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The more than 60 physical play stations and water rides at the nation's only theme park based on the award-winning television show Sesame Street are perfect for any family with 3- to 15-year-olds. The park is 30 minutes from Center City and 90 minutes from New York City. My kids and millions of others have happily explored it -- climbing through three stories of sloping, swaying fun on the Nets and Climbs, splashing in the water, and enjoying the daily interactive musical parade starring Big Bird, Elmo, Bert and Ernie, and the rest. Count's Splash Castle, a huge new multilevel interactive water-play attraction, features 90 play elements. The popular Elmo's World features three fun rides and up-close dining with one of your child's favorite characters (reservations required). Bring swimsuits for 10 age-safe water rides including Sky Splash, the six-story water adventure; Rubber Duckie Pond; Slimey's Chutes; and Big Bird's Rambling River. Changing rooms are provided. Older kids will love Vapor Trail, the park's roller coaster. All of the best-loved Sesame Street characters perform in shows at Big Bird Theater and are available for photo opportunities at 1-2-3 Smile with Me. Indoors, you'll find air-conditioned game rooms and shops. Lockers, wheelchairs, and stroller rentals are available.