8 Ways to Save Big at Theme Parks

Roller coaster and ferris wheelA visit to an amusement park can feel like a roller coaster, even if you're not on the rides. While you’re trying to have fun with friends or family, you may also be worrying about how much you’re spending.

Theme parks can be a big drain on your wallet. An entrance ticket alone costs between $50 and $80; add food and drink and a souvenir here or there, and you’re looking at one expensive trip.

There’s a way to have fun and be frugal, though. Check out our slide show of suggestions to help you step off the financial roller coaster and enjoy the rides on the real ones!

Planning an entire vacation? Check out our travel plan to-do list, or click here to learn how not to blow your budget on your trip.

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