Wacky Weekend: Rides and Waterslides

You know what summer means—it’s amusement park season! Take a look at the awesome roller coasters, waterslides, and other fun rides from around the world in the photo gallery below.

Wearing virtual reality glasses, guests on the Aplenexpress Coastiality at Europa-Park in Rust, Germany, see 3-D animations that match the ride’s actual twists and turns.
Photograph by FREDERICK FLORIN, AFP, Getty Images
Riders on the Disko at the Happy Valley theme park in Beijing, China, spin on a platform while gliding back and forth on an arced track.<br>
Riders on the Disko at the Happy Valley theme park in Beijing, China, spin on a platform while gliding back and forth on an arced track.
Photograph by Cancan Chu, Getty Images