Big Rig Resorts

Cheap thrills: Theme parks for the budget-conscious

It may be a small world after all, but it costs big bucks to visit Disney World, Disneyland, and the other major destination theme parks. A one-day ticket to enter Florida's Magic Kingdom costs $105 – enough to make Scrooge McDuck think twice before forking over his gold coins.
If you steer clear of the big-name players in Southern California and the Orlando area, however, it is possible to enjoy some great roller coasters and other rides without emptying your wallet.  Go there...