With so many theme parks to choose from it can often be difficult deciding just what park will suit you or your family. One park that attracts a huge amount of visitors each year is Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando.
As one of the four theme parks within the Walt Disney World Resort, you can expect plenty of entertainment to be taking place within the Hollywood Studios. Ideally suited for movie and television fans, the theme park features a behind the scenes glimpse at many Hollywood films and shows, backstage tours and lots of unique events taking place all year through.
One of the most popular attractions within the Disney Hollywood Studios theme park is the American Idol Experience. This attraction gives visitors the chance to audition in front of a live audience on a replica of the TV show's famous stage.
Another fantastic attraction to enjoy whilst visiting Disney's Hollywood Studios is the Star Tours' ride, a must for science fiction fans especially those that enjoy the Star Wars universe! During this action packed ride you will get a chance to explore many worlds and scenarios from the Star Wars films, including, Hoth, Tatooine and even Naboo.
Universal Studios Japan (USJ) is one of the four Universal Studios theme parks which is located in Osaka, it is operated and owned by USJ Co. Ltd and it has got a license of operation from NBCUniversal, this is also the first theme park that has been opened outside the United States, this is a park that was opened on 31st March 2001 and has got a record of over 10 million guest a year visiting the park.
The park is similar to Universal Orland Resort because it contains some of the selected attractions from Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort; most of the visitors in this park are the Japanese tourist and also other tourist from Asian countries. There are a number of factors that have contributed to its growth such as the opening of the thrilling Holly wood Dream –The Ride Backdrop and the amazing adventure of spider man, it also features a family area which is the Universal Wonderland that was opened in march 2012.
One of the oldest public markets overlooking the waterfront of Elliott Bay in Seattle, the Pike Place Market opened up on August 17, 1907 and is still one of the oldest public farmer’s markets in the United States. This is a marketing hub for many craftsmen, farmers and merchants. The 10 million annual visitors make this place in Seattle the 33rd most visited tourist attractions in the world.
Built on the edge of a steep hill, this market features collectible shops, antique dealers, small family-owned restaurants and several unique shops. Craftspeople and local farmers sell their produce year-round in arcades in this Seattle’s oldest farmer’s market. Sprawling over nine acres from 1st Ave West to Western Ave and from Pike Street to Virginia Street, heightened experience of sounds, aromas, textures, tastes and sights are offered by the winding alleys, historic arcades, lower levels and stairways of this resplendent marketplace.
Savor the seasonal fruit from a farm stand or listen to bluegrass classic or Motown from buskers while you explore the creative marvel of the goods on display at the crafts market. Lose yourself in the aroma spread by the baking bread from the European bakery down the cobble stones. Explore vinyl records, rare treasures, books and collectibles in the small shops of the Pike Market Place that offers more than expected to the visitors.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in United States and recognized as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the division of the larger Appalachian Mountain part of Blue Ridge Mountains. The park has natural beauty and its approximate size is 500,000 acres with 800 miles of hiking trails. Two distinct features make the park to be most attractive and preferred to be toured.
Trails and unpaved roads within the park make the hiking activities to be enjoyed mostly. Hiking enables you to view many unique natural attractions and scenery that surround the mountain peaks which make you feel enthusiastic. Lodges within the hiking parts provides rooms for rent. Other activities include fishing, bicycling and horseback riding. The park’s water is in such a way that provides healthy and challenging fishing terrain. However, there is strict regulation that guides fishing activities.
The park has many wonderful waterfalls and streams that are exciting in nature. The park usually organizes auto tours and short walks to view wildflowers, trees and ferns. The activity is not only enjoyable, but also educative.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most attractive and wonderful park to visit and spent your leisure time.