There’s a Really Cool Theme Park That Lets Kids Operate Construction Machinery

Diggerland

When you think of a theme park you probably think of rollercoasters and characters from your child’s favorite cartoon. A lot of activities at typical theme parks have nothing to do with reality. 

While escaping to an imaginary land can be fun, kids also enjoy the adventure of pretending like they’re all grown up. If you have kids, you probably know that they like to do what their parents are doing. For example, if you’re dusting or sweeping the floor, toddlers think it must be fun, and they want to do it too.

A lot of kids toys are designed to let them pretend they’re grown ups. Play kitchens, miniature houses and baby dolls are all geared for this type of imaginative play. So are battery powered toy cars and dump trucks kids can play with in the sand.

Now, there’s a theme park that skips the rollercoasters and focuses on kids’ love for pretending they’re grown ups by letting them explore a career that fascinates many children – construction. Diggerland not only lets children sit on real construction machinery; they actually get to operate it. 

Little ones who are at least 36” tall can learn to operate a big digger, go for an adventure on a backhoe, and get behind the wheel of a dumper truck. That’s just the beginning. There are many more rides to explore along with games, a playground and even a water park that’s new for 2020.

 

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All new for 2020, The Water Main water park at Diggerland USA! This is the Wibit obstacle course all set up and ready for you and your family to experience it. You can also see the aqua shot and in the background, the features of our smaller pools are almost ready to go! . We can’t wait for you to drive, ride, soak and slide with us this summer! . #diggerlandusa #diggerland #amusementpark #driveridesoakslide #southjersey #southjerseyfun #njmom #njmomblogger #njblogger #amusementparks #themeparks #funforkids #njfamily #travelingwithkids #njparents #nycparents #njtripideas #watermain #funforkids #familyfunday #familyfun #thingstodonj #familytravel #newjersey #nyckids #visitsouthjersey #thingstodowithkids

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There are multiple dining options located around the park where little ones can rest and get ready for the next adventure.

Diggerland has several birthday party packages, and there are even family campouts.

 

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🌕The best camp out of the year is still happening!☀️ Book now if you haven’t already. Camp out July 11th to the 12th, get access to BOTH, Diggerland and our water park, The Water Main. Bring a tent or RV and enjoy camping at an amusement park overnight. . Food, rides, s’mores, bonfires, splashing in the pools is all included for only 69.95 per guest. . Learn more or book at www.diggerlandusa.com/family-camp-out . #diggerlandusa #diggerland #amusementpark #driveridesoakslide #southjersey #southjerseyfun #njmom #njmomblogger #njblogger #amusementparks #themeparks #funforkids #njfamily #travelingwithkids #njparents #campout #njtripideas #watermain #outdoors #greatoutdoors #familyfun #thingstodonj #familytravel #newjersey #camping #visitsouthjersey #thingstodowithkids

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Diggerland USA is located in New Jersey, but people from all over travel there for the unique experience. Due to COVID-19, Diggerland is currently closed, but the construction theme park plans to reopen on Saturday July 11, 2020. 

Do you think your kids would enjoy operating real construction vehicles?