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7 ADA Accessible Theme Parks for the Entire Family
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7 ADA Accessible Theme Parks for the Entire Family

Summer is almost here and you are probably wondering what to do with your time. Why not visit a few theme parks this year? Many theme parks have plenty of ADA accessible rides for everyone to enjoy. Furthermore, they offer specialty passes to make it easier for you. The pass gives you access to the ride without the long waiting time in lines. So if your child wants to see Disneyland or even LegoLand it is now possible to fulfill their dreams. Treat your family this summer to one of the greatest theme parks around the U.S.

  1. Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana: The Theme Park has a downloadable Accessibility Guide to help you select the rides for your family. Furthermore, there is no smoking in the park for everyone’s safety and comfort. At the front gate you can obtain a Holiday World Ride Boarding Pass so you don’t have to stand in the long line.  
  2. Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio, TX: This is the world’s first theme park to be built entirely accessible for children with special needs. If your child is in a wheelchair you can easily navigate the entire park and find plenty of fun adventures for the whole family. The park has free admission for all visitors with special needs.
  3. Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA: This is a wonderful theme park for younger children. If your child loves Big Bird, Bert or Ernie then why not take them to Sesame Place this summer? The theme park offers a downloadable accessible guide to help you plan your day at the park.  
  4. Cedar Fair Parks: The Cedar Fair Entertainment Company operates 11 parks from Cedar Point in Ohio to Carowinds in North Carolina. All 11 parks offer special boarding passes for guests with Autism Spectrum Disorder or mobility needs. However, not all rides are suitable for everyone.
  5. Six Flags: There are 18 different amusement and water parks across North America for your summertime pleasure. All the parks offer Equal Access Passes that give you an alternative entrance access with your special boarding time. However, not all rides are suited for all children. Please check their website before deciding on one of these parks this summer.
  6. Legoland in Carlsbad, CA: If your child loves Lego blocks and building with them then they will love Legoland. Most attractions at the park are accessible for disabled guest; however, there are restrictions on a few of the rides. The park offers a universal access guide and special accommodations for guest with audio or visual needs.
  7. Disney World and Disney Land: The two theme parks located in California and Florida are world-famous for their special attractions and guest accommodations. Your child will have the adventure of a lifetime at Disney Land or Disney World this summer. 

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  1. Eve Sherrill York
    Great fun it sounds like. Am trying to vote and it won't let me. Will continue to try.
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  2. Ann Johnston
    Great list of theme parks.
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  3. Sarah Johnston
    What a wonderful way to spend the summer.
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  4. Broken English
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    Voted. They all sound great!
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  5. John Mark
    Vote #7 - Love Disney World in Florida! It is awesome!
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