Posted: 08/25/2022

Family Trip to Dutch Wonderland

Enjoy a fun-filled day in Lancaster County, PA with your family at Dutch Wonderland! Turn your visit into a full-on vacation or weekend getaway by building an itinerary with all of the great things to do right by Dutch Wonderland. Get your tickets now!

Group of riders with arms up coming down a drop on blue and purple, Kingdom Coaster at Dutch Wonderland in Lancaster PA


Dutch Wonderland is an amusement park for kids and their families, packed with attractions to insite all kinds of excitement. The park features rides, entertainment, a water park, and special events year-round. Cartoon Network Hotel and Old Mill Stream Campground are the perfect place to stay overnight if you're planning a trip to the park.

Younger kids can enjoy the Wonderland Special Train, the Monorail, uncovering fossils in Dino Dig, getting in the driver's seat at Off-Road Rally, and more. Looking for a little bit of excitement? Check out the Joust Family Coaster, take a log boat ride through the Dragon's Lair, or ride the hang-glider inspired Kite Flight. Thrill-seekers can check out the high-flying Merlin's Mayhem, the Kingdom Coaster, among many other rides.

Dutch Wonderland also hosts Duke's Lagoon. The water park has a multi-level waterplay platform, slides, a lounge area with cabanas, and Sharky's Grill so no one goes hungry! Duke's Lagoon is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, weather permitting.

Dutch Wonderland annually offers Happy Hauntings, a family event with Halloween themed rides, special entertainment, and a Trick-or-Treat trail. The park also hosts Dutch Winter Wonderland for the holidays. Throughout this event, the park is fully decorated and lit up, features themed rides and entertainment, as well as the Royal Lights Show!


Dutch Wonderland has plenty of dining options throughout the park when you come!

  • Merlin's Restaurant: Indoor dining, sandwiches and soup, gluten free upon request
  • Mill Stream Eatery: Pizza, burgers, chicken, salads, hot dogs, dessert
  • Potato Patch: Fresh cut fries with toppings, corn dogs, chicken tenders
  • Nathan's Famous: Hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, burgers, fries
  • That Panini Place: Paninis, salad, dessert, and indoor dining is available
  • The Snack Shack: Popcorn, cotton candy, pretzels
  • Turkey Hill & Coffee Shoppe: Hand-dipped ice cream, soft serve, dessert, coffee
  • Dole Whip Junction: Pineapple Dole Whip, pineapple swirls and floats, and seasonal soft serve
  • Rita's Italian Ice, Dippin' Dots, Auntie Anne's, and other snacks are available throughout the park as well.

Nearby in Lancaster, PA

Why not turn your trip to Dutch Wonderland into a memorable vacation in Lancaster, PA? Check out some of the fun things to do, places to eat, and places to stay near the park.

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