Scott Allen

Adventureland Named Top Amusement Park

Adventureland Named Top Amusement Park

Every year, my wife and I make it a point to take our girls to Adventureland¬†as many times as we can during the summer. What a joy! Nothing’s better than grabbing a corn dog while strolling through the park on summer day in Iowa. Added bonus: Watching someone else get soaked on the Raging River (darn thing gets me every time!).

The best part: It’s ours!

I was so excited to see this today in my email. Wow.

“Adventureland Park has been named a Top 10 Amusement Park in the United States by American Mensa, the U.S. chapter of Mensa International. The Altoona park was named fourth in the study, topped only by Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood.”

Topped only by Disney and Universal Studios? That’s pretty great.

Get there this summer. Opening day is April 26, with Adventure Bay water park opening May 24, 2014.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Rihanna hopes to design for Puma

rihanna

Bosses at the company have offered the "Diamonds" hitmaker over $1 million to become a member of their creative team.

in Music

‘1989’ is proving a good year for Taylor Swift

taylor

Taylor Swift's "1989" topped the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart for the third consecutive week on Wednesday.

in Entertainment

Award-winning director Mike Nichols dead at 83

nichols

The Oscar-winning director of "The Graduate" and "Carnal Knowledge," has died.

in Black Friday, Entertainment

PHOTOS: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade preps

AP175429305131_6

Volunteers and Macy's employees are putting the finishing touches on the 88th annual parade.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Watch what happens when kids play with paint

23-overlay

Two brothers throw their own paint party and their dad discovers the messy results.