amusement parks

Photo

Stunning and Creepy Photos of Abandoned Amusement Parks and Malls

VICELAND's skateboarding travelogue 'ABANDONED' finds haunting beauty in the forgotten.
VICE Staff
10.21.16
Stuff

Things I Learned as a Naked Carny

When you make your living stripping as part of a traveling freak show, you quickly acquire a set of questionable life skills.
Tristan Risk
9.5.16
Travel

Chasing Adrenaline and Childhood Memories at Six Flags Magic Mountain

After my parents divorced, my dad was a twitching nerve who constantly smoked, didn't sleep much, and brought us to amusement parks every other weekend.
Tess Barker
4.7.15
Design

Behold, the World's Most Terrifying Water Slide

The vertical looping water slide plots its return.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.10.15
Travel

The Life and Times of a Theme Park Jesus

Michael Job isn't the Messiah, he just plays one for tourists.
Erin Meisenzahl-Peace
9.27.14
Travel

The Worst Thing About SeaWorld Is How Fucking Boring It Is

By now, you've already seen (or at least know about) Blackfish. And you know that public opinion has majorly turned against SeaWorld. Over a year after the film's release, people are still pretty upset about it.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
9.9.14
Meet the Nieratkos

Santa's Workshop Is the Happiest Place on Earth

At the low, low price of $23, kids get the choice of nearly EIGHT different rides and a plethora of attractions, including two sets of bathrooms, a chapel, and an empty reindeer barn.
Chris Nieratko
8.15.14
Travel

More Photos of Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch

You demanded more photos from the urban exploring trip to Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch. You're in luck, because here they are in all their illicit glory.
Jules Suzdaltsev
7.8.14
Travel

The Beautiful Decay of Bedrock City

For the low, low price of $5, you can wander through the oblivion that is Valle, Arizona’s Bedrock City. And you should.
Megan Koester
6.6.14
Film

Watch This Roller Coaster Transformed Into 360° Tiny Planet Panorama

This video is not for the vertigo-prone.
Beckett Mufson
6.6.14
Stuff

Sydney’s Amusement Parks Are Cursed

Ahead of the opening of a new Wet'n'Wild and proposed re-launch of the much loved Wonderland in the works, it’s clear many are hoping Sydney’s terrible amusement park history won't continue to repeat itself.
Brooke Lewis
10.29.13
Travel

Leninist Christmas Utopia Theme Parks Aren't Built in a Day

What you're looking at is not just a collection of weird little communist cars, dilapidated slaughterhouses, and idly grazing livestock. It is actually the site upon which will one day stand Europe's No. 1 Leninist Christmas Utopia.
ALEX HOBAN
9.15.11