We took a little travel van trip this week up north (NE PA) to Knoebels, a family owned amusement resort.
We arrived in the rain Tuesday afternoon.
This is a covered bridge leading into their campground next to the amusement park.
On our way over to the park to get supper.
Just in time to get something to eat before the attractions and food places closed early due to the rain.
The next day was bright and sunny.
We rode this adorable little train though the park.
It's for all ages!
And rode the most beautiful carousel...with 63 vintage hand carved wooden horses with brass rings you can grab at on the outside end horses and real vintage organ music.
We played a round of "Putt-Putt" or miniature golf.
I won the game shooting par for the course.
They have unusual attractions that you don't see at the big box amusement parks.
I like all the benches everywhere to stop and take a break.
It's free to enter the park and dogs are allowed in the park...you can buy tickets (or an all day pass) for the rides.
The park, started in 1926, is in a valley with a creek running through it.
Look close you can see two white swans that live here in the park!
The park has flooded many times over the years.
They just clean it up and start over.
The 2011 flood levels almost reached the big flood of 1972.
You can see the water levels were way over my head (I'm a shorty at 5' 3").
I love walking through the carousel museum.
It's loaded with vintage carousel animals.
This carved lion reminds me of the great lion, Aslan, from The Chronicles of Narnia".
The campground has cabins you can rent too.
One of the wooden roller coasters is right next to the campground.
Thanks for coming along with us to Knoebels!
While Knoebels may not be Disneyland it is a wonderful park to visit!
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