Located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Dutch Wonderland is an amusement park that is often regarded as the “Kingdom for Kids”.

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1.History

History
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On May 20, 1963, Dutch Wonderland opened with the mission to create a safe and fun environment for families. Since then, Dutch Wonderland has been recognized as one of the premier amusement parks on the East Coast, and one of Amusement Today’s top five “Best Kid’s Parks in the World”.

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2.Attractions

Attractions
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Dutch Wonderland has a variety of amusement rides for people of all ages.

Choo Choo Charlie is a train ride for people under 48”.

Panda Party takes guests under 54” around a circle in a floating panda.

Wonder Whip is a circular roller coaster for guests under 54”.

Sky Fighter takes guests under 54” on an adventure to space.

Pit Stop allows kids experience pedal cars.

Wiggle Racers allows kids wiggle their way around and race each other in wiggle cars.

Duke’s Dozers is the perfect interactive attraction for children who love digging in the dirt or sand.

Merlin’s Mayhem is a high-flying roller coaster in which riders go on an adventure in attempt to find their friend, Merlin.

Dino Dig is an interactive attraction where kids have the opportunity of digging in the sand to find fossils.

Astroliner takes guests on a mission to space, only there’s a problem with the rocket.

Off-Road Rally allows kids to take a turn in the driver’s seat.

Dragon’s Lair is an adventurous log boat ride in which riders attempt to escape from the dragon.

Merry-Go-Round allows guests to choose their favorite animal or seat and ride around.

Frog Hopper leaps riders up and down.

Sunoco Turnpike allows kids to drive as they search for dinosaurs.

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3.More Attractions

More Attractions
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VR Voyager transports riders to space through a stimulation and virtual reality.

Wonderland Special is Dutch Wonderland’s premier train, suitable for everyone.

Kite Flight is a ride inspired by hang gliders.

Sky Ride is a scenic ride through the air, which gives riders breathtaking views of the park.

Kingdom Coaster takes riders on a series of ups and downs.

Joust Family Coaster is a fun, friendly-family roller coaster that is suitable for almost everyone.

Space Shuttle is a ride in which guests will swing to new heights.

Flying Trapeze is a personal swing ride high up in the air.

Fun Slide is a carpet slide geared to almost everyone.

Bumper Cars is a fun driving attraction for everyone.

Wonder House is an adventure maze house for all heights.

Turtle Whirl is a tilt-a-whirl suitable for everyone.

Leapin’ Frogs is a frog-shaped vehicle in which riders will leap, twirl, and rotate in.

The Twister is a circular wavelike roller coaster suitable for everyone.

Gondola Cruise is a scenic canal cruise around Exploration Island.

Double Splash Flume is a splashing log ride suitable for everyone.

Monorail allows guests to sit back and relax as they plan out their next adventure at Dutch Wonderland.

Prehistoric Path allows guests to explore over 20 dinosaurs as they travel the trail by foot.

Balloon Chase is a ride that features eight flying hot air balloons that are “chasing” each other.

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4.Dining

Dining
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It’s easy to work up an appetite while spending the day exploring Dutch Wonderland. That’s why Dutch Wonderland offers guests a variety of dining options, which include a variety of cuisines. Dutch Wonderland’s dining options include:

· Merlin’s Buffet

· Mill Stream Eatery

· Bean Sprouts

· Potato Patch

· Noble Roman’s Pizza

· Nathan’s Famous

· Sharky’s Grill

· Subway

· Breyer’s Ice Cream and Coffee Shoppe

· Funnel Cake Factory

· Dole Whip Junction

· The Slush Shack

· Dippin Dots

· Uncle Andy’s

· The Snack Shack

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5.Shopping

Shopping
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After spending the day exploring Dutch Wonderland, don’t forget to stop by one of the gift shops to purchase a souvenir!

Artifacts is located in Exploration Island and provides guests with a variety of dinosaur-themed options.

Cabana Rentals have a variety of water toys, towels, beverages, sunscreen, and anything else you ould need while spending the day out in the sun.

Castle Gift Shop is Dutch Wonderland’s premier gift shop. This gift shop has a variety of items, such as apparel, games, and souvenirs, all of which are in the theme of a fairytale wonderland.

Gem Mine is a retail stand in which guests can purchase a trough and search for gems.

Junction Rentals allows guests to rent wheelchairs, electric scooters, or strollers, as well as purchase any necessities they may have forgotten to bring.

Mini Castle provides guests with a variety of royal costumes and accessories to choose from.

Surf Shop has a variety of apparel, towels, jewelry, and beach themed souvenirs.

Merlin’s Mayhem is located next to the exit of the popular ride Merlin’s Mayhem. In this gift shop, guests will find a variety of snacks, drinks, and souvenirs related to Merlin’s Mayhem and Merlin’s magic.

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2249 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA 17602, Phone: 866-386-2839

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