Theme Parks

With their roller coasters, daredevil rides, and splashy water adventures, the great American theme park has something fun for everyone. Check out these getaways, learn smart ways to save money on your outing, and make the most of your theme park vacation.

What's New at Walt Disney World This Summer

If you're heading to Orlando for summer vacation, add these attractions and restaurants to your family must-do list.

Disney World With Babies And Toddlers

The best strategies for tackling this massive amusement park with little tykes in tow.

Disney World on a Dime: Great Money-Saving Tips

When we asked our readers for their top tips on cutting costs at Walt Disney World, we got hundreds of great ideas. Here are the best ways to save money on Mickey.

Disney World On the Cheap

Keep these budget tips in mind on your next trip to Disney World.

9 Ways to Stay Safe at Amusement Parks

Nine not-so-obvious tricks to help keep your kids safe this summer.

Disney World with the Kids

Follow these tips to have a stress free time at Disney World with your family.

8 Reasons to Choose SeaWorld

Let's face it: When it comes to Orlando, most people think Disney or Universal Studios. But don't make the mistake of overlooking SeaWorld. It's an aquarium disguised as an amusement park, so it's set up to teach kids all about marine life while they're having fun. Check out why we love this awesome attraction.

The 15 Best Amusement Parks for Kids

Ready to plan a family trip? These 15 amusement parks are kid heaven -- and you'll like them too.

Best Things to Do at Walt Disney World: An Insider's Guide for Your Disney Vacation

It may be a place filled with magic, but pulling off a great trip to Walt Disney World is anything but child's play. To make it easier, we gathered a small world of Disney experts -- bloggers, authors, travel agents, and more -- to get their best time-saving tips, money-saving strategies, and sanity-saving advice.

5 New Roller Coaster Rides for Summer

Up, down, all around! 2016 is a banner year for innovation in the coaster world. Whether you've got a toddler or a tween, the thrills (and smiles) will be coming fast and furious. C'mon, throw your hands up for the summer's newest rides!

Walt Disney World: Ease Your Trip With Magic Bands

Mindy Walker, executive editor of American Baby, shares her secret weapon for Disney World success: Disney magic bands. The wristbands allow families to buy ice cream, sign up for a FastPass, and even get into the hotel room without having to carry any cards or cash.

Attention Disney Fans: See a Sneak Peek of Toy Story Land

Have you ever wished you could step inside the Toy Story movies? Here's your chance!

Disney's Magic Kingdom: Beyond the Rides

Disney's Magic Kingdom can be an awe-inspiring experience for kids of all ages. Michael Kress, executive editor of, shares tips on how to enjoy the park without going on rides, from getting characters' autographs to watching the many parades and shows Disney World has to offer.

Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom: What to See

Jessica Hartshorn, Parents entertainment editor, explains why she and her family love to explore Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World. Part zoo and part theme park, this exciting vacation spot offers parades, rides, shows, and more.

How to Eat Healthy at Disney World

One mom learned that the park makes it pretty easy to not go off the (food) rails on vacation.

Why the Mom Dubbed 'Angry Splash Mountain Lady' Is My New Hero

All hail the true queen of Disney World, "Angry Splash Mountain Lady!"

Amusement Park Safety

Recent deaths of young children at major amusement parks highlight need for parents to discuss ride safety with their kids.

Insider Tips: Make the Most of Your Disney Vacation

Navigating a Disney trip can be challenging -- especially when considering all your other little travellers tagging along. With our expert insider tips, you'll knock out stress and rock out your Disney vacay!

Cool Roller Coasters for Kids

If your child is too short or too scared to ride a big coaster, take a spin with him on one of these fun rides.

Disney for Every Family

Want to guarantee a magical trip to see Mickey? Try our no-fail Disney plan -- personalized for your family.

Universal Studios: Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Katie, age 11, shares her favorite attractions at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios, in Orlando, Florida. Ollivander's Wand Shop, Flight of the Hippogriff, and the Hogsmeade food all made her list.

Family-Friendly Spas

Think spas are for adults only? We found six that will tone your body, soothe your soul-and keep the kids occupied too.

Disney World: Explore Fantasyland

Magic Kingdom is so large that it has themed areas within the park. Jenna Helwig, Parents food editor, shares the highlights of the recently expanded Fantasyland, including Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, and It's a Small World.