Amusement park companies are climbing up the coaster hill, and investors are enjoying the ride. This summer, Six Flags stock hit a new all-time high. Shares of regional amusement park operator Cedar Fair hit a seven-year high on Wednesday. And Disney hit an all-time high on Thursday.
Seasonal amusement parks are gearing up for another few months of fun, thrills, fried decadence and wallet gouging. However, with a little planning and research, you can enjoy the first three without the last one.