The Oldest Amusement Park In America Is Right Here In Connecticut And It’s Amazing

It’s no surprise that the oldest amusement park in America is in Connecticut. The state’s population is full of fun loving thrill seekers. In fact, the whole region loves these places, with 7 of the 10 oldest parks being right here in New England. But the prestigious honor, and the historical bragging rights, go to us. Because the oldest amusement park in America is none other than Lake Compounce! The park is located at 186 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, Connecticut 06010.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Even though Lake Compounce is the oldest amusement park in Connecticut, it’s still a thrilling place full of family fun. So check it out! And explore more of Connecticut’s history by visiting the state’s Oldest Restaurant.