The TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice award winners have been announced, with Siam Park and Universal’s Islands of Adventure topping the charts of the most popular waterparks and amusement parks respectively.

Determined using an algorithm taking into account TripAdvisor reviews and ratings, the categories include the Top 10 Amusement Parks in the World, Top 10 Water Parks in the World, Top 10 Amusement Parks in the US and Top 10 Water Parks in the US.

Travelers Choice TripAdvisor logoSenior Director of Communications at TripAdvisor Brooke Ferencsik said, “The Traveler’s Choice award-winning parks deliver thrill-filled excitement and splashy entertainment for those travelers seeking ideas for where to go for summer fun.”

Universal’s Islands of Adventure (Orlando) has been top of the Amusement Park charts for the past three years and has over 41,000 TripAdvisor reviews.  Siam Park has held onto their #1 spot for four consecutive years and has over 20,000.

Top 10 Amusement Parks in the World

  1. Universal’s Islands of Adventure – Orlando, Florida
  2. Discovery Cove – Orlando, Florida
  3. Europa-Park – Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  4. Magic Kingdom – Orlando, Florida
  5. Universal Studios Hollywood – Los Angeles, California
  6. Le Puy du Fou – Les Epesses, France
  7. Beto Carrero World – Penha, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
  8. Universal Studios Florida – Orlando, Florida
  9. Epcot – Orlando, Florida
  10. Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Orlando, Florida

“We never tire of Islands of Adventure, there’s always something new. Great fun for all the family!” – EiloW, TRIPADVISOR CONTRIBUTOR.

Top 10 Water Parks in the World

  1. siam-park-tenerife-proslideSiam Park – Tenerife, Spain
  2. Beach Park – Aquiraz, State of Ceara, Brazil
  3. Waterbom Bali – Kuta, Indonesia
  4. Aquaventure Waterpark – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  5. Thermas dos Laranjais – Olimpia, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  6. Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park – Orlando, Florida
  7. Hot Park – Rio Quente, State of Goias, Brazil
  8. Wild Wadi Waterpark – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  9. Aquatica Orlando – Orlando, Florida
  10. Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

“WOW. This place [siam park] is just AMAZING. A must if you visit Tenerife.” – daniel g., TRipadvisor contributor

Top 10 Amusement Parks in the U.S.:

  1. Universal’s Islands of Adventure – Orlando, Florida
  2. Discovery Cove – Orlando, Florida
  3. Magic Kingdom – Orlando, Florida
  4. Universal Studios Hollywood – Los Angeles, California
  5. Universal Studios Florida – Orlando, Florida
  6. Epcot – Orlando, Florida
  7. Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Orlando, Florida
  8. SeaWorld Orlando – Orlando, Florida
  9. Disney California Adventure Park – Anaheim, California
  10. Disneyland Park – Anaheim, California

“All in all life changing experience had here by all [at Discovery Cove] – go get it booked!!!!” – he33y, TripAdvisor Contributor.

Top 10 Water Parks in the U.S.:

  1. Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park – Orlando, Florida
  2. Aquatica Orlando – Orlando, Florida
  3. Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park – Orlando, Florida
  4. Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari – Santa Claus, Indiana
  5. Water Country USA – Williamsburg, Virginia
  6. Noah’s Ark Water Park – Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
  7. Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort – Erie, Pennsylvania
  8. Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Water Parks – Wildwood, New Jersey
  9. Waldameer Park & Water World – Erie, Pennsylvania
  10. Water World – Federal Heights, Colorado

“Typhoon Lagoon is relaxed and excellent for a lazy day” – Colin B, TripAdvisor Contributor.

“The best part is that TripAdvisor allows travelers to discover the most popular rides, book admission and even purchase skip-the-line tickets so they can get to the fun faster,” added Ferencsik.

Images courtesy of TripAdvisor, Universal Orlando, and ProSlide.  

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