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2015 Park and Ride Winners

Here are the 2015 Golden Ticket Award Park & Ride winners.

Best New Attraction for 2015 (Amusement Park)
Fury 325 Carowinds 27%
Wicked Cyclone Six Flags New England 14%
Twisted Colossus Six Flags Magic Mountain 13%
Cu Chulainn Tayto Park 10%
Thunderbird Holiday World 9.5%
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Best New Ride for 2015 (Water Park)
Dive Bomber Six Flags White Water 15%
Slidezilla Elitch Gardens 14%
Aqua Rocket Raging Water San Dimas 13% (tie)
Slideboarding Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas 13% (tie)
Anaconda Kalahari Resorts – Poconos 10%
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Best Park
Europa-Park Rust, Germany 24%
Cedar Point Sandusky, Ohio 14%
Knoebels Amusement Resort Elysburg, Pa. 11%
Dollywood Pigeon Forge, Tenn. 9%
Disneyland Anaheim, Calif. 7%
Blackpool Pleasure Beach Blackpool, England 5% (tie)
Busch Gardens Williamsburg Williamsburg, Va. 5% (tie)
Universal’s Islands of Adventure Orlando, Fla. 4.5%
Alton Towers Straffordshire, England 4% (tie)
Holiday World Santa Claus, Ind. 4% (tie)
Magic Kingdom Orlando, Fla. 4% (tie)
Toyko Disney Sea Toyko, Japan 4% (tie)
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Best Water Park
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels, Texas 52%
Splashin’ Safari Santa Claus, Ind. 19%
Dollywood’s Splash Country Pigeon Forge, Tenn. 6%
Aquatica Orlando, Fla. 5%
Typhoon Lagoon Orlando, Fla. 4%
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Best Children’s Park
Idlewild & SoakZone Ligonier, Pa. 21%
Storybook Land Egg Harbor Twp., N.J. 20%
Story Land Glen, N.H. 9%
Legoland Windsor Windsor, England 8%
Legoland California Carlsbad, Calif. 7% (tie)
Legoland Florida Winterhaven, Fla. 7% (tie)
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Best Marine Life Park
SeaWorld Orlando Orlando, Fla. 55%
SeaWorld San Diego San Diego, Calif. 10%
Discovery Cove Orlando, Fla. 9%
SeaWorld San Antonio San Antonio, Texas 8%
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Vallejo, Calif. 7%
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Best Seaside Park
Morey’s Piers Wildwood, N.J. 27%
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Santa Cruz, Calif. 26.5%
Blackpool Pleasure Beach Blackpool, England 26%
Gröna Lund Stockhom, Sweden 12%
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Best Kids’ Area
Kings Island Mason, Ohio 27%
Efteling Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands 10%
Universal’s Islands of Adventure Orlando, Fla. 9.5%
Kings Dominion Doswell, Va. 8%
Blackpool Pleasure Beach Blackpool, England 6% (tie)
Nockelodeon Universe Bloomington, Minn. 6% (tie)
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Cleanest Park
Holiday World Santa Claus, Ind. 25%
Dollywood Pigeon Forge, Tenn. 14%
Busch Gardens Williamsburg Williamsburg, Va. 11%
Europa-Park Rust, Germany 9%
Disneyland Anaheim, Calif. 8%
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Friendliest Park
Dollywood Pigeon Forge, Tenn. 35%
Holiday World Santa Claus, Ind. 18%
Knoebel’s Amusement Resort Elysburg, Pa. 12%
Adventure Island Southend-on-Sea, England 9%
Silver Dollar City Branson, Mo. 8%
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Best Shows
Dollywood Pigeon Forge, Tenn. 42%
Six Flags Fiesta Texas San Antonio, Texas 11%
Silver Dollar City Branson, Mo. 8%
Europa-Park Rust, Germany 7%
Disney California Adventure Anaheim, Calif 6%
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Best Outdoor Show Production
Illuminations Epcot 24%
World of Color Disney California Adventure 15%
Fantasmic! Disney’s Hollywood Studios 12%
Fantasmic! Disneyland 11%
Lone Star Nights Six Flags Fiesta Texas 9%
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Best Landscaping
Busch Gardens Williamsburg Williamsburg Va. 29%
Gilroy Gardens Gilroy, Calif. 17%
Efteling Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands 11%
Alton Towers Staffordshire, England 9%
Dollywood Pigeon Forge, Tenn. 7%
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Best Food
Knoebel’s Amusement Resort Elysburg, Pa. 23%
Dollywood Pigeon Forge, Tenn. 20%
Epcot Orlando, Fla. 16%
Silver Dollar City Branson, Mo. 9%
Europa-Park Rust, Germany 7%
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Best Carousel
Knoebels Amusement Resort Elysburg, Pa. 40%
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Santa Cruz, Calif. 10%
Six Flags Great America Gurnee, Ill. 6%
Efteling Kaatsheuvel, the Netherlands 5% (tie)
Six Flags Over Georgia Austell, Ga. 5% (tie)
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Best Water Ride (Park)
Valhalla Blackpool Pleasure Beach 28%
Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls Universal’s Islands of Adventure 19%
Splash Mountain Disneyland 9%
Mountain Slidewinder Dollywood 7%
Timber Mountain Log Ride Knott’s Berry Farm 6%
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Best Water Park Ride
Wildebeest Splashin’ Safari 25%
Mammoth Splashin’ Safari 18%
Master Blaster Schlitterbahn 14%
The Falls Schlitterbahn 9%
Verrückt Schlitterbahn, Kansas City 8%
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Best Dark Ride
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey Universal’s Islands of Adventure 13%
Twilight Zone Tower of Terror Disney’s Hollywood Studios 12%
Harry Potter / Escape from Gingotts Universal Studios Orlando 9%
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man Universal’s Islands of Adventure 8.5%
Haunted Mansion Knoebels Amusement Resort 7%
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Best Indoor Water Park
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Galveston, Texas 28%
Kalahari Resort Sandusky, Ohio 17%
Kalahari Resort Wisconsin Dells, Wis. 12%
World Waterpark Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 11%
Splash Landings Staffordshire, England 6%
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Best Indoor Roller Coaster
Revenge of the Mummy Universal Studios Orlando 23%
Space Mountain Disneyland 12%
Winjas Phantasialand 11%
Black Diamond Knoebels Amusement Resort 10%
Mindbender Galaxyland 7% (tie)
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Disney’s Hollywood Studios 7% (tie)
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Best Funhouse/Walk-Through
Noah’s Ark Kennywood 27%
Ghost Ship Morey’s Piers 23%
Gasten Ghost Hotel Liseberg 12%
Frankenstein’s Castle Indiana Beach 10%
Lustiga Huset Gröna Lund 8%
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Best Halloween Event
Universal Studios Orlando Orlando, Fla. 28%
Knott’s Berry Farm Buena Park, Calif. 18%
Knoebels Amusement Resort Elysburg, Pa. 11%
Kennywood West Mifflin, Pa. 8%
Busch Gardens Tampa Tampa, Fla. 6%
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Best Christmas Event
Dollywood Pigeon Forge, Tenn. 40%
Disneyland Anaheim, Calif. 10%
Silver Dollar City Branson, Mo. 9%
Magic Kingdom Orlando, Fla. 6%
Europa-Park Rust, Germany 5.5%
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