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The Best U.S. Theme Park for Halloween is Close to Michigan

When you think about fall, you probably don't think about going to a theme park. But, fall can be a great time to check out your local theme park, with fewer crowds and cooler temperatures. If you're in Michigan, then you're in luck, because the best U.S. them park for Halloween is close to Michigan. A new ranking has published a list of the best amusement parks to visit over Halloween this year. As for methodology, "The ranking, created by JeffBet, assigned each theme park a score out of 10 based on their amenities, attractions, availability of their Halloween event, crowding, price, seasonal popularity, spooky theming, and value for money." Before we get to the best, let's look at the word. Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay was ranked the worst park to visit during Halloween because of the few restaurants and not having much of a spooky theme, according to the study. Going up to the best, No. 2 is Knott's Berry Farm in California. I'm so excited to say that I went there as a little kid, when my family was visiting my aunt in California. They have 19 Halloween-specific attractions, according to the study, including the "Knott's Scary Farm," with ten immersive mazes, five scare zones, and four live shows. No. 3 is Disneyland Park in California. The Best U.S. Theme Park for Halloween is Close to Michigan Guess who topped the list? Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. Of Cedar Point, the study says, "Cedar Point provides the best value for money and also performs particularly well for theming - surprisingly beating both Universal and Disney." They added that the park offers the best value for money. Finally, "The park also performed particularly well for theming, as there are a staggering 19 Halloween-specific 'nighttime frights' planned over their 'Halloweekend' events, including mazes, outdoor scare zones, and 'sinister' live shows." [select-listicle listicle_id="1006970" syndication_name="get-your-cider-fix-16-metro-detroits-cider-mills-to-visit-this-fall" description="no"]  

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