Six Flags of America, Largo(Baltimore/Washington DC area), MD.
13710 Central Ave, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774.
Six Flags, Inc. is the worlds largest amusement park corporation based on quantity of properties and the 4th most popular in terms of attendance. The company maintains 21 properties located throughout North America, including theme parks, thrill parks, water parks and family entertainment centers. In 2008, Six Flags properties hosted over 25 million guests.
The company was founded in Texas(1961) and took its name from its first property, Six Flags Over Texas. The company maintains its headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, New York City and a corporate office in Grand Prairie, Texas.
Area served : United States, Canada, Mexico and United Arab Emirates
The name refers to the six flags that have flown over the state of Texas during its history, namely those of Spain, France, Mexico, The Confederate States of America, The Republic of Texas and the United States of America.
The Six Flags chain began in 1961 with the creation of Six Flags Over Texas by Angus G. Wynne of Arlington, Texas, which initially featured a Native American village, a gondola ride, a railroad, some Wild West shows, a stagecoach ride, and "Skull Island", a pirate-themed adventure attraction.
There was also an excursion aboard "French" boats through a wilderness full of animated puppets. Over time, all of those attractions, except for the railroad, would be replaced by others, such as roller coasters, swing rides, log flumes, and shoot-the-chute rides, as well as an observation tower.
"Six Flags, More Flags, More Fun!" which is the current slogan of Six Flags parks.
Six Flags sold its European parks.
Six Flags America is a theme park located in Mitchellville in Prince Georges County, Maryland. It lies 15 miles (24 km) east of Washington D.C., and 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Baltimore. It sits on a site of 523 acres (2.12 km2), 131 of which is currently used for park operations.
With so many choices, where do you begin? Take a look at every ride in the park-from pulse-pounding roller coasters to gentler options for tots.
Looking for thrills? Well, youve found them. In fact, youve found some of the fastest, tallest, wildest, gut-wrenchingest rides in the country-including a few record-breakers.
Family fun is what were all about at Six Flags. So get ready to let loose and laugh. From the highest heights to the gentlest adventures, weve got plenty of rides you can enjoy together.
Thrill seekers come in all sizes. Thats why they have tons of great fun for little ones to enjoy on their own and with parents. These rides spin, fly and promise to take kids on magical journeys that are perfect for their height and age.
Six Flags America has 26 great rides just for young fans.
In addition to these Kids Rides, they also have many mild Family Rides and Water Park Rides that your young ones can enjoy.
In addition to the most thrilling rides on the planet, youll find a wide variety of top-notch entertainment right here at the park.
If you know when youre coming, use the calendar on their web site to see what theyve got scheduled for you.
Six Flags America has plenty of places to enjoy a meal, take part in some friendly competition, or hang out with your favorite characters.
Food - From quick snacks to sit-down meals, youll find tempting dining options throughout the park.
Games - Put on your game face and show your whole group whos number-one. Start now with our online games: Bulls-Eye and Skydrifter.
Shopping - Dont leave any memories behind. Browse our shops and souvenir stands.
Jump into the fun at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor. Their wet and wild waterpark boasts rides, slides, and activities for all ages.
* Take a dip in Hurricane Bay - one of the worlds largest wave pools.
* Enjoy a leisurely float down our lazy river.
* Spin down our crazy, wet funnel ride, Tornado.
The following information will help ensure a safe and enjoyable visit to Harbor. First, remember to apply sunscreen before your visit. To help prevent heat exhaustion, avoid overexertion and drink plenty of water.
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