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>Martin's Fantasy Island, Grand Island

www.martinsfantasyisland.com

Free parking, visitors can bring their own food

Tickets: $24.95 at the gate; $19.95 for children under 48 inches tall

Season pass: $205 for a family of four; individual pass $70.

Online: Tickets are $22.95, $18.50 and $15.95 for seniors age $55 and older with a $2.00 service fee added to the total purchase. Print $4-off coupon to use at the gate

Coupons/deals: Walgreens -- $4 coupon for adult admission and $3 for children tickets; Wegmans -- purchase tickets at online rates; AAA/CAA: $6 off adult tickets in branch or online; $4 off adults and $3 off child tickets with card at gate.

Grandparents Thursdays: $10.95 for each grandparent per paying child Thursday in July and August.

Report card days: $13.95 admission on Tuesdays for students with at least a 'C' average in grades through eighth grade.

After 5 p.m.: all tickets $12.95. Park closes at 8:30 p.m.

Best daily deal: Wendy's Family Friday offers $49.95 admission for a family of four.

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>Darien Lake, Darien Center

http://godarienlake.com

Gate price: $42.99 for adult, $29.99 for children and senior citizens. Parking is $8 for the day and $20 for the season.

Season pass: $74.99 each for four or more; $79.99 for one.

Online: $36.99 and $26.99 for children and senior citizens.

Coupons/deals: Wegmans -- $36.99 and $26.99 for children and senior citizens; McDonald's -- $4 discounts; AAA/CAA -- $4 off full-price adult admission.

After 5 p.m.: $21.50 with Coke can. Park closes at 10 p.m.

Best daily deal: Wednesday discount offers $12 off an adult ticket.

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>MarineLand, Niagara Falls, Ont.

www.marinelandcanada.com

Free parking and visitors bring their own food. Admission is free for visitors 4 years old or younger.

Gate price: $41.95 for visitors 10 and older and $34.95 for children ages 5 to 9 and 60 and older.

Season pass: $46.95 and $39.95.

Best daily deal: AAA discount offers adult and child tickets for $38.75.

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>Seabreeze, Rochester

www.seabreeze.com

Gate price: $25.99; $20.99 for anyone under 48 inches.

Season pass: $69.99 for adults; $59.99 for anyone under 48 inches for 15 unlimited visits during the season.

After 5 p.m.; $19.95 admission Monday through Thursday; parks closes at 8:30 p.m. Present a can or bottle from a Pepsi product at gate for $5 off the $19.99 price. Also find $5 discount online coupon at Seabreeze website.

Spectator pass: $10.99 for one-day admission and $24.99 for the season for guests who don't ride and are 21 or older. Free for seniors on Mondays.

Military Appreciation Days (this week, Tuesday through Sunday): Free admission for all military personnel with ID. Admission is $16.99 for family members when purchased online with a promo code from commanding officer.

Best daily deal: Use online discounts at www.seabreeze.com to save $3 on adult ticket or $2 off child ticket. A printable coupon offers $2 off the $25.99 gate price of a Ride & Slide Pass any day.

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>Midway State Park, Bemus Point

Admission is free.

Gate price: $65 for adult, $70 for child $250 for four and $65 for each additional child pass.

Wednesdays: coupons/deals Kiddie Days -- $9 for 20 ride tickets and 75 cents per ticket.

Best daily deal: $15 Ride-A-Rama wristbands from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday for unlimited rides, excluding the go-karts, bumper boats and Water Wars; $20 Splash-A-Rama wristbands good on all rides, except the go-karts.

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>Canada's Wonderland, Vaughan, Ont.

www.canadaswonderland.com

Gate price: $44.99 for adults and $32.99 for visitors age 3 and younger, under 48 inches tall or 60 and older.

Food: All-you can eat buffet for $8.99 and $7.99 with general and junior/senior tickets.

Season pass: $84.99 and $64.99, includes admission to water park and free parking.

Platinum pass: $165 for guests 48 inches and taller; $92 for senior citizens and guests shorter than 48 inches. Includes parking and unlimited admission to Cedar Fair Entertainment's 14 parks.

Birthday deal: $30 ticket, coupons and in-park savings when you visit the park on your birthday with valid government-issue ID. Season passholders also receive the in-park discounts when they visit the park on their birthdays. Offer ends Sept. 5.

Best daily deal: Three-day advance purchase -- $39.99 for visitors 3 years and older and taller than 48 inches. Tickets are valid three days after purchase.

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>Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio

www.cedarpoint.com

Gate price: $47.99 (does not include water park).

Multiple-day deals: Any two days for $64. Visits don't have to be on consecutive days. Ticket must be used by the same person.

Coupons/deals: Wegmans -- $42.99 tickets.

After 5 p.m.: $39.99 for visitors 48 inches and taller when park closes at 10 p.m. or later; valid after 4 p.m. when park closes earlier than 10 p.m. Starting Saturday, park closes at 11 p.m.

If staying at Cedar Point lodging: $39.99 (48 inches and taller), $29.99 child and age 62 and above, purchased online.

Rock and Ride: $57 for admission to both Cedar Point and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame/Museum in Cleveland. Offer does not include Soak City. Tickets can be used on different days and must be used by Oct. 30.

Family deal: Buy four to eight tickets at $39 a piece.

Season pass: $106 for visitors 48 inches and taller; and $69 for senior citizens and guests shorter than 48 inches. Includes parking and admission to water park.

Platinum pass: $165 for guests 48 inches and taller; $92 for senior citizens and guests shorter than 48 inches. Includes parking and unlimited admission to Cedar Fair Entertainment's 14 parks.

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