Top 17 Food-Allergy Friendly Amusement and Water Parks

 
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With the right preparation, it’s absolutely possible for food allergy families to visit amusement parks. Guests with food allergies are protected under ADA regulations and may even be eligible for accommodations. Some parks explicitly allow people with food allergies to bring in outside food, but there are some parks that go the extra mile for food allergy families.

From big names like Disney to independent parks tucked away in the Midwest, we gathered the spots Spokin users love the most. So before you plan your next adventure, check out our list of the 17 most food-allergy friendly theme and water parks. 


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1. Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom

Location: Orlando, Florida
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"The happiest place on Earth can still be that place with allergies. At their restaurants in the park they have allergy-friendly menus and everyone is educated about allergies and is happily willing to work with you. Always amazed when I go."
-Spokin user amandamouse123, a teen who manages a peanut allergy


2. Walt Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Location: Orlando, Florida
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"I was happy to see many snacks that were safe for my kids. We brought food for them into the park, but they were able to enjoy the popcorn and the Minute Maid frozen lemonade. The staff was extremely accommodating when I asked for allergy info!"
Spokin user safemom, a parent of an elementary school child and a middle school child who manages peanut, tree nut, chickpea, egg, mustard, and sesame allergies


3. Universal Studios Orlando

Location: Orlando, Florida
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"Really love universal! One of my all time favorite parks and they are very knowledgeable about allergies and will gladly help you with whatever questions you have."
Spokin user diver96, a young adult who manages peanut, and tree nut allergies


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4. Great Wolf Lodge

Location: Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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"Amazing with food allergies. The chefs at every restaurant come out and prepare a special meal according to your allergies. Staff is knowledgeable and they carry many allergy friendly treats!"
-Spokin user nfa123, a parent of an elementary school child who manages chickpea, egg, green pea, hazelnut, lentil, pea, peanuts, and sesame


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5. Disneyland Park

Location: Anaheim, California
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"I was able to notify the restaurants ahead of time of my daughter's allergies using the Disneyland app. There are so many choices for you to pick depending on the allergies you have! Throughout the park there are many snacks that are allergy-friendly as well."
-Spokin user wmcruz, a parent of a preschool child who manages tree nut, egg, and peanut allergies


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6. Great Wolf Lodge Pocono Mountains

Location: Scotrun, Pennsylvania
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"I didn't have a full kitchen in my room, but you have a refrigerator and microwave. Chef Barry was the best! He went above and beyond so that my daughter felt "normal". They do all of the food allergic people's meals made-to-order! They also have Divvies cookies!"
-Spokin user meshellymac, a parent of a middle school child who manages tree nut, sesame, chickpea, lentil, and pea allergies


7. Six Flags Great America

Location: Gurnee, Illinois
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"We found this park very doable. We ate at a burger place, Jonny Rockets I think, that was super helpful. We also found several snacks for her that we felt comfortable with like the big shaved flavored ice."
-Spokin user susie, a parent of a middle school child who manages peanut and tree nut allergies


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8. Blue Harbor Resort

Location: Sheboygan, Wisconsin

"We went to the water park here for the day. There were plenty of nut free options for snacks and lunch."
-Spokin user adamwood, a parent of a middle school child who manages tree nut and peanut allergies


9. Universal's Islands of Adventure

Location: Orlando, Florida
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"This place was great...due to my child's mustard allergies we opted to bring in our own food into the park. They were accommodating to us when we did that."
Spokin user safemom, a parent of an elementary school child and a middle school child who manages peanut, tree nut, chickpea, egg, mustard, and sesame allergies


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10. Legoland

Location: Carlsbad, California
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"This was FANTASTIC for allergies! When you walk into the park, they have a dining map that also lists places that are safe for your allergies! I was able to find a nice restaurant within the park that could safely accommodate both of my kids' allergies, including mustard! The staff at different restaurants within the park were also so nice and provided me with their food binder that listed every item's ingredient lists! I would definitely return to Legoland-Carlsbad!!! Great job to them and their allergy policies!"
Spokin user safemom, a parent of an elementary school child and a middle school child who manages peanut, tree nut, chickpea, egg, mustard, and sesame allergies


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11. Six Flags Great Adventure

Location: Jackson, New Jersey
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"Six Flags in Jackson, NJ is great with handling nut allergies! I love getting the funnel cake and soft service ice cream. Totally recommend!
Spokin user oliviamoglino, a young adult who manages peanut, tree nut, and shellfish allergies


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12. Great Wolf Lodge

Location: Grapevine, Texas
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"We have a tree nut allergy, strict no shared lines or facility and they have been great at accommodating us with food. You can bring your own food, so we do, but we do order the pizza when we go and love it! :)"
-Spokin user kt, a parent of an elementary school child who manages cashew, pine nut, and pistachio allergies


13. Epcot

Location: Orlando, Florida
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"They have allergen information for most foods and it's awesome to be able to sample foods from different cultures in a safe environment!"
-Spokin user nxm2001, a young adult who manages peanut allergies


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14. Great Wolf Lodge

Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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"My kids STILL ask when we can go back to Great Wolf Lodge and we went 3 years ago! Every meal we had a chef come to our table and ask the kids what they wanted to eat. If they didn't know, the chef would offer awesome suggestions. They even brought them all dessert! Amazing experience!!!"
-Spokin user thedyercrew, a parent of 2 elementary school children, and a middle school child who manage tree nut, milk, egg, and celiac-gluten allergies  


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15. Great Wolf Lodge

Location: Traverse City, Michigan
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"The staff at Great Wolf Lodge go above and beyond to make sure that food allergy kids are safe. They also have no nut or peanut products in any of their restaurants! My son also has a life-threatening dairy allergy and they went to another snack stand to get him safe hotdogs to go with his french fries!"
-Spokin user tbf6, both an adult with food allergies and a parent of a middle school child. Combined, they manage peanut, tree nut, milk, egg, shellfish and other fish, sesame, chickpea, lentil, and pea allergies


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16. Adventureland

Location: Farmingdale, New York
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"There are so many cute rides from the ferris wheel, to the pirate ship, to the wet slide ride. We never had a problem eating at their cafeteria. It was very basic fast food but very fun for young kids."
-Spokin user gabbylevinson, a young adult who manages peanut, tree nut, and peach allergies


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17. Fårup Sommerland Amusement and Water Park

Location: Blokhus, Denmark

"We had a great visit to the park yesterday. My DF/EF daughter had a candy floss (cotton candy), an ice cream called 'Filur' and one called 'Choice' from Frisko Ice Cream. She shared safe (gluten free) french fries with her brother who is also sesame and peanuts. All stores and restaurants had an allergy list!"
-Spokin user jj, a parent of a newborn/preschool child who manages egg and milk allergies