Kings Island is a 364-acre amusement park located just north of Cincinnati, Ohio in Mason, Ohio. Opened in 1972, Kings Island has forty-seven total rides, fifteen roller coasters, and three water rides. Kings Island is divided into several themed sections. The seasonal amusement park is open from early spring through Labor Day in September and then reopens for several weekends in September and October for Halloween-themed events. In 2015, Kings Island was the second-most visited seasonal amusement park in the United States behind Cedar Point, with an estimated 3.34 million visitors. It was third overall for seasonal attendance in North America, which was led by Canada's Wonderland. Kings Island has won Amusement Today's Golden Ticket Award for having the "Best Kids' Area" in the world for fifteen consecutive years (2001–2015).