Cedar point theme park review

Cedar Point is one of the oldest theme parks in the United States and first opened in 1870. It is located in Ohio on a peninsular of Lake Erie. It is one of the most visited theme parks in the country attracting 3.5 million visitors every year. There is a hotel at the park and some camping grounds and admission to the park will be included in the price of accommodation

Location

The nearest city to Cedar Point is Sandusky. You can travel to this city by train and bus and the park is only a six minute drive away from the center of the city along Cleveland. There are also a number of airports that serve this area. As long as you can find your way to Sandusky then you should be able to locate Cedar Point very easily as it is well signposted.

Tickets

Cedar Point is open daily from the beginning of May to Labor Day. It also opens briefly in October for Halloween. There are several ticket types that are available and you can save money on all of these by booking online before you visit the park. You can also save money by buying all inclusive tickets that include entry to the park, car parking and dining. Tickets that are purchased before the season begins are also cheaper and if you are planning on visiting a number of times then a season pass is probably your best option.

The ticket prices for the 2017 season are as follows:

One Day Ticket – $39.99

Two Day Ticket – $69.99 which means you are effectively getting the second day for just $30.

All Inclusive Tickets start from as low as $174. This gives you access to the park, as well as car parking and all day dining. Once you are in the park you will benefit from using the Fast Lane which helps you beat the queue. You will also receive a souvenir water bottle and a Funpix Photo Pass so you can take home some mementos of the day.

Main Attractions

Cedar Point is well known for its rollercoasters and there are sixteen rollercoasters in total at the park. The newest of these coasters is Valravn which opened in 2016. The total number of rides at the park is 71 and there is something here for all ages. There are also several other attractions at the park such as two water parks, one indoor and one outdoor, and a mile long sandy beach. There are many activities for the whole family to take part in including rides for younger children as well as thrill rides for those who are more adventurous.

Dining

There are several dining options within the park. You are more than welcome to bring your own food into the park and there are many picnic spots around the park where you can sit and enjoy your food. There are many restaurants on site that serve all types of food so that you are sure to find something that everyone will enjoy. Restaurants include Burger Patio, Dairy Queen, Quaker Steak and Joe Cool Cafe.