Kennywood, situated near Pittsburgh, PA, has a rich history dating back to the late 1800s. With an impressive lineup of 50 rides, including 9 exhilarating roller coasters, it’s a timeless amusement park. Classics like The Jack Rabbit, The Racers, and The Thunderbolt continue to thrill visitors. For those seeking modern thrills, the Phantom’s Revenge Rollercoaster boasts a jaw-dropping 230 ft. drop beneath The Thunderbolt on the second descent. And let’s not forget the Sky Rocket, accelerating from 0 to 50 mph in under 3 seconds.
Adding to the excitement, the Steel Curtain Rollercoaster, introduced in the summer of 2019, stands at a towering 220 feet, setting records as Pennsylvania’s tallest coaster and boasting a remarkable 9 inversions, the most in North America. It also features the world’s tallest inversion at 197 feet, promising an unforgettable ride.
Kennywood caters to all ages with 14 kiddie rides and a newly added Thomas and Friends section in 2018, offering scaled-down versions of amusements for younger children. While thrill-seekers tackle the coasters, you can introduce your little ones to the joy of amusement park rides on these kid-friendly attractions.
Check out their website for more information on tickets, season passes, and events at Kennywood.
Address: 4800 Kennywood Blvd.
West Mifflin, PA 15122