Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Allentown PA 18104
- Mon: 10am-8pm
- Tue: 10am-8pm
- Wed: 10am-8pm
- Thu: 10am-8pm
- Fri: 10am-10pm
- Sat: 10am-10pm
- Sun: 10am-10pm
Adults and families with children will love the fun and thrills at the rides and water attractions at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom. From Planet Snoopy to the park's eight roller coasters, there is truly something for everyone in the family to enjoy.
Three Must-See Attractions at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Brace yourself for a 205-foot drop and speeds up to 75 miles per hour with Dorney Park's popular Steel Force roller coaster, noted as one of the best steel roller coasters worldwide. Enjoy any of the water slides at Wildwater Kingdom, but especially the Aquablast, an eight-foot raft that will hold up to four guests for a thrilling watery plunge. Don't forget the Runaway River and Wildwater River for a fun and relaxing break from all the thrills.
Where to Stay near Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Many choices of hotels and accommodations are located in Allentown not far from Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom. Depending on your budget and your requirements, you can consider Comfort Suites Allentown, Howard Johnson Allentown, Holiday Inn Express and Suites Allentown, and Wingate by Wyndham Allentown, among many others.
Best and Worst Time to Go to Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
For the shortest lines, try to visit the park early in the season, particularly during the months of May and June. The park typically becomes busier as the season progresses, but may be a bit less crowded on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Expect the weekends to be busier in the mid to late summer, especially on gorgeous days.
Discounts at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Enjoy discounts by taking advantage of special promotions early in the season before summer gets into full swing. You can also save by purchasing your tickets online or with your AAA membership.
Food at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Dorney Park offers a variety of dining plans to suit your needs, from full-season dining plans to all-day dining plans. Countless dining options make it tricky to pick just one, but rest assured you will satisfy any craving for burgers, pizza, chicken, cheese steaks, funnel cake, and even sushi. On a hot day, visit ICEE Mix-it-Up to create your own custom ICEE, Dippin' Dots for a bowl of tiny, delicious ice cream dots, or Sweet Frog for frozen yogurt and a variety of toppings. Purchase the souvenir drink bottle online to enjoy 99 cent refills all season long.
Parking at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Parking is only free at Dorney Park for season pass members. Other guests pay to park in the lot's many spots. Take note of the Peanuts character near where you park for ease of finding your vehicle later. Guests with disabilities may park in the lot located near the Main Entrance.
Transportation Alternatives at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
If you don't want to take your own vehicle to Dorney Park, you may be able to visit by taxi cab. Select luxury motorcoach tours may also offer fares for day trips to Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom according to their own schedule of trips and events.
Author's bio: Kathryn M. D'Imperio is a freelance writer and marketing specialist in Pennsylvania. She grew up riding the roller coasters and enjoying the water attractions at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom.