Hershey Park vs. Dutch Wonderland
Hershey Park in Pennsylvania is not a good choice for little kids! We entered the park and went to the measuring station where kids are measured to see which rides they can get on. Each height range is assigned a type of candy. My six-year olds were Reese Cups (gag) and the gentleman measuring them tried to hand them a Reese Cup (double gag).
The park itself was bad. Kids of Reese Cup size can ride alone only on really boring kiddie rides. To ride on better rides, they have to be accompanied by someone over five feet tall. This means that Mom or Dad (not older brother or sister) had to ride with them. Well, Mom doesn't do rides. So Dad would have had to wait in line (about a 30 minute wait for each ride) with each little kid to give them a chance to ride.
The good news: management was very nice about exchanging our Hershey Park tickets for Dutch Wonderland tickets at no charge. We were at Dutch Wonderland about 40 minutes later and had a great time. It is a beautiful, clean, safe park and we highly recommend it!
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