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Great Old Amusement Parks Preview

  • Aired: 07/30/2013
  • 01:57
  • Rating: E
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.
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Follow Rick Sebak as he visits the old amusement parks of America.
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