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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Amusement park awards

Amusement Today has named Ohio’s Cedar Point as the overall best amusement park for the 13th straight year. Cedar Point also took the prize for best steel coaster the Millennium Force.

The industry newspaper has announced the winners of its annual Golden Ticket Awards, based on a survey of people described as "experienced and well-traveled" amusement park fans around the world.

The awards also named Universal Orlando's Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey as the best new ride of 2010.

The Wildebeest at Splashin' Safari, Santa Claus, Ind., was named the best new water park ride of the year.

Kings Island amusement park in southwest Ohio won the award for best kids' area.

For all of your coaster enthusiasts spring is just around the corner!