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Theme Parks

Theme parks are different from traditional amusement parks because they go beyond familiar attractions such as roller coasters, Ferris wheels, and merry-go-rounds to immerse visitors in make-believe worlds or to allow them to visit other times or to enjoy the wonders of nature and the animal kingdom. At popular theme parks such as Disney and Universal Studios, visitors are able to immerse themselves in the worlds of Mickey Mouse or Princess Aril or to visit Hogwarts Castle and the world of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger. Other theme parks, such as Jurassic Park, take visitors to particular periods or provide a range of attractions such as those offered at Six Flags locations or at Cedar Fair, which owns such attractions as Cedar Park, ...

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