10 best hidden gem amusement parks in the U.S.

For thrilling rides, delightful shows, and tons of straight-up fun, grab the grandkids and head to these beloved local theme parks.

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Forget Six Flags, Universal, and, for the time being, any amusement park based on a cartoon mouse—because right now, we proudly present 10 frequently overlooked alternatives that guarantee good times, often for lower prices.

These family-friendly facilities aren’t just great values, though; they’re wonderful places to make memories for years to come. Read on for our picks.

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