TAMPA, Fla. -- One of the 10 best theme parks in the country is in Tampa Bay.

Busch Gardens Tampa was ranked 10th in USA Today's 10Best theme parks in the country through its Reader's Choice Awards. The park off Busch Blvd. is the roller coaster king in South Florida and it includes nearly 300 acres of attractions, rides and animals.

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The 10Best lists are compiled by editors and theme park experts. Among the other winners are three Six Flags parks, Cedar Point in Ohio, Dollywood in Tennessee, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and Hersheypark in Pennsylvania.

Check out USA Today for the full list and other 10Best contests.

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