Opened in 1926, Knoebels Amusement Resort is a family owned amusement park, picnic grove and campground with more than fifty rides including two wooden roller coasters, the 1913 Grand Carousel featuring sixty three hand-carved horses, and a haunted house dark ride that has been featured on the Discovery Channel. The park has won awards from all kinds of organizations like American Coaster Enthusiasts and The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. Knoebels has also won the Amusement Today Golden Ticket award for best amusement park food each year since 1999. With a wide variety of both sit-down and counter service dining options there is something here for everyone. The park’s Cesari’s Pizza as well as the International Food Court have even been featured on a Food Network special. You can even get unique items like a pickle on a stick, cheese on a stick and caramel apple chips.
With twenty kiddie rides throughout the park, the children will definitely be in for a wonderful day of fun and excitement. They can enjoy their first driving experience on the Cub Cars, low-speed electric “go-carts” or the Kiddie Bumper Cars, a miniaturized version of Knoebels world renowned Skooter Bumper Cars ride. They can also enjoy the S&G Merry-Go-Round, a smaller antique wooden carousel or the Kiddie Wheel, a miniature version of Knoebels Giant Wheel. The park provides guests with free admission, free parking and free entertainment. To ride the park’s attractions visitors can purchase an all day unlimited wristband, limited access hand stamps or books of tickets. Individual ride prices range from $0.75 to $5, all day passes do not include the Haunted Mansion ($1.50), Scenic Skyway ($3.00), Crystal Pool ($11-$14 swim & slide all day) and the wooden roller coasters ($2.25 each) which all require an extra fee. With a great mix of awesome food, kiddie rides, thrill rides, family rides and other attractions, Knoebels is a sure fire entertaining way to spend the day with family and friends.
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