Kennywood Park

Phantom's Revenge roller coaster behind splash pool for Pittsburg Plunge at sunset at Kennywood Park

Kennywood Park opened its doors in 1898 just outside of Pittsburgh, PA, making it one of the oldest amusement parks in the United States. Originally a family-owned trolley park, it’s grown to be more than just a spot for picnics. Over the years, it’s become a beloved landmark for Pittsburghers and a must-visit for anyone seeking a classic amusement park experience. With its classic charm and modern attractions, Kennywood offers a unique blend of nostalgia and excitement.

Experience the Iconic Kennywood Roller Coasters

Sky Rocket going down first drop at dusk at Kennywood Park

From classic wooden coasters to more sleek, modern steel coasters, Kennywood has variety without appearing too daunting to do in one day. Its roller coasters are ranked as some of the best, and most are unique to this park. Take a ride on the unique double dip of the Jack Rabbit, the fun lateral forces on the Thunderbolt, or a record-setting 228 foot plunge down a ravine on Phantom’s Revenge.

Discover Classic Kennywood Rides

Wave Swinger at Kennywood Park spinning around

Kennywood has two kids areas: Kiddieland and Thomas Town, the latter being themed to Thomas the Tank Engine. With smaller rides, kids will love getting to experience something made just for them. There’s also a great collection of family rides at Kennywood. You can try out the unique Kangaroo ride or ride around on the classic carousel. For the older thrill seekers, there’s rides like Aero 360 and Black Widow to get the adrenaline pumping.

Enjoy the Delicious Kennywood Food

Phantom's Revenge going over its second hill with Potato Patch in foreground at Kennywood Park

No amusement park visit is complete without indulging in some classic park fare. Kennywood has you covered with everything from funnel cakes and burgers to pizza and ice cream. Their Potato Patch french fries are regarded as some of the best anywhere.

Let Vertigo Views Help You Experience This Pittsburgh Staple

With its classic rides, delicious food, and festive atmosphere, Kennywood offers a fun-filled day for the whole family. It’s a must-do for anyone looking to experience the Pittsburgh area, and has been a part of that area’s history for generations. Vertigo Views has been a part of that history too, having grown up in the Pittsburgh area. Let us help you make the best memories possible at Kennywood Park!