Do you love thrill rides and roller coasters? Amusement parks attract all kinds of people from all over the country and especially here in the Hudson Valley. Is it the food, water slides, bumper cars or is it the roller coasters? Americans love amusement parks. According to Title Max, approximately 375 million people will visit a roller coaster at least once this year. Some will go more than once. Thankfully, we are not that far from some great amusement parks being here in the Hudson Valley.

Most couples, families or friends love to getaway once a year. Some plan a long vacation. The average price of a gallon of gas in New York is $4.31 according to AAA. Consumer prices are now over 9% because of inflation.

If you usually plan a trip each year then there is a chance that it may be difficult to get out this year.

What are you doing this weekend? How about staying close to the Hudson Valley region?

Did you know there are several amusement parks nearby?

If you live in the Hudson Valley you have been feeling this insane heat. Despite the hot temperatures that we have had there are plenty of nice days left. The summer isn't over yet. Here are a list of amusement parks in or around the Hudson Valley ranked from highest to lowest.

Have you been to any of these parks before? Do you agree with the ratings? If not, would you be willing to stop and check them out?

Amusement Parks Near The Hudson Valley Ranked