Pennsylvania Attractions




Attractions in Pennsylvania are listed below in alphabetical order.


Knoebels Groves Amusement Resort & Campground

Knoebels Groves Amusement Resort & Campground is a 200-acre family entertainment complex and is Pennsylvania's largest free-admission amusement park. Open April through September, the park features 50 rides including 16 kiddie rides, a 900,000-gallon pool, four waterslides, a 550-site campground, three museums and a Bald Eagle habitat.

Thrill rides include the "Skloosh" and "Flume" water rides along with "Twister" and Phoenix" roller coasters. Guests can also enjoy the famous dark ride, "Haunted Mansion", or take a ride on "Wipeout" or "Power Surge". Family rides include a skyride, swings, "Balloon Race" and the "High Speed Thrill Coaster". Other park attractions include an arcade, miniature and regular golf, laser tag and a 4D movie theater.

For more information on this Pennsylvania amusement park, please contact:

Knoebels Groves Amusement Resort & Campground
PA 487
Elysburg, PA 17824
800-487-4386
www.knoebels.com



Lahey Family Fun Park

Lahey Family Fun Park is a small amusement park that is open year round. Attractions include miniature golf, bumper boats and Go Karts, Other attractions include an arcade, batting cages and a soft play area.

For more information on this Pennsylvania amusement park, please contact:

Lahey Family Fun Park
500 Morgan Highway
Clarks Summit, PA 18411
www.laheyfunpark.net



Lakemont Park

Lakemont Park is a113- acre amusement park in Altoona that is open May through September. Opened in 1894 as a trolley park, it is the 8th oldest amusement park in the United States and home to over 30 rides and attractions. Island Waterpark is also included with park admission and features three slides as well as a large family activity pool with interactive water features and pirate boat .

Lakemont Park is home to the world's oldest roller coaster, "Leap-the-Dips", which is the only "side friction" roller coaster left in North America. Other coasters include the "Skyliner" and "Toboggan" along with the "Little Leaper" kiddie coaster. Classic carnival rides include a Ferris wheel, "Scrambler", "Tilt-A-Whirl" and "Round Up". Other park attractions include an arcade, bumper boats, miniature golf, Go-Kart track and Spins' n Grins Kiddieland.

For more information on this Pennsylvania amusement park, please contact:

Lakemont Park & Island Waterpark
700 Park Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
814-949-7275
/www.lakemontparkfun.com/index.html







Sandcastle Waterpark

Sandcastle is a 67-acre water park in Pittsburgh that is open June through September. It includes a lazy river, the "Mon-Tsunami" wave pool and "Sandbar" swimming pool. The park also features over 15 slides that include the "Boardwalk Blasters" and "Lightning Express" body slides and the "Cliffhangers", "Tubers Tower", "Blue Tubaluba" and "Thunder Run" tube slides. Children's areas include the "Tad Pool" and "Wet Willie's Water Works" with climbing structure and interactive water features.

For more information on this Pennsylvania water park, please contact:

Sandcastle Waterpark
1000 Sandcastle Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15120
412-462-6666
www.sandcastlewaterpark.com



Sesame Place

Sesame Place is a 14-acre theme park that is part of the Busch Entertainment Corporation family of parks. Open May through October, it is aimed at children ages 2 through15 and is a complete re-creation of the sets and places seen on Sesame Street. The park features over two dozen rides, including a dozen water rides, and hosts a variety of live entertainment and shows featuring beloved Sesame Street characters.

Some of the dry rides include the "Big Bird's Balloon Race", "Sesame Playhouse, "Grover's World Twirl" and the "Vapor Trail" roller coaster. Water attractions include "Bert & Ernie's Slip & Slide", "Little Bird's Birdbath", "Big Bird's Rambling River' and the "Sky Splash" six-story raft ride. Elmo's World, the newest attraction in the park, opened in May 2006 and features the rides, "Blast Off", "Peek-A-Bug" and "Flyin' Fish".

The entire Sesame Place crew struts down Sesame Street twice a day in the "Rock around the Block" parade. The parade features all of the Sesame Place characters, large floats, dancers and lots of music. Although not included in regular admission, families may have breakfast with the characters an hour before the rest of the park opens.

For more information on this Pennsylvania theme park, please contact:

Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
Langhorne, PA 19047
215-752-7070
www.sesameplace.com



Shawnee Place Play & Waterpark

Shawnee Place Play & Waterpark is a small family park especially for kids ages 2 through 12. Located in the Pocono Mountains, it is open June through September and features over a dozen attractions including ball crawls, climbing nets, tube slides and sand box. The waterpark includes a kiddie flume ride, two slides and children’s activity pool with fountains and waterfalls.

For more information on this Pennsylvania theme park, please contact:

Shawnee Place Play & Waterpark
Shawnee Mountain Hollow Road
Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA 18356
570-421-7231
http://shawneemt.com/summer/shawneeplace.html







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