Best Amusement Parks in Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania Dutch Country may be known for its Amish population, but there’s plenty more to explore! In fact, three of the best amusement parks in Pennsylvania are within close driving distance of Lake in Wood RV Resort.

Lake in Wood makes a great home base for exploring all the attractions of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Here, you can enjoy fantastic onsite amenities before exploring excellent amusement parks in Pennsylvania!

Best Amusement Parks in Pennsylvania

1. Hershey Park

Chocolate lovers will want to schedule a trip to Hersheypark, a destination that is entertaining for all ages. Hershey Park’s rides vary from tame to thrilling, including roller coasters, water rides, and more.

There are also great non-ride attractions. These include a zoo, butterfly garden, and a museum where you can hear the Hershey story. You can even watch the chocolate-making process and create your own custom bar!

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2. Dutch Wonderland

Another amusement park in the area, Dutch Wonderland offers family rides, kiddie rides, and water rides. You’ll also discover a variety of shows like Adventures of the Frog Prince and Beyond the Castle Walls. Your kids will have a blast here!

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3. Dorney Park

Situated in Allentown, Dorney Park features four high-intensity roller coasters, plus smaller coasters and thrill rides. For younger individuals, there are plenty of family and kids rides, many of which are Peanuts- and Snoopy-themed.

Need to cool off during the summer? Wildwater Kingdom is right next door, featuring water coasters, thrill rides, pools, and more. Get a combo pass and visit both for the perfect summer vacation!

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Lake in Wood RV Resort

Lake in Wood RV Resort provides charm and adventure in the lush, green forests of the Mid-Atlantic region. Additionally, our resort is located near the best amusement parks in Pennsylvania.

Lake in Wood has a distinct Gnome theme, which can be found around the resort, in the Gnome Café, and in the spacious entertainment hall.

All sorts of amenities await you, including the following:

  • Lake with fishing and paddleboats
  • Indoor/outdoor pool complex
  • Trading Post camp store
  • Mini golf course
  • Two playgrounds
  • Golf cart rentals
  • Game room
  • Total Fitness World Trail

The amenities are awesome, but how about the accommodations? Lake in Wood has plenty to offer. You can stay in a classic tent or RV site, or step it up a notch. Try a vacation in a yurt, double-decker bus, tree house, and more, all furnished and ready to go!

Don’t wait any longer. Start planning your trip to Pennsylvania Dutch Country today!

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