Darien Lake, just outside of Buffalo, is a hotspot for all forms of entertainment, offering thrills like the Blast Off tower that simulates a NASA launch, a waterfront boardwalk, light shows and concerts. At Martin's Fantasy Island the water rides, coasters and children's rides bring excitement to the Greater Niagara region.
Seabreeze Park is the fourth oldest amusement park in America. Enjoy more than 70 attractions, including a water park near the breezy shores of Lake Ontario. By Chautauqua Lake, Midway State Park is a treasure trove of kid-friendly rides, games and lakeside views. History-buffs will find this park on the National Register of Historic Places where roller coasters and go-karts add to its iconic attraction. If you're looking for fun with the little ones, head over to Lake Oneida where Sylvan Beach Amusement Park has all your family favorites from bumper-cars to spinning tea cups.
Go on an adventure--and make a weekend of it! Brave the pulse-pounding roller coasters and water rides at Six Flags Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom, then spend some time in nearby Lake George, a top New York travel destination for the whole family. When you're in the Adirondacks, visit Santa's Workshop Amusement Park where the magic of the North Pole lives year-round. A perfect park for kids who might not be ready for the big coasters, this charming storybook village offers games and rides for all who believe in having fun.
An iconic symbol of American family-fun and entertainment, Coney Island, is home to the historic Cyclone roller coaster, beachside boardwalk and other world-famous attractions. If you want views of Manhattan's skyline, bring the kids to Victorian Gardens in Central Park where handcrafted rides adorn a traditional family amusement park. Not far away, Rye Playland in the Hudson Valley and Adventureland on Long Island reflect the charm and enchantment of classic theme parks. Bring excitement to all your travels this year when you explore New York State amusement parks!