Cedar Point Amusement Park: An Overview

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The park has been open since 1870, and is the third oldest park in North America. It is currently tied with Six Flags Magic Mountain for having the most roller coasters in the world. Outside the park is a mile-long white sand beach, an outdoor water park called Soak City, two marinas, several resorts, and an area known as Challenge Park that houses upcharge attractions (golf, racing, rip cord and skyscraper rides). Typically, the park's operating season runs daily from Mid-May through Labor Day, and then on the weekends until late October, when it becomes too chilly for most people to remain comfortable. The park has a number of milestones that draw tourists from all over the Midwest; and is known as "America's Roller Coast," and the "Best Amusement Park in the World" for the past fourteen years (Golden Ticket Awards 2011, 2011).
Our Trip - The park is large, fun, very crowded, and quite expensive, especially to eat with a family. The lines are long and sometimes it is difficult to stand in the sun. Still, it is far less expensive than traveling to Disneyworld or Disneyland, and there are more roller coasters in Cedar Point anyway. The beauty of the park is that it is set up for all ages; there are rides and events for preschoolers, young children, adolescents, older children, and the child in every adult. It is definitely a middle to upper middle-class park,…

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