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“Packed parking lot....”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Dutch Wonderland

Dutch Wonderland
Ranked #4 of 71 things to do in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: With over 35 rides, attractions, and shows, Dutch Wonderland is the perfect place to spend time together as a family. Cool off in Duke's Lagoon water play area and make discoveries at Exploration Island, where dinosaurs come to life! Coming summer 2017, Merlin's Mayhem, a magical high-flying coaster, features thrills, twists and turns during an enchanted journey in search of Merlin's dragon friend, Mayhem.
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Bel Air, Maryland
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35 reviews
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“Packed parking lot....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

Wow was my first thought when we arrived today. The parking lot was packed. I thought the lines would be terrible. ...They Weren't! We had a awesome day kid ages 2-10 and there was something for everyone! Great ride selection...friendly staff...a few tips.... pack water only a few water fountains and they are hard to find. Pack a lunch and eat at the picnic pavilion. Water park/rides....what more could a kid want.

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“Spend a lot of money”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

I have kids 10,8,3, and newborn. Almost 200 to get in waited to get in over 45mins, very narrow paths, bathrooms for boys very small, smelled lime urine and where very dirty. They couldn't even get the paper towels in the dispenser correctly. Food was very very expensive for what you got. Spent 70 for lunch, I almost fell to the floor. All we got was 4 chicken strip baskets, a burger and three drinks. Also everyone that was running a ride was a teenager and didn't have a problem with that, but none of them cared about the kids or seemed happy. If I could chose again I don't think I would come back.

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Leonardtown, Maryland
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“Great for the littles”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

We had a great time at Dutch Wonderland with our twins (age 5). I loved that they were able to ride/participate in everything there. Parking was free which was rare for a theme park. It was a smaller park so it was not too hard to get from one area to another. Rides were more like carnival rides, but in better condition. But those are the rides our kids love, so it was great. The park is well shaded which was nice and they had picnic tables outside the park to use. Wish we had done that, because we managed to spend $40 on lunch for 4 of us. Pretty par for the course for a theme park, but the food was just so-so. Overall, we will go back and it is great if you have kids under the age of 12. Older than that and they might get bored easily.

Visited August 2014
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“A Must-Go for Tots”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

This is a delightful park filled with fascination for tots and young children...and a chance to re-live your childhood for all adults. Lose yourself in the sound of the carousel, or in the splash of the dolphin show. A delight for one and all.

Visited September 2013
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Middletown, Rhode Island
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“Great for small kids”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

It was a fun day! Great for small kids! My son is 9 years old and had a lot of fun. It was just the right size for him and not overwhelming. The shows were cute.

Visited August 2014
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