Sesame Place

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  • Sesame Place in Langhorne PA is a Theme Park for the Pre-School Set

    Aug 10, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: interactive fun, familiar characters for young children, good food
    Cons: not much for those over 10, packages overpriced

    Summary: What do you do with a 4 year old in the summer when his older sisters - and playmates - have gone away to summer camp for two weeks? For us, the solution was special time with just Mom and Dad at a theme park designed just for his age group: Sesame ... read more

  • VIPs will leave you stranded in endless lines

    Nov 9, 2012 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Nobody got hurt.
    Cons: We wasted a day and a hundred bucks.

    Summary: My friend's daughter has worked as a character here for two summers and enjoyed it. She kindly gave me and my kids (6 and 9) half-price tickets, and we went there on August 8, 2012. It was a miserable experience for all of us, and a complete rip-off, ... read more

  • Bring your patience, but your kid will smile

    Aug 28, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots to do, kids 3 to 10 wil find it enjoyable.
    Cons: Long lines, lots and lots of people

    Summary: My wife and I have been searching high and low for reviews about Sesame Place that were more recent.  The most recent we could find was 2004.  So having just returned from SP yesterday I felt it was necessary for me to update parents on the ... read more

  • I would not recommend Sesame Place to friends & family

    Aug 16, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The kids loved it!!
    Cons: The Park can't accomodate crowds . Food service was gawd awful! 

    Summary: Sesame Place is wonderful for toddlers and children up to 7 yrs old but it's obvious while the number of visitors to the park has increased greatly, nothing has been done to accommodate the crowds they get! It makes no sense for little kids to wait up to ... read more

  • Not a safe, child appropriate experience

    Jul 12, 2010 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Character Breakfast
    Cons: Everything else.

    Summary: We just back from a two day trip to Sesame Place with our two-and-a-half year old son.  I was pretty disappointed with the experience and would give strong recommendation against the park.  Here are some observations: (i) Crowds & Safety ... read more

  • FUN for adults, kids 2-9. Character meals are worth it!

    Aug 24, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Character meals, cute shows & parade
    Cons: Cost of parking $15
    Not enough rides

    Summary: We went to Sesame Place in August 2009 and had a great time. My husband and I grew up in the early 70s, so being Sesame Street babies ourselves, we were eager to take our three kids aged 20 months, 5 years, and 6 years. We bought the 2-day ticket ... read more

  • How to Enjoy your day at Sesame Place

    Jul 20, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good Entertainment, Family Fun, Thrills, Stimulating Environment for children
    Cons: Costs Money, Typical Theme Park Stress, Lots of People. Costs Money

    Summary: Sesame Place is in the middle of a lot of things! It's an hour and a half from New York, a half hour from Philadelphia, in the middle of a huge shopping region with restauraunts surrounding it on all sides, so it is going to bring in a lot of people. ... read more

  • Sesame Place review and tips for travelling with toddlers & pre-schoolers

    Jul 17, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: So much fun, laid back and stress free
    Cons: too far away to go back

    Summary: Went the second week in June (Monday 8th and Wednesday 10th) with our 4 year old son and 2 year old daughter and had an amazing trip. Sesame Place was the best experience, and I can’t recommend it enough. It was by far the highlight of our one week ... read more

  • Sesame Place is an ideal family destination

    Jul 1, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A theme park designed for young children
    Cons: theme park prices and food, parking cost

    Summary: My husband, children (ages 4 years and 21 months) and I just returned from a two day visit to Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA. We went for two days, Monday & Tuesday, in the third week of June.  We chose to go early in the season before ... read more

  • Great Value--perfect for autistic kids!

    Jun 18, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Seeing all the characters, it's VERY clean, worth the price!
    Cons: the park is smaller than we expected

    Summary: We've been to this park 2 times and plan to return for a third next month. Our son has autism, and the park has a fabulous policy catering to kids with special needs. I highly recommend this park experience to parents with special needs children. It's ... read more

  • overprices park

    Jun 10, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: kids would still have fun because they are not paying the bill
    Cons: overpriced

    Summary: We have heard so much about sesame place. My husband and I took 3 kids ages 3, 4 and 10 mths baby to the park. I was disappointed with quite a few things. for one the park is very small, two they do not advertise the park as a water park but that ... read more

  • *** ~ Read This if you want to have a Great Time ~ ***

    May 26, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Being Organized!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Cons: Not reading all the tips

    Summary: Ok after reading all the reviews I was nervous to go to Sesame Place!!! All I can say is some people will never be satisfied!! 1. Buy all your tickets on line and print your tickets at home thru E ticket. 2. I even reserved a stroller on line ... read more

  • Sesame Place is perfect for preschoolers

    Feb 11, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: So much fun for everyone
    Cons: Regular ticket prices can be expensive

    Summary: I think that sesame Place is a preschoolers dream come true. It is so much fun for children (and adults). Everything from the rides to the shows are geared for children 12 and under. I love going to Sesame Place. Sesame Place is located in ... read more

  • I saw Big Bird and Grover in person!

    Dec 13, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: See all your favorite characters!
    Cons: A little expensive

    Summary: My family and I took a road trip to Pennsylvania a couple of summers ago. It was ultimately for a family reunion in New Kensington, PA. We decided to make a few stops on the way. When we arrived in Allentown after driving all day, we stopped at Sesame ... read more

  • Don't jip the little people!

    Oct 14, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The kids love the rides and shows
    Cons: Admission is expensive; food is abhorrent

    Summary: Take them to Sesame Place... that was my sentiment and why we took our almost 3 year old son to Sesame Place on the second weekend in October, ignoring a co-worker's well-intentioned advice that it had been very disappointing when he had gone two years ... read more

  • Great Park for Kids ; Good Family time for Adults

    Sep 4, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Clean restrooms ; Friendly staff ; Good for children of 7&under.
    Cons: High entrance ticket/Parking prices ; Long Lines for rides/restaurants ; Not for big kids.

    Summary: We visited this 'Sesame Place' on Sunday, 09/02/2007 and we had a great time with our 21 months daughter at the park. We live in Northern NJ and it took 40 minutes to go there and we parked the car at 'Preferred Parking' (Highly recommended) and ... read more

  • You couldn't pay me to go back!

    Aug 28, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: NONE!
    Cons: Unsafe Horrible crowds Wait about 1 hour per ride Food line 1-2 hours Dirty

    Summary: It is hard to believe that spending well over $200 for admission is the least of Sesame Place's problem! My wife and 4 children are very easy going and can have fun anywhere, but this was an absolutely horrible day. The park is quite small, and ... read more

  • Visitors beware

    Aug 8, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very kid-friendly, as it should be
    Cons: long lines, price

    Summary: We don't usually mind heat, big crowds or long lines, but this was ridiculous. We went on a Saturday in August, and stood in line for every single event, including the snack stand (forty minutes for a hugely expensive bottled water.) The crowds were ... read more

  • great fun if planned carefully

    Aug 6, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun for little ones, lots of characters to see
    Cons: Too many people not respecting park,too many big kids on little kid rides, dirty

    Summary: We just got back from sesame place with our almost 4 year old and 16 month old. They really had fun, but of course didn't notice the little mishaps we did. First, i highly recommend a character meal. We did the breakfast, and had time to ourselves with ... read more

  • Fun day but has its problems

    Jun 7, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots to do for a little kid, lots of water attractions
    Cons: Expensive tickets, expensive bad food, long lines

    Summary: We went to Sesame Place end of May with our daughter (who was less than 2 months away from turning three). We had a lot of fun. There was a lot to choose from for a child her age - we went on most of the water rides/attractions and a couple other ... read more

  • Sesame Place no longer fun

    May 30, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Its a Sesame Street Fans paradise.
    Cons: Price not worth the treatment.

    Summary: What is Sesame Place? Sesame Place is one of a handful of parks in the Tri-state area that caters completely to younger children. Think about the age of children who faithfully watch Sesame Street. This is the crowd who most benefits ... read more

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