Escapes: Details, Knoebels Amuseument Resort, Elysburg, Pa.

August 31, 2012
if you go
GETTING THERE

Knoebels Amusement Resort in Elysburg, Pa., is about 190 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 270 north to U.S. Route 15 north. Exit onto Pa. Route 61 south and after 13 miles, turn left onto Pa. Route 487 north. After five miles, make a slight right onto Knoebels Boulevard.

STAYING THERE

Knoebels Amusement Resort

391 Knoebels Blvd.

800-487-4386

www.knoebels.com

Offers campsites for $40 and cabins for $210.

Beagle’s Bed and Breakfast

149 Bottle Rd.

Paxinos, Pa.

570-672-3894

www.beaglesbnb.com

Unique rooms and a full breakfast service, from $85.

EATING THERE

The park offers standard amusement park fare and surprises such as eggplant fries. Options range from a $1.75 grilled cheese at the International Food Court to a $14.95 strip steak at the Alamo Dining Room.

PLAYING THERE

Knoebels Amusement Resort

After Labor Day, open weekends through Oct. 7, then Friday and Saturday evenings through Oct. 27. Individual ride prices range from 75 cents to $3.

J.S.

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