Nostalgic Theme Parks

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Appears in the May Issue issue.

BRANSON, MO.

Silver Dollar City 

From the old-school wooden coaster and log flume rides to new-school thrillers, this 1880s-themed amusement park and its companion water park deliver solid summer entertainment. silverdollarcity.com 


SHAKOPEE, MINN.

Valleyfair

About 20 minutes south of the Twin Cities, this amusement park and the adjacent Soak City Waterpark offer all kinds of rides and slides.                 valleyfair.com


ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa

Arnolds Park

Once you’re done with the coasters, kiddie rides, and midway games at this historic park, you can hit the beach for boating, parasailing, and paddleboarding. arnoldspark.com

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