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Sprawling over 280 acres onwen by Westchester County Government, Playland Amusement Park, also known as Rye Playland and Playland is situated by the Long Island Sound. A national historic landmark opened in 1928, it features art-deco and turn-of-the-20th century Revival architecture. Around 33.6 miles from New York City, it has a boardwalk stretching upto a quarter mile for strolling or jogging and you can enjoy a boat ride around Edith Read Wildlife Sanctuary and Playland Lake.

There are games, arcade, Playland Museum showcasing the rich history of the park and a miniature golf course that opens and closes an hour before the park does. Ice-skating, figure-skating and public skating is offered at Playland Ice. Kiddyland rides include Himalaya, Slime Bucket, Kiddy Carousel etc while family rides include Zombie Castle, Gondola Wheel and House of Mirrors. There are adrenaline-surging thrill rides like Wipeout, Thunderbolt, Dragonator, The Plunge and Sky Flyer. Admission is free for residents of Westchester but all-day access wristbands are required.         

Must Know Before You Visit Playland

Timings : Pool and beaches are open from 11 AM to 6:30 PM, no admission after 6 PM

Parking :  USD 5 (seniors, Tuesday to Friday), USD 10 (Weekends and weekdays), USD 15 (special events, holidays upto 3rd September) for cars. USD 25 (weekdays), USD 50 (weekends), USD 100 (special events, holidays upto 3rd September) for buses. 

Disability Friendly : Yes

Tips/ Things To Know :  1. Pools and beaches cost USD 4 for adults, USD 3 for kids between 5 and 11 and free for kids of 5 years and younger. 2. Party, picnics and group outings available

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