By Adam Jusko, Proud Money

Family Vacation Critic, a site owned by TripAdvisor and focused on family-friendly travel, has named its 8 best amusement parks for families who want fun for both big and small park visitors. The list includes:


As mentioned, the list isn’t necessarily intended to name the best parks for thrill-seekers (though many of these parks will make any “best of” list). Instead it singles out amusement parks that provide the thrills for adults and teens without forgetting that families may have smaller fries to keep happy. These parks have the big coasters but also substantial kiddie rides and/or water parks to make sure everyone is happy.

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