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Address: 1 Valleyfair Dr, Shakopee, MN 55379-3098
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good fun for kids and adults

went on a thursday good amount of people not much for lines. expensive though. buy online and pack a lunch

Reviewed 26 July 2015
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Tea, South Dakota
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Awesome place.. So much fun. Lots to do for adults and kids. We had a blast and the staff was great!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Great family activity and close to AmericInn. You are out of traffic and close to Mall of America and also the Target Center.

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Turnersville, New Jersey
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122 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This is a good amusement park, but not as good as other Cedar Fair parks that I've visited. There are only 3 good roller coasters (Wild Thing, Excalibur, and Renegade). The drop tower was fun, but the rest of the rides in the park are adequate at best. I've visited other Cedar Fair parks such as Kings Island, Kings Dominion,... More 

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Bought weekday tix, meal plan, and parking online to save some money but it was still a lot. On Wednesday there weren't a lot of people and we didn't have to wait long anywhere. The waterpark was more busy. I hate water rides usually but i actually liked these ok. The psycho circus was entertaining and it was nice to... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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61 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

For those unfamiliar, Valleyfair is the Upper Midwest's version of Six Flags. Several great Thrill rides that are on par with other more famous parks. Wild Thing, Steel Venom, Extreme Swing, Rip Cord, and the Power Tower provide plenty of adrenaline rushes. Many rides to cater to young kids too. Our time in their watermark was a great relief to... More 

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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205 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

I don't understand how the Como Zoo can do everything for free yet here and MN Zoo charge outrageous prices just to park. Valleyfair is in the middle of know where and so you have to pay to park...

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minnesota
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

went on a thursday good amount of people not much for lines. expensive though. buy online and pack a lunch

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

I visited Valleyfair as part of a fundraising trip for my university's club. I think it's really great that they have such a program to give back to the community. In addition, I had the opportunity to ride some rides and see the park. It's a great park, with lots of nice, fun rides. The lines were reasonable and the... More 

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Cincinnati
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34 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I went to ValleyFair at 4th July. There were no lines thus I got almost all the attractions. I liked most the Steel Venom once it has an unique performance as a roller coaster.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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76 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I have been going since I was a kid, and have to say it is one of my favorite mini vacations. I am a huge coaster freak, and love the array of coasters here. I have been to other parks, including Disney, Busch Gardens, Universal and others.. and Valleyfair has the most in one park for coasters. Heading there on... More 

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