Great Old Amusement Parks

Great Old Amusement Parks

Special | 56m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

Long before the days of giant theme parks, the United States had many amusement parks where families gathered for a cool escape on a hot summer day. Celebrate these pre-Disney parks with visits to Playland in Rye, New York; Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana; and California’s Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, where vacationers can still reach for the brass ring on the merry-go-round.

Aired: 06/05/16

Expires: 06/05/22

Rating: TV-G

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