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Old 01-10-2018, 10:04 AM
 
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Cleveland's closer to Cedar Point than New York City is to Six Flags Great Adventure.
I assume that post was based on the assumption that CSA is a real metro. Great Adventure is technically in NYC's CSA. I know, it's ridiculous. NYC does have Coney Island and Rye Playland, though.
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:33 PM
 
Location: Charleston, SC
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Charleston (a metro area of close to 800K) has no amusement park or zoo. There are 3 water parks owned by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission, but they are small and only open during the summer. The closest zoo is the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia about 1:45 away.

The closest theme park is Carowinds, about 3 hours up I-26 and 77. Six Flags in Atlanta and Wild Adventures in Valdosta, GA are both about 5 hours on a good day.
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:48 PM
 
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Charleston (a metro area of close to 800K) has no amusement park or zoo. There are 3 water parks owned by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission, but they are small and only open during the summer. The closest zoo is the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia about 1:45 away.

The closest theme park is Carowinds, about 3 hours up I-26 and 77. Six Flags in Atlanta and Wild Adventures in Valdosta, GA are both about 5 hours on a good day.
While it's smaller than the 3 parks in your post, there's also the Family Kingdom which is 2 hours from Charleston, SC.
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:47 AM
 
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Cities with no amusement park: Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis, NY(Coney Island doesn't count since it's a boardwalk like Santa Cruz Beach), Seattle, Cleveland, Baltimore, San Diego, Phoenix, Philly, Indianapolis, Portland, Miami, Boston and Pittsburgh
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Old 01-12-2018, 07:01 AM
 
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Cities with no amusement park: Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis, NY(Coney Island doesn't count since it's a boardwalk like Santa Cruz Beach), Seattle, Cleveland, Baltimore, San Diego, Phoenix, Philly, Indianapolis, Portland, Miami, Boston and Pittsburgh
Chicago's metro has Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, which is a part of Chicago's MSA. SO, Chicago has an amusement park.
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Old 01-12-2018, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Center City, Philadelphia
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Right outside of Philadelphia is Sesame Place, the only Sesame Street Theme Park. Though I am pretty sure I saw on the news that Sea World was actively scouting for another location for one. People will commonly go to Great Adventure, Dorney Park, and Hershey Park. All of which are under two hours away.
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Old 01-12-2018, 04:05 PM
 
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Right outside of Philadelphia is Sesame Place, the only Sesame Street Theme Park. Though I am pretty sure I saw on the news that Sea World was actively scouting for another location for one. People will commonly go to Great Adventure, Dorney Park, and Hershey Park. All of which are under two hours away.
Morey's Pier is another park that's under two hours from Philly.
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Old 01-15-2018, 12:58 AM
 
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Chicago's metro has Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, which is a part of Chicago's MSA. SO, Chicago has an amusement park.
It's far from Chicago
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Old 01-17-2018, 09:39 PM
 
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Cities with no amusement park: Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis, NY(Coney Island doesn't count since it's a boardwalk like Santa Cruz Beach), Seattle, Cleveland, Baltimore, San Diego, Phoenix, Philly, Indianapolis, Portland, Miami, Boston and Pittsburgh
Minneapolis has Valleyfair
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Old 02-05-2018, 09:14 AM
 
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Minneapolis has Valleyfair
Minneapolis also has an indoor amusement park inside the Mall of America.
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