A lot of theme park visits are just days out, but occasionally they are weekend, week or even fortnight long trips in the UK, into Europe and sometimes further afield.
My first visit to Cedar Point coincided with their annual CoasterMania event: the park was open for eighteen hours from 6am to midnight, dedicated to rollercoaster enthusiasts and Cedar Point fans.
A five day trip touring the United Arab Emirates with three coaches full of European Coaster Club members, visiting all the major theme parks in the region including four brand new parks that had only opened a few months previously.
Starting in Chicago and ending in Atlanta, two weeks of travelling through the American Heartland to 15 parks including Holiday World, Dollywood, Silver Dollar City, Carowinds and Kings Island.
The European Coaster Club's weekend trip to Paultons Park and Blackgang Chine on the Isle of Wight.
A two day tour around some of the parks on the Eastern side of the UK, including Pleasurewood Hills, Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach, Clacton Pier and Adventure Island.
A weekend trip to Germany, visiting Tripsdrill and Holiday Park.
Heide Park's special event weekend, bringing together fans of the park from all over Europe.
A long weekend in Denmark with friends from the ECC, visiting Djurs Sommerland, Fårup and Legoland Billund.
A day trip to La Ronde, back in 2007 when I spent a couple of months in Canada.
Opening weekend at Chessington World of Adventures, featuring an over-abundance of apostrophes.
A relaxing day at Wicksteed turns into a very English adventure as the train breaks down...
My first trip to Disneyland Paris, back in the days when Walt Disney Studios was still pretty new and devoid of many attractions.