What hotels are near Dorney Park?


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According to TripAdvisor, as of September 2015, there are three hotels within 0.5 miles of Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom: Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Allentown, Comfort Suites Allentown, and Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Allentown/Dorney. Of these hotels, the Holiday Inn Express is the closest to the park at a distance of 0.2 miles, and is the only one to have earned TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence, recognizing accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers.

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Dorney Park is an amusement park located near Allentown, Pennsylvania, first opened to the public in 1870. It features rides for adults and children, including eight roller coasters. Wildwater Kingdom, a water park opened in 1985, has water slides, wave pools and aquatic playgrounds. The two parks originally had separate admission charges, but began offering a single price entrance fee in 1995.

Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company. The park features the Peanuts characters throughout the park and at Planet Snoopy, an area for younger children with a collection of Peanuts-themed rides and attractions, a live stage show, and daily meet-and-greets with Peanuts characters.

Dorney Park typically opens in early May and closes just after Halloween. Wildwater Kingdom typically opens in late May and closes in early September.

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