Amusement Parks

Palace Playland RidePalace Playland – Maine’s premier beachfront amusement park. Giant arcade, beautiful carousel, Kiddieland. Gondola Ferris Wheel and Galaxy Coaster. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day. Fireworks every Thursday night by the Pier, Old Orchard Beach. 934-2001.

Funtown/Splashtown U.S.A. –  Family amusement and waterpark. Home of Excalibur, Maine’s only wooden roller coaster ranked one of the top ten in the world. Voted one of the cleanest parks in America and offers many rides, slides, pools, giftshops, games, arcades and eating facilities. Open weekends May and Sept. Daily starting early June. Free parking. Unlimited ride pass, slide pass or combination pass, group rates. Route 1, Saco, 284-5139.

Aquaboggan Water Park – Waterslides, bumper boats, gigantic wave pool, mini golf and more! Route 1, Saco. 282-3112.