Ten of America's Favorite Theme Parks and Ways to Save

Gibson Guitar at Hard Rock Park, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

With summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to plan a trip the whole family can enjoy. Here are 10 theme parks that will make the long days of summer melt into your memory forever. Plus, you don't have to spend a fortune to experience the thrill of a lifetime with the ones you love.

Hard Rock Park, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach is now home to the world's first rock 'n' roll theme park, the Hard Rock Park. The 55-acre park boasts more than 50 attractions for the wanna-be rocker in each of us, divided among six different "rock environs" with rides and shows themed to a particular genre of music. Come climb the stairway to heaven on the park's signature roller coaster, Led Zeppelin-The Ride. Adult tickets will cost $54.30. (Photo: Hard Rock Park)

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