Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is touted as two great parks for the price of one, because they are that and much, much more. So with all of that family entertainment at hand, it's nice to know there are some packages with local hotels, where you can lay down after a day of fun, thrills, and spills in the sun. Plus, with Discover Lehigh Valley's Stay & Scream Packages you can stay and save on your getaway or staycation and get more for less.

Dorney Park is full of more than just roller coasters and rides. Of course, they've got roller coaster enthusiasts and thrill seekers covered with HYDRA: The Revenge, Steel Force, ThunderHawk, Talon, Demon Drop, Dominator, White Water Landing, and many more. But for the youngsters who aren't old or tall enough for the extreme rides or roller coasters, there is a section just for them called Planet Snoopy.

Dinosaurs Alive at Dorney ParkAnd for children of all ages, there is Dinosaurs Alive! Where you can see more than 40 life-size dinosaurs, including a few you can control. This is fun for the whole family, and the thrill rides, extreme rides, roller coasters, Planet Snoopy and Dinosaurs Alive! are all just part of Dorney Park, there's still Wildwater Kingdom to be explored.

Wildwater Kingdom has plenty for the whole family, from the youngest to the oldest and everyone in between.

Snake Pit at Wildwater KingdomThe youngest will enjoy Island Water Works, Kids Cove, Splash Landing and Lollipop Lagoon, while the Snake Pit boasts six slides. Not to mention Aqua Racer, Aquablast, Wildwater Rapids, two lazy rivers, speed slides and a Wave Pool. All of this and more will help you balance the summer heat, as you cool off from the excitement of Dorney Park with some spills in Wildwater Kingdom.

Back to the savings, Discover Lehigh Valley has partnered with many area hotels to offer great overnight packages that include tickets or ala carte purchased discounted tickets. Package rates start at $69. So ask yourself, can you afford not to enjoy a family day in Lehigh Valley at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom?

If you decide to make a full weekend of it, you'll have even more things to do in Lehigh Valley after you've had your share of thrills and spills. Visit the Crayola Experience in Easton, or wander around ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks where there are always events going on. Maybe take in a Lehigh Valley IronPigs game at Coca-Cola Park or a Lehigh Valley Steelhawks game at PPL Center in Allentown.

If you're not done with thrills, you can challenge the kids to a race at Lehigh Valley Grand Prix or a duel at Lehigh Valley Laser Tag.