Funworld Editor’s 14 Can’t-Miss Amusement Park Experiences

June 15, 2010
By Chris Richter

In the summer issue of NC State magazine, we asked Keith Miller ’84, news editor for the amusement park industry magazine Funworld, for a list of can’t-miss experiences. You’ll find links to all 14 below, as well as videos of a number of them.

Wizarding World of Harry Potter (Islands of Adventure, Universal Orlando, Orlando, Fla.)

Intimidator (Carowinds, Charlotte, N.C.)

Sky Jump (Stratosphere Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nev.)

Calypso Waterpark (Limoges, Ontario)

Adventure Mountain (Dollywood theme park, Pigeon Forge, Tenn.)

Scorpion’s Tail (Noah’s Ark Waterpark, Wisconsin Dells, Wis.)

Thirteen (Alton Towers, Staffordshire, England)

Universal Studios Singapore (Resorts World Sentosa, Sentosa Island, Singapore)

Sesame Street Safari of Fun (Busch Gardens Africa, Tampa, Fla.)

Silver Dollar City Theme Park (Branson, Mo.)

Main Street Electrical Parade (Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla.)

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (Santa Cruz, Calif.)

Espionage and 20,000 Leagues (Patriot Place, Boston, Mass.)

Lethal Weapons (Ripley’s Aquarium, Myrtle Beach, S.C.)


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