How does saving $17 on an adult ticket sound? If you buy on-line, you can pay the kids’ price, $29.99, even if you’re not a kid. A one-day adult admission bought at the park costs $46.99.

The chain must be feeling some economy-related pain. At its park in northern Illinois, it has rolled back prices to 1994 levels with a 2-for-1 offer. Said a company spokesman: "We know that families are feeling a pinch in their pockets right now, so we wanted to do something to help them out."