4 Obscure Theme Parks to Check Out on Your Next Vacation

When it comes to theme parks, everybody is always aware of the more well-known ones. Such places as Six Flags, Schlitterbahn, Epcot, Universal Studios and many others immediately come to mind. However, if you don’t have the budget to go to one of these high-profile theme parks, there are many lesser-known ones where you can have just as good a time as at one of the bigger theme parks. Consider some of these options:

Gulf World

Gulf World offers unparalleled opportunities for marine enthusiasts to meet sea life such as dolphins, sea lions, and penguins. Gulf Shores and Panama City will quickly become your destination of choice. Gulf World is also well known for its “Royal Swim” which is a unique program where attendees get the opportunity to swim with dolphins. Of course, they soon discover just how bright fascinating animals truly are, simply because the dolphins will push and a person’s feet and literally lift them right out of the water like they are levitating.

Michigan’s Adventure

Michigan’s Adventure is a theme park located in Muskegon, Michigan and it is one of the most popular theme parks in the state. It also offers a unique roller coaster ride called Shivering Timbers, as well as a number of other roller coasters. Michigan’s Adventure also has a built-in water park called WildWater Adventure. There truly will be fun for all when you go to this theme park.

Cliff’s Amusement Park

This amusement park is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is well-known to state resident for its great park attractions. It has a number of thrill rides, coasters, family rides, and is also great for group parties. Plus, this park has loads and loads of specials for each month from April to September.

Knoebel’s Grove

This park is located in Elysburg, PA and it will appeal to both those with young families and progressive individuals. Simply put, admission to this park is completely free and it makes money only on a per-ride basis. Knoebel’s Grove has all of the rides you could want, and it has been ranked as one of the best family amusement parks in the United States for many years now.

There you have it. There are lots of fun but underrated spots around the globe, and theme parks are one of them, just waiting for theme park enthusiasts like you to explore. So get out there and have some fun!