Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom is off I-78 exit 54, n.e. on Hamilton Blvd. (SR 222) and n. on Lincoln Ave. to jct. Dorney Park Rd. With more than 134 years of operations, the site includes two parks spread across 200 acres and offers more than 100 attractions, thrill rides and shows. Dorney Park thrills guests with eight roller coasters, including Hydra: The Revenge, a floorless coaster; Talon: Grip of Fear, one of the Northeast's tallest inverted coasters; and Possessed, a U-shaped suspended impulse coaster. Planet Snoopy, inspired by the “Peanuts” comic strip, features 3.5 acres of rides and attractions that parents and children can enjoy together.
Wildwater Kingdom offers 28 waterslides, two tubing rivers, two giant wave pools, an aquatic fun house and three children's water-play areas. Family-friendly afternoon and scarier evening Halloween programs are offered weekends in fall months.
Food is available.
$58; $42 (under 48 inches tall and ages 62+); free (ages 0-2). Phone ahead to confirm rates.
Hours: Both parks open daily, Memorial Day-Labor Day. Dorney Park also open Sat.-Sun., May 1-day before Memorial Day and day after Labor day-Oct. 28. Schedule may vary; phone to confirm. Allow a full day.