Idlewild & SoakZone is your ticket to family fun! Founded in 1878, Idlewild is the 3rd-longest operating amusement park in the United States, and has been recognized as “Best Children's Park" by Amusement Today, and “Best Park for Families” by the National Amusement Park Historical Association. The park features classic amusement rides, a water park, live entertainment, costume characters, and unique attractions such as Story Book Forest and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, all within the beautiful Pennsylvania Laurel Highlands. Idlewild operates seasonally from late-May through October. Visit Idlewild & SoakZone - because you love to see them smile!