How Many Calories You Are Eating at the Theme Park (Slideshow)

The roller coaster isn’t the only thing at the theme park that could make you sick...

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

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If you’re running around in the hot summer sun all day, it really is best to drink water. However, we know sometimes you just can’t resist the lure of a carbonated beverage. Here are some of the typical theme park options and how they break down calorically:

Coca-Cola: 186 calories (16 fluid ounces)

Pepsi: 200 calories (16 fluid ounces)

Sprite: 138 calories (16 fluid ounces)

Fanta Orange: 140 calories (16 fluid ounces)

Lemonade: 99 calories (8 fluid ounce glass)

Main Dishes

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We guarantee that you’ll be eating at least one of these theme park staples.

Hot dog: 155 calories per hot dog

Cheeseburger: 317 calories per burger

Corndog: 460 calories per corndog

Slice of Pizza: 285 calories per slice plain cheese pizza

Chicken nuggets: 59 calories per nugget

Sides

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Keep in mind, these numbers are very optimistic and assume you’re only going to indulge in the smaller sizes.

Fries: 312 calories per small serving size

Cheese Fries: 360 calories per one small serving size

Corn: 132 Calories per ear

           36 Calories per 1 pat of butter

Snacks

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Everyone gets a little peckish when they are waiting in those long lines. Make sure you choose the right snack to fuel your day!

Popcorn:142 calories per one ounce.

Soft pretzel: 389 calories per medium pretzel

Potato Chips: 160 calories per 15 chips

Tortilla chips (baked): 75 calories per 10 chips (not including dip!)

Pretzels: 108 calories per 1 ounce servings

The Candy

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Sure you love candy, but does candy really love you back? With these calorie counts it is highly unlikely!

Buncha Crunch 3.2oz Box: 180 calories per serving | Serving Size: 2

Butterfinger Bites 3.5 OzServing Size: 2.5

Junior Mints 4oz. Box Serving Size: 16 pieces (about 2 per box)

Raisinets 3.5oz. Box Serving Size: 2

Reeses Pieces Serving Size: 51 pieces

Desserts

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No real shocker here. You just may want to skip the beloved funnel cake for obvious reasons...

Chocolate Ice Cream: 125 calories per 3.5 fluid ounces

Strawberry Ice Cream: 111 calories per 3.5 fluid ounces

Vanilla Ice Cream: 137 calories per ½ cup

Waffle Cone: 118 calories per cone

Snow Cone: 90 calories per ounce of regular syrup

Funnel Cake: 760 calories

Cotton Candy: 220 calories per 2.1 ounce serving

Theme Park Novelties

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Oh sure, go ahead, it is one once a year you do this! Just make sure you were good the rest of the day as well!

Deep-Fried Oreos: 98 calories per cookie

Potato on a Stick: 212 calories per stick

Giant Turkey Leg: 1,316 calories per leg

Your Best Day at the Park:

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Calorie Total: 610 Calories

Hot dog: 155 calories per hot dog

Corn: 132 Calories per ear

           36 Calories per 1 pat of butter

Lemonade: 99 calories (8 fluid ounce glass)

Snowcone: 90 calories per ounce of regular syrup

Deep Fried Oreos: 98 calories per cookie

Your Worst Day at the Park:

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Calorie Total: 3,485

Pepsi: 200 calories (16 fluid ounces)

Corndog: 460 calories per corndog

Cheese Fries: 360 calories per one small serving size

Soft pretzel: 389 calories per medium pretzel

Funnel Cake: 760 calories

Giant Turkey Leg: 1,316 calories per leg