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New Jersey Has One of the Top Halloween Theme Parks in the U.S.

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 New Jersey, then you're in luck, because New Jersey has one of the top Halloween theme parks in the U.S. 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 worst. 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. New Jersey Has One of the Top Halloween Theme Parks in the U.S. Guess who topped the list? Six Flags Great Adventure. The park is "home to 14 world-class coasters, thrilling family rides and a 350-acre drive-thru safari right next door," according to their official website. They always get into the Halloween spirit with special stuff just for the spooky season. Case in point: Check out their Fright Fest, which features "frightful haunted houses, eerie scare zones, and spine-chilling top-notch live entertainment." Six Flags Great Adventure came in at No. 8 on the list. [select-listicle listicle_id="613829" syndication_name="2-new-jersey-destinations-among-the-best-for-solo-travel" description="no"]  

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