A day at the amusement park is one of the most enjoyable ways to bond with your family on a nice summer day. Each summer, our Long Island workers compensation attorneys make at least one trip to the historic Adventureland amusement park in East Farmingdale. Adventureland has been operating as Long Island’s main amusement park since 1962 and features a combination of thirty new and old rides. Some of our favorite aspects of this classic theme park include:

Thrill Rides

Adventureland features a variety of thrill rides. Most of these require riders to be either 54 inches tall, or 48 inches tall if they ride with an adult. While they may not be good options for small children, parents can enjoy thrills on these rides with their tweens and teens. Some of our favorite thrill rides in the park include:

  • Bumper cars – Bumper cars are a classic staple of any amusement park. The cars at Adventureland are modeled after Formula One racing cars, surrounded by LED decorations. This upgraded version of an old favorite is sure to offer fun for the whole family.
  • Frisbee – Frisbee is one of the park’s scarier thrill rides. An oscillating arm swings riders back and forth while spinning them around in circles.
  • Ghost House – A classic haunted house offers spooks and scares for the thrill-seekers in your family.
  • Musik Express – Coast up and down steep hills while listening to some of your favorite tunes.
  • Pirate Ship – The classic pirate ship you can expect to find at any carnival or amusement park.
  • Turbulence Coaster – A small spinning roller coaster with 3-car trains offers families to chance to enjoy intimate thrills with each other.

Family Rides

Adventureland’s large selection of kid and family-friendly rides makes it a great summer destination for parents with small children. Some of our favorite family rides include:

  • Antique Cars
  • Balloon Tower
  • Drop N Twist Tower
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Lady Bug Coaster
  • Merry-Go-Round
  • Surf’s Up
  • Train
  • Wave Swing

Kiddie Rides

Adventureland also has a number of rides which are specifically designed for little ones, such as:

  • Alfie’s Express
  • Alfie’s Swings
  • Caterpillar
  • Helicopters
  • Kiddie Carousel
  • NYC Race
  • Pirate Island
  • Spinning Cars
  • Tea Cups
  • Viking Voyage

Water Rides

If you’re at the park on a sweltering summer day and really feeling the heat, there are a few water rides which can help you and your family cool off:

  • Adventure Falls
  • Crocodile Run
  • Little Dipper


What would an amusement park be without a broad selection of carnival games? Adventureland has all your favorite classics, along with some new ones. Some of our favorite games here include:

  • Balloon Bust
  • Bottle Flip
  • Topspin
  • Frog Bog
  • Goblet Toss
  • Highstriker
  • Long Range Basketball
  • Ring Toss
  • Rising Water
  • Rope Climb
  • Short Range Basketball
  • Stinky Feet
  • Whac-A-Mole
  • Whopper Water

Other Attractions

The fun doesn’t stop with Adventureland’s wide selection of rides and games. There are several other activities you can enjoy with your family, such as:

  • Bungy
  • Face Painting
  • Arcade
  • Midway Market
  • Air-conditioned family-style restaurant