Cedar Point in Sandusky, OH

1 Cedar Point DriveSandusky, OH 44870
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Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio

Overview

Welcome to the 364-acre roller coaster capital of the world! With 18 world-class roller coasters, Cedar Point is home to some of the world’s biggest and most exhilarating coasters, including Top Thrill Dragster, Wicked Twister, and Steel Vengeance. The theme park also offers three kids’ areas, Cedar Point Shores Waterpark, Dinosaurs Alive!, numerous shows, and more. One day at the park isn’t enough!

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Sandusky Travel Experts
  • The park houses 364 acres of rides, attractions, shows, and entertainment.
  • It takes most visitors two days to explore all the park has to offer.
  • Test your bravery on 18 world-class and award-winning roller coasters.
  • Three kids’ areas are available for families.
  • Separate tickets are required for Cedar Point Shores Waterpark.
  • Parent swap is available for families.

Description

from Cedar Point
Cedar Point is the world’s best destination for thrills. Located in Sandusky, Ohio, Cedar Point is home to 71 amazing rides, including 18 world-class roller coasters, like the signature Millennium Force giga-coaster. With over 150 rides, shows and attractions, it’s easy to see why one day is not enough to explore the 364-acre park. Three kids’ areas, comfortable and convenient overnight accommodations, a mile-long beach and great restaurants also make Cedar Point the perfect family getaway. In 2018, Cedar Point introduced the world-record-breaking Steel Vengeance – the first and only 205-foot-tall hyper-hybrid roller coaster on Earth. Coming Summer 2019 - Forbidden Frontier on Adventure Island.

Tripster Customer Reviews

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Mariam Bazzi
Dearborn, MI
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Anazing!"
November 2018
Amazing time & experience!! Highly recommended
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Patricia Leyva
Detroit, MI
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Cedar point"
October 2018
This website was really simple to use and it was cheaper than any other site. Had no problems using the tickets at the gate.
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Tripster Customer
Stanwood , MI
1 Review
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"Cedar Point"
August 2018
It was amazing and we can’t wait to go back. We will use Reserve Direct again!
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jukho
Columbia, Tennessee
"Great Time"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 24, 2019 NEW
This is hands down the best “coaster” amusement park we have ever been to, and we are coaster junkies. Most parks you can easily knock out in a day, but this one I would recommend at least two even with fast passes. The wait on some of the rides for regular lines were greater than 2hrs. even 45+min for fast pass holders. That’s another point I would like to make, either stay onsite at Breakers (where you can enter the park early and knock out as much as you can) and go during the week, or you better have a fast pass! The lines do NOT move if the park is busy, and the fast passers are just piling on in front of you (the price equals out the same-and by staying at Breakers, you can go back to your room if you like). Another thing to take into mind is the fact if the winds are over a certain speed, a lot of the bigger rides are not running, and this park sits on an island in the middle of a lake... but that is what makes this park so exceptional is the beauty of it/the views! Also, I would like to mention that this is the cleanest park we have ever been to, even the buildings and rides look new and immaculate (then again this was the beginning of the season). We WILL be back! ♥️
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K2428KPstephanieb
Washington DC, District of Columbia
"The best large park I've ever been to"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 24, 2019 NEW
We could not have had a better time at Cedar Point! This park is huge and honestly has something for everyone. We spent several days there and could have stayed longer, there's so much to do and see. The park itself is beautiful with the surrounding lake, and they do a nice job keeping flowers/fountains/landscaping up around the park. You'll do a lot of walking, but there are also benches and shade everywhere. Every employee we interacted with was great and super friendly. As far as rides, CP is hard to top. I didn't ride a single thing I didn't love, which I can't say about any other park I've visited. I really liked the variety of rides at different intensities, so you can work your way up, or just stick with what you loved. There are coasters for all sorts of riders: great wooden coasters, mild coasters, and some giants. It's nice that if you're with someone who isn't sure about an element, there are is probably a coaster that does a mild version of it for them to try. For example, you can ride Magnum before you try Millennium Force, or try out inversions on Corkscrew before heading to a bigger coaster. We didn't have kids with us, but there are a lot of nice kids areas throughout the park that looked really cute! One last thing that really stood out to me about CP is how safe it is. I've never been to a park that checked my restraints quite so many times I was getting my seatbelt tightened on rides that don't even HAVE seatbelts at some other parks.
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homehotdog
Liberty, Missouri
"Great Time for the Whole Family"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 23, 2019 NEW
Cedar Point is a great full day activity that I think everyone should experience in their lifetime. Cedar is home to some of the most famous roller coasters in the world, and it definitely lived up to the expectations. There were plenty of amazing roller coasters for both the people who want the fastest and craziest rides and for the people who like something a little calmer. We were in Ohio for a family reunion and every person in our group had a fun time at Cedar Point. There were a decent amount of lines to wait in, but nothing too crazy considering we were at one of the most popular amusement parks, in the middle of the summer. Visiting this amusement park is a worthwhile experience that will be fun for any age.
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cborey13
Macon, Georgia
"Roller Coasters were Good"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed May 23, 2019 NEW
This park is very, very large. Most of the roller coasters are really cool and well worth the trip. We went on a Monday and stayed on property so we were able to enter an hour early. Good thing because once the other rides opened all the wait times were over an hour. Which is ok but the park was not even busy. Some rides didn't open until 11 or 12, 1 to 2 hours after opening time. And there were many rides that didn't open at all. We were unable to determine if some rides would open later or the reason why they were closed. There was one coaster that has 2 cars that run side by side and they were only running one car. The worker's advised it was because of attendance at the park that day being low. But isn't that the point of that roller coaster?? A bunch of food places were closed leaving us to wait in line almost an hour anywhere to get food. The park was clean and offered things for younger children to do as well. I just thought it was run weird and my son was bit disappointed as we travelled 5 states and he was unable to ride many of the rides that he had hoped for.
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lexiemmygracie
Aurora, Missouri
"Always a great time!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 23, 2019 NEW
It had been 10 years since our last visit. It did not disappoint. The park was clean and staff was friendly. I did not hear obscenity language as I often do at other parks. Wait times for the coasters were reasonable. Choice of food and drink were great. Plenty of seating throughout the park and no hills! My girls are roller coaster enthusiasts, so this was perfect.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cedar Point

Can I leave the park and re-enter?
Yes. Please get your hand stamped as you exit.

What happens if it rains?
Cedar Point does not offer rain checks. Depending on the type of precipitation and/or wind, certain rides close.

Can I smoke at Cedar Point?
Smoking is permitted in designated areas inside the park only.

If I lost something at the park, what do I do?
You must fill out a missing item report online in order for your item to be returned if found. Once the report is submitted, you will be sent updates on your item. Please note that if you’ve lost an item on one of our rides, our ride hosts may not be able to retrieve it immediately, so please fill out the missing item report online. Unclaimed items may be disposed of after 48 hours. As a reminder, Cedar Point is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged articles.

Can I take my bag or other belongings on a ride with me?
Loose article policies vary for our rides. Note that Valravn, Top Thrill Dragster, GateKeeper, Rougarou, Magnum XL-200 and Millennium Force riders are required to store their belongings (purses, prizes, video cameras, etc.) in the secure lockers at various ride's entrance's as they are not permitted in line or on the rides. It is recommended that guests rent a locker for the day to avoid losing loose articles while on rides.

Do the rides have weight limits?
In addition to height restrictions, certain attractions at Cedar Point have strict weight limits:

  • Balloon Race (300 lbs.)
  • Camp Bus (440 lbs.)
  • Frog Hopper (500 lbs.)
  • Helicopters (220 lbs.)
  • Monster (400 lbs.)
  • Peanuts 500 (275 lbs.)
  • Red Baron (220 lbs.)
  • Prof. Delbert's Frontier Fling (800 lbs.)
  • Scrambler (510 lbs.)
  • Sky Fighters (100 lbs.)
  • Sky Ride (660 lbs.)
  • Super Himalaya (495 lbs.)
  • Tilt-A-Whirl (800 lbs.)
  • Troika (330 lbs.)
  • Wave Swinger (230 lbs.)
  • Woodstock Express (300 lbs.)

Can I pack my own lunch and bring it into the park?
Guests are not permitted to bring any food or drink items into the park. However, individual, unopened water bottles, as well as special diet/need items, may be brought into the park. We do have public picnic shelters located outside the Main Entrance. Guests with coolers, baskets and other carry-in items can place them on a picnic table in these areas. Cedar Point is not responsible for items left unattended in the picnic shelters. Shelters are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Cedar Point Shores Water Park does not have a public picnic shelter.

Can I rent a locker for the day?
All-Day Lockers have in/out privileges all day with no restrictions. All-Day Lockers are located just inside the main gate (near Ocean Motion) and at Cedar Point Shores Waterpark. All lockers accept cash and credit cards only. Coin and debit cards are not accepted. There are NO overnight rentals.

Do you have Strollers and Wheelchairs available for rent?
Yes, Cedar Point offers a rental fleet of Strollers, Manual Wheelchairs and Electric Convenience Vehicles (ECVs) that may be rented on a one-day basis. Overnight or multiple rental days are not available. Prices are as follows:

Strollers 
  • Single $15 (Plus $5 Refundable Deposit)
  • Double $20 (Plus $5 Refundable Deposit)

Wheelchairs
  • Manual $20 (Plus $5 Refundable Deposit)
  • Electric (Scooterbug) $ 50 (Plus $20 Refundable Deposit)

Does Cedar Point have a dress code?
Yes, Cedar Point has a dress code designed to maintain the park's family atmosphere. We do not allow clothing generally considered offensive. Profanity, obscene gestures, obscene statements, pictures of illegal substances, motorcycle colors, insignias of para-military groups, all gang-related items or clothing, costumes or disguises that conceal identity and adult full-face makeup are prohibited. Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times, including entering or leaving. Swimwear must be sufficiently covered.

Where can my pet stay while I'm in the park?
For just $15 per animal, per day, your pet will be provided with a cage or run, dry dog food and fresh water. Owners may return to feed their pet throughout the day. Please note that our staff does not walk, handle or provide special care or feeding times for pets.

Pet check is open one hour prior to park opening till one-hour past park closing. Open 5:00 pm to 12:30 am on HalloWeekends Fridays.

What security procedures are implemented at Cedar Point?
Cedar Point has implemented several enhanced security procedures at all entrance gates for the safety and security of guests. These processes include:
  • Guests arriving at the park will go through metal detection every public operating day. 
  • All bags, purses, backpacks, waist packs, etc. will be examined prior to entering.
  • Sharp objects (including pocket knives and metal chains), firearms, or other items that could be considered a weapon are strictly prohibited and should be left at home or secured in your vehicle.  
Cedar Point uses a variety of methods in securing our parks including uniformed and plainclothes officers, and video surveillance monitoring.

Cedar Point does not tolerate guests who fight and/or harass other guests while on our property. People who engage in this behavior are subject to being ejected and potentially banned from the park, and may be subject to arrest by local police.

Does Cedar Point offer a Parent Swap program?
Yes. Here’s how it works:
  • One parent waits in line to a coaster or other height-restricted ride. 
  • After riding, they give their Parent Swap pass to the ride operator, and the other parent/guardian, who’s been taking care of the little ones, can walk up the exit to get right on the ride.
To participate in Parent Swap, parents need to obtain a slip to authorize them for the program at one of the following locations: Guest Services (at the main gate), Town Hall Museum or Resort Entrance Gate (near Magnum).

What children’s areas are offered at Cedar Point?
Planet Snoopy
The ultimate space for kids is Planet Snoopy. Our newest children’s area offers seven puppy-sized rides for your little ones. Fly into space with Snoopy, or see if you can beat the Kite Eating Tree.

Kiddy Kingdom
When you see the colorful carousel, you’ll know you’ve arrived at Kiddy Kingdom. Fun rules here, with rides like 4 x 4 Trucks, Helicopters and many more!

Camp Snoopy
In the shadow of Top Thrill Dragster, you’ll find the place where fun is here to stay. Camp Snoopy boasts seven exciting rides, featuring Woodstock Express, the kid-sized coaster that lets you capture the moment with an on-ride photo.

Gemini Midway Area
A hop, skip and a jump across the Midway from Camp Snoopy is the Gemini Midway Area. Kids have their choice of three children and family rides that give them a taste of the big kids’ thrills. It is home to our new rides: Pipe Scream and Lake Erie Eagles.

Does Cedar Point have baby changing areas?
Yes. There are two Family Care Centers in the park. One in Planet Snoopy near the front of the park and one near the entrance to Maverick in FrontierTown. Our Family Care Centers are a convenient and comfortable location for baby changing and nursing, with private infant feeding areas. All Family Care Centers are also First Aid stations.

Are children’s meals offered at Cedar Point restaurants and quick service kiosks?
Children's meals are available in the Kiddy Kingdom, Camp Snoopy, Planet Snoopy, along with the main midway and in FrontierTown. Meals range from peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to a quarter-chicken. The park's full-service restaurants also offer children's menus. Natural fruit juices and milk also are available throughout the park.

What happens if I lose my child?
Cedar Point offers a guest service to quickly reunite separated children and parents with cell phones. Please sign up for KidTrack at Guest Services (at the Main Gate), the Resort Gate or Town Hall upon arrival.