10 Most Popular Theme Parks in America

Theme parks around the world took a major hit in 2020, along with the entire travel and destination industry. They are making a rapid comeback, though, and even with most …

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Theme parks around the world took a major hit in 2020, along with the entire travel and destination industry. They are making a rapid comeback, though, and even with most theme parks closed for at least part of 2021, statistics show they are well are their way to making a full recovery. 

Here are the 10 most popular theme parks in America, based on attendance.

1 Magic Kingdom 

Magic Kingdom
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Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL
Visitors: (in millions)

2019 – 20.96
2020 – 6.94
2021 – 12.69

2 Disneyland

Disneyland
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Location: Anaheim, CA
Visitors: (in millions)

2019 – 18.67
2020 – 3.67
2021 – 8.57

3 Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom
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Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL
Visitors: (in millions)

2019 – 13.88
2020 – 4.17
2021 – 7.19

4 Epcot

Epcot
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Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL
Visitors: (in millions)

2019 – 12.44
2020 – 4.04
2021 – 7.75

5 Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Hollywood Studios
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Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL
Visitors: (in millions)

2019 – 11.48
2020 – 3.68
2021 – 8.59

6 Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood
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Location: Universal City, CA
Visitors: (in millions)

2019 – 10.92
2020 – 4.1
2021 – 8.99

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7 Islands of Adventure

Disney's Islands of Adventure
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Location: Orlando, FL
Visitors: (in millions)

2019 – 10.38
2020 – 4.01
2021 – 9.08

8 Disney’s California Adventure

Disney’s California Adventure
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Location: Anaheim, CA
Visitors: (in millions)

2019 – 9.86
2020 – 1.92
2021 – 4.98

9 Universal Studios Florida

Universal Studios Florida
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Location: Orlando, FL
Visitors: (in millions)

2019 – 9.15
2020 – 1.3
2021 – 5.51

10 Seaworld Florida

Seaworld Florida
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Location: Orlando, FL
Visitors: (in millions)

2019 – 4.64
2020 – 1.6
2021 – 3.05

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