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Amusement Parks & Water Parks

Get the scoop on Pittsburgh area amusement parks and water parks, including attractions, rides, hours and directions. Includes Kennywood, Idlewild, Sandcastle and other amusement parks located within a few hour's drive of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Amusement Parks
Looking for a good adrenaline fix? Head to one of Pennsylvania's great amusement parks or waterparks for an old-fashioned good time. Plenty of great rollercoasters plus some of the nation's oldest operating amusement parks await you.

Kennywood Amusement Park
Get the scoop on beautiful Kennywood Amusement Park near Pittsburgh, PA, including hours, admission prices, directions, and the rides and roller coasters. Kennywood is a state and national historic landmark.

Idlewild & Soak Zone
Located in the beautiful Ligonier Valley east of Pittsburgh, Idlewild & Soak Zone is the oldest amusement park in Pennsylvania and the third oldest in the United States. Get the details on hours, admission, rides and attractions at this great amusement park for kids and families.

Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park
Enjoy the water year-round at Splash Lagoon, an indoor water park located in Erie, Pennsylvania. Get the scoop on slides, water coasters, and activities, as well as directions, tickets and local accommodations.

Sandcastle Waterpark
Head to the scenic shores of the Monongahela River near Pittsburgh for a day of sun and sliding at Sandcastle Waterpark. Get hours, admission prices, directions, and learn about the rides, slides, entertainment and Sandbar nightclub.

Cedar Point
This "roller coaster capitol of the world" is located about a 2 1/2 hour drive from Pittsburgh on the shores of Lake Erie in Sandusky, Ohio.

Waldameer Park & Water World
Family fun complex in Erie, Pennsylvania, offers over 75 rides, slides, and attractions in a combination amusement park / water park setting.

Woodland Highlands Family Fun Center
Enjoy rides and attractions at this family fun center located just north of Pittsburgh, including go karts, carousel, miniature golf, laser extreme, bumper boats, an arcade and kiddie attractions.

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