According to a national poll conducted by USA Today, Silver Dollar City located in Branson/Missouri is named in the top 5 amusement parks in America. An expert jury nominated their 20 favorite parks, selected from more than 400 amusement parks in the United States, and the top 10 winners were then determined online by popluar vote. Silver Dollar City, which attracted a lot of attention this year with the opening of its new “Time Traveler“ spinning coaster (cf. EAP 3/18), ranks fourth among some of the biggest parks in the industry, following Six Flags Magic Mountain, Cedar Point and Six Flags Great Adventure.
“Inclusion in the top five of this USA Today 10Best Reader’s poll continues to thrust Silver Dollar City as a premier destination for American families,“ says Silver Dollar City President Brad Thomas. “This follows numerous national features this spring about Time Traveler as one of the best new coasters in the world, with the Today Show, the New York Times, USA Today and others covering the opening of this unique thrill ride.“ (eap)