4 Sensory-Friendly Amusement Parks in the NY Metro Area
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Distance from NYC: 2 hours
Guests with special needs are encouraged to fill out the amusement park’s ride accessibility questionnaire, which provides specialized ride recommendations and qualifies them to avoid crowds by skipping the line and entering the ride from special entrances.
The park also offers several quiet locations throughout the complex to provide relief from sensory stimulation.
100 Hersheypark Dr., Hershey, PA
Distance from NYC: 3 hours
This trampoline park hosts a dedicated, private special needs hour on the first Sunday of every month at 10am. During this time, the environment is less crowded, quieter, and less stimulating. Special needs birthday parties are also available.
1850 Lakeland Ave., Ronkonkoma
Distance from NYC: 1 hour