining experiences and the next generation thrill ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts. The new immersive area will double the size of the sweeping land already found at Universals Islands of Adventure, expanding the spectacularly themed environment across both Universal theme parks and guests can journey between both lands aboard the Hogwarts Express. For additional information, visit (Photo by Ken Kinzie/Universal Orlando Resort via Getty Images)

    TripAdvisor recently released its lists of the top amusement and water parks in the world based on its users' feedback for the Travelers' Choice Awards.  Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando came in at the number one amusement park.

    Here are the rankings:

    Top 25 Amusement Parks - World

    1. Universal's Islands of Adventure - Orlando, Florida

    2. Magic Kingdom Park - Orlando, Florida

    3. Le Puy du Fou - Les Epesses, France

    4. Universal Studios Hollywood - Los Angeles, California

    5. Universal Studios Florida - Orlando, Florida

    6. Disney's Animal Kingdom - Orlando, Florida

    7. Europa-Park - Rust, Germany

    8. Tivoli Gardens - Copenhagen, Denmark

    9. The Island in Pigeon Forge - Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

    10. Disneyland Park - Mame-la-Vallee, France

    11. SeaWorld Orlando - Orlando, Florida

    12. Beto Carrero World - Penha, Brazil

    13. Disneyland Park - Anaheim, California

    14. Disney's Hollywood Studios - Orlando, Florida

    15. Disney's California Adventure Park - Anaheim, California

    16. Silver Dollar City - Branson, Missouri

    17. Walt Disney Studios Park - Mame-la-Vallee, France

    18. Port Aventura - Salou, Spain

    19. Universal Islands Singapore - Sentosa Island, Singapore

    20. Hong Kong Disneyland - Hong Kong, China

    21. Busch Gardens - Tampa, Florida

    22. Efteling - Kaatsheuvel, The Netherlands

    23. Leolandia - Capriate San Gervasio, Italy

    24. Paultons Park - Romsey, United Kingdom

    25. Universal Studios Japan - Osaka, Japan


    Top 25 Water Parks - World

    1. Siam Park - Adeje, Spain

    2. Waterbom Bali - Kuta, Indonesia

    3. Beach Park - Aquiraz, Brazil

    4. Thermas dos Laranjais - Olimpia, Brazil

    5. Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park - Orlando, Florida

    6. Aquapark Istralandia - Novigrad, Croatia

    7. Wild Wadi Waterpark - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    8. Makadi Water World - Hurghada, Egypt

    9. Eco Parque Arraial d'Ajuda - Arraial d'Ajuda, Brazil

    10. WetSide Water Park - Hervey Bay, Austrailia

    11. Aquatica Orlando - Orlando, Florida

    12. Ramayana Water Park - Pattaya, Thailand

    13. Shipwreck Island Waterpark - Panama City Beach, Florida

    14. Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park - Orlando, Florida

    15. Holiday World & Splashin' Safari - Santa Claus, Indiana

    16. Water Country USA - Williamsburg, Virginia

    17. Parque Aquatico Cascaneia - Gaspar, Brazil

    18. Maya, Lost Mayan Kingdom - Mahahual, Mexico

    19. Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort - Erie, Pennsylvania

    20. Hot Park - Rio Quente, Brazil

    21. Black Mountain Water Park - Hua Hin, Thailand

    22. SplashDown Beach Water Park - Fishkill, New York

    23. Waldameer Park & Water World - Erie, Pennsylvania

    24. Etnaland - Belpasso, Italy

    25. Parque Aquatico Federacio - Federacion, Argentina

    For the full Travelers' Choice Awards, click here.

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