As the summer months are soon to be approaching us, it’s about that time of the year again to start planning our summer trips and getaways. What a better trip than checking out a family oriented amusement park?
Amusement parks are great because while the rides are the main attractions, there are plenty of other things to enjoy. Some of those things include great food, fair games, and sometimes camping.
Knoebel’s Amusement Park
Knobel’s Amusement Park and Resort is a family landmark attraction located in Elysburg, Pennsylvania. Knoebel’s first opened in 1926 with just a small pool and a merry-go-round. Since, Knoebels has transformed into a massive entertainment and amusement park that has travelers from all of the world visit.
One awesome thing about Knobel’s Amusement Park is that the park is completely free to enter! This makes is excellent for large family’s who have people who are not interested in riding the rides. At Knoebels, you only pay for riding the rides, and the food. The rides range anywhere from $1 to $3 depending on which one you choose.
The park also features other awesome attractions such as Bumper Carts, a Haunted Mansion, and water rides.
Additionally, the park features two massive arcades that have iconic amusements you could hope for. Some of those include deby car racing, a fish pond, and all the shooting, rolling and throwing games. These games will run you anywhere between 50 cents and $5. Of course, these games have prizes!
Knobels has excellent reviews and is great for anyone looking to take their family, or friends, on an amazing trip.
Hershey is a family theme park situated in Hershey, Derry Township, Pennsylvania, United States. The park opened its first roller coaster in 1923, the Wild Cat, an early Philadelphia Toboggan Company coaster. In 1970, it began redevelopment plan, which led to new rides, an expansion of the park, and the park’s renaming.
The first ride was added to the park in 1908 – an Allen Herschel carousel often referred as the “Merry-Go-Round. Later in 1910 with the addition of the Miniature Railroad, which remained in operation until the end of the 1971 season.
The park has operated a bumper car ride since 1926, a variety of boat rides on Spring Creek, and six dark rides, three which were fun houses. The park added its first two kiddie rides in 1926, The Prowler and The Regurgitator, and has added well over 40 since then.
Hershey is a great park for anyone looking for an adventure for their family.