It´s hard to keep the kids on the ground. Photo: Getty Images
It´s hard to keep the kids on the ground. Photo: Getty Images


4 exciting amusement places for families

Maybe the ordinary amusement parks in your country are blasé and you want to go someplace new? How about visiting Hong Kong’s greatest Ocean Park, going for the ride of your life or greeting Hello Kitty herself? All this is possible at some of the world’s most exciting amusement places which Scandinavian Traveler has listed.

Hello Kitty kids in Tokyo

Welcome to the fabulous life of Japan’s most popular characters. Hello Kitty, My Melody, Cinnamoroll and many other colorful figures live inside Sanrio Puroland theme park. Grab a lunch in one of the many restaurants, swing along to a musical or go on an exciting theme ride. Most importantly, visit the gift shop!

Sanrio Puroland

Tama New Town, Tokyo, Japan

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A world of fun in Hong Kong

The Ocean Park in Hong Kong, China, consists of a marine mammal park, an oceanarium, an animal theme park and an amusement park. There are probably not enough hours in one day to explore all of the attractions and excitement that this place has to offer. The park is divided into two levels which are connected by a sky tram that gives you the most spectacular views over Hong Kong.

The Ocean Park

Ocean Park, Hong Kong

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Play smart in New York

At the Children’s Museum of Manhattan the kids have fun and get smarter at the same time. The museum offers a wealth of interactive, educational exhibits and programming for kids of all ages. For example, the Nickelodeon-sponsored Adventures with Dora and Diego teach the kids how to take care of baby animals and the EatSleepPlay-exhibition tells families and their children about the benefits of living healthy.

Children’s Museum of Manhattan

212 W 83rd St, New York

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7D experience in San Francisco

Fasten your seatbelt for the Dark Ride! This part theatre and part video game will give you the craziest experience of your live. The seat starts to move as soon as the action is on in front of you and your task is to get rid of the bad guys with your lazer gun. There are different rides and levels of creepiness, so everyone in the family can join.

7D Experience

39 Pier 39 Concourse, San Francisco

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