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.

Disney World vs. Disneyland: Which Park Is Right for You?

Parents hit up family-travel experts to compare Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort in eight categories, from the eats to the entertainment. Get ready for the ultimate Disney smackdown!

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.

An Insider's Guide to Walt Disney World

It may be a place filled with magic, but pulling off a great trip to Walt Disney World is anything but child's play. Here's our best time-saving tips, money-saving strategies, and sanity-saving advice.

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.

10 Best Water Parks of 2016

Cool off at one of these epic water parks with lots of fun activities for younger and older kids alike.

We Are All Drew Barrymore When Her Daughter Throws an Epic Tantrum at Disney World

We love Barrymore's perspective on the inevitable Disney-induced meltdown all toddlers experience.

Mark Your Calendars: Disney World's Toy Story Land Opens This Weekend

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

9 Ways to Stay Safe at Amusement Parks

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

Amusement Rides: More Risk Than Fun?

Video Courtesy of Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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!

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.

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.

How to Do Disney World in 24 Hours

I took my 3-year-old niece to see her favorite Disney princesses. We did it in one weekend!

Disney World with the Kids

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

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.

LOL Photo Captures 1-Year-Old's Unexpected Reaction to 'Frozen' Ride at Disney

We can't "let it go" when it comes to this hysterical photo!

Exclusive: Get a First Glimpse of Legoland Florida's Beach Retreat

Your mini builder is going to flip out over these Lego-themed bungalows. Oh, to be 7 again.

Disney World Guide for Every Family

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

Amusement Park Safety

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Best Activities at Disney After Dark

Walt Disney World, never one for subtle displays, turns up the "wow" even more when you have kids old enough to stay awake past dinner.