Money can be roller coaster

Summer is a season of fun. But let’s face it, not every family can afford a trip to local or regional amusement parks at face value.

From tickets to food to souvenirs and extras, what seemed like a day for family bonding can easily turn into a big fat money fight. If you’re planning to spend a few days at an amusement park this summer, can I make a few suggestions to save both your money and perhaps your relationship, too?


Begin by looking for coupons. There are almost always coupons for regional favorite amusement destinations such as Holiday World, Kings Island and Cedar Point.

Whether you look into purchasing them at your local grocery store or through a civic organization that you’re a part of, don’t ever pay full price at the gate. Instead, look for discount offers to save a few dollars.


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