July 27th, 2017 401 views
With the weather finally nice and hot, those with a thrill-seeking attitude are starting to head to local theme parks for some weekend screams and roller coasters alongside friends and family. There are always new rides to check out and fried food favorites to enjoy!
Here in New Haven, we are surrounded by amazing theme parks that make for a fun weekend getaway and ideal summer destination. If you love to get your adrenaline pumping, head to one of these parks this coming weekend and enjoy the beautiful summer weather!
Quassy Amusement Park, located at 2132 Middlebury Rd, Middlebury which is one hour from your 360 State apartment, is a popular amusement park for Connecticut residents which was founded in 1908 and has been thriving ever since.
On 20 plus acres, it boasts 22 rides, a new Splash Away Bay Water Park and the beautiful Quassy beach. They feature rides for every type of visitor from kiddie rides, family rides, thrill rides and more.
Lake Compounce, located at 186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol which is 40 minutes from your 360 State apartment, is a family-friendly theme park featuring roller coasters and other rides plus a water park and it is the oldest continuously-operating amusement park in the United States.
The park has had millions invested in rides and attractions during the recent years, and today is more beautiful than ever. Among other famous attractions, Lake Compounce is home to Boulder Dash, which has been voted the world’s #1 wooden roller coaster, as well as Connecticut’s largest water park.
Quassy Amusement Park
2132 Middlebury Rd, Middlebury
186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol