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Best Amusement Park

2016 BEST Amusement Park


Here’s a late addition to your summer bucket list: Ride the wooden roller coasters and play old-school carnival games at the country’s largest free-admission amusement park, where you only pay for the rides you want to go on. Or rent one of the cozy campground cottages, which sleep anywhere from three to 13, and roller-coaster your brains out for an entire weekend.

391 Knoebels Boulevard, Elysburg, PA | 800-487-4386 | Website

2015 BEST Amusement Park


100 Pinedge Court, West Berlin, NJ

Some advice: Don’t tell your kids that this year-old theme park is for children, or you’ll have to fight them for the wheels of the real backhoes, dump trucks and excavators that can be driven and operated in a giant dirt pit. Instead, send them off to the rides, through the ropes course or to… Read more »