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THEME PARKS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN U.S

ALABAMA

POINT MALLARD PARK
1800 Point Mallard Drive, S.E.
Decatur, AL 35501
(256) 351-7777
(800) 669-WAVE

Location: Just minutes off I-65
Days open: All year long!
Daily Hours: 10 am to 6 pm
Attractions: Wave pool- enjoy the rush of the ocean's current in a man-made pool.
Point Mallard gives you 750 acres of family fun with activities ranging from golf to swimming and tennis to ice-skating.

WATER WORLD
P.O. Box 2128
Dothan, AL 36302
(334) 793-0297 or 793-0368

GEORGIA

SIX FLAGS OVER GEORGIA
7561 Six Flags Parkway
Austell, GA 30168
(770) 948-9290

Location: On I-20 west of Atlanta on the Six Flags exit.
Days open: March- weekends; April- first week and all weekends there-after, May thru Labor Day- mixed schedule. Call for dates.
Daily Hours: 10 am - 6,8,9,10,12 pm and 6 pm - 12 pm
Number of rides: 46 rides and attractions
Attractions: "The Great American Scream Machine," one of the worlds tallest and longest roller coasters; "Ninja," a coaster in its own class. Ninja turns you upside down 5 times; "Free Fall," fall 10 stories. Special events: CONCERTS year-round; SPORTS FEST Late April thru mid-May - not daily; ATLANTA FEST, A Christian music festival held mid-June; KIDSFEST, Second half of July; COUNTRY STAR JAMBOREE, September dates (check for schedule)
Six Flags is a thrill-seeker's paradise. With five hard-core coasters and many more gut-wrenching rides thrill seekers will feel right at home.

WHITE WATER
250 N. Cobb Parkway
Marietta, GA 30062
(770)948-9290
Email:divein@whitewaterpark.com

Location: from Atlanta I-75 North to exit 113, follow signs
Days open: WEEKENDS- early thru mid May. DAILY- Memorial Day to late Summer.
Daily Hours: SUMMER 10 am to 7,8,9 pm MAY 10 am to 6 pm
Attractions: "Tree House Island," the only attraction of its kind in the world. Tree House Island gives parents a chance to run their kids up a tree; "Dragon's Tail," slide at up to 30 M.P.H.
Thrills and spills abound amid acres of trees, flowers, waterfalls, rivers, rides and slides suited to every water personality.

LOUISIANA

WATER TOWN USA
P.O. Box 29009
Shreveport, LA 71149
(318) 938-5475

NORTH CAROLINA

TWEETSIE RAILROAD
Highway 321, P.O. Box 388
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(828) 264-9061
(800) 526-5740

CAROWINDS
P.O. Box 410289
Charlotte, NC 28241
(704) 588-2600
(800) 888-4386

Location: On N. Carolina & S. Carolina border.
Days open: WEEKENDS- late March through early June and late August through early October. DAILY- early June through late August.
This 92-acre theme park brings movie magic to life with world-class rides, exciting shows, unique shops and delicious restaurants.

SANTA'S LAND
Route 1, Box 134 A
Cherokee, NC 28719
(828)497-9191

Days open: April 30 - October 30
Attractions: Rudi Coaster- Rudolph is at the head of the roller coaster and coincidentally it's Santa's favorite.
Santa's Land fun park and zoo offers family fun with a Christmas theme. Santa's Land is a great place for family fun all day long for one low admission price.

GHOST TOWN IN THE SKY
P.O. Box 369
Maggie Valley, NC 28751
(828) 926-1140
(800) GHOSTOWN

Location: U.S. Highway 19, Maggie Valley
Days open: Daily from early May thru late October.
Daily Hours: 9 am - 6 pm
Attractions: "Gunfights"- See a gunfight acted out. "Roller Coaster"- It's steel with a loop.
Ghost Town in the Sky is set in the majestic mountains of North Carolina.

TENNESSEE

OBER GATLINGBURG
1001 Parkway
Gatlingburg, TN 37738
(615) 436-5423

Location: Exit I-40 at exit 40, Rt.66 to Gatlingburg.
Days open: Year-round except for 2 weeks in March.
Daily Hours: opens at 10 am and closing time varies.
Number of rides: about 15 activities.
Attractions: "Alpine Slide," twist, speed and turn down a 1,800' track; "Bungee Jumping," fly through the air and spring around for a super thrill.
Special events: Skiing in the winter.
Enjoy a combination of a scenic surroundings, fun rides, and friendly people.

LIBERTYLAND
940 Early Maxwell Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38104
(800) 552-7275
(901) 274-1776
Email: llweb@libertyland.com

Location: In the center of Memphis; Central and Southern ave
Days open: WEEKENDS- April 30 - June 12 & Aug. 20 - Sept. 5 FIVE DAY WEEK (Wednesday thru Sunday) from mid-June thru mid-August.
Daily Hours: SAT.- 10am-9pm SUN.- noon-9pm WED.-FRI. noon-9pm
Number of rides: over 21
Attractions: "Zippin Pippin," the oldest operating wooden roller coaster in North America which, by the way, was Elvis Presley's favorite; "Revolution," a roller coaster with 1 super loop and 2 corkscrews. Special events: "B-ball Shootout," early May; "Free Admission for Mothers," early May; "Cartoon Carnival," early June; "Party ANIMAL weekend," mid-June. "Gospel Show," mid-June; "BMX Bike Stunt Show," early July; "Astronaut Day," mid-July; AND MORE.
Libertyland is a historical, educational and recreational amusement park that offers fun for the entire family.

DOLLYWOOD
1020 Dollywood Lane
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4101
(865) 428-9488
Email: guestservices@dollywood.com

Location: Off I-40 in Pigeon Forge
Days open: late April thru October and mid-November thru late December.
Special events: Contact park for that information.
Enjoy live music shows, unique attractions, fun rides and craft showcases in a flowery '50s atmosphere.

VIRGINIA

KINGS DOMINION
P.O. Box 2000
Doswell, VA 23047
(804) 876-5561

OCEAN BREEZE WATERPARK
849 General Booth Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 422-4444
Email: info@oceanbreezewaterpark.com

BUSCH GARDENS, THE OLD COUNTRY
One Busch Gardens Blvd.
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8785
(757) 253-3350

Location: 3 miles east of Williamsburg.
Days open: Early April thru late October.
Daily Hours: Vary. 10 am - 7,10,12 pm.
Number of rides: 30
Attractions: "Loch Ness Monster," one of the largest coasters in the world; "Questor," go on a fantasy adventure on this flight simulator which is the biggest in the world (this is a good ride, and I speak from experience).
Special events: "Story Telling Festival," some of the worlds best story tellers tell all in May; "Physics Fair," learn about physics through roller coasters and more in May.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is a European-themed park nestled on 350 acres of Virginia Woodlands. 30 thrilling rides, delicious foods, entertainment, shops and exhibits are featured in 9 settings.

WATER COUNTRY USA
176 Water Country Parkway
Williamsburg, VA 23187
(757) 253-3350
(800) 343-SWIM

WEST VIRGINIA

CAMDEN PARK
P.O. Box 9245
Huntington, WV 25704
(304) 429-4321

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