As soon as you pull into Palace Playland, you can see that it's a healthy dose of Americana in the heart of Old Orchard Beach. Located directly next to the stunning water, Palace Playground is complete with a Ferris wheel, roller coasters, a carousel and more. The park can entertain the family for hours in a safe atmosphere.
Taking a cue from Disneyland, spinning tea cups entertain the daintiest of sensibilities, while the Hampton Motorcycles offer a stark contrast as they spin in a circle, letting kids imagine they're riding a bike of their own. While the park offers plenty of kiddie rides, big kids can take on the Galaxi Coaster, packed with stomach-losing twists and turns, and the Pirate, where the "ship" moves side to side, building momentum like a giant swing.
For sensitive stomachs, Dodg'em, Palace Playground's take on bumper cars, lets you get your competitive edge. Just how many cars can you bump? If you start to feel a little adventurous, head to the Wave Swinger, as you sit in a swing that's spun around by a rotating canopy.
When you build up an appetite, indulge in delicious fair food like cotton candy, hot dogs, burgers and more.
Address: 1 Old Orchard St., Old Orchard Beach, Maine 04064
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