Sesame Place is in Langhorne, Pa., about 160 miles from Washington. Take I-95 north to Route 1 north to the Oxford Valley exit. Turn right onto Oxford Valley Road, then right at the third traffic light.
Sheraton Bucks County
400 Oxford Valley Rd., Langhorne
Hotel across the street from the park offers a Sesame Place package. For a family of four, the rate is from $165 a night and includes two nights’ lodging, breakfast and shuttle to the park; valid through Oct. 30. Standard rates start at $159.
Lots of dining options inside the park, such as Elmo’s Eatery, Captain Ernie’s Bistro, Sesame Cafe, snack vendors and character meals. Lunch with Elmo and Friends, for instance, costs $25 per adult, $17 per child ages 2-11. For reservations: 866-464-3566.
100 Sesame Rd.
The park features rides (wet and dry), parades, character meet-and-greets and more. Open daily through Labor Day, weekends only through Oct. 30 and then open only for special events. Admission: $56 per guest age 2 and older; parking is $15.