5 Best Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In Long Island, USA

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Long Island, as the name suggests, is an island in New York that stretches along the coast of the Atlantic. While Long Island is known for its trendy cafes, various restaurants, exclusive retail outfits, exquisite wineries, and upscale boutiques, it is also frequented for its gorgeous beaches. Tourists who want to experience the city for at least a few days can stay in amazing vacation rentals or hotels with a pool in Long Island. Now, a beach holiday is always a fun family holiday. But what makes a beach holiday better for the kids, you ask? A beach holiday coupled with amusement parks! Long Island is known for its amazing and always fun amusement parks, so if you’re visiting this wondrous island with your family, these are some of the best theme parks and amusement parks in Long Island, USA.

1. Bayville Adventure Park

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Bayville Adventure Park is a great theme park for kids and adults alike. It has arcades, bumper cars, bungee jumping, miniature golf, indoor rock climbing, water slides, and so much more. Your kids can also enjoy adventures like the time machine, the express train ride, the lost temple maze, and arcade of amusements—basically, think of Bayville Adventure Park as a fun-filled adventure park! PS. This family-owned theme park is open all year round. For details about the place or the activities in the theme park, do check out the website.

Bayville Adventure Park

Address: 8 Bayville Ave, Bayville, NY 11709

Website: Bayville Adventure Park

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 11pm

Price: 31.75 USD

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2. Adventureland

Adventureland (Farmingdale, NY)
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Adventureland is a very popular amusement park in New York that has been around since 1962. This park has two roller coasters and around 30 rides, which means you and your kids can easily spend the whole day here! This amusement park has thrill rides like Pirate Ship, Mystery mansion, Turbulence roller coaster, and Frisbee; family-fun rides like Rattlesnake roller coasters, Surf’s Up, and Wave Swing; as well as water rides like Adventure Falls and Little Dipper Water Ride. If you’re going with your toddlers, they can also enjoy rides like Viking Voyage, Caterpillar, and the children’s favourite Teacups! To find out about any upcoming events, check out the company’s official website.


Address: 2245 Broadhollow Rd, Farmingdale, NY 11735

Website: Adventureland

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 11:30am onward; Mon - Fri: 11am onward

Price:33.99 USD

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3. Playland Park

Playland Gondola Wheel
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Playland Park is a spacious 280-acre (113-hectare) amusement park that was built in 1928. This amusement park has various rides that are suitable for kids and families, as well as some thrilling rides for those who love an adrenaline rush. On top of these, Playland Park also has miniature golf, a Playland pool and beach, as well as a really unique Playland museum. There is also an arcade where your kids can play and win some prizes! After a long day of jumping from ride to ride, you and your family can enjoy a nice relaxing stroll along the boardwalk. PS. Various events and concerts are also held here—check the events page on the website for more information.

Playland Park

Address: 1 Playland Pkwy, Rye, NY 10580

Website: Playland Park

Opening hours: 11:30am - 11:30pm (daily)

Price: 30 USD

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4. Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park

Wonder Wheel
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Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park is perfect for both kids and adults because it actually has 5 rides that are just for adults and around 15 rides for the kids! But before you get on any of them, you must check out Deno’s Wonder Wheel to enjoy a 360-degree view of Long Island—the view from the top is spectacular. Once you’ve checked out all the rides, you should wait for the fireworks show. If possible, watch the fireworks from on top of Wonder Wheel! Also, before you visit, check out the park map online to get a fair idea of where your favourite rides are located!

Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park

Address: 3059 W 12th St, Brooklyn, NY 11224

Website: Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park

Opening hours: 12pm onward (daily)

Price: 40 USD

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5. Luna Park

Lift Soaring Eagle Scream Zone Luna Park Coney Island
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Luna Park is more than just an amusement park. It has rides, attractions, gaming centres, dining options, and even a shopping area. However, the most popular ride at Luna Park is the Coney Island Cyclone, which is a roller coaster that has 12 drops and about 27 elevation changes! Aside from this, there are quite a few rides for everyone to enjoy as well as an arcade area for your kids to play some games. You and your family can then head to any of the restaurants on-site and enjoy a delicious meal. Basically, you can easily spend a whole day just enjoying yourselves at Luna Park.

Luna Park

Address: 1000 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224

Website: Luna Park

Opening hours: Varies

Price: Free

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Where are you going first?

All these amusement parks and theme parks in Long Island are going to ensure that you and your kids have a super fun vacation! So, whether you’re in the mood to just stroll along the boardwalk or sit in the first row of a roller coaster, your options are endless. Here’s hoping you manage to check out all of the best theme parks and amusement parks in Long Island, USA.

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