7 Things to Bring to an Amusement Park to Make the Most Your Trip

Ulm, Germany

Talha Bilal
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Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 999
7 Things to Bring to an Amusement Park to Make the Most Your Trip
Ulm, Germany

Talha Bilal
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Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 999

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If you’re headed out for a day at an amusement park, there are a few things you should always remember to throw in your bag for a long day of fun.

Whether you’re zipping down roller coasters to diving into a water ride, you and your group are going to need sustenance, sun protection, and a few other gadgets to keep you dry and comfortable.

From what to bring to an amusement park and amusement park tips, this go-to guide will have you outfitted until closing time.

1. Sunscreen

When it comes to things to take to an amusement park, sunscreen is number one for a reason.

Almost all things to do at a theme park or amusement park center around being outdoors in the summertime. This makes sunscreen a must-pack.

The quickest way to have you leaving the park early is for someone in your group to have a painful sunburn. Make sure everyone in your group applies sunscreen and reapplies often.

2. Plastic or Waterproof Bags

If you’re going to an amusement park with water rides, you will definitely want to bring a waterproof case or waterproof bag.

In your bag, you can keep your phone and your wallet so they don’t get soaked or damaged while on a water ride.

3. Hat and Sunglasses

No list of what to bring to a theme park would be complete without the proper sun protection. Aside from applying sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses are your next line of defense when it comes to the sun.

Make sure to put a hat on your children as well to keep their sensitive skin protected.

4. Poncho

 If there is any chance of rain while you’re at an amusement park, you will want to bring a foldable poncho with you in your bag. If it does end up raining, you can unfold it for some quick protection.

Even if it doesn’t rain, a poncho is a good idea to bring for a water ride. You and your clothes will be nicely protected.

5. Snacks

Everyone in your group will appreciate a few snacks throughout the day. While you may want to sit down for lunch, snacks will get you through each mealtime without having to always stop for food.

If you are traveling with smaller children, snacks are also essential to help prevent meltdowns and overtired, hangry, blues.

6. Reusable Water Bottle

 On a hot summer day, drinking water and staying hydrated is key. To help be a little more environmentally conscious, bring a reusable water bottle to the amusement park. 

7. Cash


Another must-have on a list of what to take to an amusement park is cash. While most parks take credit cards for major purchases, individual vendors, or game tickets may require cash.

Keep some cash on hand just in case a certain part of the park doesn’t take cards.

What to Bring to an Amusement Park

A list of what to bring to an amusement park will always include some vital sun protection, water, snacks, and some items to help keep you dry on a water ride.

With a small backpack, you should be able to fit all of these essentials with you without causing back pain. Just a small backpack will do and you’ll be able to enjoy a day at the park from open to close.

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