ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Dutch Wonderland

Updated on December 23, 2012

Dutch Wonderland is a Kingdom for Kids!

Dutch Wonderland is a jewel of a theme park located in Lancaster County, PA. I grew up going to Dutch Wonderland, and I have been taking my own children there for the past 12 years. This park is a treasure and will delight children and adults alike. The park is perfect for the younger crowd, but there is enough excitement for my 14 year old too. It is a perfect place to spend a summer day. Dutch Wonderland includes Duke's Lagoon--a splash park and the regular rides and show areas. There is a classic old wooden roller coaster, a diving show, great food, a variety of rides for tiny tots to older kids, and more.

Rides to please everyone!

There are 24 family fun rides and 10 rides just for little kids 36 inches and under. There is an awesome wooden rollercoaster and a log flume. Our favorites include the train, the antique cars, the bumper cars, the roller coasters, and the old fashioned water wheel boat. My littlest ones love the Choo Choo Charlie train ride where they engineer their own personal train. There are relaxing rides (like the sky ride and monorail) and exciting rides (like the roller coaster and the joust).

Choo Choo Charlie Train Ride

What is your favorite amusement park ride?

What's your favorite ride?

See results

The Joust - Mini Rollercoaster

Duke's Lagoon

The Water Area

Duke's Lagoon is a section of Dutch Wonderland where you can have fun and beat the heat with water fun! There are water jets streaming upward, kid size water slides, a multi-level water play area and tipping coconuts full of water. There is plenty of seating for parents or grandparents (out of the water). Swim suits can be worn and there are changing areas right by Duke's Lagoon. There are also cabanas you can rent for your time at Duke's Lagoon. This is a great way to cool down on a hot summer's day!

Fun at Duke's Lagoon

This is a jewel of a park! - Beautiful, clean, and well-managed

How do I get there?

A
Dutch Wonderland:
2249 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster PA

get directions

Get a taste of Lancaster County - Visit Dutch Wonderland!

Learn More About Lancaster County - Plan your trip to Lancaster County

Dutch Wonderland is only one attraction in beautiful Lancaster County. Lancaster County is also famous for the Amish who live here. Learn more about the Amish People and plan your trip with some of these resources.

Dutch Wonderland is an Awesome family theme park.

This is a wonderful place to make great family memories that you will hold for a lifetime!

Train Ride

This lens was awarded a Purple Star

Thank you Giant Squids!

This lens got a purple star on November 5, 2010.

Have you been to Lancaster County? - Have you been to Dutch Wonderland?

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • MacPharlain profile image

      MacPharlain 

      5 years ago

      Our family loves Dutch Wonderland. I've been to a lot of amusement/theme parks and Dutch Wonderland is the most family friendly one.

    • goldenrulecomics profile image

      goldenrulecomics 

      6 years ago from New Jersey

      I haven't been there in years, but oddly enough we visited Amish country in May and stayed in a motel right down the street!

    • profile image

      Annamadagan 

      6 years ago

      Nice lens, mom. Sorry about my other silly comments. You can delete those!

    • profile image

      brmadagan 

      7 years ago

      I LOVE Dutch Wonderland!

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Belated congratulations on your Purple Star for this fun family adventure lens. Your children have the brightest smiles!

    • profile image

      Annamadagan 

      7 years ago

      I wish I had a puple star!!

    • profile image

      Annamadagan 

      7 years ago

      I wish I had a puple star!!

    • blessedmomto7 profile imageAUTHOR

      blessedmomto7 

      7 years ago

      @JoyfulPamela2: Thanks! It was a lovely surprise on a brand new lens!

    • JoyfulPamela2 profile image

      JoyfulPamela2 

      7 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      Congrats on your purple star!!

    • maytheforcebewi profile image

      maytheforcebewi 

      7 years ago

      I've been going to Dutch Wonderland since I was a little guy. I really like it. My favorite rides are the Twister, the Joust, and the Voyager.

    • profile image

      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      The only way that we visit Dutch Wonderland is with free summer reading program tickets through the Lancaster County libraries. Ticket prices have gotten so expensive that it makes it almost impossible for larger families to afford. We much prefer Knoebels amusement park in Ellysburg, PA. We camp there for 2 nights and spend 2 days in the park and still end up spending less than we would at Dutch Wonderland.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)