Washington, DC Theme Parks & Water Parks Guide

Find the best theme parks, water parks, and amusement parks for families near Washington, DC. Wile many are closed during the fall and winter, come late spring and summer, amusement parks near DC are open and ready to welcome families!

Whether you have toddlers or preschoolers looking for low-octane fun or older kids and teens chasing the thrill of roller coasters, there is a theme park within a three-hour drive from DC that's perfect for a day trip or weekend trip with your family. Many of these family-friendly amusement parks near DC have on-site water parks, too!