Amusement Parks

The following attractions are located within an hour from the Wilmington College campus making them great day trips!

Cincinnati Zoo

3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220-1399
(513) 281-4700

The Cincinnati Zoo was recently rated the #1 attraction locally and one of the top zoos in the nation by Zagat Survey.  It was recognized by Parents Magazine as #7 on the “Top 10 Best Zoos for Kids.” Over one million people visit the Zoo’s award-winning exhibits, and more than 500 animal and 3000 plant species annually. Admission $14.00, Parking $7.00

Open: daily 9am to 6pm through Labor Day


Kings Island

6300 Kings Island Drive
Mason, OH 45040-9665
(513) 754-5700

Kings Island is a 364-acre amusement and water park located north of Cincinnati, Ohio on I-71. The park entertains more than 3 million annual guests and for the past nine years has been awarded the prestigious Golden Ticket for the “Best Kids’ Area in the World.” With a variety of entertainment for all ages, Kings Island offers more than 80 state-of-the-art rides, shows and attractions, including 14 thrill-inducing and world-record holding roller coasters, a 15-acre water park, fun-filled musical productions, games of skill, and an assortment of dining facilities, snack outlets and shops. There’s something for everyone at Kings Island. Cost: Gate $49.00, Online $33.99

Open: April to October,  Hours Vary


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