Master Plan

What is a Master Plan? A Master Plan, with respect to theme park design, is a long-term, complex planning strategy providing a conceptual site plan and layout as a guide for future development and growth within a defined limits of work or the defined meets and bounds of a property. Master planning provides a conceptual…

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Theme Park

What is a Theme Park? Theme parks can offer all the experiences that amusement parks offer, but the differentiating factor is theme parks base all of their assets (attractions) around a central, well defined unifying theme that can have multiple sub-themes underneath the guiding principle or ‘theme’ of the park. In short form; all theme…

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Attraction

What is an Attraction? An Attraction in a theme park setting is any ticketed, paid experience such as a ride or show. Attractions may vary in style from simple spinning rides for children to large thrill rides such as roller coasters. Attractions in theme parks are often rated on a theme park industry scale of…

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Amusement Park

What is an Amusement Park? Amusement parks offer a variety of carnival or county fair types rides and attractions. In short form; amusement parks are not theme parks. While amusement parks may have notions of underlying themes or stories that drive their design, and can be located in beautiful settings, they typically do not explore…

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