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New York LEGOLAND Resort

LEGOLAND New York Resort is the ultimate destination for families with kids ages 2-12 who love LEGO. Located just 60 miles from New York City in Goshen, NY, the Resort features a 250-room LEGOLAND Hotel and a massive LEGOLAND Theme Park with over 50 rides, shows, and attractions across 7 themed lands. This comprehensive guide will provide everything you need to know to plan your LEGOLAND New York vacation, including details on rides, shows, where to stay, dining, ticket pricing, planning tips, and much more!

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Captain Cranky's Challenge

Rides & Attractions at LEGOLAND New York

With over 50 rides, shows, and attractions, LEGOLAND New York is packed with fun for kids and families. Popular rides and attractions include:

The Dragon Coaster

This junior rollercoaster sends riders on a quest to chase down a thieving dragon who has stolen a wizard’s magical staff. Riders must be at least 42″ tall.

DJ’s Dizzy Disco Spin

A classic teacup style ride where riders spin to the funky disco beats of a LEGO minifigure DJ. Great for all ages.

Driving School

Kids ages 6-13 can get behind the wheel of a LEGO-themed electric car and cruise through a LEGO City inspired course, getting their first driving experience.

LEGO NINJAGO The Ride

Hop on your own flying vehicle and blast animated fireballs, lightning, shockwaves and ice to defeat the Great Devourer on this interactive 4D ride. Riders must be at least 38″.

Dragon’s Apprentice

A fun LEGO dragon themed play area with slides, climbing areas, and interactive water features for kids to explore. No height requirements.

See the full list of rides and attractions at LEGOLAND New York here.

Meet n Greet

Meet & Greets

In addition to rides, LEGOLAND New York offers opportunities to meet your favorite LEGO characters through scheduled meet and greets. Popular meet & greet characters include:

LEGO NINJAGO

Meet your favorite Spinjitzu masters like Kai, Lloyd, Nya or Master Wu from LEGO NINJAGO outside the NINJAGO land.

LEGO Friends

Take photos with LEGO Friends characters like Emma, Olivia, Stephanie, Andrea and Mia near the Heartlake City land.

LEGO City

Snap selfies with Police Officer Parks, Tourist Tom or a friendly firefighter at the LEGO City fire hydrant.

Pirates

Pose with swashbuckling pirates like Captain Brickbeard or Princess Patch outside Brickbeard’s BBQ restaurant.

Check the LEGOLAND App for daily meet & greet schedules.

Earth Beat

Shows & Entertainment

When you need a break from the rides, catch one of the many shows and entertainment offerings at LEGOLAND New York, including:

Mythica 4D Movie

Experience an exciting 4D movie adventure through enchanted forests and fiery mountains inspired by the LEGO MYTHICA line of building sets.

LEGO NINJAGO Master of the 4th Dimension

Join your ninja heroes Kai, Lloyd, Nya and Zane as they demonstrate their Spinjitzu powers in this 4D animated adventure.

Earth Beats

An energetic, dance-inspired show featuring NINJAGO themed music and acrobatics. Multiple shows daily.

Check the park map for show times and locations.

Legoland Hotel Entrance

Places to Stay at LEGOLAND New York

LEGOLAND Hotel

Attached to the theme park entrance, the 250 room LEGOLAND Hotel is the ultimate location for families. LEGO theming extends into every inch of the hotel, with castle, pirate and disco themed rooms. Amenities exclusive to LEGOLAND Hotel guests include:

  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Separate sleeping areas in rooms just for kids
  • In-room scavenger hunts and LEGO prizes
  • Character meet and greets, dance parties and shows every night in the lobby
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Learn more about the LEGOLAND Hotel.

LEGOLAND Vacation Partner Hotels

Families can also stay at one of LEGOLAND’s nearby partner hotels. While not as elaborately themed, partner hotels offer neatly decorated LEGO kids areas and:

  • Park tickets included with your stay
  • Family friendly amenities like pools, free breakfast, and welcome gifts

Partner hotel locations are no more than a 10-15 minute drive from the LEGOLAND park entrance. A few Partner hotels include:

  • Marriot
  • Best Western
  • Hilton
  • Wyndam

Browse LEGOLAND New York partner hotels.

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Dining

From quick snacks to sit down meals, LEGOLAND New York has family friendly dining options to suit every taste and budget, including:

Brickbeard’s BBQ

A pirate themed buffet restaurant offering BBQ classics like pulled pork, smoked chicken, hot dogs, burgers and more.

Everything Taco

Spice it up with our Latin fusion favorites including tacos, burrito bowls and other Latin inspired cuisine

Brickolini’s Pizza and Pasta

Variety of freshly made pizzas, pastas, and salad. All items are à la carte.

Granny's Apple Fries

Granny’s Apple Fries

Try their signature hand battered, crispy & golden-brown apple fries. Order them plain or covered in A La Mode ice cream, there is no wrong way to eat them!

City Dogs

Hot dogs, chicken tenders, and fries perfect for a quick, on-the-go bite.

Ninja Kitchen

Unleash your Ninja cravings and spinjitsu on over to try our NEW Loaded Waffle Cones, or Smothered Veggie Dumplings!

Wizards

Wizard’s Frozen Wonders

The wizard has created some Bricktacular treats to help cure your sweet tooth with A La Mode ice cream. Make sure you check out the Wizard’s Sundae!

See menus for all LEGOLAND New York restaurants.

Season Pass

Ticket & Annual Pass Pricing

Ticket pricing at LEGOLAND New York varies by date, with peak summer pricing being the most expensive. Specials are often available online as well.

Single Day Tickets

  • Value Day Tickets: $54+
  • Regular Day Tickets: $84+
  • Peak Day Tickets: $94+

Annual Passes

Annual Passes include year-round park admission, free parking, hotel discounts and more.

  • Awesome Pass (Blockout dates apply): $99 per person
  • Ultimate Pass (No blockout dates): $129 per person

Get tickets and passes online and save up to 25%.

Lego Movie Emmet

Tips for Planning Your LEGOLAND New York Visit

To make the most of your LEGOLAND New York vacation, keep these planning tips in mind:

  • Book tickets online in advance. You’ll save money and skip ticket lines.
  • Get there early. Be at park opening to maximize your time and experience the most popular rides first.
  • Download the app. View wait times, meet & greet schedules, park maps and more.
  • Pack swimsuits. Visit the seasonal water park and pool at the LEGOLAND Hotel.
  • Stay hydrated. Bring refillable water bottles and take breaks.
  • Start with the back of the park. Work your way forward to avoid crowds.

Water Playground

Water Park

We wouldn’t actually call it a water park, more of a water playground. It’s basically a playground with water activities that include slides, water buckets, sprayers, and other fun things that will definitely get you wet! Here’s some important information to know before you go:

  • The Water Playground is accessible by reservation only. Reservations are first come, first serve.
  • Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older.
  • In general, no more than (2) children under the age of 8 should be permitted per (1) supervising parent.
    • It is permitted for (1) supervising parent to supervise a 3rd child under the age of 8 if they are utilizing a life jacket, or other approved flotation device.
  • Guests over 40” tall may ride all slides in this area.
  • Guests over 36” and under 40” may only ride the two lower slides.

VIP Experience

VIP Experiences

For the ultimate LEGOLAND experience, book a VIP tour with perks like:

  • Front of the line access to all rides and attractions
  • Reserved seating at shows
  • Exclusive lounge with refreshments
  • Personal tour guide
  • Souvenir lanyard

Pricing starts at $249 per person. Private tours for your family are available. 

Book LEGOLAND VIP Tours online.

Meet n Greet

Park Hours & Seasonal Closures

As a seasonal theme park in the Northeast, LEGOLAND New York’s operating schedule changes throughout the year.

Peak Season

Open daily, late May through early September. Park open 10AM to 6PM.

Off-Peak Season

Open weekends only April through May, September and October. Park open 10AM to 5PM. The park is closed mid-October through let March due to snow and winter weather. Be sure to check out our guide on best times to visit LEGOLAND!

Check the official park calendar for daily opening times.

Driving School

Parking at LEGOLAND

Onsite parking at LEGOLAND New York Resort is $25 per car and $40 for RVs or buses.

Parking tips:

  • Purchase online in advance for the best rate
  • Preferred parking ($35 online) gets you closer spots
  • Parking is free for guests staying at the LEGOLAND Hotel

Lego Ninjago The Ride

Unlimited Digital Photo Downloads

Capture special moments from your LEGOLAND New York visit with unlimited digital photo downloads, available for $59.99. The digital photo package includes unlimited downloads of:

  • Ride photos from marked attractions
  • Official LEGOLAND photographer photos
  • Meet & greet photos with LEGO characters

Photos are instantly viewable from the mobile app and riderscan.com website after scanning your MagicBand.

Master Wu's Warehouse

Shopping

From LEGO sets to resort merchandise, LEGOLAND New York offers plenty of brick-tastic shopping opportunities across its retail stores and online shop.Popular shops at the resort include:

The BIG Shop – The largest LEGO store in North America with toys, apparel and the full range of LEGO products. Exclusive sets are often available here.

The Photo Shop – Explore a wide selection of LEGO toys including some you won’t find anywhere else! Pick up your favorite LEGOLAND New York Resort t-shirt or souvenir to remember your awesome day.

Bricktopia Bazaar – Continue your LEGO Factory Adventure by purchasing LEGO elements by the piece or in bulk from the Pick-A-Brick wall.

Royal Market – You saved the Castle on The Dragon! Time to be crowned as royalty or dubbed as a knight with the Royal Market’s wonderful array of dress-up articles and accessories. Put yourself to one final test and try to pull a sword from our brick stone!

Smuggler’s Haul – After your pirate adventures, take home LEGOLAND towels, pirate hats, swords and more swashbuckling souvenirs.

Minifigure Market – Build and take home a customized LEGO Minifigure to remember your vacation. $9.99 each.Can’t squeeze in shopping during your visit? 

Master Wu’s Warehouse – After mastering Spinjitzu on LEGO NINJAGO The Ride, you can find all the gear you need to venture into the world of NINJAGO. Don’t forget to check out Master Wu’s awesome painting before you leave!

Shop online for LEGO sets, souvenirs and exclusives shipped directly to your home.With LEGO shopping opportunities throughout the resort, guests are sure to find the perfect LEGO treat or vacation memento.

Holiday Tree and Carousel Ride

Holidays at LEGOLAND

LEGOLAND New York celebrates different holidays year-round with special events and activities such as:

Brick-or-Treat (Halloween)
Trick-or-treat trails, costume contests, dance parties and Halloween decor transforms LEGOLAND into a family friendly Halloween wonderland every weekend in October.

Holiday Bricktacular (Christmas)
LEGOLAND’s Holiday event features festive shows, LEGO Santa meet & greets, seasonal treats, holiday music and dazzling lights throughout the park in November and December.

See a full list of seasonal events at LEGOLAND New York.

Rainy Day Promise

Rainy Day Promise

LEGOLAND New York wants families to experience the best day possible, rain or shine. If the park experiences prolonged rain during your visit, return your ticket stub within 30 days for a free return visit voucher. Some exclusions apply.

Learn more about LEGOLAND’s Rainy Day Promise.

Wild Side Mini Golf

Mini Golf

A 18-hole, LEGO themed mini golf course will open at LEGOLAND New York in time for the 2024 season.The course will feature holes inspired by different LEGO themes, with interactive elements, brick-built sculptures and models throughout. It will be suitable for golfers of all ages and skill levels.Based on similar mini golf offerings at other LEGOLAND parks, guests can expect:

  • Kid-friendly putters and golf balls
  • Whimsical course hazards like LEGO alligators or pirates
  • Opportunities to take photos with LEGO models
  • An affordable add-on activity for only around $8 per person

The mini golf course will be located right near LEGOLAND Hotel, allowing hotel guests convenient access. For guests looking for more mini golf options, The Castle Fun Center is a year-round entertainment venue just a mile from LEGOLAND New York that offers two 18-hole mini golf courses, ideal for rainy days or trips outside peak LEGOLAND season.

Package Pickup

Package Pickup

For convenience, guests staying at the LEGOLAND Hotel or partner hotels can pre-purchase various add-on packages for their vacation and have them waiting upon arrival for easy pickup. Packages available for pickup include:

  • Park tickets
  • Dining plans
  • VIP experiences
  • Cabana rentals
  • Merchandise

Purchasing add-ons ahead of time locks in pricing and availability. Then on arrival day, visit the Vacation Planning Center desk at the hotel or theme park entrance to retrieve your pre-paid package items. Just present the credit card used for purchase. Package pickup allows families to skip ticket lines and head straight into the park, maximizing ride time. It’s just one of many ways LEGOLAND aims to make vacations effortless for guests.

Guest not staying at a hotel can still use Package Pickup, it is available in all retail shops at LEGOLAND New York Resort. You will be able to collect your purchases from Mini Market on Brick Street.

Duplo Tot Spot

What To Do When You’re Two

LEGOLAND caters well to young kids under age 5 with dedicated playgrounds, gentle rides, and interactive activities tailored specifically to toddlers and preschoolers. Here’s a list of things to do:

  • DUPLO Splash Safari – A toddler water play area with small slides, fountains, and interactive DUPLO creature models.
  • DUPLO Dino Coaster – A gentle kid-powered rollercoaster ride suitable for ages 2+.
  • The Wharf – An elaborate pirate ship-themed playground with areas to climb, jump, and explore.
  • Character meet & greets – 2-year-olds may enjoy meeting kid-friendly LEGO characters like pirates or LEGO Friends.

Aquazone Wave Racers

Mobility Information

LEGOLAND New York aims to provide a memorable experience for guests of all abilities. The park offers services like:

  • Wheelchair and electric convenience vehicle rentals
  • Special access entrances at rides and attractions
  • Amenities for guests with hearing or visual disabilities
  • Quiet rooms for guests with sensory processing disorders

Review the Guests With Disabilities guide or contact LEGOLAND for specific questions on accommodations.

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Vacation Packages

For complete, stress-free LEGOLAND getaways, choose from money-saving vacation packages like:

The LEGOLAND Hotel Package – Includes LEGOLAND Hotel stay + theme park tickets + exclusive hotel perks like nightly entertainment.

The Ultimate Hotel Package – Stay at a LEGOLAND partner hotel + theme park tickets + dining credit + merchandise discount.

The Awesome Plus Package – Combines partner hotel stay + Awesome Annual Passes + food credit + 2nd day free park tickets + exclusive minifigure. Vacation packages bundle the most popular components of a LEGOLAND trip together into one easy booking. Packages offer discounted pricing compared to purchasing items separately.

Browse LEGOLAND New York vacation package options.

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Services & Amenities

LEGOLAND New York provides vacation services and park amenities like:

Package Pickup – Pre-purchase add-ons & retrieve them on arrival at the Vacation Planning Center

Locker Rentals – Store items securely while you play ($15/day, various sizes)

Stroller Rentals – Rent strollers, wagons, wheelchairs & ECV mobility vehicles

First Aid – Three first aid stations staffed by nurses & paramedics

Baby Care Center – Nursing rooms, diaper changing areas, baby food options

Cash-to-Card Kiosks – Convert cash onto LEGOLAND gift cards to use for purchases

Personalized Bricks – Make custom LEGO bricks as mementos ($20-$25 each)

View park map for service locations.

Mobile App

Mobile App

Enhance your LEGOLAND New York trip using the official resort app. App features allow guests to:

  • View real-time ride wait times
  • Access digital park maps
  • See show schedules & character appearances
  • Mobile food ordering at select dining locations
  • Digital attraction photography viewing & sharing
  • Interactive challenges and games
  • Push notifications with park info & offers

Download the free LEGOLAND New York app.

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Height Requirements

For safety reasons, many LEGOLAND rides have minimum height requirements, generally between 36 – 42 inches. Rides like DUPLO Splash Safari or Kid Power Towers are designed specifically for younger children under 36 inches. Review our height requirement guide to ensure attractions accommodate your entire family or group. Riders bordering on height limits may be asked to verify their height with a test seat or measurement station before waiting in line.

  • Height requirements vary across rides, generally ranging from 36 inches to 52 inches. Some rides have minimum age requirements as well.
  • The tallest height requirement is The Dragon rollercoaster, which requires riders to be at least 42 inches tall.
  • LEGO NINJAGO The Ride, LEGO Factory Adventure Ride, and some other attractions have no minimum height requirement, but do require guests under 52 inches to be accompanied by someone 14+ who meets the height and age rules.
  • The park has a printed guide and website section detailing height and accessibility rules for every ride. There are also test seats and measurement stations to verify height.
  • Some rides have maximum height limits too, like The Dragon which has a cap of 76 inches. Others have weight limits.

Wheelchair

Accessibility Information

LEGOLAND New York incorporates guidance from autism and special needs organizations like IBCCES to create a welcoming, inclusive environment for all. Park accessibility resources include:

  • Ride accessibility guide for guests with mobility restrictions
  • Quiet rooms for guests with sensory processing disorders
  • Noise reducing headphones
  • Visual story guides to prepare guests with cognitive disabilities
  • Allergen friendly dining guides
  • First aid and services for families managing medical conditions

Review LEGOLAND’s Guests With Disabilities services when planning your visit.

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Conclusion

With thrilling rides, shows, water parks and themed accommodations, LEGOLAND New York Resort offers non-stop family fun just 60 miles from NYC. Use this comprehensive vacation planning guide to make the most of your LEGOLAND New York getaway! Be sure to check out our guides for the California and Florida Resorts if you happen to be heading that way!