Now that it's springtime, our thoughts start turning to the important things that lie ahead - like what exciting things we're going to do this summer!
Amusement parks and water parks are lots of fun, but what if you wanted to visit the best of them? Luckily for you, every year Amusement Today conducts an international poll to find out who will win their Golden Ticket Award for being the "Best of the Best" in the amusement industry.
Sixty parks won this year, in twenty-two categories that included Best Park, Best Waterpark, Best Children's Park, Friendliest Park, Cleanest Park, Best Shows, Best Kids Area, and Best Indoor Coaster. Whatever you're looking for, they can tell you who is the best, and our map shows you where they are.
For even more choices, last year we looked at the most & least expensive amusement parks, as well as the parks that had the most inversions (going upside down) from the Roller Coaster Database.
The blue pins show who is #1 in their category. Zoom in to see more detail, and move the map over to Japan and Europe for more "Best of the Best".