Amusement parks near Boston will add thrills to any tour of this historical city. Boston area amusement parks offer plenty of rides and shows for all members of the family. As part of a Huffington Post Travel series on family-fun parks, here is our guide to all the key information visitors need to know about Boston area amusement parks.
Canobie Lake Park
The Classic Wooden Coaster
Live Shows And Arcade Games
Classic Park Fare
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Address: 85 North Policy Street, Salem, NH 03079
Hours: Hours at Canobie vary by day and season and are subject to change based on weather. It's best to check the website for specific times by day. During the summer months of July and August, the park is open every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The park is open weekends only in September and is closed October through April
Price: General admission to the park is $32. For kids under 48 inches and seniors over 60 the ticket price is $23. After 5 p.m. everybody pays only $22. Kids three years and under are free. Parking is free
Six Flags New England
About 95 miles outside of Boston in Agawam, Mass., Six Flags New England offers thrill rides as well as family-friendly ones, such as Adventure River and Balloon Race. Visitors can refuel at one of the 23 drinking and dining options, or take a break from the rides and watch a wacky show like the Looney Tunes Dance Off. Families can cool off at New England's largest water park, Hurricane Harbor, located within Six Flags.
More Than 20 Restaurants
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Address: Route 159, 1623 Main St., Agawam, MA 01001
Hours: Open during the summer from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekends; closed during the winter. Fall and spring hours vary. Hurricane Harbor is open late May through early September.
Price: An online special offers kids prices for everyone at $36.99 when purchased in advance. At the park, general admission is $46.99; children 2 and under are free. Season passes are also available.
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